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  • Cambridge Elements – Earth System Governance

    Dec 14, 2018 - Cambridge University Press, in collaboration with the Earth System Governance Project, has launched the Cambridge Elements Series on Earth System Governance, presenting policy-relevant research that is of interest to both academics and policy-makers working on earth system governance.

  • INOGOV – Innovations in Climate Governance

    Dec 14, 2018 - The Earth System Governance affiliated project INOGOV – Innovations in Climate Governance - has successfully completed four years of operation. Through close networking, INOGOV has established a common terminology around new forms of climate governance enabling a more interdisciplinary dialogue to occur between over 1200 researchers from right across the globe.

  • CfP - World Forum on Climate Justice

    Dec 13, 2018 - Organised by Elsevier in partnership with the GCU Centre for Climate Justice, with the Earth System Governance Journal as supporting publication. To bring together civil society, academics, business, and policymakers to foster new thinking in climate justice advocacy, research, policy and practice.

  • Launch of "Hague Principles for a Universal Declaration on Responsibilities for Human Rights and Earth Trusteeship"

    Nov 29, 2018 - On 10 December 2018, the “Hague Principles for a Universal Declaration on Responsibilities for Human Rights and Earth Trusteeship” will be launched at the Earth Trusteeship Forum to mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

  • CfP - 2019 Environmental Justice Conference 'Transformative Connections'

    Nov 12, 2018 - The conference is hosted by UEA’s Global Environmental Justice group with the primary focus on connections between environmental justice and transformations to sustainability.

  • New Earth System Governance Science and Implementation Plan

    Nov 06, 2018 - The new Science and Implementation developed in consultations with the community by the New Directions Initiative has been presented at the 2018 Utrecht Conference.

  • Piero Morseletto receives the Oran R. Young Prize 2018

    Nov 05, 2018 - We congratulate Piero Morseletto for winning the Oran R. Young Prize for the best early-career paper of the 2018 Utrecht Conference – Confronting the nitrogen challenge: options for governance and targets.

  • Launch of the Earth System Governance Journal

    Nov 04, 2018 - Now open for submissions: Earth System Governance Journal. A peer reviewed, open access journal addresses governance at all levels of decision-making within a planetary perspective, focussing on global environmental change and earth system transformations.

  • Free access to the INEA Special Issue: Achieving 1.5 °C and Climate Justice

    Nov 02, 2018 -

  • 2018 Utrecht Conference – Information

    Nov 02, 2018 - The 2018 Utrecht Conference will be held 5-8 November 2018. More than 450 participants are expected, making this the largest conference in our series of annual conferences on Earth System Governance.

  • Call for Voluntary Participation RISK KAN Development Team

    Oct 09, 2018 - The Knowledge Action Network for Emergent Risk and Extreme Events (RISK KAN) is a joint initiative of Future Earth, IRDR and WCRP. Submission deadline expression of interest: 15 November 2018.

  • Environmental Justice MOOC

    Sep 25, 2018 - Enrolment is now open for the new Environmental Justice MOOC run by the University of East Anglia and FutureLearn. Course start: 15 October 2018.

  • Vacancy: Postdoc Position in Climate Governance, VU University Amsterdam

    Sep 04, 2018 - Application deadline: 14 September 2018

  • New Open Access Book: The Politics of Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Their Reform

    Aug 28, 2018 - The contributions to the book are based on the Earth System Governance Project-affiliated workshop “The Politics of Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Their Reform”.

  • Call for Applications: PhD Course on Global Environmental Governance Today

    Aug 21, 2018 - Organised by the Department of Political Science at Lund University, and financed by ClimBEco of Lund University and University of Gothenburg. Application deadline: 12 October 2018

  • 4 PhD positions in the field of Global Sustainability Governance / Earth System Governance at Utrecht University

    Jul 13, 2018 - In the cutting-edge international research programme “Global Governance through Goals? Assessing and Explaining the Steering Effects of the UN Sustainable Development Goals” (GlobalGoals).

  • Call for Nominations: Oran R. Young Prize

    Jun 28, 2018 - The Oran R. Young Prize will be awarded for the sixth time at the 2018 Utrecht Conference on Earth System Governance. Submission deadline is 1 October. Welcome with your nomination!

  • Call for Session Proposals: Open Science Meeting 2019

    Jun 20, 2018 - Call for Session Proposals for the 4th Open Science Meeting of the Global Land Programme. Submission deadline: 20 August 2018

  • Invitation: Book Project on Earth System Law and Task Force Meeting at 2018 Utrecht Conference

    May 17, 2018 - The Earth System Governance Project Task Force on Earth System Law invites contributors from all disciplinary backgrounds to an edited volume on earth system law.

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