TRANSrisk Updates

POLIMP Final Conference, 21 April 2016, Brussels, Belgium

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TRANSrisk partners IBS, JIN, UniGraz and UPRC participated in POLIMP Final Conference, held on 21 April 2016 in Brussels. They had the opportunity to exchange knowledge and opinions on climate policy actions.

TRANSrisk Publication on the employment effects of low-carbon technologies in the EU

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TRANSrisk partner BC3 has developed an interesting paper on the employment impacts from the transformation of the EU energy sector: 

Markandya A., Arto I., González-Eguino M., & Román M. V. (2016). “Towards a green energy economy? Tracking the employment effects of low-carbon technologies in the European Union”. Applied Energy, 179, 1342–1350. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.02.122

TRANSrisk Publication on robust climate policies - a Fuzzy Cognitive Map approach

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TRANSrisk NTUA partners developed a book chapter on robust climate policies.

Nikas A., Doukas H. (2016). “Developing robust climate policies - a Fuzzy Cognitive Map approach”, International series in Operation Research & Management Science, Robustness Analysis in Decision Aiding, Optimization and Analytics.

The chapter can be found here.

TRANSrisk Publication in the 4th Student Conference of the HELORS, Athens, Greece

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NTUA (TRANSrisk partner) participated in the 4th Student Conference of the Hellenic Operational Research Society (HELORS): Opportunities and Challenges within the economic crisis on the 17-18 December 2015 in Athens, Greece and promoted TRANSrisk activities and expected results through the presentation entitled "Comparison of alternative pathways for the transition of EU countries to low carbon economies using Fuzzy Cognitive Maps" .

4th DIA-CORE Regional Workshop, 11 March 2016, Vienna, Austria

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TRANSrisk partner NTUA participated in the 4th DIA-CORE Regional Workshop, held on 11 March 2016 in Vienna, Austria. 

DIA-CORE is an IEE initiative that aims to ensure a continuous assessment of the existing policy mechanisms and to establish an active stakeholder dialogue on future policy needs for renewable electricity (RES-E), heating & cooling (RES-H), and transport (RES-T).

Towards2030 Roundtable, 10 March 2016, Hague, Netherlands

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TRANSrisk participated in Towards2030 roundtable discussion “Global energy trends and linkages to climate policy & implications for renewable energy deployment in the EU to 2030” which was held on 10 March 2016 in Hague, Netherlands.

The event was co-organised by TRANSrisk partner ECN.

TRANSrisk presentation in CARISMA Annual Meeting,17 February 2016, Prague, Czech Republic

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TRANSrisk partners JIN, UniGraz and UPRC participated in CARISMA* Annual Meeting, 17 February 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic and presented TRANSrisk methods for the evaluation of mitigation strategies, Case study workflow for integrating quantitative and qualitative tools, as well as the stakeholder engagement process. 

European Office of Cyprus News, Issue January 2016

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Dowload here the European Office of Cyprus "European News" - Issue January 2016 and read TRANSrisk article in page 3.

TRANSrisk Workshop, 9-10 March 2016, Athens, Greece

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TRANSrisk “Stakeholder Engagement & Qualitative Methods” Training Workshop took place on the 9th and 10th of March 2016 in National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Athens, Greece.

IPCC WG III Meeting of FP7 and Horizon 2020 projects for discussing possible contributions to the forthcoming Special Report on 1.5°C foreseen by the UNFCCC Decision at COP21, 1 February 2016, Brussels, Belgium

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TRANSrisk partners Karl Steininger from UniGraz and Jenny Lieu from SPRU participated in the “Meeting of FP7 and Horizon 2020 projects for discussing possible contributions to the forthcoming Special Report on 1.5°C foreseen by the UNFCCC Decision at COP21 on the Paris Agreement” in Brussels. Mr Steininger presented TRANSrisk’s objectives and discussed the project’s potential to contribute to the scientific knowledge base on climate change mitigation pathways.

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