Global Change Announcements

Outcomes of the 5th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum

(Source: APAN Website) “Adapting and Living below 2°C: bridging gaps in policies and practices” call for harnessing more local involvement in integrated adaptation planning, providing access to relevant sources of financing and technologies, provisioning coherent capacity building, involving private sector, and tapping knowledge networks including … Read more…

Call for applications: APCC Training on Statistical Downscaling for Agriculture and Water Resources

The APEC Climate Center (APCC) is hosting a training programme on User-oriented Statistical Downscaling of Climate Information in Agriculture and Water Resources on 21–26 August 2017, and is now accepting applications until Wednesday 31 May 2017. The one-week training program aims to provide an introduction to statistical downscaling … Read more…

Call for Papers: The XXII International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology

The Society for Human Ecology (SHE) is calling papers for its XXII International Conference, Envisioning Pathways to Just and Sustainable Futures: Celebrating diversity, pursuing integration, and developing livable communities. The Conference is intended to bring together a diverse group of educators, researchers and practitioners who utilise or are interested … Read more…

Community Resilience Toolkit Helps Optimise Climate Change Adaptation in Cambodia and Viet Nam

Rural communities throughout the Asia-Pacific are generally more exposed to climate-driven changes to their livelihoods than those in larger/urban communities. A team led by Dr. Chris Jacobson, Sustainability Research Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, developed and piloted a community resilience tool to be … Read more…

Call for Nominations for the GEO Blue Planet Steering Committee and the GEO Blue Planet Advisory Board

The Group on Earth Observations Oceans and Society: Blue Planet Initiative (GEO Blue Planet) is seeking nominations of (1) ocean and coastal observing experts and ocean and coastal-related service users, ocean and coastal social science and policy experts, industry representatives, non-governmental organization representatives, non-profit organization … Read more…