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ISC Elections Committee Deadline: 20 December 2017

The new Governing Board of the International Science Council (ISC) will be elected during the founding General Assembly in July 2018. According to the new Council’s Statutes and Rules of Procedure, as discussed and agreed during the October 2017 meeting … Continue reading

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Join NCSE on Thursday 11/30 for a Webinar on the 4th National Climate Assessment and Outcomes from COP 23

Upcoming Webinar Climate Science, Impacts, and Policy Today: the 4th National Climate Assessment and Outcomes from the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn – COP 23 Thursday, November 30, 2017 1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Eastern Time Register Today November … Continue reading

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A Dam-Building Boom is Transforming the Brazilian Amazon

Philip Fearnside is one of the greatest authorities in the world of environmental knowledge about the Amazon. He is a member of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE). Brazil is in the midst of a dam-building spree in the … Continue reading

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Five tenure track professor positions open in sustainability science!

Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science, HELSUS,  is a new cross-faculty research unit in sustainability science at the University of Helsinki. The mission of the institute is to contribute to sustainability transformations of the societies by means of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research … Continue reading

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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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