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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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Response to Roy Morrison Article by David Barkin

Original Morrison posting. The note by Roy Morrison in a recent issue of the ISEE weekly bulletin (12 June 2014) poses serious questions for our Society. His affirmation that the way to achieve sustainability and end (sic!) poverty, is to … Continue reading

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A Sustainable Strategy for Global Growth

One of our members asked us to post the following. We consider it a good incentive for a discussion. A Sustainable Strategy for Global Growth  by Roy Morrison The global economy in the 21st century faces  two key interrelated challenges.  … Continue reading

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Frank Ackerman Discusses Climate Policy Tomorrow on NPR’s On Point

Tune in to NPR’s On Point Tomorrow to Hear Synapse Senior Economist Frank Ackerman Discuss Carbon Policy Synapse’s Frank Ackerman will join climatologist James Hansen to discuss carbon policy on NPR’s On Point tomorrow, May 20 at 10 a.m. Ackerman … Continue reading

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Kinship Conservation Fellows Announces 2014 Cohort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kinship Conservation Fellows Announces 18 Conservation Leaders Chosen for 2014 Cohort Conservation leaders based in 10 countries will gather in Bellingham, Washington, USA for a month-long fellowship exploring market-based approaches to environmental issues. April 29, 2014 | … Continue reading

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KENNETH BOULDING AWARD, 2014

The Kenneth Boulding Award committee of the International Society for Ecological Economics has unanimously decided to give the award for 2014 to Professor Peter Victor for his influential research on an ecological macroeconomics without growth and for a long history … Continue reading

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Great Transition Initiative Launches New Website

For over a decade, the Great Transition Initiative has advanced a visionary scenario of a future rooted in human solidarity, well-being for all, and ecological sustainability. It now enters a new phase with renewed energy and heightened sense of urgency. … 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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Public consultation on draft SDSN Indicator Report

ECOECO (Brazil) have just completed their review and compilation by ECOECO Treasurer Joseph Weiss of comments on the Sustainable Development Goals Indicators proposed by the SDSN, and have transmitted them to the UN, informed by the recent work on indicators … Continue reading

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Opening Minds to the World®

The Fulbright Scholar Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, is administered by CIES, a division of IIE. Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | Google+| Vimeo | Blog | My Fulbright Opening Minds to the World® The 2015-2016 Fulbright … Continue reading

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Is WINIR a WINNER?

World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research Founded 2013 www.winir.org | @winir2013 Is WINIR a WINNER? WINIR may be the fastest-growing scholarly association in the history of social science. If you know of another global scholarly association that recruited 400 or … Continue reading

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ISEE 2014 CONFERENCE IN REYJKAVIK, ICELAND

Welcome to the biennial conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics hosted by the University of Iceland August 13-15, 2014. The theme is: Towards well-being and equity within planetary boundaries. Core themes: Planetary boundaries and resource constraints. We will … Continue reading

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Announcing the Elinor Ostrom Prize Competition

Elinor Ostrom Prize Elinor Ostrom, 1933-2012 A prize of £1000 is awarded each year for the best full-length article published in the Journal of Institutional Economics in the preceding calendar year. Each annual prize competition will be judged by an … Continue reading

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