Category Archives: Research

Senior Researcher in Natural Resource Economics

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Senior Researcher in Natural Resource Economics Policy Analysis Group College of Natural Resources University of Idaho The University of Idaho invites applications for a Senior Researcher to join the Policy Analysis Group in the College of Natural Resources … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Researcher in the field of Deliberative Environmental Valuation

Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Bremen The Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT) in Bremen is a member of the Leibniz Association, which is supported by the German Federal and State Governments. Through its research, ZMT contributes … 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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PhD student to conduct research in the field of environmental economics at the University of Southampton

Project Title: Preferences for ecosystem services Apply Now: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/geography/postgraduate/research_degrees/apply.page? Project Supervisor(s): Dr M Schaafsma (School of Geography), Dr E Mentzakis (Economics Division, Social Sciences) Email Enquiry: For informal inquiries, please contact Marije Schaafsma: M.Schaafsma@soton.ac.uk Weblink: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/geography/postgraduate/research_degrees/studentships.page Application Deadline: 31 December … Continue reading

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Institute for New Economic Thinking Announces 6th Grant Round

  The Institute for New Economic Thinking aims to foster open discourse and to advance new thinking on economic issues and theory. The Institute’s notion of new economic thinking is deliberately open and non-dogmatic. Our hope is to support research … Continue reading

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CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2014

CROP in cooperation with Zed Books, requests entries for the CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2014. Deadline: August 31, 2014 We seek original, high-quality, alternative and critical academic manuscripts. Works challenging the dominant thinking and knowledge about poverty and … 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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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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Centre for Science and Environment

The Centre for Science and Environment is one of India’s leading environmental NGOs with a deep interest in sustainable natural resource management. CSE’s strategy of “knowledge based activism” has won it wide respect and admiration for the quality of its … Continue reading

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Centre for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy

The Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE) is a tax-exempt organization dedicated to advocating a sustainable economy with stabilized population and consumption. This economy is called a “steady state economy.” The purposes of CASSE are to: … Continue reading

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Database on Pesticides and the Environment

The Database on Pesticides and the Environment is the result of information compiled from 1992 to 1996. It constitutes a unique source of information on pesticides used in Asia. For the first time, to our knowledge, pesticides widely used in … Continue reading

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Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (DETR)

The Research Database on Water Conservation is run in conjunction with the Environment Agency’s National Water Demand Management Centre. The Aims of the research database are to: collect and maintain information from organisations and individuals carrying out research, trials or … Continue reading

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The Geography Site

An excellent resource aimed for use by teachers, students and anyone with an interest in geography and how our planet works. It covers a wide range of environmental problems in detail and provides numerous links to other useful sites.

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