Recent News

  • New Taskforce on the Governance of Nature and Biodiversity

    Nov 29, 2021 - Co-conveners Hens Runhaar (Utrecht University) and Yves Zinngrebe (Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research) set up the taskforce to lead our network's capabilities to address the ongoing loss of nature and biodiversity due to human activity and exacerbated by climate change. The taskforce seeks to bring together, build and lead a community of social scientists in response to this challenge.

  • Three Scholars appointed to ESG Lead Faculty

    Nov 10, 2021 - The Earth System Governance Lead Faculty is a small group of scientists of the highest international reputation who take (shared) responsibility for the development of research on particular analytical problems or cross-cutting themes.

  • Call for Transnational Research Proposals on “Supporting biodiversity and ecosystem protection across land and sea”

    Nov 09, 2021 - Biodiversa+, the European Biodiversity Partnership, is pleased to announce that its 2021-2022 joint Call for Transnational Research Proposals on “Supporting the protection of biodiversity and ecosystems across land and sea” is now open.

  • Call for Papers for Workshop: “Carbon Pricing Policy Making Through a Sectoral Lens”

    Nov 08, 2021 - Katja Biedenkopf will organise a workshop that specifically focuses on carbon pricing agenda-setting, policy formulation and policy adoption in diverse jurisdictions and sectors, and invites submissions of abstracts.

  • Early Career Scholars of ESG gathered online for two days

    Nov 03, 2021 - Last week’s event, the Early Career Dialogues was a virtual workshop for PhD and early Postdocs. The impetus was to provide meaningful interactions and facilitate learning from multiple perspectives and diverse contexts.

  • Changes in the Scientific Steering Committee

    Nov 02, 2021 - We are delighted to announce that three new members will join the SSC: Dr. Steffen Bauer (German Development Institute, Germany), Prof. Louis Kotzé (North-West University, South Africa) and Prof. D.G. Webster (Dartmouth College, USA)

  • Endorsed Conference: Planetary governance for a sustainable recovery: Next generation multilateralism

    Oct 05, 2021 - To celebrate its 20th anniversary, IDDRI together with Science Po of the ESG Paris Research Centre will organize a major international conference on October, 12-14 2021 #IDDRI20YEARS 

  • Research Centre Stockholm – transition to Stockholm University 

    Oct 05, 2021 - The Department of Political Science at Stockholm University will act as the new Research Centre on Earth System Governance in Stockholm

  • Jasper Montana receives the Oran R. Young Prize 2021

    Oct 04, 2021 - We congratulate Jasper Montana for winning the Oran R. Young Prize for the best early-career paper of the 2021 Bratislava Conference

  • New Endorsed Conference: The Hiroshima International Conference on Peace and Sustainability

    Sep 29, 2021 -

  • The 2021 Bratislava Conference comes to an end

    Sep 20, 2021 - Thank you to the Earth System Governance community, who have shown up and brought energy, insights, and questions to #ESG2021

  • 2021 Bratislava Conference Program Released

    Aug 20, 2021 - The Organizing team is now counting down the days until we can host the 2021 Bratislava Conference

  • Free online course on Governing the EU’s Climate and Energy Transition to a Low-carbon Society in Turbulent Times

    Jun 24, 2021 - The GOVTRAN project together with the Brussels School of Governance and with the support of the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union organize the new free online course on Governing the EU’s Climate and Energy Transition to a Low-carbon Society in Turbulent Times.

  • Global Dialogue on Biodiversity Law and Governance Transformative Pathways to “Living in Harmony with Nature"

    Jun 24, 2021 - "Global Dialogue on Biodiversity Law and Governance: Transformative Pathways to Living in Harmony with Nature" to be held on the 6th- 8th of July.

  • Latest Endorsed Research Project: PROBLEMSHIFTING

    Jun 08, 2021 - The project investigates the causes and effects of problem-shifting between international environmental treaty regimes, with a view to improving their overall effectiveness.

  • 2021 Early Career Dialogues on Earth System Governance  

    Jun 07, 2021 - The 2021 Early Career Dialogues is designed to function as a virtual workshop for early career researchers working on earth system governance, with an impetus on providing meaningful interactions and facilitating learning from multiple perspectives and diverse contexts.

  • Book Release for the Cambridge University Press Series. "Adaptiveness: Changing Earth System Governance"

    Jun 02, 2021 - Bernd Siebenhüner and Riyanti Djalante's new book, part of the Earth System Governance Cambridge University Press Series, is now available for pre-order.

  • New Opportunities for Research Collaboration

    May 25, 2021 - New taskforces and working group launched!

  • Call for Papers: Earth System Governance - S.O.S. - Science for Ocean Sustainability

    May 17, 2021 - Inviting contributions for a special issue on ocean governance, as social science contribution to UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.