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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


Sustainable Development Symposium 2012, Graz

We are pleased to invite postgraduate students to submit abstracts for the Sustainable Development Symposium 2012 which will take place in Graz from 15th to 17th February 2012. » Read the full article

FEEM – Post Doc Researcher Position – ICARUS ERC Project

Post Doc Researcher Position
Research Programme on Climate Change and Sustainable Development
ICARUS ERC Project

FEEM, a leading research institute on sustainable development, encourages applications for a Post Doc research position. The successful candidate will work within the Innovation for Climate chAnge mitigation: a

study of energy R&d, its Uncertain effectiveness and Spillovers – ICARUS project (http://www.icarus-project.org/). » Read the full article

Call for Papers: "Sustainability Tales, Fictions and Other Stories from the Movie Industry"

Guest Editors:

Inês Crespo and Ângela Guimarães Pereira, Joint Research Centre, Italy.
Sofia Guedes Vaz, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal

Environmental issues have inspired good storytelling in both big and small budget movies during the last decades. Box office numbers account for millions of viewers for feature films such as An Inconvenient Truth, March of the Penguins, The 11 th Hour, The Age of Stupid, Erin Brockovich, etc., and smaller budget movies with great impact such as The Big Ask, featured at COP15 (2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference) in Copenhagen, or The Story of Stuff. » Read the full article