Global Change Announcements

Adapting Groundwater of Asian Cities to Climate Change: Bridging the Science and Policy Interface

13-14 December 2016, Bangkok, Thailand – A two-day workshop on “Adapting groundwater of Asian cities to climate change: bridging the science and policy interface” successfully concluded at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. The workshop focused on sharing the status of groundwater resources of four cities in … Read more…

Call for Poster Abstracts: First International Workshop on Human Impacts on Carbon Fluxes in Asian River Systems

River systems provide various ecosystem services that are crucial for sustaining rapidly expanding population centers across Asia. Despite far-reaching environmental impacts, human-induced perturbations such as impoundments and water pollution have rarely been linked to carbon export and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Asian river systems. … Read more…

Call for Registration: International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment and Impacts on Livelihood

The International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment and Impacts on Livelihood (ICBCL) has been programmed in Kathmandu, Nepal from January 10 to 12, 2017. The conference will focus on approaches from the natural and social sciences to support economic development particularly in developing countries, … Read more…

Call for registration: The Gobeshona Conference for Research on Climate Change in Bangladesh

Gobeshona, a climate knowledge platform in Bangladesh, is organising its third annual conference Gobeshona 3. The organiser is inviting international multi-stakeholder participants to join the conference and engage with a wide range of Bangladesh-specific climate change research and activities. Where: Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) When: … Read more…

Framework for Assessing Urban Resilience and Urban Energy Resilience Developed

A framework for designing toolkits for assessing urban resilience and energy resilience was developed as a means to mainstream resilience thinking into planning system and increase the response capacity of cities. In a recently closed project entitled “Integrated, Resilience-based Planning for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation … Read more…