News and Announcements

19-04-2014 Frank Biermann to speak at UN General Assembly
The chair of the Earth System Governance research alliance will speak on “Governance in the Anthropocene: Towards Planetary Stewardship" at the UN General Assembly on 22 April at an Interactive Dialogue on Harmony with Nature.
12-09-2013 Special Issue on the Institutional Fragmentation of Global Environmental Governance
Special issue dedicated to the expanding research agenda on institutional fragmentation: The growing diversity and challenges to coordination among private and public norms, treaties and organizations.
23-05-2012 2012 Lund Conference - Interviews, Videos, Pictures
The Lund Conference on Earth System Governance - “Towards a Just and Legitimate Earth System Governance: Addressing Inequalities has been held 18-20 April 2012. Pictures, videos, interviews and other background material is now available.
16-03-2012 Navigating the Anthropocene: Improving Earth System Governance
In an article published in Science on 16 March 2012, 32 leading governance experts from the Earth System Governance research alliance argue for a fundamental overhaul of global environmental governance.
23-11-2011 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.
01-10-2011 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.
27-09-2011 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".
01-09-2011 Earth System Governance and the Planet under Pressure Conference
The Earth System Governance Project will join the international science community at the Planet under Pressure conference to be held from 26-29 March 2012 in London.
27-05-2011 Lund Conference on Earth System Governance - First announcement
Save the Date: The Lund Conference on Earth System Governance, jointly organised by the Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies and the Department of Political Science at Lund University, will be held 16-20 April 2012 in Lund, Sweden.
22-05-2011 Launch of the Norms of Global Governance Initiative (NGGI)
The Earth Systems Governance Project announces the Norms of Global Governance Initiative (NGGI) that will be implemented in joint effort of Earth System Governance Research Centres.
12-03-2011 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
02-12-2010 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.
27-11-2010 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"
03-09-2010 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.
17-08-2010 CfA - Lund University PhD Course in Water Governance
Call for applications for a fall interdisciplinary Ph.D. course on water governance, hosted by the LUCID Research School at Lund University.
01-05-2010 Earth System Governance Science Plan - Spanish translation
The Earth System Governance Science and Implementation Plan is now available in Spanish.
12-03-2010 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.