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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Community Development and Applied Economics

POSITION: We seek a colleague to join the Department of Community Development and Applied Economics (CDAE) in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Vermont, starting at the rank of a tenure-track Assistant Professor. CDAE’s mission … Continue reading

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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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Junior Professorship (W1) “Transformation towards Sustainable Energy Systems” with Tenure Track

Sciences and Geography. This professorship is particularly suitable for highly qualified early career researchers. The professorship should develop and refine instruments of environmental regulation which are necessary for the transformation towards sustainable energy systems and investigate policy formulation and operational … Continue reading

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Without Limits to Love by Clovis Cavalcanti

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Online SDG Academy Course

Peter May shares with you the preview of the online SDG Academy course entitled “From the Ground Up: Protecting and Managing our Terrestrial Ecosystems“ on biodiversity, land use and forests in which I have participated as a lecturer on the … 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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Call for Volunteer Chapter Scientists

IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land (SRCCL) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is in the process of developing a Special Report on Climate Change and Land (SRCCL), which is scheduled for completion in August 2019. More information about … 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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Radical Ecological Economics

In Radical Ecological Economics author David Barkin describes how Communities are realizing that they can be better off by taking control over their territories and organizing themselves collectively to assure the production of their needs and the conservation of their environments through direct … 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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Two New Books Relevant for Ecological Economists in Latin America

Two new books relevant to Ecological Economists in Latin America have been published in México and Argentina. The first one is edited by members of the Mesoamerican and Caribbean Society for Ecological Economics, Aleida Azamar, Salvador Peniche and Dario Escobar. … Continue reading

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Economics Research Fellow – Primary Forest Protection

Information, Policy & On-ground Action for Primary Forest Protection Overview: This is an opportunity to undertake applied economic research into tropical primary forest protection in three key countries or regions (Democratic Republic of Congo, Brazil, and Melanesia). This applied multidisciplinary, … Continue reading

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ERI Fellow, Assistant Research Scholar, Green Economic Development

ERI Fellow, Assistant Research Scholar, Green Economic Development 00045640 OAA#: 21709-16 The Environmental Resilience Institute (ERI) at Indiana University (IU) invites applications for a Fellow position in green economic development to begin in Fall 2018; the appointment is renewable for … Continue reading

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