Successful workshop on climate governance at Freie Universitat, Berlin, April, 14-15, 2014

April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized by Marija Isailovic

Environmental Policy Research Center of Freie Universitat, Berlin organized a research workshop entitled “Shedding light on Multi-Level Climate Governance and Sub-national Laboratories of Experimentation” as part of the Indian-European Multi-Level Climate Governance Research Network (IECGN). The participants were representatives of five universities from Europe and India including the Institute of Environmental Studies (IVM) of VU University Amsterdam, Environmental Policy Research Center of Freie Universitat Berlin, Faculty of Policy and Planning of TERI University, Global Change Program of Jadavpur University and Department of Ecology and Environment Science of Pondicherry University from India. The workshop addressed a number of research topics in the context of climate change and respectively low carbon governance in India and Europe including the comparative analysis of climate policy diffusion across different sub-states, the examination of the interaction between different levels of climate governance ranging from local to transnational levels, as well as a number of normative studies addressing transitions to low carbon economy among others. The full program can be accessed here