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2022 Toronto Conference on Earth System Governance

Welcome to the website of the 2022 Toronto Conference on Earth System Governance taking place on 21-24 October in Toronto, Canada. The conference is hosted by the University of Toronto,…

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taskforces and working groups

Through these groups, we engage substantively with key issues of global environmental change confronting contemporary societies.

Working Group on Environment, Representation and Rights.
ESGRREW was created in 2016, opening an inclusive and ethical space where different perspectives can join forces to shape a common understanding of our world in law and policy
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Working Group on Planetary Health Justice

Human, animal and environmental health constitutes a critically important issue in relation to earth system governance, with far-reaching equity and…

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Taskforce on New Technologies

The proposal for a new geological epoch dominated by human activity – the Anthropocene – highlights the planet-shaping power of…

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Working Group on Democracy

This group gathers researchers from various disciplines who are interested in questions of democracy, power and legitimacy, and how these…

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Taskforce on Climate Governance
Climate governance must better reflect characteristics of sectoral systems.
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Taskforce on Earth System Law
The Task Force on Earth System Law is composed of a large member network worldwide, which accommodates an interdisciplinary community of scientists focusing on the legal challenges of the Anthropocene and the many complex, multi-scalar governance challenges arising from within an Earth System context.
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Taskforce on Anticipatory Governance

This taskforce seeks to foster a generation of researchers and practitioners with anticipatory expertise and experience around anticipatory governance that…

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Taskforce on Planetary Justice

The Planetary Justice Taskforce of the Earth System Governance Project brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars who are concerned…

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Latest news and perspectives

2022 Toronto
Toronto Conference schedule now available!

After the September 1st registration deadline, the conference program team set to create the schedule for…

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Bath University’s Centre for Development Studies established as a new  Research Centre of the Earth System Governance Project

The Centre for Development Studies (CDS) and the Department of Social and Policy Sciences at Bath…

2022 TorontoEarly Career
Early Career Researchers – What should you expect from your trip to Toronto?

We are so looking forward to the ESG conference in 6 weeks in Toronto, Canada. If…

Meet the community

Starting at an innovative session at this year's Toronto Conference, the @ESG_Project will host several events in 2023 focused on 'South-South dialogue'. Would you like to help shape this new initiative as a Global South Scholar? Share your input here 👇

https://t.co/sXGYK3vOcT

Starting at an innovative session at this year's Toronto Conference, the @ESG_Project will host several events in 2023 focused on 'South-South dialogue'. Would you like to help shape this new initiative as a Global South Scholar? Share your input here 👇

https://t.co/sXGYK3vOcT

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Meet the research fellows

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Annabelle (Belle) Workman
Research Fellows
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Dr. Tariro Kamuti
Research Fellows
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David Gordon
Research Fellows
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