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Science and sustainability

Science and sustainability

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Published by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Laxenburg,Austria .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsInternational Institute for Applied Systems Analysis.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18210585M
ISBN 103704501182
OCLC/WorldCa29579498

Book on Sustainability Science. and on the use of such knowledge to advance sustainability goals relevant to water, food, energy, health, habitation, mobility, and ecosystem services. The book will include core questions and grand challenges of sustainability science.   Cambridge academics have compiled a list of their top 50 books on sustainability. Which books would make your own list? Wed 27 Jan Author: Leo Hickman.

  About this book Environmental Social Science offers a new synthesis of environmental studies, defining the nature of human-environment interactions and providing the foundation for a new cross-disciplinary enterprise that will make critical theories and research methods accessible across the natural and social sciences.   Promoting a love of nature in children is one of the fundamental elements to building a society that respects and protects our unique landscapes, and we want to celebrate books that promote a love of nature, a sense of caring for the world, and curiosity in children. of the Best Books for Children on Sustainability.

  Sustainability Science: Key Issues is a comprehensive textbook for undergraduates, postgraduates, and participants in executive trainings from any disciplinary background studying the theory and practice of sustainability science. Each chapter takes a critical and reflective stance on a key issue or method of sustainability science. Contributing authors offer perspectives from diverse Author: Ariane König. The book Pursuing Sustainability suggests that the ultimate determinants of intergenerational well-being should be thought of as the stocks of assets on which people now draw and will draw in the future to subsist and improve their lives – stocks that include natural, social, manufactured, human and .


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