The University of Leeds is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated ecological or environmental economist with a focus on water-related research to develop and enhance links across Water@Leeds, the largest interdisciplinary water research centre in any university in the world. Expertise in ecosystem service valuation, cost-benefit analysis and quantitative methods are particularly welcome. You should have a PhD, research experience and publication track record relevant to the area and grade of the appointment.
GCET is the leading global forum for exchanges on the principles and practices of environmental taxation and other market-based instruments relevant for greening of the economy and a more sustainable development. Research presented at the previous fourteen conferences has helped provide a much stronger theoretical and empirical underpinning of the legal, economic and behavioral issues in this area.
15th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation – Copenhagen 24-26 September 2014
For more information: GCET15 Copenhagen 24-26 September 2014 [Global Conference on Environmental Taxation]
Revisiting Sicco Mansholt’s Vision
Date: Friday March 21st, 2014
Venue: European Parliament – Petra Kelly Room ASP A1G3 – 60, Rue Wiertz – 1047 Brussels – Belgium
RESPONDER brings together high-level scientists, policy-makers and practitioners to explore, discuss and address pressing questions about the contradictions between sustainable consumption and economic growth. In this final conference we revisit the propositions of Sicco Mansholt, President of the European Commission in 1972-73, to explore the complex relations between economic growth and sustainability, and what they mean for dealing with the European crisis.