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Summer School in Sustainability Economics: Intergenerational Equity and Efficiency under Uncertainty

The universities of Lueneburg (Prof. Baumgaertner), Kiel (Prof. Quaas) and Regensburg (Prof. Buchholz) host a summer school addressing the issue of sustainability in the context of climate change. It will take place at Camp Reinsehlen, Germany, 4-7 August 2014. The … Continue reading

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Economics for Transition Programme

Join us at Schumacher College for residential postgraduate and short course study in radical economic thinking, activism and entrepreneurship.   Postgraduate Programme MA, Pg Cert (in partnership with Plymouth University, nef and the Transition Network) Apply by 30 April for … Continue reading

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Global Urban Lecture Series

  United Nations Human Settlements Programme and Claudio Acioly, Jr. are pleased to announce the public launch of the Global Urban Lecture Series! The link below will lead you to the first batch of the lectures.  There is more to … Continue reading

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Ecological Economics and Environmental Justice

This in an interactive online course taught in English over sixteen weeks. It features lectures based on Civil Society Organizations and Environmental Justice Organization case studies across a broad range of topics, taught by well known ecological economists / political … Continue reading

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Postdoc Opportunity – Watershed Ecosystem Services

The University of New Hampshire seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to play a central role in a collaborative effort to understand coupled terrestrial-aquatic ecosystem services in New England. We seek individuals interested in dynamic modeling of ecosystem response to climate … Continue reading

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Population Growth: A Multiplier of All Problems

Population Growth: A Multiplier of All ProblemsSummary Conclusions of Recent Research by Population Matters Conclusion and Recommendations Stable or reducing populations are an essential pre-condition for economic, social and biophysical sustainability – population growth makes all UK and global problems … Continue reading

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No Fee for "The Green Economy" Course

In the original announcement for the course “The Green Economy” – being part of the Thor Heyerdahl Summer School series – a participation fee was included. The organizers are happy to inform that it has now become possible for them … Continue reading

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Environmental Justice

Interactive course on Ecological Economics and Environmental Justice. The EJOLT project (www.ejolt.org) is running its online, interactive course,  Ecological Economics and Environmental Justice. It runs for 16 weeks on a part-time basis and is an excellent course for NGOs, researchers, … Continue reading

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Summer School: ‘the Green Economy’

Summer School: ‘the Green Economy’June 16 – June 27, 2014 The third course of the Thor Heyerdahl Summer School in Environmental Governance – will be organized in Norway in June 2014. The topic of this year’s course is ‘the Green … Continue reading

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2014 Edition of the International Spring University on Ecosystem Services Modeling

The Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) in collaboration with Conservation International, the University of Vermont and Earth Economics, is announcing the 2014 edition of the International Spring University on Ecosystem Services Modeling. The International Spring University on Ecosystem Services … Continue reading

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University of Leeds Pilot Open Online Course

University of Leeds is launching a pilot version of a two week massive open online course (MOOC) about the institutional economics of natural resource management. The course features land and water management in Nepal, a discussion about payments for ecosystem … Continue reading

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Three (3) Doctoral Student Positions

The University of Helsinki invites applications for three (3) Doctoral Student Positions in the *Doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Environmental Sciences, (DENVI) for a 1–4 year period starting from 1 January 2014. The central themes of DENVI are environmental change and … Continue reading

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Oxford Summer School in Ecological Economics 26-30 August 2013

Oxford Summer School in Ecological Economics is seeking support to offer Fellowships for participants from developing countries to attend Oxford Summer School in Ecological Economics 2013. http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/oxford-summer-school-in-ecological-economics-26-30-august-2013

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Oxford Summer School in Ecological Economics, 2013

The course is designed for multiple points of entry and could be helpful for PhD students, MSc students, government experts, representatives of international organizations and business. The course will give participants an opportunity to explore key methodologies for ecological-economic analysis … Continue reading

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BC3

Basque Centre for Climate Change announces its 4th edition of the Summer School. This year the 2013 summer school, entitled “Addressing Climate Change Challenges from a Multidisciplinary Perspective”, will be structured similarly to IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change) assessment … Continue reading

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