November Newsletter

Say ‘bonjour’ to CANSEE/SCANEE’s new executive committee! What’s in this month’s update? CANSEE executive for 2018/19 Announcing: CANSEE2018 – A student focused workshop! Congratulations to CANSEE2017 Student Award Winner: David Mallery Officer positions available within CANSEE If you have anything you want to add to our newsletter or website (news, commentaries,…

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ISSC to merge with ICSU to create International Science Council

World’s leading bodies of social and natural sciences agree to merge in 2018, forming the ‘International Science Council’ to serve as the global voice for science At a historic joint meeting, members of two leading international science councils voted to merge, launching a process that will see the formation of…

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Research Opportunities at UBC

The Food Systems PRISM Lab (www.prismlab.weebly.com) at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan is seeking high-caliber undergraduate, Masters, PhD and Postdoctoral researchers who have a strong interest in research and publication in the field of food system sustainability. Students may propose their own research questions, or apply to work…

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CANSEE 2017 Note

The executive would like to send a final ‘Thank you!!!’ to all those who helped make CANSEE 2017 our best conference, yet. It wouldn’t have been possible without the hardwork and dedication of all the volunteers, speakers, and attendees. Thank you, and watch the CANSEE newsletter for upcoming publishing and…

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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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