BC3. Basque centre for climate change – Klima aldaketa ikergai

Basque Centre for Climate Change

We integrate the environmental, socioeconomic and ethical dimensions of climate change.

We provide knowledge, tools, new methodologies that we lead towards action in a collaborative framework.

We produce multi and trans-disciplinary knowledge relevant to decision making towards sustainable development at international level.   


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Vision


To steer climate change science towards the co-production of new knowledge and the co-design of policy solutions together with other stakeholders through a solid and transdisciplinary approach, with the ultimate goal to achieve sustainable development.

Mission


BC3 mission is to strategically foster co-production of knowledge relevant to decision making by integrating environmental, socioeconomic, and ethical dimensions of climate change.

Overall Objectives

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Researchers





BC3-Basque Centre for Climate Change seeks to address a highly-qualified team of researchers, launching calls for senior and junior positions in our Job Offers and offering research opportunities for young students through Internships.

Journal Articles

Abadie L.M., Chamorro J.M., Huclin S., Ven D.-J.V.D. 2020. On flexible hydropower and security of supply: Spain beyond 2020. ENERGY. 203. DOI (10.1016/j.energy.2020.117869).

Abadie L.M., de Murieta E.S., Galarraga I. 2020. The costs of sea-level rise: Coastal adaptation investments vs. inaction in Iberian coastal cities. Water. 12. (4) DOI (10.3390/W12041220).

Abadie L.M., Jackson L.P., Sainz de Murieta E., Jevrejeva S., Galarraga I. 2020. Comparing urban coastal flood risk in 136 cities under two alternative sea-level projections: RCP 8.5 and an expert opinion-based high-end scenario. OCEAN & COASTAL MANAGEMENT. 193. DOI (10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2020.105249).

Alberdi A., Razgour O., Aizpurua O., Novella-Fernandez R., Aihartza J., Budinski I., Garin I., Ibáñez C., Izagirre E., Rebelo H., Russo D., Vlaschenko A., Zhelyazkova V., Zrncic V., Gilbert M.T.P. 2020. DNA metabarcoding and spatial modelling link diet diversification with distribution homogeneity in European bats. Nature Communications. 11. (1) DOI (10.1038/s41467-020-14961-2).

Albizua A., Zaga-Mendez A. 2020 (Forthcoming). Changes in institutional and social–ecological system robustness due to the adoption of large-scale irrigation technology in Navarre (Spain). Environmental Policy and Governance. DOI (10.1002/eet.1882).

Balbi S., Alvarez-Rodriguez U., Latora V., Antonioni A., Villa F. 2020. A game theory model to explore the role of cooperation and diversity in community food security: the case of Southern Malawi. Regional Environmental Change. 20. (2) DOI (10.1007/s10113-020-01642-5).

Barbeta A., Gimeno T.E., Clavé L., Fréjaville B., Jones S.P., Delvigne C., Wingate L., Ogée J. 2020. An explanation for the isotopic offset between soil and stem water in a temperate tree species. NEW PHYTOLOGIST. 227. (3) 766-779. DOI (10.1111/nph.16564).

Bastias C.C., Truchado D.A., Valladares F., Benavides R., Bouriaud O., Bruelheide H., Coppi A., Finér L., Gimeno T.E., Jaroszewicz B., Scherer-Lorenzen M., Selvi F., De la Cruz M. 2020. Species richness influences the spatial distribution of trees in European forests. OIKOS. 129. (3) 380-390. DOI (10.1111/oik.06776).

Boillat S., Martin A., Adams T., Daniel D., Llopis J., Zepharovich E., Oberlack C., Sonderegger G., Bottazzi P., Corbera E., Ifejika Speranza C., Pascual U. 2020. Why telecoupling research needs to account for environmental justice. Journal of Land Use Science. 15. (1) 1-10. DOI (10.1080/1747423X.2020.1737257).

