Call for texts: phosphorus stewardship and climate change
ESPP (European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform) and the Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance (North America) are preparing a special SCOPE Newsletter edition on “Nutrients and Climate Change”. This will consist of selected short texts presenting expert perspectives on how climate change will impact nutrient emissions and eutrophication as well as actions to mitigate this. Proposed texts are invited from researchers, companies, stakeholders and any interested party. Around twenty texts will be selected for publication.The SCOPE Newsletter is circulated worldwide to 41 000 companies, stakeholders, regulators and media interested in nutrient management, with a detected opening rate of 12-14%, and is published on the ESPP website www.phosphorusplatform.eu Send us your ideas for action for on nutrients and climate change to appear with the world’s leading experts. Maximum 600 words. Deadline 29th February 2020 latest. Call details and instructions here: https://phosphorusplatform.eu/callfortexts
4th Phosphorus in Europe Research Meeting (PERM), Vienna, 17th June 2020
A unique opportunity to meet and exchange with other projects working on phosphorus, and to discuss research perspectives (in Horizon Europe and in national / regional programmes) with the European Commission, industry and stakeholders. Programme is now online www.phosphorusplatform.eu/espc4
Part of the 4th European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference (ESPC4), Vienna 15-16 June www.phosphorusplatform.eu/espc4 Confirmed speakers at ESPC4 already include: Ulli Sima (Vienna City Minister of Environment), Franz Josef Radermacher (FAWn, Club of Rome), Claudia Olazabal (DG Environment, Head of Unit Soil Health), Silvia Tonti (Yara), Isidro Campos Rodriguez (DG AGRI, CAP), Theodora Nikolakopoulou or Johanna Bernsel (DG Grow, Fertilising Products Regulation), Annika Eskusson or Katja Klasinc (DG Research, P-Recycling R&D Programs), Jacob B. Hansen (Fertilisers Europe), Mark Sutton or Will Brownlie (GPNM, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology), Mahesh Pradhan (UN Environment) and representatives of eight cities presenting their Nutrient Management and Circular Economy Strategy.