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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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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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Handbook on Growth and Sustainability

Handbook on Growth and Sustainability Edited by Peter A. Victor, Professor, York University and Brett Dolter, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, University of Ottawa, Canada This Handbook assembles original contributions from influential authors such as Herman Daly, Paul Ekins, Marina Fischer-Kowalski, Jeroen … Continue reading

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The Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Global implications, Priority interconnections in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Natural Resources and Infrastructure Division collaborated with the XVIth World Water Congress “Bridging Science and Policy” (Cancun, Mexico, 29 May-3 June 2017), in the Special Session “Water Security in the Americas” (30 May) and the High-Level Panel “The Water-Energy-Food … Continue reading

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Ecological Economics at the UN Climate Negotiations (COP-23)

Ecological Economics at the UN Climate Negotiations (COP-23) If you are planning or would consider going to this year’s climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany to speak publicly about Ecological Economics, one of our members is offering the following opportunity.  Stuart … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Special issue on Degrowth and Environmental Justice

Call for papers: Special issue on Degrowth and Environmental Justice Proposal submission deadline: 10th July 2017  Guest Editors: Bengi Akbulut1, Federico Demaria2, Julien-François Gerber3, Joan Martínez-Alier2 1 Concordia University, Montreal, Canada 2 Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Autonomous University … Continue reading

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Call for applications for multi-stakeholder platform on Sustainable Development Goals

The European Commission is setting up a high-level multi-stakeholder platform on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the European Union, and invites applications for membership of the platform. The platform aims to cover the social, economic and … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Economics and Management

The Department of Economics & Management (http://www.helsinki.fi/economics-management/) at the Faculty of Agriculture & Forestry, University of Helsinki, invites applications for a three-year POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER POSITION, focusing on “sustainable agri-food value chains and food networks for regional economic development“. To join this … Continue reading

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Global Wildlife Conservation Lead Scientist

Global Wildlife Conservation Lead Scientist World Wildlife Fund Location: Flexible WWF’s half-century of conservation success is rooted firmly in science; it informs and underpins everything we do. The scientific rigor we bring to our work is unmatched in the nonprofit … Continue reading

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University of British Columbia has 7 Research Opportunities

The Food Systems PRISM Lab (www.prismlab.weebly.com) at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan is seeking high-caliber undergraduate, Masters, PhD and Postdoctoral researchers who have a strong interest in research and publication in the field of food system sustainability. Students … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral researcher on Macroeconomics, Finance and the Environment

Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) The Institute for Ecological Economics is currently inviting applications for a full-time post-doc position. This employee position will be limited to a period of one year (additional funding opportunities might arise in the … Continue reading

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2017 Leontief Prize Winners

James K. Boyce and Joan Martinez-Alier “Economics, Equity, and the Environment” From Left: Neva Goodwin, Joan Martinez-Alier, President Anthony Monaco, James Boyce, William Moomaw   On March 28, the Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE) awarded the 2017 Leontief Prize … Continue reading

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Oxford Summer School in Ecological Economics 2017

Environment Europe is pleased to announce that we are currently receiving applications for the Oxford Summer School in Ecological Economics 2017 to take place 27 August – 2 September 2017. The programme this year is really special and we will … Continue reading

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