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Next Conference: Track 4a
Please look for more information on the track at the 2019 Nanjing Conference coming soon
- Messina, Italy, 2018
- Track 4a Highlights
- Chairs: João Joanaz de Melo & Benedetto Rugani
- Monitoring results of climate change at local level are mostly in line with the trends predicted at global and continental level. However local analysis is important because there are specific aspects that can only be understood and answered at the local level.
- Poor populations are most vulnerable to environmental crisis, including climate change. This vulnerability increases in contexts with high level of corruption, because it severely curtails development opportunities and resource management good practice.
- LCA is an essential tool for effective response to climate change and other sustainability challenges. Indicators should be carefully selected both to cover most relevant environmental aspects and to avoid redundant information.
2017 Bogotá Conference Track 2c3a: Resource exhaustion and Climate change, predicting impacts
Even with technological advances, there will be no effective decoupling if people are not willing to want less, particularly in the richer countries. There has been insufficient research into this issue. Using the words of Pope Francis (Encyclic “Laudato Sí - on care for our common home), our biggest enemies are greed, wastefulness and selfishness (read more)
Recent discourses on the ISDRS LinkedIn discussion group:
June 2017 H. Naumann posted: The Anticipating Climate Hazards - Climate CoLab contest
February 2017 Annie Goeke posted: Ivory Coast First Climate Change Initiative Project - EcoCity Cocody
February 2017 Peter Strachan posted: What will UK fracking look like? Shale industry releases visualisation – opponents say it’s misleading and unhelpful
December 2016 Peter Strachan posted: Guest post by Peter Strachan and Alex Russell: It’s time for the UK to #Fracking #Fraxit
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