Sustainable Development, Consumption, environmental services, sustainability, environmental values, sustainablity
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. ...
Excerpt:Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change have an opening for applied environmental and/or energy economists with strong research skills
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:Talks must start urgently on allocating the world's remaining ‘carbon budget’ – the amount of greenhouse gas that can be emitted without triggering dangerous climate change – according to Lord Nicholas Stern. Without radical policies to cut emissions, humanity will use up its budget within 15 to 25 years, the leading climate economist has warned.
Excerpt:On 20 September, the European Commission released a much-awaited policy framework for forestry that attempts to balance increasing demand for wood with sustainability goals, and bring more coherence into a fragmented policy area. ...
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.
Beyond the ‘Indicator Industry’: Use and Potential Influences of Sustainable Development Indicators in Finland and the EU
Excerpt:In order to assess progress towards sustainability, various indicators and indicator sets have been developed at multiple levels and sectors. The paper examines the use of sustainable development indicators in Finland and across the EU based on document analysis and interviews with indicator developers and expected end-users.
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.