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Our common journey : a transition toward sustainability

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Policy Division. Board on Sustainable Development.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that societies should approach sustainable development not as a destination but as an ongoing, adaptive learning process. This book proposes a strategy for using scientific and technical  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Our common journey.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607465886
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.). Policy Division. Board on Sustainable Development.
ISBN: 058512101X 9780585121017 0309067839 9780309067836 0309086388 9780309086387
OCLC Number: 43312285
Description: xvi, 363 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Goals for the Transition to Sustainability --
Trends and Transitions --
Exploring the Future --
Environmental Threats and Opportunities --
Reporting on the Transition --
Integrating Knowledge and Action --
Our Common Journey --
Sustainable Development: Common Concerns, Differing Emphases --
Sustainable Development: The First Decade --
Goals for a Sustainability Transition --
The Transition to Sustainability as Social Learning --
Trends and Transitions --
Human Development --
Human Action and Environmental Transformations --
Exploring the Future --
Strategies for Exploring the Future --
Integrated Assessment Models --
Scenarios --
Regional Information Systems --
Scenarios for a Transition Toward Sustainability --
Environmental Threats and Opportunities --
Conceptual Issues --
Environmental Perspectives --
Development Perspectives --
Interaction Perspectives --
Integrated Approaches in a Place-Based Context --
Reporting on the Transition --
Indicators --
The Use of Indicators --
Indicators for a Sustainability Transition --
Indicators and Social Learning --
Integrating Knowledge and Action --
Navigating a Transition Toward Sustainability --
Priorities for Research --
Priorities for Action --
Toward a Sustainability Transition.
Responsibility: Board on Sustainable Development, Policy Division, National Research Council.

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