Recent News

  • Law and Sustainability Summer School

    Jul 15, 2019 -

  • Ruben Zondervan to step down as Executive Director

    Jul 09, 2019 - After more than 12 years with the Earth System Governance Project, Ruben Zondervan steps down as Executive Director of its International Project Office by 1 August 2019.

  • The 3rd Workshop on Archetype Analysis in Sustainability Research

    Jun 25, 2019 - Invitation to a workshop aimed at strengthening archetype analysis in sustainability research. Hosted by the Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic.

  • Exploring global and transnational governance of climate change adaptation

    Jun 13, 2019 - A new Special Issue of International Environmental Agreements adressing issues such as whether adaptation constitutes a regional/global public good, adaptation cooperation from an IR lens, traditional framings of adaptation, and the patterns and effectiveness of existing transnational governance initiatives on adaptation.

  • New Affiliate Project: GOVTRAN

    Jun 03, 2019 - GOVTRAN focuses on two key aspects of recent EU climate and energy policy: the EU climate and energy policy framework for 2030, and the impact of the European Union’s climate and energy policy/governance on, and contribution to, the longer-term future of Europe, European integration, and the EU.

  • Conference on Loss and Damage 2019

    May 20, 2019 -

  • Call for Book Chapter Proposals: Earth System Law

    May 07, 2019 - This book will explore the emerging concept of earth system law, an emerging area populated by multiple disciplines including law, science, and ethics. Abstracts Due: 15 November 2019

  • Webinar Series on Science Diplomacy

    Apr 04, 2019 - Webinar series to explore the role of science diplomacy in environmental peacebuilding and to examine the interlinkages between science diplomacy and environmental peacebuilding through empirical cases from various regions.

  • Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-6) Released

    Mar 13, 2019 - GEO-6 has been released at UNEA-4 today. The Earth System Governance research community has contributed as authors and experts and our Lead Faculty member Joyeeta Gupta co-chaired this global assessment process. The Earth System Governance research community is involved in multiple assessments in line with its ambition to develop policy solutions.

  • Vacancy: Administrative Assistant & Network Coordinator

    Feb 06, 2019 - We are looking for an experienced secretary for the Earth System Governance International Project Office

  • CfA - Earth System Governance Research Fellows Visit China

    Jan 31, 2019 - A trip for Earth System Governance Research Fellows to visit leading institutions in China in the area of environmental governance and to exchange of ideas and experiences between the Earth System Governance project and Chinese research centers with the aim of establishing relationships for future collaboration.

  • Postdoc Position in Global Sustainability Governance

    Jan 30, 2019 - Utrecht University has opened a Postdoctoral Researcher position in the field of Global Sustainability Governance/Earth System Governance.

  • Multiple positions in the field of climate adaptation governance (post-doc and doctoral researchers)

    Jan 17, 2019 -

  • CfP - 2019 Mexico Conference on Earth System Governance

    Jan 16, 2019 - We are delighted to invite you to the 2019 Mexico Conference on Earth System Governance, to be held 6 – 8 November 2019 in Oaxaca, Mexico. The conference is hosted by the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the Earth System Governance Project. The Call for Papers is now open!

  • Report - Working Group on Environmental Policy Integration

    Dec 15, 2018 - The working group on ‘Environmental Policy Integration’ within the Taskforce on Conceptual Foundations in Earth System Governance has completed its work aiming to bring together empirical studies on EPI and undertake international comparative empirical research.

  • 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.

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