Recent News

  • 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.

  • New Open Access book: Governing Climate Change: Polycentricity in Action?

    May 17, 2018 - An landmark new open access publication resulting from INOGOV - an Earth System Governance Affiliated Project. The book brings together contributions from 40 of the world's foremost experts.

  • Registration Open: 2018 Utrecht Conference on Earth System Governance

    May 10, 2018 - The registration for the 2018 annual Conference on Earth System Governance is now open. To benefit from the early-bird registration fee, please register before 1 June 2018.

  • Earth System Governance researchers appointed to IPCC AR-6

    Apr 12, 2018 - The Earth System Governance Project congratulates its Lead Faculty members and Research Fellows appointed as authors to the sixth Assessment Report (AR-6) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

  • Frank Biermann awarded ERC Advanced Grant for SDG research

    Apr 11, 2018 - To conduct research which will make a crucial knowledge contribution to both the theory of global sustainability governance and the successful implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  • Utrecht Workshop Launches Taskforce on Planetary Justice

    Apr 11, 2018 - Utrecht University hosted a workshop on Planetary Justice. The workshop brought together an interdisciplinary group of scholars who will form the Steering Group of the Taskforce. The two days offered a forum for sharing perspectives, gathering ideas and discussing key questions and challenges to address and build foundations of the Taskforce.

  • Online Course Environmental Justice starts 12 March

    Feb 14, 2018 - Enrolment is now open for the new Environmental Justice MOOC (a free online course) run by the University of East Anglia and Future Learn.

  • Call for Papers - 2018 Utrecht Conference on Earth System Governance

    Feb 09, 2018 - We are delighted to invite you to the 2018 Utrecht Conference on Earth System Governance, 5-8 November 2018. Hosted by Utrecht University, Faculty of Geosciences and the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, together with the Earth System Governance Project. Submission deadline: 21 March 2018 (EXTENDED).

  • Vacancies: Two Research Positions on Climate & Development, The German Development Institute (DIE) Bonn

    Jan 23, 2018 - Application deadline: 1 February 2018

  • Call for Papers: Special Issue on Adaptive Governance of Coupled Social-Ecological Systems

    Jan 23, 2018 - The journal Complexity, Governance & Networks is an open-access peer-reviewed journal published by the University of Bamberg Press (UBP, Germany). Paper submission deadline: 1 May 2018.

  • 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report - Call for Inputs

    Jan 21, 2018 - The 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), prepared by an independent group of 15 scientists , is calling for contributions.

  • Launch-Event: Re-imagining anticipatory climate governance in the world’s vulnerable regions

    Jan 12, 2018 - The RE-IMAGINE project is a joint effort between Utrecht University, Wageningen University & Research, the University of Oxford and the CGIAR Programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Future Scenarios Project.

  • PhD Programme - School of Public Policy at Chiang Mai University

    Jan 11, 2018 - The School of Public Policy at Chiang Mai University, an Earth System Governance Research Centre, is calling for applications to its PhD programme in Public Policy. 

  • Call for applications for the Research School within the Mistra Geopolitics program

    Jan 09, 2018 - Mistra Geopolitics offers financial support to PhD students to spend a semester as guest researchers within the program. Application deadline: 1 February 2018.