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Addiction to Growth – Climate Change’s Root Cause

Stuart Scott and Phil Lawn at COP 23, Bonn

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ISSC to merge with ICSU to create International Science Council

World’s leading bodies of social and natural sciences agree to merge in 2018, forming the ‘International Science Council’ to serve as the global voice for science At a historic joint meeting, members of two leading international science councils voted to … Continue reading

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Two New Books Relevant for Ecological Economists in Latin America

Two new books relevant to Ecological Economists in Latin America have been published in México and Argentina. The first one is edited by members of the Mesoamerican and Caribbean Society for Ecological Economics, Aleida Azamar, Salvador Peniche and Dario Escobar. … Continue reading

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Economics Research Fellow – Primary Forest Protection

Information, Policy & On-ground Action for Primary Forest Protection Overview: This is an opportunity to undertake applied economic research into tropical primary forest protection in three key countries or regions (Democratic Republic of Congo, Brazil, and Melanesia). This applied multidisciplinary, … Continue reading

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ERI Fellow, Assistant Research Scholar, Green Economic Development

ERI Fellow, Assistant Research Scholar, Green Economic Development 00045640 OAA#: 21709-16 The Environmental Resilience Institute (ERI) at Indiana University (IU) invites applications for a Fellow position in green economic development to begin in Fall 2018; the appointment is renewable for … Continue reading

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Hiring Twelve Positions in Urban Ecosystems Services

HIRING 12 POSITIONS (PROJECT COORDINATOR, POSTDOCS, RESEARCH ASSISTANTS, Ph.D. SCHOLARSHIPS) IN URBAN ECOSYSTEM SERVICES Based at the Singapore-ETH Centre (SEC), National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) We are beginning a multi-million dollar project to quantify the … Continue reading

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Bina Agarwal awarded the prestigious 2017 Balzan Prize

Bina Agarwal, former President of the International Society For Ecological Economics and currently Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester, has been awarded the prestigious Balzan prize for her pathbreaking work in women in agriculture and gender studies. The … Continue reading

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Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies with an emphasis on Sustainable Urban Systems

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry Department of Environmental Studies 1 Forestry Drive Syracuse, New York 13210 September 22, 2017 ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY VACANCY ASSISTANT PROFESSOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN SYSTEMS The State University of New York … Continue reading

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Energy Globe Award 2018

The objective of the ENERGY GLOBE Award is to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate that for many environmental problems feasible solutions already exist. Projects submitted from over 170 countries take part each year in … Continue reading

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Job Opening: ESEE Web and Social Media Manager

ESEE is looking for a part-time webmaster to take over managing the ESEE website. This position would be particularly suitable for a PhD student or postdoctoral researcher. The job holder would support the ESEE Board and country contacts network in … Continue reading

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Call for Future ISEE Conference Organizers

ISEE holds its conference biennially. These conferences normally attract 500-900 social and natural scientists. In 2010 we met in Oldenburgl, in 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, in 2014 in Iceland, and in 2016 in Washington DC. In 2018 the Conference will … Continue reading

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VIII DAYS OF ECOLOGICAL ECONOMY

VIII DAYS OF ECOLOGICAL ECONOMY Rosario, October 2 to 6, 2017 The sustainability against neo-extractivism and reprimarization in Latin America. Transdisciplinary views and the construction of alternatives. The Organizing Committee informs that the Fourth Circular is already available as well … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Researcher in Economics and Policy of Prairie Wetland Management

Monday, August 21, 2017 Prairie WaterSave is a project funded by the Global Water Futures Program at the University of Saskatchewan focused on improving sustainable water management and enhancing water resilience under a changing climate for Prairie communities. Dr. Ken … Continue reading

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Ecological Economics Vacancies at Macquarie University

Ecological economics vacancies at Macquarie University, Sydney Australia The Department of Economics at MU has started an intense recruitment process, which will probably continue for a couple of years. I imagine you have seen the recently posted ad for a … Continue reading

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ISEE Statement on Brazilian Environmental Governance

Statement issued by Clóvis Cavalcanti on 12 September 2017 President-Elect, The International Society for Ecological Economics The threat of destruction of protected Amazonian ecosystems requires us to take a stand. I have prepared a draft statement on the subject to be … Continue reading

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