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  • 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.

  • Call for Input and Editorial Board Nominations: 10 New Insights in Climate Science

    Feb 16, 2021 - Future Earth has opened a call for input to the next 10 New Insights in Climate Science 2021, aimed to launch during UNFCCC COP26. They are scoping researchers from around the globe for inputs on which key scientific findings/developments should be highlighted.

  • Biodiversity Law and Governance webinar series: Law & Nature Dialogues

    Feb 16, 2021 - The inaugural lecture will be held on 22 February, 1pm AEST, featuring Prof Tianbao Qin, Director of Research Institute of Environmental Law, Wuhan University.

  • Earth System Governance scholars part of interdisciplinary team of leading global researchers that produced the "10 New Insights in Climate Science" report

    Feb 12, 2021 - Future Earth and partners annually carries out a horizon scan in fields related to climate change to assess the latest findings and most important new emerging trends. In this report, Earth System Governance fellows were among 57 leading global researchers who contributed to this consultative and interdisciplinary effort.

  • Watch the ESG Speaker Series on Earth System Law

    Feb 10, 2021 - The ESG Speaker Series provides a platform to explore, discuss and engage with contemporary debates emerging from scholars affiliated with the Earth System Governance Project. The first edition of 2021 was hosted by members of the Earth System Law Task Force. Available for you to watch now on Youtube.

  • Improving Forecasts for Socio-Ecological Systems Under Global Changes

    Feb 04, 2021 - This workshop aims to challenge traditional boundaries to develop interdisciplinary and cross-scale frameworks for the next generation of forecasting systems.

  • Special Issue in the Earth System Governance Journal: Planetary Justice

    Jan 11, 2021 - ESG Taskforce explains justice as a core dimension of any effort to analyse earth system governance and the political responses to the rapid transformation of our planetary systems.

  • 2021 Bratislava Conference on Earth System Governance - Second Intake of Abstracts

    Dec 02, 2020 - The theme of an annual Conference on Earth System Governance has seldom seemed more apt – in 2020 we found ourselves in truly turbulent times. The 2021 Bratislava Conference builds upon the preparations for the 2020 Bratislava Conference.

  • New ESG Working Paper - Postapocalyptic environmentalism

    Nov 17, 2020 - The latest Earth system Governance Working Paper authored by Joost de Moor has been released!

  • New Cambridge Element on Earth System Governance

    Nov 13, 2020 - The latest addition in the Cambridge Element on Earth System Governance has now been released: 'Environmental Recourse at the Multilateral Development Banks' is authored by Prof. Susan Park of University of Sydney.

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