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Research Centre Amsterdam

About the Research Centre

The Amsterdam Earth System Governance Research Center is committed to contribute to the implementation of the Earth System Governance Project as part of the global alliance of Earth System Governance Research Centres and brings social scientists working on earth system governance together.

It consists of the Environment Policy Analysis (EPA) Department of the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) of the VU University Amsterdam, and the Governance and Inclusive Development (GID) programme group in the Faculty of Human Geography, Planning and International Development Studies of the University of AmsterdamRead more about the Research Centre Amsterdam.

Recent publications

Assessing the effectiveness of orchestrated climate action from five years of summits
Five years of climate action and summitry have taught us valuable lessons. Orchestrators of climate action can positively influence performance by setting minimum requirements for credibility and robustness among the initiatives they engage.
Transforming Biodiversity Governance
Edited by Ingrid J. Visseren-Hamakers, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Marcel T. J. Kok, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency
2021 Annual Report
The Earth System Governance Project seeks to mobilise and advance scholarship at the interface between global environmental change and governance. Discover how by learning more about the project in this summary of 2021!
Special Issue: Towards a Sectoral Perspective on Global Climate Governance. Volume 8, June 2021

Tim Rayner, Sebastian Oberthür and Lukas Hermwille coordinated this special issue. The authors derived six major findings from the contributions…