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30 juillet 2018

Organising the Anthropocene

In his new book (Brill, July 2018), Jorge E. Viñuales explores the legal dimensions of the new geological epoch called the Anthropocene, in which humans are the defining force. More details follow in this interview on The Organisation of the Anthropocene: In Our Hands?. You say that “law as a technology of social organisation has been neglected in the otherwise highly technology-focused accounts by...
04 juin 2018

Earth System Governance (ESG) visits the Graduate Institute

On Wednesday May 30th, a delegation of junior researchers affiliated with the Earth System Governance (ESG) project, the largest social science research network in the area of governance and global environmental...

27 avril 2018

“Europe is the place where evolution moves fastest and where...

Acclaimed Australian scientist, explorer and conservationist Tim Flannery is Fondation Segré Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Graduate Institute’s Centre for International Environmental Studies....

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23 avril 2018

Tim Flannery: Europeans are the ultimate hybrid species

Scientist, explorer and conservationist Tim Flannery is preparing a book on the history of animals in Europe during his time as the Graduate Institute’s Fondation Segré Distinguished Visiting Professor....

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13 avril 2018

New study on private sustainability governance in emerging markets

A new study on private sustainability governance in emerging markets by Yixian Sun, RA at CIES with Dr. Philip Schleifer from University of Amsterdam has been published in the Review of International Political...

06 avril 2018

Project Drawdown: 100 Solutions for Climate Change and Sustainable...

The challenge The Paris Climate Agreement aims to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping a global temperature rise this century well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. ...

06 avril 2018

Project Drawdown: 100 Solutions for Climate Change and Sustainable...

The challenge The Paris Climate Agreement aims to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping a global temperature rise this century well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. ...