CALL FOR CHAPTERS – Climate Justice and Geoengineering

Climate Justice and Geoengineering

Deadline for submission of abstracts: February 2nd, 2015.

In the last half dozen years, the ethics of climate engineering has become a topic of vigorous discussion. Not enough of this discussion, however, has placed the ethics of climate engineering squarely in the context of the other options on the table for dealing with the challenges of climate change. The editors are seeking chapters that will put the justice issues raised by various aspects of climate engineering into dialogue with the justice issues raised by alternative climate strategies. Continue reading

JOB – Asst. Editor, Society and Natural Resources

Society & Natural Resources (SNR), a leading international environmental social science journal seeks formal expressions of interest from individuals seriously interested in consideration for a part-time, 12 month, term appointment as Assistant Editor of the journal. The Assistant Editor will work under the supervision of incoming Editors-in-Chief Dr. David Sonnenfeld, Dept. of Environmental Studies, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF), Syracuse, NY; and Dr. Peter Leigh Taylor, Dept. of Sociology, Colorado State University (CSU), Fort Collins, CO. The position will remain open until filled.

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CALL FOR CHAPTERS – Sustainable Economic Development: Green Economy & Green Growth

Editors Walter Leal Filho (Germany), Diana Mihaela Pociovalisteanu (Romania)
and Abul Quasem Al-Amin (Malaysia) invite submissions for chapters in their forthcoming book, Sustainable Economic Development: Green Economy and Green Growth. Abstracts due January 20, 2015. Continue reading

PUBLICATION – Vertigo: la revue électronique en sciences de l’environnement

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Volume 13, number 2 of the Quebec electronic journal “Vertigo” has just come out, having as its main theme “Environmental controversy: expertise and expertise in expertise”. The full (electronic) version of the journal (in French) is available on this link.

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ISEE NEWSLETTER 23, no 2 (summer 2012)

The summer 2012 edition of the ISEE Newsletter has just been released.  This edition includes a report on our annual conference and is accompanied by a slide show of some of our activities during the event. Matteo Andreozzi, ISEE’s Italy representative, provides an update on the state of environmental philosophy in his country, while Bill Forbes introduces the recently opened Center for a Livable World at his university this past April.

New to the newsletter, we offer reviews of four books and a movie. Another new section, inaugurated in the preceding issue, is our version of the academic white paper, which provides an overview of and developments in a particular research area, identifies topics or problems in need of further investigation, and provides a list of notable and recent publications. In this issue, Christopher J. Preston offers an update on social and ethical issues raised by geoengineering. Finally, the current bibliography is more than 35 pages in length.

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