World Congress on Man and Nature-India

Sep 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Biodiversity, India, News, Population, Upcoming Events

Today, with modern technology, humans can live in places where it was impossible before. This is achieved by the provision of buildings and complex infrastructure tuned to the existing climate, such as urban and rural water supplies, drainage, bridges, roads and other communications. These involve huge investments of time and money. Trade, particularly of food and fibre for manufactured goods, has also been strongly influenced by climate.

In 2011 MANU – International Council for Man and Nature (Asia Chapter) and Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar, India is ready to join the movement against climate change. An international organization with India’s oldest institution is ready to initiate a movement in scientific community with understanding the traditional and technological concerns togetherly to fight against global warming. World Congress for Man and Nature focusing on “Climate change and Biodiversity Conservation” with understanding the nature of individuals, organizational behaviors and decision making using the knowledge to accelerate our transition to an energy-efficient and low carbon economy.

WCMANU will bring together a diverse group of policy makers, social scientists, program implementers, media and energy experts to explore the practical application of social and behavioral insights to address our energy and climate challenges. We will review recent behavioural research, discuss current and emerging policy issues, share effective program/ communication strategies, and encourage collaboration across government, utility, business and research sectors.

Our goal is to achieve viable solutions for meeting long-term energy and greenhouse gas emissions reductions targets by improving the design, adoption and continued effectiveness of policies, programs technologies and individual/ organizational actions.

Abstract Submission Date: 15 Sep 2011

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