E4A conducts problem-based, participatory research that combines academic and non-academic partner knowledge with student training to create solutions to real-world challenges. The partnership generates theses and dissertations, journal articles, policy papers, editorials and other communications demonstrating the application of an Ecological Economics approach to social and ecological challenges.
The partnership aims to integrate the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities by producing improved curricula, teaching materials and research plans through the application of Ecological Economics to the disciplines of Economics and Finance, Law and Governance, and Ethics. Student-led seminars focus on these themes. In addition, three Research […]
Humanity is overwhelming and degrading the Earth’s life support systems on which all life depends. Much of the Earth’s fresh water is contaminated, in short supply, and subject to competing claims. Continued reliance on non-renewable sources of energy is unsustainable and faces increasingly unacceptable trade-offs for both regional […]