AdaptEcon workshop in Iceland with the Wellbeing Economy Alliance

Between 22-27th of August AdaptEcon students and supervisors took part in the final AdaptEcon workshop on a New Economy for the 21st Century, held in Reykjavik and Hella, Iceland, between 22-26th of August. The event started with the cluster meeting of the Wellbeing Economy Alliance (WEAll) research team on the 22nd of August in Reykjavik. WEAll … Continue reading AdaptEcon workshop in Iceland with the Wellbeing Economy Alliance

Julian Torres the first AdapteconII PhD to defend!

Under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Programme, from within one of the Innovative Training Networks (ITN), and with the support of the funds from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions on Excellent Research, Julian Torres has become the first member of the AdaptEconII project to deliver his results and be granted the titles of Doctor of Economic … Continue reading Julian Torres the first AdapteconII PhD to defend!

Integrated Assessment Modelling Summer School June 2018

Clermont-Ferrant, France Five ESRs from AdaptEcon (Nathalie Spittler, Ganna Gladkykh, David Collste, Florian Dierickx and Eduard Nedelciu), two AdaptEcon supervisors (Arnaud Diemer and Salim Belyazid) and our Partner Organisation representative  (Jenneth Parker) took part in the summer school on Integrated Assessment Modelling (IAM) organised by AdaptEcon supervisor Arnaud Diemer and ESRs Nathalie Spittler and Ghanna … Continue reading Integrated Assessment Modelling Summer School June 2018

A smarter scenario

Club of Rome report states that inequality reduction and new economic models are necessary for long-term economic and planetary stability.    Text originally published on: Stockholm Resilience Centre - published here with permission. .  Only a profound economic transformation in the next decades driven by “non-conventional policies” is likely to deliver prosperous societies within planetary boundaries, according to … Continue reading A smarter scenario

Team AdatEcon at the 2017 World Resource Forum in Switzerland

On the 24th and 25th of October, Team AdaptEcon was represented at the 2017 World Resource Forum in Geneva by Dr. Kristin Vala Ragnarsdottir, Dr. Harald Sverdrup, Johanna Gisladottir and Eduard Nedelciu. The event gathered 450 participants from 16 countries and it included 16 workshops and 160 scientific contributions. Our team had the following presentations: … Continue reading Team AdatEcon at the 2017 World Resource Forum in Switzerland

AdaptEconII mid-term review in Brussels

On the 12th of December, the AdaptEconII team successfully passed the mid-term evaluation carried out by Dr. Guy Duke, external expert for the EU Commission, and Emanuela Galeazzi, research executive agency officer. The evaluation was a full day event that took place at Hotel Leopold in Brussels. It comprised of an introduction by each of … Continue reading AdaptEconII mid-term review in Brussels

Resilience conference, Stockholm

Three of the ESRs (Marie Schellens, Eduard Nedelciu, and Jennifer Hinton) and three of the supervisors (Dr. Sarah Cornell, Dr. Brynhildur Davidsdottir and Dr. Sylvie Ferrari) in the AdaptEconII project attended the Resilience Conference 2017, held in Stockholm in late August. The conference takes place tri-annually and was hosted this year by the Stockholm Resilience … Continue reading Resilience conference, Stockholm

System dynamics conference 2017

AdapteconII PhD students, Johanna, Nathalie, Ganna and me visited the System Dynamics conference, July 2017 in Boston. The day before the “regular” conference started we particpated in the PhD colloquim where junior system dynamics modelers get a chance to interact with senior system dynamicists. This interaction was enabled through sessions with open space discussions and … Continue reading System dynamics conference 2017

Ecological Challenges Conference

Ecological Challenges Conference, held in Oslo in February 2017, was supposed to be a place where “academia meets activism”. Ganna Gladkykh and Nathalie Spittler participated and came back from it with the following impressions. The conference was one of those from the new wave of the academic conferences which try to be more inclusive bringing together … Continue reading Ecological Challenges Conference