On September 25, 2013, Integrative Sustainability & Environmental Solutions Planning (ISES), in partnership with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts House Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change, will host the 4th Annual Massachusetts Sustainable Economy Conference at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. The conference will address the theme “How Resilient is Massachusetts?” and hopes to [...]
A new report, released November 3, 2011, by the Higher Education Climate Adaptation Committee highlights the critical role of institutes of higher education in anticipating and adapting to the “new normal” climate change will create. Already, we have seen record-breaking heat, flooding, storms, and drought. As these dramatic climate events become the norm, it is [...]
Pakistan Attorney General, Maulvi Anwar-ul-Haq called for the “enhancement of the rule of justice, law and governance for environmental sustainability to address the challenges of 21st century” at the first PrepCom meeting of the World Congress on Justice, Governance and Law for Environmental Sustainability in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 12-13 October, 2011. Citing Pakistan’s existing environmental [...]
The United Nations has extended an open invitation to major groups, U.N. organizations, and governments to contribute innovative ideas for sustainable development initiatives. These suggestions will help form the basis for negotiations at the upcoming Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20). The Rio +20 Conference will be held in Rio de Janeiro from June 4-6 [...]
By Gabriela Bueno de Almeida Moraes, GEG Youth Voices Contributor On Governance and Forests The International Year of Forests, celebrated in 2011, intends to show how forests relate to social and economic development, and the importance of forest protection in environmental conservation as a whole. As pointed out by the 2010 Report of the Secretary-General [...]
The Global Environmental Governance Project recently published a special issue newsletter, focusing on the political process on reforming governance. The newsletter from the GEG Project is normally produced quarterly, but important recent events in global environmental governance motivate a special issue.