Environment, Governance and Risk

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: F202
RC24 Environment and Society (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Pedro Roberto JACOBI, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Luisa SCHMIDT, University of Lisbon, Portugal and João GUERRA, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Vibha ARORA, Indian Institute of Technology , India
Environmental Governance and Risks in Brazil (Oral Presentation)
Pedro Roberto JACOBI, Universidade de São Paulo - USP, Brazil; Ana Paula FRACALANZA, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil; Vanessa EMPINOTTI, Universidade de São Paulo - USP, Brazil

Socio- Ecological Risks and Governance of Resource Extraction in the Eurasian Arctic. Influences from and on Non-Arctic Regions (Oral Presentation)
Ilan CHABAY, Inst Advanced Sustainability Studies, Germany; Kathrin KEIL, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Germany; J. David TABARA, Global Climate Forum & ICTA-UAB, Spain

Public at Risk or Public As Risk? Managing Environmental Concerns through Risk Governance (Oral Presentation)
Rolf LIDSKOG, Örebro University, Sweden

The Emergence of Precautionary Chemical Management As a Salient Environmental Policy Issue in China (Oral Presentation)
Chao JIANG, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, USA; David A. SONNENFELD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, USA

Sustainable Adaptation Projects and Initiatives in Portuguese Municipalities (Oral Presentation)
João GUERRA, University of Lisbon, Portugal; Inês CAMPOS, University of Lisbon, Portugal; Gil PENHA-LOPES, University of Lisbon, Portugal; André VIZINHO, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Civil Movements in Low-Recognized Disaster Affected Areas (Oral Presentation)
Yayoi HARAGUCHI, Ibaraki University, Japan

Multi-Level Governance in the Adaptation to Climate Change in Australia - the Latrobe Valley (Oral Presentation)
Jens O. ZINN, University of Melbourne, Australia; Patricia FITZSIMONS, University of Melbourne, Australia