2015 Calgary Sustainability Conference:
Sustainability as Intergenerational Justice
The University of Calgary’s Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce a 2 day conference, held over Friday June 12th and Saturday June 13th, on environmental philosophy, with a focus on environmental sustainability.
The theme of the conference is ‘Environmental Sustainability as Intergenerational Justice’ Though papers on sustainability are preferred, any paper that addresses contemporary issues in environmental philosophy is welcome. Papers should be no longer than 4,000 words. Deadline for submissions: March 15, 2015.Continue reading →
Cold Harbor Sustainable Living Center (CSLC) and the Masters of Environmental Management (MEM) program at Western State Colorado University (WSCU) are recruiting a Clark Environmental Fellow to begin work July 2015 under a $15,000 fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year, renewable for 2016-2017.
Deadline for applications: December 1, 2014. Continue reading →
A WORKSHOP TO BE HELD ON 23-24 June 2014 AT DURHAM UNIVERSITY, UK
According to decision making bodies such as the UK Government’s DEFRA and the UN Environment Programme, one of the reasons ecosystems have value is because they can provide human beings withcultural ecosystem services. The thought is that woods, say, or wetlands have value, not simply because they supply us with fuel, food and other material benefits, but because they can inspire us, for instance, or fortify our resolve, or hone our aesthetic faculties, or provide us with religious symbols, or shape our sense of who we are. Continue reading →
This course is specifically designed for doctoral students, post-docs and young scholars who wish to further explore urban sustainability, discuss cutting-edge research with peers and established scholars alike and develop specific skills such as presenting their own research, developing abstracts and discussing the research of other scholars in the make. Continue reading →