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Sustainability science

por Vries, Bert de
Publicado por : Cambridge University Press (Nueva York (Estados Unidos)) Detalles físicos: xvii, 590 páginas : gráficas ISBN:9780521184700; 9781107005884. Año : 2012
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Introduction. -- The systems dynamics perspective. -- In search of sustainability : past civilizations. -- The world in the past 300 years : the great acceleration. -- Sustainability: concerns and definitions. -- Quality of life : on values, knowledge and worldviews. -- Energy fundamentals. -- On knowledge and models. -- Ecosystems. -- Human populations and human behaviour. -- Agro-food systems. -- Renewable resources : water, fish and forest. -- Non-renewable resources : the industrial economy. -- Towards a sustainable economy. -- Outlook on the futures. -- Glossary. -- References.