Recent News

  • 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.

  • 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.