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In an ongoing PhD project, IED member Julia Blasch investigates into consumer demand for voluntary CO2 compensation payments (carbon offsets). More »
Results indicate that an increasing water demand in agriculture due to CC can be effectively reduced by the introduction of water quotas or by increasing the water price for irrigation. Thus, policy makers should consider these options to cope with climate change which is expected to increase the Swiss farms’ water demand. More »
Off4Firms – Employer-led CO2 and Energy Reductions by Employees”, a project initiated by Prof. Renate Schubert, has recently been accepted as Climate-KIC Innovation Project. More »
Carola Betzold, PhD student at the Chair of International Relations, describes her experiences made at the COP17. More »
The first UZH/ETH joint PhD Seminar on Climate Change – Science, Economics, and Policy took place on two afternoons in January/February 2012. More »
The meeting was co-organized by NSSI and focused on the core expertise of the network. More »
From the 16th to 18th of March 2012, the Global TraPs community met in El-Jadida, Morocco, for the project’s latest milestone, the 4th Global TraPs Workshop. More »
More than 200 students are inscribed for this course. Lively discussions during the first weeks of the semester covered topics like efficient mobility, smart grids or renewable energy technologies. More »
The Consumer Behavior group within IED is organizing the SRA-Europe 21st Annual Conference. The special theme of this conference will be “Risk and Society: Decisions & Responsibilities,” to reflect the fact that the analysis of risk is inextricably linked to the social context. Registration is now open. More »
Several seminars, colloquia, workshops, academies, summer or winter schools are regularly or occasionally organized by IED, IED Chairs or related institutions and provide PhD students the opportunity to present and discuss their research with other PhD students and researchers working on similar topics. More »
The Journal of Risk Research has published a special issue (Issue 3, 2012) with papers coming out of the 2010 conference ‘Environmental Decisions: Risks and Uncertainties’ organized by the IED. More »
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