TRANSrisk Updates

International Workshop on Sustainability and Resilience of Bio-energy for Climate Change: Scoping and Envisioning

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TRANSrisk co-organised with GREEN-WIN the "International Workshop on Sustainability and Resilience of Bio-energy for Climate Change: Scoping and Envisioning", on the 11th-13th of May 2016 in Bali, Indonesia.

Publication on "Significant implications of permafrost thawing for climate change control"

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TRANSrisk BC3 partners, Mikel González-Eguino and Marc B. Neumann, have published a paper in the journal Climatic Change, entitled "Significant implications of permafrost thawing for climate change control".

Download and read now the interesting paper here.

SET-Nav Kick-off Event, 26-27 April 2016, Vienna, Austria

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TRANSrisk partner NTUA participated in SET-Nav Kick-off Event, held on 26-27 April 2016 in Vienna, Austria, and had the opportunity to present TRANSrisk and its expected outcomes.

SET-Nav is an EU H2020 initiative that will support strategic decision making in Europe’s energy sector, enhancing innovation towards a clean, secure and efficient energy system. It will enable the EC, national governments and regulators to facilitate the development of optimal technology portfolios by market actors.

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 BC3 partners have 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 4thDIA-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. 

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