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Ethics, Finance and the Sustainable Development Goals - A reflection

About the seminar

In this seminar Professor De Vries will reflect upon ethical aspects of the Sustainable Development Goals. The SDGs are interpreted as an expression of the Modernist worldview, attempting to reconcile aspirations for the good life with local, regional and planetary boundaries.

Virtual symposium: Cool insights for a hot world

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Planting trees seems like sensible choice when it comes to mitigating climate change, but crucial aspects of the relationships between trees and climate have so far been overlooked in climate research, the new review Trees, forests and water: cool insights for a hot world concludes.

Earth Rights Conference

This conference will be a space for dialogue and co-creation about the idea that nature, not just humans, have rights. In a time of accelerating socio-ecological challenges, Earth rights is the focus of interest at different scales, from local communities to UN bodies. It is an ancient idea, present in indigenous cultures all around the world.

Mutual prosperity - why North and South need each other

Agrinatura General Assembly meeting 2017

Agrinatura represents the major research and education stakeholders in Europe dealing with agricultural research and higher education for development.

Should scientists stop flying? Decoupling knowledge from carbon in an age of climate change

Warmly welcome to a joint KTH-Uppsala Seminar with Kevin Andersson, Uppsala University’s Zennström Professor in Climate Change Leadership at the Centre for Sustainable Development (Cemus).

Rebranding Research for Sustainable Development - Scientific Conference Week 2017

The University of Rwanda (UR) is pleased to announce the UR Scientific Conference Week entitled: ‘Rebranding Research for Sustainable Development.’ The UR was established in 2013 by the Government of Rwanda from the merger of the nation’s seven (7) public Higher Learning Institutions ‘to deliver quality education and develop innovative teaching and research meant to ad