By Bo Elling, Erling Jelsøe, Bo, Mr Elling, Erling, Mr Jelsøe, Maria, Ms Figueroa, Kurt, Professor Aagaard Nielsen
20 years after the Brundtland Commission's document 'Our universal destiny' followed the idea that of 'sustainable development', this publication explores the possibility of new practices for these keen on sustainability job. topics addressed contain the supply of a 'next new release perspective', and the supply of recent milestones for coverage and learn. the fabric lined right here bargains various views on sustainability, and displays the significance of interdisciplinary paintings within the box. learn more... half I not easy the idea that of sustainable layout: 1 Sustainable rhythms: whilst society meets nature; 2 A checklist on modernity, rationality and sustainability; three Sustainability as a tug of conflict among ecological optimisation and social clash resolution; four Sustainability, biodiversity and the moral facets of the planned unlock of GMOs; half II Sustainability with regards to political and institutional activities and actions: five Sustainable transition of socio-technical platforms in a governance viewpoint; 6 On a sustainable chemical substances coverage: the importance of probability overview and achieve; 7 Sustainability in agriculture and meals construction; eight Sustainable improvement, services and the lacking case of psychological overall healthiness; nine fiscal research of sustainable improvement; half III Sustainability in a daily existence point of view: 10 neighborhood experimentation and deliberation for sustainable improvement -- neighborhood time table 21 governance; eleven Democracy and sustainability: a lesson realized from sleek nature conservation; 12 healthiness, foodstuff and sustainability; thirteen Linking mobility, democracy and sustainability in an inclusive method of delivery improvement within the international South; Conclusions and views for study and political perform
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A New Agenda for Sustainability (Ashgate Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice) by Bo Elling, Erling Jelsøe, Bo, Mr Elling, Erling, Mr Jelsøe, Maria, Ms Figueroa, Kurt, Professor Aagaard Nielsen