Bose A.K., Gessler A., Bolte A., Bottero A., Buras A., Cailleret M., Camarero J.J., Haeni M., Heres A.-M., Hevia A., Lévesque M., Linares J.C., Martinez-Vilalta J., Matías L., Menzel A., Sánchez-Salguero R., Saurer M., Vennetier M., Ziche D., Rigling A. 2020 (Forthcoming). Growth and resilience responses of Scots pine to extreme droughts across Europe depend on predrought growth conditions. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY. DOI (10.1111/gcb.15153).

Books

Arto, Iñaki., Dietzenbacher, Erik., Rueda Cantuche, Jose. 2019 Measuring bilateral trade in terms of value added. Luxembourg. Publications Office of the European Union. ISBN 978-92-76-03846-7.

Buchholz. W., , Markandya,A., Rübbelke,D., Vögele, S. 2019 In: Dodson, J. In: Ancillary Benefits of Climate Policy. 1 Charn, Switzerland. Springer. 345. ISBN 978-3-030-30977-0.

Eduardo Calvo Buendia (Peru), Sabin Guendehou (Benin), Bundit Limmeechokchai (Thailand), Riitta Pipatti (Finland), Yasna Rojas (Chile), Rob Sturgiss (Australia), Kiyoto Tanabe (Japan), Tom Wirth (USA) Daniela Romano (Italy), Jongikhaya Witi (South Africa). 2019 In: Calvo Buendia, E., Tanabe, K., Kranjc, A., Baasansuren, J., Fukuda, M., Ngarize S., Osako, A., Pyrozhenko, Y., Shermanau, P. and Federici, S. In: IPCC (2019) Special Report: "2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories".Overview Chapter. IPCC.

Hongmin Dong (China), James Douglas MacDonald (Canada),Stephen Michael Ogle (USA), Maria José Sanz Sanchez (Spain), Marcelo Theoto Rocha (Brazil). 2019 In: Calvo Buendia, E., Tanabe, K., Kranjc, A., Baasansuren, J., Fukuda, M., Ngarize S., Osako, A., Pyrozhenko, Y., Shermanau, P. and Federici, S. In: IPCC (2019) Special Report: "2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories".Agriculture, Forestry and other land use, Volume 4. IPCC.

Pascual, U. (Lead author) and Palomo, I. (Author Fellow). 2019 In: S. Díaz, J. Settele, E. S. Brondizio E.S., H. T. Ngo, M. Guèze, J. Agard, A. Arneth, P. Balvanera, K. A. Brauman, S. H. M. Butchart, K. M. A. Chan, L. A. Garibaldi, K. Ichii, J. Liu, S. M. Subramanian, G. F. Midgley, P. Miloslavich, Z. Molnár, D. Obura, A. In: IPBES (2019) Special Report:"Summary for policymakers of the global assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services". IPBES.

Roman, María Victoria., Rueda Cantuche, Jose.,De Amores Hernandez, Antonio., Arto, Iñaki., Perez, Miguel.,. 2019 Trade-SCAN 1.1 – A Tool for Trade Supply Chain Analysis. Luxembourg. Publications Office of the European Union . ISBN 978-92-76-01963-3 .

Salotti, S.,Rocchi, P., Rueda-Cantuche, J., Arto, I. 2019 Macroeconomic effects of US tariff on steel and aluminium: who would pay the bill?. Luxembourg. Publications Office of the European Union. ISBN 978-92-76-08299-6.

Sanz, M.J. (Participation in 4th Lead Authors Meeting as Review Editor of Chapter 1.). 2019 IPCC (2019) Special Report:"Climate Change and Land". IPCC.

Teodora., Lindner, Soeren., Arto Iñaki., Roman, María Victoria., Rueda Cantuche, Jose., Velazquez Afonso, Agustin., De Amores Hernandez, Antonio., Neuwahl, Frederik. 2019 World Input-Output Database Environmental Accounts. Luxembourg. Publications Office of the European Union. ISBN 978-92-76-02068-4 .

