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Sustainability science

a multidisciplinary approach

by Hiroshi Komiyama

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Published by United Nations University in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development,
  • Research

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Hiroshi Komiyama ... [et al.].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 S86458 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 474 p. :
    Number of Pages474
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25042613M
    ISBN 109789280811803
    LC Control Number2010047989

    The First Law is based on arithmetic so it is absolute. Science is not democratic, so the First Law of Sustainability is not debatable; it can not be modified or repealed by professional societies, by congresses or by parliaments. The First Law implies that the term “Sustainable Growth” is an Size: 70KB. - Explore lettylyon's board "Sustainability science experiments" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sustainability science, Science experiments and Science pins.

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    Consensual definition of sustainability science is as elusive as the definition of "sustainability" or "sustainable development". In an overview presented on its website in the Sustainability Science Program at Harvard University described the field in the following way, stressing its interdisciplinarity. Foundations for Sustainability: A Coherent Framework of Life-Environment Relations sustainability, life as basis of value, science paradigm shift, holistic science, life-environment relations, what is life?, origin of life, applications for sustainability Daniel A. Fiscus and Brian D. Fath ISBN


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