• Closing of the 2021 Bratislava Conference

    Thank you to the Earth System Governance community, who have shown up and brought your energy, insights, and questions to #ESG2021

  • 2020 Annual Report

    We take stock of the activities and output of our global research community throughout a challenging but exciting year.

  • Towards a Sectoral Perspective

    Climate governance must better reflect characteristics of sectoral systems.

    Cases presented in fossilfuel, extractives, power, energy-intensive industries, land, transport, aviation & shipping.

    ESG Journal
  • New Taskforces and Working Group

    Collaborate on Knowledge Cumulation, the SDGs or ESG in the Asia-Pacific region

    TF & WG
  • 2021 Bratislava Conference

    Join the 2021 Conference: Earth System Governance in turbulent times: prospects for behavioral and political responses.

Research Findings
The Earth System Governance Project’s Harvesting Initiative

The Harvesting Initiative will compile key research findings from our vibrant global research community in books or journal contributions

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Task Force
Accountability in Global Environmental Governance

The Accountability in Global Environmental Governance network (AGEG) explores approaches to accountability, to assess the necessity accountability in the system of global environmental governance.

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Task Forces
Advancing Earth System Governance Research

Through Taskforces, the Earth System Governance Project seeks to push the frontiers of research in specific areas of its research agenda. Taskforces are open for all and often interact with other research communities all over the world.

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Sustainable Development Goals
Navigating Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

Science and Governance in the 2030 Development Agenda

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Earth System Governance

Open-access journal on governance that seeks to align current governance systems with the 21st century challenges.

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Cambridge Elements
Earth System Governance

Policy-relevant research that is of interest to both academics and policy-makers working on earth system governance.

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Research Centres
The research alliance strongly relies on a broad network that reflects the interdisciplinary, international and multi-scale challenge that lies ahead.
Oran R. Young Prize
The Oran R. Young Prize seeks to reward and encourage cutting-edge research by early-career scholars who could become the next generation of leading scholars in the field of environmental governance research – a field shaped and significantly influenced by Prof. Oran R. Young.