Handbook of Green Economics reveals the breadth and depth of advanced research on sustainability and growth, also identifying opportunities for future developments. Through its multidimensional examination, it demonstrates how overarching concepts, such as green growth, low carbon economy, circular economy and others work together. Some chapters reflect on different discourses on the green economy, including pro-growth perspectives and transformative approaches that entail de-growth. Others argue that green policies can spark economic innovation, particularly in developing and emerging market economies. [Read more…] about Handbook of Green Economics
ESP connects over 3000 ecosystem services scientists, policy makers and practitioners who work together in more than 40 Working Groups and a growing number of National Networks on all continents. ESP regularly organises World and Regional conferences and provides many Services to further enhance the application of ecosystem services for nature conservation, ecosystem restoration and sustainable management. Partner up with ESP and join in the global effort for the future of our Natural Capital!
Green Growth That Works: Natural Capital Policy and Finance Mechanisms Around The World is a practical guide offering proven techniques for planning and achieving nature-based solutions. Edited by leading experts from the Natural Capital Project, the book is designed to be a toolbox of tried-and-true policy and finance mechanisms for implementing inclusive green growth around the world.
The book is available on the Island Press website, Amazon and through local bookstores.
10 October 2019, Helsinki, Finland. Registration deadline: 26 September 2019
This workshop is a unique opportunity to learn how Natural Capital Accounting could support various marine policies. You can also have your say on what kind of information you need and what issues should be prioritized when developing marine ecosystem accounts!
The workshop brings together experts from marine science, environmental and resource economics, statistics and policy advisors, data holders and modelers to learn about ecosystem accounting method and to discuss the following topics: [Read more…] about Workshop: How do we know, if we are on the right track to the goals of marine protection, maritime spatial planning, blue growth and sustainable development?
Two new publications from SWG9:
- Sangha, K.K., Stoeckl, N., Crossman, N., Costanza, R., 2019. A state-wide economic assessment of coastal and marine ecosystem services to inform sustainable development policies in the Northern Territory, Australia. Marine Policy 107, 103595. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2019.100991
- Sangha, K.K., Maynard, S., Pearson, J., Dobriyal, P., Badola, R., Hussain, S.A., 2019. Recognising the role of local and Indigenous communities in managing natural resources for the greater public benefit: Case studies from Asia and Oceania region. Ecosystem Services 39, 100991. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2019.100991
Bridge Spark Fund is a new funding opportunity by the Bridge Collaborative, aiming to expand the pipeline of integrated solutions ready to address today’s most pressing global challenges.
This new funding opportunity will award four US$150,000 awards to advance testing of solutions that benefit people and nature related to the following challenges:
- Accelerating a low-carbon, clean air and environmentally-friendly energy future for all
- Transforming the global food system for health and sustainability
- Improving sanitation and wastewater management to benefit people and nature