GDP, economic growth, measurement, sustainability
Excerpt:On 1-3 July, 2014, the fifth global conference organized by the Earth System Governance Project will be held at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK. The theme of the conference is "Access and Allocation in the Anthropocene".
Excerpt:The International Farming Systems Association IFSA announces its 2014 PhD Course. The course will be held in connection to the 11th IFSA Symposium and draw on the gathering of specialists and researchers within this field. ...
Landscape Functions and People - Strategic Approaches for Climate Smart, Sustainable and Productive Landscapes
Excerpt:The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation is offering a course on "Strategic Approaches for Climate Smart, Sustainable and Productive Landscapes" taking place from 18-29 November, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Excerpt:The main objective of the conference is to assess the state of the art in quantitative measurement of sustainability, connecting theoretical background, practical assessment and policy perspectives. The event also includes the presentation of the FEEM Sustainability Index (FEEM SI) 2013.
Excerpt:The organisers of the panel "The Governance of Unsustainability" to be held at the 7th ECPR General Conference 2013 from 4-7 September, 2013 are calling for papers. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 1 February, 2013.
Excerpt:The Lancaster Environment Centre at Lancaster University offers up to four Lectureships which focus on social and inter-disciplinary science. Successful candidates will contribute to undergraduate teaching and help to develop a post-gratuade programme on Sustainability.
Excerpt:The Nordic Environmental Social Sciences Conference, which will take place from 11-13 June, 2013 in Copenhagen, Denmark, aims to stimulate a new thinking, which goes beyond current paradigms on 'old' problems caused by human behavior such as climate change, excessive consumption and a degradation of the environment and biodiversity.
Excerpt:FEEM, an Italian leading research institute devoted to the study of sustainable development and global governance, welcomes Marie Curie Individual Fellowship applications on a wide range of economic, environmental and energy research areas.
Excerpt:The University of Surrey is organizing a multidisciplinary workshop on "Greening Economics, Greening Society: What is the Role of the EU?". The workshop will be held from 9 - 10 May, 2013 at the University of Surrey in Guildford, England.
Excerpt:The Cardiff University offers two PhD scholarships related to research in "Food and Sustainable City Regions". The deadline for applications is 1 March, 2013.