Leverage Points 2019: International conference on sustainability research and transformation, Lüneburg, Germany, 6-8 February 2019 – Call for abstracts

Posted on behalf of David Lam, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Institute for Ethics and Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research Humanity sits at a crossroad between tragedy and transformation, and now is a crucial time for sustainability research. Radical approaches are needed in sustainability research and praxis if they are to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Inspired… Continue reading Leverage Points 2019: International conference on sustainability research and transformation, Lüneburg, Germany, 6-8 February 2019 – Call for abstracts

The growing Network of Early Career Researchers in Sustainable Transitions: A delegate’s view of the 3rd NEST conference

Author: Julia Beyersdorf, Fraunhofer-ISI About a week after the 3rd NEST conference in Utrecht (NL), I’m back to my daily work life in South Germany and, at the same time, I am not. I’ve experienced enriching two conference days and three evening events. Naturally, I learned more about the Sustainable Transition frameworks, their different foci… Continue reading The growing Network of Early Career Researchers in Sustainable Transitions: A delegate’s view of the 3rd NEST conference

3rd NEST conference – Day 2

Following an inspiring first day at the 3rd NEST conference, the second and final day of our event continued in high spirits, with the delegates being motivated and looking forward to the planned presentations and workshops. Following a slighly-later-than-usual start, which was thankfully accepted, the morning commenced with a round of parallel sessions, covering a wide… Continue reading 3rd NEST conference – Day 2

3rd NEST conference – Day 1

Having arrived in Utrecht highly motivated and looking forward to a great event, it’s time to take stock on the various inputs and activities of the first day. After the 2017 event set the bar (and our expectations) very high, this bar was, if anything, set even higher this year. The conference started at the Utrecht… Continue reading 3rd NEST conference – Day 1

Towards the… 3rd NEST Conference

Dear readers, although not exactly one year has passed since our last event (even more info here), it’s that time of the year again – time for the annual NEST conference event. While last time there might have been some uncertainty about whether it can already be called a tradition, now there’s absolutely no doubt –… Continue reading Towards the… 3rd NEST Conference

Summer School: Local Energy Innovation for Global Change

Posted on behalf of Nadja Contzen, PhD Dear NEST members and blog readers, The Groningen Energy Summer School (GESS2018), held for the 7th time from July 12th – July 20th 2018, will focus on Local Energy Innovations for Global Change. The Summer School takes an integrative approach to the societal and technological dimensions of the… Continue reading Summer School: Local Energy Innovation for Global Change