Arto, I., Rueda-Cantuche, J.M., Cazcarro, I., Amores, A.F., Dietzenbacher, E. Román, M. V. and Kutlina-Dimitrova, Z. 2018 In: Arto, I., Rueda-Cantuche, J.M., Cazcarro, I., Amores, A.F., Dietzenbacher, E. Román, M. V. and Kutlina-Dimitrova, Z. In: EU exports to the World: Effects on Income. Luxembourg. Publications Office of the European Union. ISBN 978-92-79-93280-9.

Books chapters

Olazabal, M. 2020 An adaptation agenda for the new climate urbanism: global insights. In: Castán Broto, V., Robin, E., While, A. In: Climate Urbanism: towards a critical research agenda. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-3-030-53385-4.

A. Markandya and D. Pearce. 2019 Development, the Environment and the Social Rate of Discount. In: G. Atkinson and S. Fankhauser . In: Sustainability Economics: The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics. UK. Edward Elgar: UK. 896. ISBN 978-1-786439109.

Alevgul H. Sorman, Cristina Pizarro-Irizar, Xaquín García-Muros, Mikel González-Eguino, Iñaki Arto. 2019 Spain: On a rollercoaster of regulatory change: risks and uncertainties of renewable energy transitions . In: Alexandros Nikas, Susanne Hanger, Jenny Lieu. In: Case study narratives on risks and uncertainties associated with climate mitigation pathways. London. Routledge. 296. ISBN 9780429458781.

Almut Arneeth et al 2019 (M.J. Sanz, review Editor). 2019 Chapter 1: Framing and context. In: Arneth et al. In: IPCC Special Report on Climate Change, Desertification, Land Degradation, Sustainable Land Management, Food Security, and Greenhouse gas fluxes in Terrestrial Ecosystems. IPCC, Switzerland.

Arto, I., Cazcarro, I., Markandya, A., Hazra, S., Bhattacharya, R.N., Osei-Wusu Adjei, P. 2019 Delta Economics and Sustainability. In: Nicholls, R.N., Adger, W.N., Hutton, CW., Hanson, S.E. In: Deltas in the Anthropocene. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-3-030-23516-1.

Burgess P, Graves A, García de Jalón S, Palma J, Dupraz C, van Noordwijk M. 2019 Modelling agroforestry systems. In: Mosquera-Losada MR, Prabhu R . In: Agroforestry for Sustainable Agriculture. Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science (Book 55). 542. ISBN 978-1786762207.

Cazcarro I., Arto I. 2019 Water Footprint and Consumer Products. In: Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu . In: Environmental Water Footprints. Singapore. Springer. 55-84. ISBN 978-981-13-2507-6.

E. Barbier, A. Markandya and D. Pearce. 2019 Environmental Sustainability and Cost-Benefit Analysis. In: G. Atkinson and S. Fankhauser . In: Sustainability Economics: The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics. UK. Edward Elgar: UK. 896. ISBN 978-1-786439109.

Eduardo Calvo Buendia (Peru), Sabin Guendehou (Benin), Bundit Limmeechokchai (Thailand), Riitta Pipatti (Finland), Yasna Rojas (Chile), Rob Sturgiss (Australia), Kiyoto Tanabe (Japan), Tom Wirth (USA) Daniela Romano (Italy), Jongikhaya Witi (South Africa). 2019 Overview Chapter. In: Calvo Buendia, E., Tanabe, K., Kranjc, A., Baasansuren, J., Fukuda, M., Ngarize S., Osako, A., Pyrozhenko, Y., Shermanau, P. and Federici, S. (eds). In: 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories. IPCC, Switzerland.

