Can We Stop the Advance of Climate Change While Growing the Global Economy?

Brett Dolter and Peter Victor discuss growing the global economy and combatting climate change. Climate change is a “super wicked problem” (Levin et al., 2012). Stopping the rise of global temperatures requires complete decarbonization of our energy system. This shift will upend existing power structures, and disrupt habits and behavioural norms. To add to…

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PEDAGOGY FOR THE ANTHROPOCENE

PEDAGOGY FOR THE ANTHROPOCENE:  Re-rooting academic knowledge in nature You are invited to step into a 3-day co-creative gathering among the trees and the stars to explore the emergent challenges and possibilities of cultivating socio-ecological transformation within and beyond academia. WHEN — July 25th – 27th, 2017 WHERE — Cobourg…

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PICS Associate Director – Job posting

Location:   University of Victoria campus, Victoria, BC FTE: 1      One-year term, with the possibility of renewal Salary:    Commensurate with qualifications Closing date:   July 5, 2017 POSITION SUMMARY The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) was established in January 2008 as a collaborative initiative between the four research universities…

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CANSEE 2019 Conference Bid

Interested in hosting a CANSEE conference? The CANSEE executive committee is eager to find a group of people with a similar passion for ecological economics as us! The following is a general outline of what organizing a conference might look like. However, responsibilities are always up for debate and we’re very…

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Keepers of the Water Need an Economist

Keepers of the Water is looking for an economist to make the case against the proposed Frontier Oil Sands Project (by Teck Resources Ltd.).  Their statement on their EIA can be found here. There is monetary compensation toward the statement. The statement may need to be defended at the hearing…

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Economic Literacy for a Green Economy

Economic Literacy for a Green Economy is a great new online course put together by the Sustainability Network. Economic Literacy for a Green Economy consists of a series of six modules that will build organizational capacity by increasing the knowledge and understanding of economic concepts and their role in supporting a green economy.…

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Economies in an age of limits: A time for (R)evolution!

  We are happy to announce that the next Canadian Ecological Economics Conference will take place next year in Montreal. CANSEE and E4A invite you to open your agenda books and circle 19-22 October 2017. Join us in rethinking our economies by considering the biophysical limits and the need for ecological and social justice.…

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Endowed Professor in Ecological Economics & Environmental Policy position

Endowed Assistant Professor in Ecological Economics & Environmental Policy Loyola University Chicago’s (LUC), Institute of Environmental Sustainability (IES) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track endowed position at the rank of Assistant Professor/Advanced Assistant Professor, beginning fall 2017. LUC is ranked 7th greenest campus in the U.S., and the IES is…

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Mark Blaug Student Essay Prize 2016 – Submissions have opened!

Devised in collaboration with the Foundation for European Economic Development (FEED), we are proud to announce that the Mark Blaug Student Essay Prize is open for submissions! “Rather than applying economics to a particular problem, eligible essays must reflect critically on the state of economics itself, as Mark Blaug did…

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