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Klimagune Summer School Training Caravan Seminars UPV BC3

  • An overview of energy-economy-environment (E3) systems analysis 

  • Date: June , 2nd

  • Location: Faculty of Sarriko

  • Lecturer: Dr. Michael Carbajales-Dale


UPV & BC3 Seminars Programme 2012

The aim of this program jointly promoted by EHU-UPV (University of Basque Country) and BC3, is to contribute to climate change knowledge through a series of lectures led by recognized academics in the field.

We will celebrate around 10 seminars during 2012 and the program will be updated with more detailed information about them.

  1. December 14th
    "The Value of Adaptation: Climate Change and Timberland Management"
    Lecturer: Prof. Christopher Costello - Research Professor at Bren School of Environmental Science & Management (UC Santa Barbara) read more...
  2. December 13th
    "Climate policy negotiations with incomplete information"
    Lecturer: Professor Kai A. Konrad - Managing Director at the MaxPlanck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance ( Munich) read more...
  3. November 29th
    "Impact of climate policy and external shocks on innovation in renewable energy technologies"
    Lecturer: Dr Pia Weiss, Lecturer for Industrial Economics (Nottingham University Business School)
  4. November 22nd
    "A Water Agency faced with Quantity-Quality Management of a Groundwater Resource"
    Lecturer: Katrin Erdlenbruch (Research Fellow, Irstea, Montpellier, France)
  5. November 15th Postponed
    "An early warning system for desertification"
    Lecturers: Dr. Javier Ibáñez Puerta - Dpto de Estadística y métodos de gestión en agricultura, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid & Dr. Jaime Martínez Valderrama - Estacion Experimental Zonas Aridas, CSIC
  6. November 9th
    "Large Scale Integration of Renewables in Power Systems: Flexibility Assessment and Market Rules Design"
    Lecturer: Fernando de Sisternes (PhD Candidate, Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT))
  7. October 4th
    "From Theory to Practice: The Science and Field Implementation of Ecosystem Services" Lecturer: Dr. Rosimeiry Portela (Conservation International CI - Ecological Economist/Senior Director in the Global Change and Ecosystem Services group of the Science + Knowledge Division )
  8. September 24th
    "Theoretical issues and operational challenges in ecosystem services valuation"
    Lecturer: Dr. Erik Gómez-Baggethun (Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
    "Valuing the Water Purification/Filtration Service of Temperate Coastal Rainforests in Southwestern British Columbia: A Stochastic Production Function Approach"
    Lecturer: Dr. Duncan Knowler (Simon Fraser University jointly with Ashley Page)
  9. September 18th
    "The slash-and-burn solution to climate change "
    Lecturer: Prof. Jacob Phelps (National University of Singapore)
  10. September 4th
    "Integrated Assessment Modeling: Climate Science and Economics for Low-Carbon Growth Pathways in Mexico"
    Lecturer: Prof. Claudia Octaviano - Phd candidate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Co-director of the MIT-Electricity Students Research Group MIT-Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change
  11. June 21st
    "Past climate change recorded in polar ice cores " and " Deep ice core drilling, polar ice-sheet flow and its implications for climate change "
    Lecturers: Prof. Kumiko Goto-Azuma (National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan) and Prof. Nobuiko Azuma (Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan)
  12. May 24th
    "Market-based valuation of transmission network expansion. A heuristic application in GB."
    Lecturer: Prof. Jose Manuel Chamorro
  13. April 11th
    "Voluntary and Information Based Approaches to Environmental Management: An Impure Public Good and Club Theory Perspective."
    Lecturer: Prof. Matthew Kotchen
  14. April 3rd
    "Integrating biophysical and socioeconomic issues regarding adaptation to climate change in California."
    Lecturer: Prof. Louise Jackson
  15. March 23rd
    "Altering Hydrology due to a Changing Climate and the Perception of these Changes: Examples from the Mountains of Colorado and Mongolia"
    Lecturer: Prof. Steven R. Fassnacht
  16. February 22nd
    "Spatial green accounting for terrestrial ecosystems: from theory to practice"
    Lecturer: Prof. Alejandro Caparrós





The Seminars will take place in Sarriko (Lehendakari Aguirre, 83). Every month we will send detailed information of each event by email.




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