Submit your abstract for the Sustainable Futures In a Changing Climate conference

December 11, 2013

There is still time! The deadline has been extended to January 16th, 2014!

The call for papers is open for the Sustainable Futures In a Changing Climate Conference which is scheduled for June 11th-12th, 2014. The conference is being held in Wanha Satama, Helsinki, Finland. 

FinCEAL is hosting a working group titled "North-South Research Collaborations – For Whom and For What?". You are welcome to participate. Submit your abstract!

ORGANISER:
Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
The following key note speakers have confirmed their participation:
•   Dr. R.K. Pachauri, Chairman of IPCC
•   Prof. Ying Chen, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
•   Prof. Joyeeta Gupta, Governance and Inclusive Development (GID), Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam
•   Dr. Louis Lebel, Unit for Social and Environmental Research, Chiang Mai University
•   Prof. Sohail Inayatullah, Tamkang University & University of Sunshine Coast

•   President Tarja Halonen, Co-Chair of the UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Global  Sustainability (to be confirmed)

TOPICS OF INTEREST:
Theoretical, methodological and empirical contributions are solicited in (but not limited to) the following topics:

•   Sustainable low-carbon futures
•   Goals and objectives for sustainable development
•   Measuring sustainable development
•   Beyond conventional growth paradigms: Neo-growth, green growth and de-growth
•   Transformations, transitions & sustainability pathways
•   Eco-innovations and clean tech
•   Climate change adaptation
•   Climate change mitigation
•   Climate governance and changing north-south dynamics
•   National and regional climate policies
•   Alternative energy futures
•   Futures studies methodologies

More information is available here.

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