Recent News

  • 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.

  • The Earth System Governance Project is calling for nominations for the Oran R. Young Prize

    May 04, 2021 - The Prize awarded by the Earth System Governance Project seeks to reward and encourage cutting-edge research on earth system governance by early-career scholars who could become the next generation of leading scholars in the field of environmental governance research

  • Postdoc position in Global Environmental Governance at Utrecht University (1.0 FTE)

    May 04, 2021 - The postdoctoral researcher will join the project ProblemShifting directed by Dr. Rakhyun E. Kim, and work very closely together with the rest of the team.

  • ESG Collaboration with ISC to produce content in the run up to COP26

    Apr 20, 2021 - Call for ESG Scholars to contribute to the ‘Transform21’ web portal, which will feature content relevant to the five challenges identified by the COP26 organizing team

  • Interview with Susan Park

    Apr 15, 2021 - Earth System Governance Fellow Prof. Susan Park discusses her latest book, 'Environmental Recourse of Mulitlateral Development Banks' in an interview with the Jane Butler, the Science & Communication Officer of the International Project Office.

  • Registration is now open for the 2021 Bratislava Conference on Earth System Governance

    Apr 13, 2021 - Registration for the 2021 Bratislava Conference is now open!

  • Science on screen! Get your work featured in BBC Storyworks

    Apr 09, 2021 - The series will explore stories from the ISC's members and networks that can inspire a broad audience and help build public trust in science. As partners, Earth System Governance Scholars are invited and encouraged to participate.

  • Prof. Cristina Inoue honored as ALIAS Distinguished Scholar

    Apr 08, 2021 - Presented annually, this award recognizes sustained excellence in the scholarship of teaching and learning as it pertains to international affairs.

  • Frank Biermann Awarded ISA Distinguished Scholar Award

    Mar 31, 2021 - Professor Frank Biermann, the founder of the Earth System Governance Project, has been awarded the Distinguished Scholar Award from the International Studies Association’s Environmental Studies Section.

  • Call for Papers - Inaugural Global Dialogue on Biodiversity Law and Governance

    Mar 30, 2021 - Call for papers for the Inaugural Global Dialogue on Biodiversity Law and Governance (6-8 July 2021). This Call will be due on 15 May 2021.

  • ESG Network invited to join Earth System Law Task Force Seminar

    Mar 04, 2021 - The earth system law task force is hosting two regional seminars on March 17th for both the Asia-Pacific, as well as Europe & the Americas. The wider network is encouraged to join to learn more about the task force. 

  • Welcome to Prof. Chukwumerije (Chuks) Okereke, the newest member of the Scientific Steering Committee

    Feb 19, 2021 - Prof. Okereke was invited to join by members of the Scientific Steering Committee at the beginning of 2021 and has hereby accepted to undertake this leading position in the project.