We are pleased to announce the Third Summer School in Political Ecology, Environmental Conflicts, and Justice organized by ICTA from July 1st to July 11st 2012. The school includes a 20-hour summer course at the UAB and a 2-day workshop (July 5th and 6th) in Barcelona. For more information see www.environmentalconflicts.com.
François Diaz Maurin has been selected to become a member of the Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network (ELEEP). This membership-only forum is a project of the Atlantic Council and the Ecologic Institute and is funded by the European Union. More info here:eleep.youngatlanticist.org/index.html
Esteve Corbera's radio programme "Tots Som Clima" discussed on the 03rd of November how climate change may affect temperature and rainfall patterns in Catalunya and addressed natural hazards trends and vulnerability considerations. The invitees were Dr Carme Llasat (Universitat de Barcelona) and Dr Jordi Cunillera (Servei Meteorològic de Catalunya). You can listen to the podcast here: http://comradioblocs.com/totsxtots/2011/11/03/afecta-el-canvi-climatic-a...
We are pleased to announce our first speaker and talk in the PhD seminar series this year. François Diaz Maurin will be our first speaker on Wednesday, October 19th from 14h to 15h30 (Aula Q4/1003 Etse building). The title of his presentation is: The Problem of the competitiveness of nuclear energy: A biophysical explanation.
Tots Som Clima is a new monthly radio programme on climate change, led by ICTA's scientist Esteve Corbera. The programme lasts 30 minutes and is embedded in the wider programme TotsxTots of COMRàdio (91.0 FM). Over the next 12 months, the programme will provide an overview of climate change science and policy, inviting speakers from ICTA and the wider scientific and policy communities. Professor Antoni Rosell i Melé, who leads the global change group at ICTA, was the programme's first guest.