The International Project Office is hosted by Lund University.
News and Announcements
Norwich Conference on Earth System Governance - First Announcement
The 2014 Norwich Conference on Earth System Governance, co-hosted by the School of International Development, School of Environmental Sciences, and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research will be held 1-3 July 2014 at the University of East Anglia.
Equity and state representations in climate negotiations
A new study led by Earth System Governance Scientific Steering Committee member Heike Schroeder and published in Nature Climate Change calls for a modernization of antiquated climate negotiations.
CfA - Workshop on Governing Critical Uncertainties
Capacity building workshop in Chiang Mai, Thailand, organized by the Unit for Social and Environmental Research and the Earth System Governance Project. Sponsored by the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research.
Earth System Governance and Rio+20
The Earth System Governance Project has supported the process leading to the Rio+20 Conference with a series of publications, conferences, and events.
CfP - Earth System Governance Tokyo Conference
Hosted by the Earth System Governance Project, the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies, and the International Environmental Governance Architecture Research Group.
CfP - Beyond Carbon: Ensuring Justice and Equity in REDD+
Supported by the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research, the Tyndall Centre, the Environmental Change Institute, the Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests, the Martin School, and the Earth System Governance Project.
News Release: U.N. Overhaul Required to Govern Planet’s Life Support System
Planet Under Pressure consortium today released the first five of nine policy briefs on biodiversity and ecosystem services, food and water security, interconnected risks and solutions, and a topic common to all: reforming environmental governance.
CfP - Lund Conference on Earth System Governance
We invite you to the Lund Conference on Earth System Governance to be held 18-20 April 2012. This conference is hosted by Lund University and jointly organized by the Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS) and the Department of Political Science at Lund University.
Policy Brief on the Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development
The Earth System Governance Project is glad to release its new comprehensive Policy Brief "Transforming Governance and Institutions for a Planet under Pressure. Revitalizing the Institutional Framework for Global Sustainability".
CfA - Workshop on Climate Change Governance in the Asia-Pacific Region
Organized by the Climate and Environmental Governance Network and the Earth System Governance Project. Sponsored by the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research and the College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU.
Special Issue on Agency in Earth System Governance
A special issue of International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics presents new research on the analytical problem of Agency in Earth System Governance
Special issue and COP-16 side-event on REDD+
A forthcoming special issue of the journal Environmental Science & Policy on Governing and Implementing REDD+ has been presented at a side-event of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 16 / CMP 6) in Cancun, Mexico.
Launch of Earth System Governance Working Papers series
The Earth System Governance Project has launched a new online working paper series. This series is open to all colleagues who seek to contribute to the research agenda of the Project and its Science and Implementation Plan.
CfP – ECPR General Conference 2011 and Joint Sessions 2011
Call for Papers on "The new geopolitics of climate change after the Copenhagen summit" and on "The Transformation of Global Climate Governance: Assessing Architecture, Agency and Accountability"
Special Issue of International Environmental Agreements
A special issue of International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics introduces the project's scientific agenda and presents new cutting-edge research on Earth System Governance.
Capacity Building Workshop on Carbon Governance in Asia
Report of the workshop jointly organized by the Global Carbon Project, the Earth System Governance Project, and the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies, supported by the Asia-Pacific Network on Global Change Research.
Earth System Governance researchers appointed to UNEP Advisory Group on IEG
Prof. Norichika Kanie and Prof. Oran Young have been appointed to the UNEP Major Group and Stakeholders Advisory Group on International Environmental Governance.
International Project Office to be hosted by Lund University
The Earth System Governance Project is proud to announce that starting January 2011, its International Project Office will be hosted by Lund University, Sweden.
Earth System Governance researchers selected for IPCC AR-5
Joyeeta Gupta, Arun Agrawal, and Lennart Olsson are appointed to the authors group for the fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC.
CfA - Capacity Building Workshop on Carbon Governance in Asia
Call for Applications from early career-researchers from APN member countries for a workshop organized by the Global Carbon Project, the Earth System Governance Project, and the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS).
Earth System Governance Science Plan - Spanish translation
The Earth System Governance Science and Implementation Plan is now available in Spanish.
Lecture by Anthony Giddens: Politics of Climate Change
The influential sociologist Sir Anthony Giddens will give a lecture based on his recently published book ‘Politics of Climate Change’ on 15 April 2010 in Den Haag, The Netherlands. The lecture is organized by the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL).
Accelerating Responses for Climate Security
Report on the Earth System Governance Project participation in a special session on Accelerating Responses for Climate Security at the 7th Annual Worldwide Security Conference, on 16 February 2010 in Brussels.
New book series on Earth System Governance by The MIT Press
The Earth System Governance Project announces the launch of a new book series on Earth System Governance, published by The MIT Press. Books in this series will be of interest to the academic community but will also inform practitioners and at times contribute to policy debates.
CfP - Governing and Implementing REDD+
Call for papers for a special section of a leading international journal in environmental science and policy. Supported by the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, the Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests and the Earth System Governance Project.