Hongmin Dong (China), James Douglas MacDonald (Canada), Stephen Michael Ogle (USA), Maria José Sanz Sanchez (Spain), Marcelo Theoto Rocha (Brazil). 2019 Agriculture, Forestry and other land use, Volume 4. In: Calvo Buendia, E., Tanabe, K., Kranjc, A., Baasansuren, J., Fukuda, M., Ngarize S., Osako, A., Pyrozhenko, Y., Shermanau, P. and Federici, S. (eds). In: 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories. IPCC, Switzerland.

Others publications

Unai Pascual. 2020. Hacia una economía respetuosa con la naturaleza en la Euskal Herria post-Covid-19. Telesforo Monzon eLab Euskal Herrigintza Laborategia. DOI (https://telesforomonzonlab.eus/hacia-una-economia-respetuosa-con-la-naturaleza-en-la-euskal-herria-post-covid-19/?lang=es).

Proietti, S., Sessa, C., and Pesuit, M. (ISINNOVA), Standal, K. and Schoyen Jensen, E. (CICERO), Bartek-Lesi, M. and Selei, A. (REKK), McCoy, D. (GRI-LSE), Silvestri, A. (BC3). 2019. D6.3 Transition practice framework workshop report. Enable EU (Enabling Energy Union).

Geophysical Research Abstracts (2019). Ana-Maria Hereş, Jorge Curiel Yuste, Alexandru Lucian Curtu, Any Mary Petriţan, and Ion Catalin Petriţan.How does drought-related mortality affect conifer species? The role of historical management practices on the current response of trees to climate. Vol. 21, EGU2019-13742.EGU General Assembly 2019. (https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2019/EGU2019-13742.pdf).

Brown, C., Kovacs, E.K., Zinngrebe, Y., Albizua, A., Galanaki, A., Grammatikopoulou, I., Herzon, I., Marquardt, D., McCracken, D., Olsson, J., Villamayor-Tomas, S. (2019). Understanding farmer uptake of measures that support biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Report prepared by an EKLIPSE Expert Working Group. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Wallingford, United Kingdom

COACCH (2019). The Economic Cost of Climate Change in Europe: Synthesis Report on Interim Results. Policy brief by the COACCH project. Editors: Paul Watkiss, Jenny Troeltzsch, Katriona McGlade, Michelle Watkiss. Published October, 2019. (Policy Brief).

Geophysical Research Abstracts (2019). Eloisa Lasso, Rachel Gallery, Carol Garzón-López, and Jorge Curiel-Yuste.Homeostatic response of carbon exchange related process to experimental warming in tropical alpine ecosystems (Paramos) of the Northern Ande. Vol. 21, EGU2019-4316, 2019.EGU General Assembly 2019. (https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2019/EGU2019-4316.pdf)

ALICE Improving the management of ATLANTIC LANDSCAPES: accounting for biodiversity and ecosystem services (2019).F. Villa, A. Marquez-Torres, S. Balbi (BC3).ECOSYSTEM SERVICES Fact Sheet. (Policy Brief). (http://project-alice.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/factsheet_ES_eng_compressed.pdf)

CONSEED (2019) Galarraga,I., Foudi,S., de Ayala, A., Solà, M.M.Barreras para la inversión en Eficiencia Energética: ¿Puede la visualización de la infromación sobre los costes energéticos ayudar a acelarar la adopción de productos energéticamente eficientes? (Policy Brief) (https://storage.googleapis.com/wzukusers/user-26722815/documents/1b6b78bc980f4fd4af26a37f8628ca90/CONSEED_Policy_brief_SPAIN_NOV2019_FIN.pdf)

Giovanna Giuffrè, Carlo Sessa; (ISINNOVA); Thomas PellerinCarlin, Emilie Magdalinski (JDI); Mária Bartek-Lesi (REKK); Karina Standal and Hege Westskog (CICERO); Madeline Werthschulte (WWU), Alessandro Silvestri, Elena Lopez (BC3). 2019. D6.2 Transition Practice Backcasting Workshops’ Report. Enable EU (Enabling Energy Union).

