The ERA-NET Consortium AXIS has launched a Joint Transnational Call for proposals on "Climate Impact Research, Economic Assessment and Pathways to Sustainability". The call will be supported by at least 10 funding organisations from 9 European countries and co-funded by the European Commission. The call will have an indicative budget of €15 – 17m to support international research projects of a duration of up to 3 years. The call is open to Irish participants due to the involvement of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a funding organisation. The AXIS joint call is structured into three interlinked themes:
- Cross-sectoral and cross-scale climate change to impact assessments.
- Integration of biophysical climate change estimates with economic models.
- Developing pahtways to achieve the long-term objectives of the Paris Agreement, taking into account interactions with SDGs closely inliked to SDG 13 ("climate action").
The submission deadline for pre-registration is 18th June 2018. Full details of the call are available on the JPI Climate website.