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Population Matters June 2019 Update

Director’s message PM Goes Global! Last year, supported by the London PM group, we marked World Population Day by showing the dramatic fact of ongoing human population growth via a live, giant digital ‘population clock’ mounted on a van. The … Continue reading

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Global Catholic Climate Movement May 2019 News

I’m so grateful to share Global Catholic Climate Movement’s news from May. At the top of the news, I’m amazed that 1.5 million people from all around the world took part in the global climate strikes on May 24. This … Continue reading

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Scientist Warning Newsletter June 2019

Scientist Warning Newsletter for June 2019 Following my cancer diagnosis, I underwent radiation and chemotherapy, under duress I must admit, and a scare tactic by the oncologist at our local hospital. The double whammy of both radically destructive treatments was … Continue reading

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Laudato Si’ Circles

New, powerful way to unite and do more This week, we celebrate Pentecost and announce Laudato Si’ Circles, a new way to pray, reflect, and take action together. Laudato Si’ Circles bring people together. They are a response to our … Continue reading

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Population Matters May 2019 Update

POPULATION MATTERS MEMBERS’ UPDATE May 2019 Here is a round up of our news Help Dandelion Africa transform rural communities in Kenya Boys for Change is a Dandelion Africa project which trains boys and young men to teach both girls … Continue reading

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Sir David Attenborough Speaks Out

Population Matters For a Sustainable Future Spring 2019 magazine The latest issue of the Population Matters magazine is now available to download. Back issues can be found on the website here.  

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Call for Papers for a Sustainability Conference in France

Call for papers – Paradigms, Models, Scenarios and Practices for more sustainability – deadline June 30th, 2019 CALL FOR PAPERS Paradigms, Models, Scenarios and Practices for more sustainability University of Clermont Auvergne (UCA) Jean Monnet Excellence Center on Sustainability (ERASME) … Continue reading

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University of Antwerp PhD Course

From 10 to 12 September 2019, the University of Antwerp, KULeuven, UHasselt and VITO will organize a PhD course. Topic of the PhD course is: sustainability assessment for the low-carbon economy. This course consists of a number of lectures by … Continue reading

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SPSAS Scenarios

The São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Scenarios and Modelling on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services to Support Human Well-Being will be held in São Pedro (190 km from São Paulo) from 01 – 15 July, 2019. Applications are open … Continue reading

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ISSST 2019 Abstracts Due Today

International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology Portland, Oregon, USA ● June 25-27, 2019 Abstracts are due today (13 February 2019)! Alumni Rate Closes Friday (15 February 2019)! Final reminder that abstracts are due today! Visit https://www.conftool.org/issst2019/ to submit your … Continue reading

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International AFEP-IIPPE Conference CfP

International AFEP-IIPPE Conference, with participation by ADEK, AHE and EAEPE Envisioning the Economy of the Future and the Future of Political Economy July 3rd to 5th, 2019, Lille, France Social Ecological Economics and Political Economy: Theoretical, Methodological and Empirical Issues … Continue reading

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Global Degrowth Day

Global Degrowth Day – Good Life for All On 1st June 2019 there will again be many different public events all over the world to share alternatives to a growth based society. We want to show: A good life for … Continue reading

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Environmental Tragedy in Brumadinho

The International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) expresses its pain in the face of yet another environmental tragedy in Brazil, this time in Brumadinho, state of Minas Gerais. This tragedy involves a tailings dam that was improperly built and managed; … Continue reading

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Potsdam Summer School 2019

Connecting Science & Society – Communicating Research on Sustainability and Global Change The Potsdam Summer School 2019 is calling for applications now! This year’s Summer School will take place from August 20 through August 29, 2019 in Potsdam, Germany. It … Continue reading

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DEADLINE 31 January 2019 for Sustainable Development Nobel Peace Prize

Important: SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED Thank you for your interest in our Nobel Peace Prize for truly Sustainable Development. This is not a new Nobel Prize. It is a Peace Prize to recognize the exceptional contributions of certain individuals to the … Continue reading

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