IPCC Working Group II Contribution to AR5
The 10th Session of Working Group II (WGII-10) was held from 25 to 29 March 2014 in Yokohama, Japan. At the Session, the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (WGII AR5) was approved and the underlying scientific and technical assessment accepted. More information here
Flood Vulnerability and Risk Mapping
Filipe D. Santos will coordinate the national coastal zones strategy
From Tuesday 25th of February 2014 to Friday 25th of April 2014
The Portuguese Environment Ministry invited Professor Filipe Duarte Santos to coordinate the team responsible for the national costal zones strategy.
Comunicação direta de Bruxelas de Humberto Delgado Rosa, atualmente Diretor do “Mainstreaming Adaptation & Low Carbon Technology” no Diretório Geral de Ação Climática da Comissão Europeia.
EU Climate Action - Desafios e Oportunidades em Portugal. Organizada pelo CCIAM no âmbito dos projectos Europeus CIRCLE2 e BASE
It was published in Nature on 17 October, an article entitled "Molecular understanding of sulfuric acid-amine particle nucleation in the atmosphere" (DOI 10.1038/nature12663), the authorship team "CLOUD Experiment", which are part of researchers Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon (Filipe Duarte Santos and António Amorim) and the University of Beira Interior (António Tomé and Sandra Mogo).
Climate assessments: 25 years of the IPCC
Bottom-Up Climate Adaptation Strategies for a Sustainable Europe
ADAPTATION FRONTIERS CONFERENCE - 10th-12th March 2014, Lisbon - CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
The CIRCLE-2 network invites you to submit an abstract to its final conference "Adaptation Frontiers: Conference on European Climate Change Adaptation Research and Practice" on the 10th-12th March 2014 in Lisbon. The conference aims to share the results of 10 years of European cooperation in climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation research, and to pave the way for the development of new research in support of climate change adaptation in Europe in the next decade.
Abstracts for oral presentation must be submitted in English and have a limit of 3 000 characters.The abstracts will be evaluated and selected by the conference Scientific Committee. Authors can submit a maximum of two abstracts and it will need to be linked in one of the following 12 themes:
I. Agriculture and Forests
II. Coastal areas, marine biodiversity and fisheries
III. Terrestrial biodiversity, ecosystems and nature conservation
IV. Water resources and management
V. Health and Urban areas
VI. Economics, financial instruments and insurance
VII. Uncertainty and decision-making
VIII. Climate modeling, observations and scenarios: user needs for adaptation
IX. Adaptation strategies, adaptation monitoring, evaluation and indicators
X. Knowledge sharing and science-practice interactions
XI. Climate adaptation services
XII. Transition societal transformation, ethics, values and equity
Abstracts submission: 25th September to 9th December 2013
Acceptance of abstracts: 20th December 2013
Registration: 20th December 2013 to 20th January 2014
Submit an abstract: HERE
EEA Grants Conference: Too Much, Too Little - The Role of Water in Adaptation to Climate Change
From Monday 7th of October 2013 to Wednesday 9th of October 2013
Where:Myriad Crystal Center , Parque das Nações, Lisboa, Portugal
The Governments of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Portugal are hosting a conference on the role of water in adaptation to climate change.
The conference will explore:
The policy framework(s) for adaptation to climate change; The news in science related to impacts and vulnerabilities of water and water related sectors;
The experiences in water related national challenges, such as drought, floods or storm surges;
Adaptation policies and practices in cities, agriculture and in coastal areas;
The need to think beyond national borders
Download the programme hereParticipation in this conference is targeted to those countries and actors involved in the EEA Grants programmes and/or in the development of adaptation policies in the EU. Therefore, most participants will be selected through direct invitations. For more information visit the conference webpage here