State of the world 2013 : is sustainability still possible? /

State of the world 2013 : is sustainability still possible? / 2013 state of the world Is sustainability still possible? Erik Assadourian and Tom Prugh, project directors ; Linda Starke, editor. - 1 online resource (xxi, 441 pages) : illustrations - Worldwatch books State of the world 2013 . - State of the world ; 2013. Worldwatch book. .

Issued as 2013 of State of the world.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-431) and index.

Beyond sustainababble / Respecting planetary boundaries and reconnecting to the biosphere / Defining a safe and just space for humanity / Getting to one-planet living / Sustaining freshwater and its dependents / Sustainable fisheries and seas : preventing ecological collapse / Energy as master resource / Renewable energy's natural resource impacts / Conserving nonrenewable resources / Re-engineering cultures to create a sustainable civilization / Building a sustainable and desirable economy-in-society-in-nature / Transforming the corporation into a driver of sustainability / Corporate reporting and externalities / Keep them in the ground : ending the fossil fuel era / Beyond fossil fuels : assessing energy alternatives / Energy efficiency in the built environment / Agriculture : growing food and solutions / Protecting the sanctity of native foods / Valuing indigenous peoples / Crafting a new narrative to support sustainability / Moving toward a global moral consensus on environmental action / Pathways to sustainability : building political strategies / Moving from individual change to societal change / Teaching for turbulence / Effective crisis governance / Governance in the long emergency / Building an enduring environmental movement / Resistance : Do the ends justify the means? / The promises and perils of geoengineering / Cuba : lessons from a forced decline / Climate change and displacements / Cultivating resilience in a dangerous world / Shaping community responses to catastrophe / Is it too late? / Robert Engelman -- Carl Folke -- Kate Raworth -- Jennie Moore and William E. Rees -- Sandra Postel -- Antonia Sohns and Larry Crowder -- Eric Zencey -- Shakuntala Makhijani and Alexander Ochs -- Gary Gardner -- Erik Assadourian -- Robert Costanza ... [and 8 others] -- Pavan Sukhdev -- Jeff Hohensee -- Thomas Princen, Jack P. Manno, and Pamela Martin -- T.W. Murphy, Jr. -- Phillip Saieg -- Danielle Nierenberg -- Melissa K. Nelson -- Rebecca Adamson, Danielle Nierenberg, and Olivia Arnow -- Dwight E. Collins, Russell M. Genet, and David Christian -- Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael P. Nelson -- Melissa Leach -- Annie Leonard -- Michael Maniates -- Brian Martin -- David W. Orr -- Erik Assadourian -- Bron Taylor -- Simon Nicholson -- Pat Murphy and Faith Morgan -- Michael Renner -- Laurie Mazur -- Paula Green -- Kim Stanley Robinson.

"In 'State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?', experts define clear sustainability metrics and examine various policies and perspectives, including geoengineering, corporate transformation, and changes in agricultural policy, that could put us on the path to prosperity without diminishing the well-being of future generations. If these approaches fall short, the final chapters explore ways to prepare for drastic environmental change and resource depletion, such as strengthening democracy and societal resilience, protecting cultural heritage, and dealing with increased conflict and migration flows"--Provided by publisher.

9781610914581 1610914589

10.5822/978-1-61091-458-1 doi


Sustainable development.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Economic Conditions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Economic History.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Economics--Comparative.
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Economic Conditions.
Sciences de la terre.
Sustainable development.

Electronic books.
Electronic books.

HC79.E5 / S715 2013eb


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