Recent News

  • 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.

  • 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.