Understanding Sustainability

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Sundermeier, Alan, Randall Reeder, and Rattan Lal. "Soil Carbon Sequestration—Fundamentals." Extension Factsheet, AEX-510-05. Ohio State University. [PDF]

Sunstein, Cass R. 2009. On Rumors: How Falsehoods Spread, