The science of restoration ecology has emerged as one of the primary forces in efforts to reduce the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services throughout the world. Similarly, the practice of ecological restoration is providing the means for reversing environmental degradation, reestablishing critical habitat and mitigating the effects of climate change. Keith Bowers, president of Biohabitats, will connect the two in a journey from restoration theory to restoration practice. Mr.
The Ohio State University Climate Change Webinar series will host Great Lakes Climate Education Resources on July 11, 2013 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET. Learn about integrating climate change education into your classroom or informal education programming, get an introduction to regionally relevant climate science, and hear about how other educators have used these materials.
The University of Notre Dame is hosting Climate Change and the Common Good, a conference to be held from April 8-10, 2013. Universities and non-government organizations in the greater Chicago region have an important contribution to make toward addressing the complex and multidisciplinary challenges posed by climate change and resource scarcity.
Decision support is a collection of tools for the communication of issues underpinning the selection of actions or policies. Climate policy is a particularly challenging arena for decision support due to the complex connections between climate and human activities; numerous interest groups with competing interest; and uncertainties in both the future of climate and the impacts of actions.
The Gulf Coastal Plains & Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative Steering Committee traditionally meets two times per year face to face: in the spring for an annual retreat and in the fall, in conjunction with the Southeast Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies meeting. Below we have catalogued the background notebook materials prepared for Steering Committee members for each meeting, in chronological order, as well as the notes from each meeting.
The Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative (SRLCC) is pleased to invite you to attend a workshop designed to articulate partner identified conservation objectives for natural and cultural resources across the landscape. The John Heinz Center for Science, Economics and the Environment in cooperation with the Navajo Nation Department of Fish and Wildlife is conducting the workshops.
With the recent Presidential and Congressional elections behind us, what can we now expect with regard to energy and climate change policy in the US? Will President Obama’s reelection result in movement in either climate or clean energy legislation in Congress, despite a “status quo” Congress? What role will EPA play in formulating future climate policy through new regulations? Could a carbon tax play a role in a future budget deal to close the large Federal deficit?
Outcomes and Consensus Agreements