Contextual Changes in Earth History: From the Holocene to the Anthropocene-Implications for Sustainable Development and for Strategies of Sustainable Transition
Simon Dalby | Handbook on Sustainability Transition and Sustainable Peace | 2016
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 Research on Global Environmental Change, Limits to Growth, Decoupling of Growth and Resource Needs; Developing Theoretical Approaches on Sustainability and Transitions; Analysing National Debates on Sustainability in North America; Preparing Transitions towards a Sustainable Economy and Society, Production and Consumption and Urbanization; Examining Sustainability Transitions in the Water, Food and Health Sectors from Latin American and European Perspectives; Preparing Sustainability Transitions in the Energy Sector; and Relying on Transnational, International, Regional and National Governance for Strategies and Policies Towards Sustainability Transition.
This volume is based on workshops held in Mexico (2012) and in the US (2013), on a winter school at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand (2013), and on commissioned chapters. The workshop in Mexico and the publication were supported by two grants by the German Foundation for Peace Research (DSF). All texts in this book were peer-reviewed by scholars from all parts of the world.
Citation: Dalby, Simon. “Contextual Changes in Earth History: From the Holocene to the Anthropocene-Implications for Sustainable Development and for Strategies of Sustainable Transition.” In Handbook on Sustainability Transition and Sustainable Peace, edited by Hans Günter Brauch et. al. New York City: Springer International Publishing, 2016.