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ESEE is the European branch of the International Society of Ecological Economics (ISEE).

ESEE is a non-profit, member-governed, organisation dedicated to advancing understanding of the relationships among ecological, social and economic systems for the mutual well-being of nature and people.

ESEE publishes a newsletter and books (in association with various publishers); holds regional and international meetings; develops educational materials; and facilitates a voice for ecological economists in public forums.

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Recent Posts


Climate Ethics and Climate Economics: Discounting the Future

The first of six ESRC-funded workshops exploring issues where the ethics and economics of climate change intersect will be held at Oxford University’s Martin School on 13-14 January 2016. The keynote speakers will be Simon Caney and Partha Dasgupta. » Read the full article

Degrowth Conference Budapest 2016: Call for special session

The upcoming conference will be a forum to present the latest in global degrowth thought and practice, and bring it into dialogue within the specific context of Central and Eastern Europe of the 21st century. In this respect, the conference will be organised around 12 themes which reflect the context of the conference and the open issues of the degrowth movement that were highlighted at the preceding conference in Leipzig. » Read the full article

Call for Papers for the ISDRS 2016 Conference

ISDRS 2016 - Rethinking Sustainability Models and Practices: Challenges for the New and Old World Contexts

The International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) is pleased to announce its 22nd Annual Conference to be held 13-15 July 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal. The conference is hosted by the School of Science and Technology (FCT) and the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research (CENSE) at the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (UNL), in association with ISDRS. The conference will be preceded by the 1st Luso-Brazilian Symposium on Sustainability Models and Practices (11-12 July 2016), coordinated jointly by the CENSE-FCT-UNL and the Institute of Energy and Environment, University of São Paulo.

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