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[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 17:49
The conference will be the 9th such annual event, following fora previously hosted in various quarters of Europe including Malmo, Krakow, Bologna, Kaunas, Burgos, Nantes, Rotterdam and Graz since the series started in 2003. The CIVITAS Forum Network currently includes 205 cities from 31 European countries, that have formally committed to clean and sustainable urban transport. This year the... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 12:21
The Informed Cities initiative – making research work for local sustainability - is a European project which aims to enhance the connectivity between research and policy-making in sustainable development, with a focus on tools for urban management. In cooperation with the Municipality of Naples and the University of Naples Federico II, the Informed Cities Initiative has the pleasure to invite... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 11:57
In 2011 Hamburg will be presenting itself as European Green Capital. The European Commission chose Hamburg over many others as environmentally friendly city, to bear the label Green Capital 2011. This award was the reason for some lawyers in Hamburg, interested in the environment and international environmental law, to found a new Association with the aim to bundle and promote the scientific... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 10:55
This conference aims to address the many inter-related aspects of the urban environment from transport and mobility to social exclusion and crime prevention. The meeting will build on the contributions made in previous conferences, which successfully managed to provide an international view of the problems facing modern cities and their solutions. Urban areas produce a series of environmental... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 10:48
For 12 years Naerus has been supporting innovative processes and sharing thoughts, doubts and lessons about how to orientate and apply research to tackle urban problems of the most vulnerable population. This process has showed us that there are indeed many local initiatives which are more inclusive, fair and respectful towards the planet than the dominant neoliberal model. Nevertheless they have... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 10:39
The conference welcomes recent researches on urban contexts from many different areas of social sciences, to discuss current theoretical and methodological issues and to promote interdisciplinary and international networking. It is intended that the meeting should be boosted by young researchers who work in urban studies and develop research in the cities - especially those who are studying in... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, August 1, 2011 - 15:22
Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in cities, megacities or conurbations. Increasing urbanisation is dramatically fuelling the global challenges of climate change, resource scarcity and population growth. Thereby, ecological and economic risks for the cities arise, initialising at the same time development potential for international industry. Visitors of UrbanTec are... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, August 1, 2011 - 14:45
The Environmental Pollution and Human Health Working Group (EPHHWG) Conference & Expo 11 themed “Impacts of the Global Recession on Sustainable Development", Global Warming Policy and Markets will provide a platform to discuss the future opportunities and challenges related to the design, development and commercialisation of low carbon innovation, technologies, products and services Other... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, July 29, 2011 - 14:03
The 2011 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, jointly organized by the Institute for the Environment and the Water Institute at UNC, will consider drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis. The main conference themes include: Freshwater Availability & Climate Change;... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, July 29, 2011 - 13:54
The objective of the conference is to bring together experts from different disciplines to present results on describing water resources in arid and semi-arid regions and discriminating among impacts caused by climate change and human activities, to exchange experiences about special methods for water resources assessment and management in these regions and response of eco-hydrology for water... Read more