Transformative Sustainability from the ground up

The first workshop of the ACKnowl-EJ network, part of the Transformations to Sustainability programme, takes place this week in Barcelona, Spain. ACKnowl-EJ (Academic-Activist Co-Produced Knowledge for Environmental Justice) aims to analyze the processes of knowledge production against destructive development (including extractive) activities and towards transformative sustainability and justice from the ground up. The network will […]

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Seeking sustainable transformations around the world

The ‘Pathways’ Network, part of the Transformations to Sustainability programme, held its opening workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 24-27 April 2016. Pathways explores transformations to sustainability in 6 cases around the world. At the workshop, participants from Sweden, South Africa, and ‘hubs’ in Kenya, the UK, Argentina, USA/Mexico, India and China discussed research questions and how […]

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‘A year to show what science can do and must do’ – latest from the International Year of Global Understanding

The International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) 2016 was officially inaugurated in a public opening ceremony at the Volkshaus in Jena, Germany on the 2nd February. Prior to the Opening Ceremony, a press conference took place with representatives of TV, radio and print media. The opening keynote was delivered by Prof. Klaus Töpfer and welcome speeches were […]

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