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PhD Studentship: Spatial Analysis of Low Carbon Innovations

Exciting PhD opportunity to work on the diffusion of low carbon innovations as part of a 4-year ERC-funded project at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of East Anglia. Application deadline is mid-Feb 2016. Start date is Oct 2016 … Continue reading

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Principal Scientist – Crop Modeling

AIR Worldwide (AIR) is the scientific leader and most respected provider of risk modeling software and consulting services. The business of analyzing and managing risk from natural and man-made catastrophes is growing both nationally and internationally. Hundreds of businesses, insurance … Continue reading

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Energy and the Post-Carbon Economy Researcher Vacancies

Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Researchers Energy and the Post-Carbon Economy The department of Environmental Studies at the Faculty of Social Studies (FSS) of Masaryk University (MU) is inviting applications for one full time doctoral and one post-doctoral researcher Situated in Brno, … Continue reading

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Top 25 Hottest Articles for July – September 2015

Top 25 Hottest Articles Economics, Econometrics and Finance Ecological Economics July to September 2015 Defining and classifying ecosystem services for decision making Article Ecological Economics, Volume 68, Issue 3, Pages 643-653 Fisher, Brendan; Turner, R. Kerry; Morling, Paul A typology for … Continue reading

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ISEE2016 Call for Papers Ends Today! Are You Missing Out?

Your voice is important to us! The official call for papers ends today for the … ISEE 2016 Transforming the Economy: Sustaining Food, Water, Energy and Justice As the Science of Science of Sustainability, Ecological Economics must advance the transformation … Continue reading

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Paper on Family Planning and Carbon Emissions

23 November 2015 Research recently commissioned in partnership with Lancaster University has revealed that investing in family planning services is an even more cost-effective way to abate carbon dioxide emissions than previously thought. Reducing future energy demand by preventing unwanted births … Continue reading

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Climate Ethics and Climate Economics: Discounting the Future

The first of six ESRC-funded workshops exploring issues where the ethics and economics of climate change intersect will be held at Oxford University’s Martin School on 13-14 January 2016. The keynote speakers will be Simon Caney and Partha Dasgupta. We have … Continue reading

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Merit Scholarship for MSc in Sustainable Development at MODUL University Vienna

MSc in Sustainable Development, Management, and Policy Merit Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 December 2015 MODUL University Vienna will be offering merit-based scholarships to three incoming students in the Master of Science (MSc) Sustainable Development, Management, and Policy program for the … Continue reading

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Limits of Economic and Social Knowledge

Insightful new book by Stephen DeCanio Limits of Economic and Social Knowledge Stephen J. DeCanio It might seem that contemporary economic theory offers a scientific account of choice among alternatives. Yet this is only superficially the case; the behavior of … Continue reading

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Handbook of Ecological Economics

Edited by Joan Martínez-Alier, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain and Roldan Muradian, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil ‘This volume is a much-needed addition to the literature on ecological economics. The essays in this volume represent a return to the basic ontological … Continue reading

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Economics for Transition

Join the revolution in our global economic system. Join the radical activists and entrepreneurs pioneering the new economy that will take centre stage. Unique in the world, this programme will equip you to lead the way in how our society … Continue reading

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New Book: Sustainable Economics

New book Sustainable EconomicsContext, Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century Practitioner. (Greenleaf Publishing) Targeted at enabling the modern business student and practitioner to disentangle the complex debate relating to sustainability, this book provides the tools necessary to lead their … Continue reading

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2014 Top 25 Hottest Articles 4th Quarter

Top 25 Hottest Articles Economics, Econometrics and Finance Ecological Economics October to December 2014 Update on the environmental and economic costs associated with alien-invasive species in the United States • ArticleEcological Economics, Volume 52, Issue 3, February 2005, Pages 273-288Pimentel, … Continue reading

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Introduction to Ecological Economics Second Edition

Robert Costanza’s new book: Introduction to Ecological Economics, Second Edition. This edition is a major update and expansion of the 1997 first edition. Ecological economics explores new ways of thinking about how we manage our lives and our planet to … Continue reading

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[NEW BOOK] Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era

Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era edited by Giacomo D’Alisa, Federico Demaria and Giorgos Kallis (Routledge, 2014) Degrowth is a rejection of the illusion of growth and a call to repoliticize the public debate colonized by the idiom of … Continue reading

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