Higher Education Takes the Lead on Climate Adaptation

Nov 05, 2011 1 Comment by

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 [...]

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Youth Voices: On Governance and Forests

Apr 21, 2011 1 Comment by

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 [...]

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Sudan’s UN Ambassador Lumumba Di-Aping to Speak at UMass Boston on March 28, 2011

Mar 24, 2011 2 Comments by

A new Center for Governance and Sustainability will be launched on Monday, 28 March 2011, at the University of Massachusetts Boston, USA. Co-directed by Professors Craig Murphy and Maria Ivanova of the McCormack Graduate School Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance, the new center will be ”Linking analytical rigor and policy action in environmental, development and sustainability governance globally through [...]

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Call for Applications: The Governance of Clean Development Project Visiting Fellowship

Jan 19, 2011 No Comments by

The Governance of Clean Development (GCD) Project is now inviting applications for the second of its visiting fellowships, offering the opportunity for a practitioner or academic to work alongside the GCD team at the University of East Anglia (UK) on a topic relating to governance of clean development in the area of energy. The selected candidate [...]

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World Resources Report on Climate Decisions Seeks Your Input

Dec 19, 2010 No Comments by

The World Resources Report (WRR) provides policymakers around the world with analysis and insight about major environmental and development issues. Produced by WRI in collaboration with UNEP, UNDP and the World Bank, the WRR 2010: Decision Making in a Changing Climate will focus on the challenges faced by decision makers having to respond to the demand [...]

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New Articles on 350 Goals Published by the Journal Solutions

Oct 25, 2010 1 Comment by

Solutions, a journal that aims to create a “sustainable and desirable future,” has recently published a new article about geoengineering and the goals of 350.org, a group devoted to helping solve the climate crisis and limiting CO2 in the atmosphere to 350 parts per million. The paper, “Geoengineering: The Inescapable Truth of Getting to 350″,  [...]

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