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Do we dare to question economic growth?

By Warwick Smith First published at The Guardian on 13 October 2014. We’ve all been so effectively sold the line that endless growth is essential to maintain and improve our quality of life. This couldn’t be further from the truth. … Continue reading

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Cambridge Festival of Ideas, Panel on Gender and Green Governance

4.30pm – 6pm, Friday 24 OctoberLittle Hall, Sidgwick Site, CB3 9DA Gender and Green Governance Can the gender composition of groups managing local forests affect conservation outcomes? This simple question has been little addressed, despite the substantial literature on women’s … Continue reading

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Top 25 Articles in Economics, Econometrics and Finance for April to June 2014

Top 25 Hottest Articles Economics, Econometrics and Finance Ecological Economics April to June 2014 1. A typology for the classification, description and valuation of ecosystem functions, goods and services • Article Ecological Economics, Volume 41, Issue 3, June 2002, Pages … Continue reading

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Foley & Taylor named 2015 Leontief Prize Winners

Tufts Institute to award annual economics prize to Duncan Foley & Lance Taylor Leontief Prize recognizes work on economic implications of climate change GDAE will award its 2015 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought to Duncan Foley … Continue reading

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Call for Papers for ESEE 2015 Conference

ESEE 2015: Transformations The 11th international conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics will take place in Leeds, UK from 30 June – 3 July 2015. The conference topics include: post-growth economics; natural resources, ecosystem services and environmental quality; … Continue reading

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Third Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen Annual Awards

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) invites nominations for the Third Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen Annual Awards. The Awards will be announced during Delhi Sustainable Development Summit – DSDS 2015 (5-7 February 2015). Deadline for applications is 31 October 2014. Please find … Continue reading

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Environment Europe News

Environment Europe has made images from the Oxford Summers School in Ecological Economics 2014 available to view on their Facebook Page. Click here to access. They also thank Mr. Yann Arthus-Bertrand and the Good Planet Foundation, for the permission to … Continue reading

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CSOs Invited to Submit Proposals

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and USAID announce a request for proposals to participate in the co-creation of a civil society innovation program. Sida and USAID are seeking to work with civil society organizations (CSOs) and other partners … Continue reading

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New BiodivERsA Newsletter Available

La newsletter BiodivERsA de juillet 2014 est disponible BiodivERsA – l’ERA-Net promouvant la recherche sur la biodiversité et les services écosystémiques en Europe – est heureux de vous annoncer la publication de sa newsletter de juillet 2014. Vous pouvez la … Continue reading

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Fellowship Fund for the Developing World

Environment Europe is pleased to present the FELLOWSHIP FUNDfor the Oxford Summer School in Ecological Economics Short Summary We have received over 100 applications from all over the world, which you could see on this map: http://www.targetmap.com/viewer.aspx?reportId=25944. Our applicants are … Continue reading

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Open Call to Host the 8th Biennial USSEE Conference

  Conference Committee The conference committee is made up volunteer members who represent local hosts, institutions, individuals from sponsoring organizations, and at least one member of the USSEE board who serves as a liaison between the committee and board. As … Continue reading

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July 2014 Water Footprint Network News

Welcome to the Water Footprint Network’s July newsletter. I’m pleased to let you know that the new, improved version 1.1 of our Water Footprint Assessment Tool is now live and available for everyone to use on www.waterfootprint.org/tool. This upgraded version … Continue reading

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GrowthBusters July Update – World Population Day

Friday is World Population Day, so the GrowthBusters team (which is down to me right now while Lynsey is on what I hope will be a temporary leave of absence) has been very focused on the overpopulation issue. I’ll share … Continue reading

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Response to David Barkin posting by Roy Morrison

Original Morrison posting. Response by David Barkin. It is precisely the enormous second law advantages posed, for example, by a global efficient renewable energy transformation to replace high entropy and ecologically ruinous fossil fuels and nuclear energy is at the … Continue reading

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