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Belpasso International Summer School on Environmental and Resource Economics

The Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Catania, the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) and the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), with the sponsorship of the Municipality of Belpasso, are pleased to announce the Belpasso International Summer School on Environmental and Resource Economics for postgraduate students.
The 2012 Summer School will take place from the 2nd to the 8th of September in Belpasso, a city in the Province of Catania, Sicily, Italy. The theme of this Summer School is Sustainable Development: Theory and Measurement Methods. Deadline for applications: June 24th, 2012. » Read the full article

Economics as if life mattered: Can we shape economic policy to save species?

Symposium at ZSL London Zoo
25th of May, 2012

What does the global economy have to do with orangutans, spotted owls, and cod? Along with polar bears, elephants and countless other species, these animals are being driven to extinction and our

unsustainable economic system is the driving force. On the 25th of May, join conservation and economic experts to explore these links and develop strategies for prioritising wildlife conservation in the new economy. Economics as if life mattered will bring together Alejandro Nadal from the IUCN, Brian Czech, President of the Center for the
Advancement of the Steady State Economy, Green Economist Molly Scott Cato, and directors of Fauna & Flora International, Humane Society International, ZSL Conservation Programmes, Birdlife International and Scottish Wildlife Trust. » Read the full article

Growth in Transition, October 8-10 2012, Vienna

Krisen sind allgegenwärtig. Klimakrise. Ressourcenkrise. Finanzkrise. Schuldenkrise. Es stellt sich die Frage: Wollen wir es so, wie wir es uns eingerichtet haben?

2010 hat das Lebensministerium zusammen mit zahlreichen Partnern in Wien die in

ternationale Konferenz „Wachstum im Wandel“ veranstaltet, bei der über 500 Personen aktiv teilgenommen haben.

Die Initiative „Wachstum im buy viagra Wandel” beabsichtigt, möglichst viele Institutionen und Personen in einen Dialog zu involvieren, wie ein Wandlungsprozess in Richtung Zukunftsfähigkeit gestaltet werden kann.

Von 8. bis 10. Oktober dieses Jahres wird die zweite internationale Konferenz „Wachstum im Wandel“ stattfinden. Im Rahmen davon sollen wesentliche Fragen über unsere Zukunft (Wirtschaft, Umwelt, Arbeit, Lebensqualität, etc.) diskutiert werden.

Wir laden Sie zur dreitägigen Konferenz in Wien sehr herzlich ein und

bitten Sie, den Termin 8.-10. Oktober 2012 vorzumerken.

Konferenz: Wachstum im Wandel 2012