Archive 2016

Workshop on Enhancing Stakeholder Participation and Transparency in the ISA Process


The workshop will take place as a side event during the International Seabed Authority (ISA) Annual Session. The Workshop will bring together representatives from governments andindustry, experts from science, as well ascivil society and other stakeholders to share and discuss perspectives and ideas regarding enhancing stakeholder participation and transparency in the ISA process.

  1. Questions to be discussed include: What data and information, needed for sound decision-making on the exploitation of marine minerals and the protection of marine environment, should be made
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Workshop: Across the Divides - Gender & Foundational Beliefs

In this one day workshop participants analyse their own foundational beliefs using tools from the field of religion. … Read more

Meeting: First Climate Engineering Conference (CEC17) Steering Committee Meeting

28.07.2016 to 29.07.2016
Following the success of the first international climate engineering conference in 2014 (CEC14) ... … Read more

Lecture: Whose Deep Future? Critiquing the moral presumptions of longer-term thinking in Anthropocene discourse

It is common for climate change campaigners to lament the short-term visions ... … Read more

Event at World Water Week: Making sound energy choices today to achieve water security tomorrow

In most developing and emerging markets, meeting the rising energy ... … Read more

Potsdam Summer School: Dealing with Climate Change Impacts

05.09.2016 to 14.09.2016
Avoiding the unmanageable, managing the unavoidable – even with ambitious climate mitigation ... … Read more

Workshop: Low Environmental Impact SRM Experiments

07.09.2016 to 08.09.2016
Whether, how, and when research should leave the laboratory is one of the most controversial ... … Read more

Workshop: A Letter from Rome: Laudato Si' as a Catalyst for Societal Tranformation?

12.09.2016 to 14.09.2016
A year ago, the Vatican published Pope Francis’ long awaited encyclical letter Laudato Si’ ... … Read more

Mobilising the Co-Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation

23.09.2016 to 24.09.2016

IASS – CAS/IAE Science-Policy Roundtable in Shenyang, China, 23./24. September 2016

Domestic and international climate policies, with renewable power generation as one of their central pillars, are increasingly being explored for their social and economic opportunities. Among these benefits are the linking of water and energy security, social ownership, distributed… Read more

Workshop: Developing a Sustainable Energy Supply for Africa

At COP 21 in Paris, African leaders launched the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative aimed at boosting renewable energy development ... … Read more