Latest Earth System Governance Project Stories

2012-03-19 11:56:42

32 leading experts from around the world argue for immediate ambitious reforms Some 32 social scientists and researchers from around the world, including a Senior Sustainability Scholar at Arizona State University, have concluded that fundamental reforms of global environmental governance are needed to avoid dangerous changes in the Earth system. The scientists argued in the March 16 edition of the journal Science that the time is now for a "constitutional moment" in world politics....

2011-11-23 14:24:22

Needed to avert environmental disaster, reform of international organizations at scale rivaling post-WW II era Reducing the risk of potential global environmental disaster requires a "constitutional moment" comparable in scale and importance to the reform of international governance that followed World War II, say experts preparing the largest scientific conference leading up to next June's Rio+20 Earth Summit. Stark increases in natural disasters, food and water security problems and...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.