7 edition of Transition and sustainability found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-299).
|Statement||Bernd Baumgartl ; foreword by Susan Strange ; introduction by Emil Minchev.|
|Series||International environmental law and policy series|
|LC Classifications||KJC6242 .B38 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 299 p. :|
|Number of Pages||299|
|ISBN 10||9041106812, 1853332755|
|LC Control Number||97010312|
The Meaning of Sustainability. by Albert A. Bartlett. Professor Emeritus, Department of Physics, University of Colorado at Boulder quantitative terms was the book Limits to Growth (1) which, in , world is making the transition from the left side of the Hubbert Curve to the right side. On the. My new book with Lionel Astruc, The Transition Starts Here, Now and Together, gives a detailed account of the process. In the U.S, Transition initiatives have sprung up in locations, from Cadillac, MI to Sag Harbor, NY. Each of them are transforming their communities, without fanfare, without outside funding, making them more autonomous and.
Sustainable development is only one of many options. This book addresses the issue on how to understand the dynamics and governance of the second transition dynamics in order to ensure sustainable development. It will be necessary reading for students and scholars with an interest in sustainable development and long-term transformative by: This book contributes to current debates regarding purposive transitions to sustainable cities, providing an accessible but critical exploration of sustainability transitions in urban settings. We have now entered the urban century, which is not without its own challenges, as discussed in the preceding book .
The book, Sustainability Transitions in South Africa, was edited by Climate, Sustainability and Environmental Specialist Dr Najma Mohamed and includes contributions from a range of South African and other experts including TIPS Senior Economist: Sustainable Growth Gaylor Montmasson-Clair. The book highlights that, while South Africa has. At the same time, current trends in environmental, innovation and transition policies worldwide can be commented upon. Evaluated by the editors and one outside reviewer. Book Review (max. words) Reviews of recent books in the field, with the possibility of comparing books addressing similar topics. Reviewed by the editors. Maximum words.
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In this book 60 authors from many disciplines and from 18 countries on ﬁve continents examine in ten parts: Moving towards Sustainability Transition; Aiming at Sustainable Peace; Meeting Challenges of the 21 st Century: Demographic Imbalances, Temperature Rise and the Climate–Conﬂict Nexus; Initiating Research on Global Environmental Change, Limits to Growth, Decoupling of Growth and.
Book Description. Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future examines new strategies emerging in response to the mega-issues of global climate change, decline in world oil supply, scarcity of key industrial minerals, and local environmental constraints.
These issues pose challenges for organizations, businesses, and communities, and engineers will need to begin developing ideas and. In this book 60 authors from many disciplines and from 18 countries on ﬁve continents examine in ten parts: Moving towards Sustainability Transition; Aiming at Sustainable Peace; Meeting Challenges of the 21st Century: Demographic Imbalances, Temperature Rise and the Climate–Conﬂict Nexus; Initiating Transition and sustainability book on Global Environmental Change, Limits to Growth, Decoupling of Growth and.
Book Description. Sustainability in Transition: Principles for Developing Solutions offers the first in-depth education-focused treatment of how to address sustainability in a comprehensive manner. The textbook is structured as a learning-centered approach to walk students through the process of linking sustainable behavior and decision-making to green innovation systems and triple-bottom.
Book September ‘Sustainability transitions: policy and practice’ identifies policy options for responding to systemic environmental and climate problems in Europe and globally.
Transitions to Sustainable Development: New Directions in the Study of Long Term Transformative Change Book January with 6, Reads How we measure 'reads'.
Book March Sustainability transitions is an emerging field of research that has produced both conceptual understandings of the drivers of technological transitions, as well as more. Addressing the specific role of culture in our Transition and sustainability book and of how to build cultural resources for transition, this cutting edge text provides the reader with an introduction to the literature on culture and sustainability, and both practical and theoretical tools for creating and advancing a humane and ecologically responsible : Palgrave Macmillan US.
This book helps readers make sense of our global crisis and the dynamics of transition that could result in a shift from the industrial epoch that we live in now to a more sustainable and equitable age. The global renewable energy transition that is already underway holds the key to the wider just by: 2.
Sustainability transitions can be regarded as “multidimensional and co-evolutionary processes that involve changes in technology, user practices, business models, policies and governance approaches, and cultural meanings” (Geels ).These transition processes consequently involve long-term fundamental changes in societal systems toward more sustainable modes of production.
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In the meantime, sustainability transitions do require a series of system innovations and transitions, and it is important to foster robust environmental governance for sustainable development. This book aims firstly to examine the implications of the idea of sustainable development for. Sustainability in Transition: Principles for Developing Solutions offers the first in-depth education-focused treatment of how to address sustainability in a comprehensive manner.
The textbook is structured as a learning-centered approach to walk students through the process of linking sustainable behavior and decision-making to green innovation systems and triple-bottom-line economic 5/5(1). Sustainable Development and Sustainability Transition Studies (ESDP-SDST) is a peer-reviewed book subseries that focuses on different disciplinary approaches to sustainable development and on different scientific, technological, societal, economic, psychological, cultural and political or governance aspects of the ongoing and emerging debate.
Addressing the specific role of culture in our crisis and of how to build cultural resources for transition, this cutting edge text provides the reader with an introduction to the literature on culture and sustainability, and both practical and theoretical tools for creating and advancing a humane and ecologically responsible future.
Scopus covers quite a broad range of social science journals, which we expect to be of particular importance for sustainability transition studies. 6 We realize that, with the decision to exclude books and book chapters, we miss out on some of the original contributions in the field (e.g., Hoogma et al.,Rip and Kemp,Voß et al.
Transition Engineering is a clear and useful guide to understanding technological issues in key aspects of energy production and usage, as they relate to a sustainable future.
If you are interested in making a practical contribution to fighting climate change by redesigning industrial systems, you owe it to yourself to read this book."Reviews: 1. Highlights Research on sustainability transitions receives increasing attention in the literature.
We identify an emerging research community with specific conferences and journals. The established concepts and frameworks require further refinement. Transition studies can benefit from creating stronger linkages to established strands of research.
The papers in this special section represent. "This new book The Age of Sustainability: Just Transitions in a Complex World by Professor Mark Swilling is a welcome addition to increasing our scientific knowledge on Just Transitions. The book provides useful insights in understanding the dynamics of transitions at a global scale.
Professor Swilling makes compelling arguments to demonstrate Cited by: 2. Carnegie Mellon Transition Design A new area of design research, practice and study that proposes design-led societal transition toward more sustainable futures. School of Design Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build. This open access book reframes sustainable energy transitions as being a matter of resolving accountability crises.
It demonstrates how the empirical study of several practices of legitimation can analytically deconstruct energy transitions, and presents a typology of these practices to help determine whether energy transitions contribute to. With transitions to more sustainable ways of living already underway, this book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding.
Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment. Every day we are bombarded by reports about ecosystem breakdown, social conflict, economic stagnation and a crisis of identity.
.This book, written by a cohort of leading thinkers and practitioners, explores inroads to achieving just transitions in South Africa." — Cecilia Kinuthia-Njenga, Head, UN Environment, office in South Africa "This is an important book, charting the way forward for ‘just transitions’ to sustainability .