Category Archives: News – Other

New Book by The Green Economist Peter Bartelmus

New Book by Prof. Dr. P. Bartelmus Sustaining Prosperity, Nature and Wellbeing; What Do the Indicators Tell Us? by Peter Bartelmus begins by assessing the validity of available data, indicators and indices in decision- and policy-making. It goes on to demonstrate how … Continue reading

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ICTA-R&D Master in Political Ecology, Degrowth and Env Justice: Inscriptions are now OPEN! Deadline: 29th of September

The inscription process to our Master in Political Ecology is now open. You can access all the information about the inscription process here and the online inscription platform here. Unfortunately, the information is only available in Catalan and Castilian for the time being; it will soon … Continue reading

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Global Warming

15 June 2018 Article by Dissident Voice An interview with Stuart Scott Stuart Scott of Climate Matters.TV recently interviewed Dr. Peter Wadhams, emeritus professor, Polar Ocean Physics, Cambridge University and author of the acclaimed highly recommended: A Farewell To Ice (Oxford University … Continue reading

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The Plastic Issue and Economics

Sir David Attenborough posted on his Facebook page about the damage we are inflicting using plastic. At a landfill in Spain, a stork entangled with a plastic bag was freed by the photographer. Sadly, a single bag can kill more … Continue reading

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Announcement & Call for Papers: 20th Annual BIOECON Conference

Announcement & Call for Papers XX ANNUAL BIOECON CONFERENCE ON: “Land-use, Agriculture and Biodiversity:  Spatial and Temporal Issues” 12th -14th September 2018 King’s College, Cambridge United Kingdom Keynote Speakers: Professor Douglas Gollin, University of Oxford, UK Professor Paul Ferraro, Johns Hopkins … Continue reading

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New Climate Ethics & Climate Economics CfP

Climate Ethics and Climate Economics: Discounting the future—what have we learned? The last of in a series of six ESRC-funded workshops exploring the issues where the ethics and economics of climate change intersect will take place from 13-15 June at the University of … Continue reading

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Post-Growth 2018 Conference Call for Papers

Call for papers and participation the Institutionalisation of Degrowth & Post-growth: the European level Brussels, September 17th (2018) Context A major degrowth & post-growth conference (http://www.postgrowth2018.eu) convened by European-level stakeholders (Members of the European Parliament from different political groups, academics, NGOs and … Continue reading

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ECONOMICS FOR THE ECOZOIC: An online student symposium

ECONOMICS FOR THE ECOZOIC: An online student symposium Gund Institute for Environment, University of Vermont Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 1:00 – 5:00 pm EST Zoom Link Ecological economics is part of an on-going effort to reconcile economic theory and policy … Continue reading

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International Summer School: Concepts and tools to engage in knowledge co-production and public participation

International Summer School: Concepts and tools to engage in knowledge co-production and public participation 9th – 13th July 2018 | MSH Sud – Montpellier, France We are happy to announce the fourth edition of the International Summer School on Concepts and … Continue reading

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Attack on Brazilian Raoni Valle

Last March 9 night, the Brazilian documentarist, archaeologist and activist of the indigenous cause, Raoni Bernardo Maranhão Valle, was attacked on the porch of his house in Alter do Chão, Pará state. Two men approached carrying 16-gauge shotgun rifles. Luckily … Continue reading

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Latin American Perspectives Political Report 1323

Political Report # 1323 Just as U.S. Media Does With MLK, Brazil’s Media Is Trying to Whitewash and Exploit Marielle Franco’s Political Radicalism By Glenn Greenwald The Intercept ON SUNDAY NIGHT, Brazil’s most powerful television outlet, Rede Globo, devoted 45 … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Fellow: Insurance Value of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Lund University Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, Sweden Closing date: 9 April 2018 For information and application visit https://lu.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:197971/ ABOUT US Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities and has 40 … Continue reading

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Potsdam Summer School 2018 is now Calling for Application

The call for application to the 2018 Potsdam Summer School is now open. This year’s Summer School will take place from September 10 through September 19, 2018, in Potsdam, Germany. It will address these central questions: Why is the Earth Surface … Continue reading

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Nature Sustainability | Living Well, Within Planetary Boundaries

Living well, within planetary boundaries No country currently meets the basic needs of its citizens at a globally sustainable level of resource use. If all people are to lead a good life within planetary boundaries, then radical changes to physical … Continue reading

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Environmental Economist Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science

Environmental Economist Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Closing date: 21 Feb 2018 Location Lowestoft, Eastern, NR33 0HT Job description ABOUT US Cefas is a world leader in marine science and technology, providing innovative solutions for the aquatic environment. … Continue reading

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