I. Arto, I. Cazcarro, A. Markandya, S. Hazra , R. N. Bhattacharya. , P. Osei-Wusu, K. Vincent. 2019. Climate change and the economic future of deltas in Africa and Asia. CARIAA (Policy Briefing)

Working Papers

[2019-01] Revisión sistemática de los efectos del paso a un ordeño al día en pequeños rumiantes Elena Galán del Castillo

[2018-02] Climate Change and Armed Conflicts African Observatory (CACAO): a georeferenced map of Africa Federica Cappelli, Caterina Conigliani, Valeria Costantini, Keti Lelo, Anil Markandya, Elena Paglialunga and Giorgia Sforna

[2018-01] Consumer purchases of energy-efficient cars: behavioural implications for policy Ibon Galarraga, Josu Lucas and Steffen Kallbekken

[2017-04] Cost-effectiveness and incidence of alternative mechanisms for financing renewables Xaquin Garcia-Muros, Christoph Böhringer and Mikel Gonzalez-Eguino

[2017-03] Traveling for happiness, moving to adapt: An agent-based perspective on population mobility Stefano Balbi

[2017-02] Drivers of climate change opinion Itxaso Ruiz, Sérgio Henrique Faria and Marc B. Neumann

[2017-01] Towards successful adaptation: a checklist for the development of climate change adaptation plans Marta Olazabal, Ibon Galarraga, James Ford, Alexandra Lesnikowski and Elisa Sainz de Murieta

[2016-05] The geographic distribution of the economic impact of climate finance María Victoria Román, Iñaki Arto and Alberto Ansuategi

[2016-04] Beyond Ecosystem Services: A Food Security Perspective Stefano Balbi and Ferdinando Villa

[2016-03] The role of flexible biofuel policies in meeting biofuel mandates Anil Markandya, Kishore Dhavala and Alessandro Palma

Policy Briefings

[PB2014/Special Issue-02] Warning to navigators: IPCC report on climate change mitigation Mikel González-Eguino and Iñaki Arto

[PB 2019 – 02] Why sustainable land management? the case of the Mediterranean basin Itxaso Ruiz, María José Sanz

[PB 2019 – 01] Planificación de la adaptación al cambio climático en las ciudades españolas: evaluando su sostenibilidad y efectividad a largo plazo Estibaliz Sanz, Marta Olazabal y Elisa Sainz de Murieta

[PB 2018 – 02] Land use mitigation: Can it realistically contribute to fill the gap to achieve the 1.5 and 2 ºc goals? María J. Sanz

[PB 2018 – 01] Are we on the right track? This is what we found when re-viewing climate policies in 885 European cities Marta Olazabal, Oliver Heidrich and Diana Reckien

[PB 2017-02_Special Issue] COP23: Technical profile with relevant political support Elisa Sainz de Murieta, Ibon Galarraga and Maria Jose Sanz

[PB 2014/ Special Issue-01] IPCC WGII Fifth Assessment Report (AR5): Expanding the solution space for adaptation Elisa Sainz de Murieta, Marc B Neumann and Anil Markandya

[PB 2013/ Special Issue-02] Breaking the 400 ppm barrier: Physical and Social implications of the recent CO2 rise Sérgio H. Faria, Joseph V. Spadaro and Anil Markandya

[PB 2013/ Special Issue-01] Warsaw Conference: “Small steps forward while awaiting major decisions at the 2015 Paris Conference” Galarraga.I and Román. M.V

[2017-04] Mecanismos para financiar la promoción de energías renovables. Impactos en los hogares y las industrias Joaquin Garcia-Muros y Mikel González-Eguino

Our Initiatives

Dissemination

Designed to disseminate and disclose rigorous information on climate change.

Science Education and Public Awareness

Raising awareness of Climate Change at Basque Country Scale

BC3 Initiatives in collaboration with external organizations




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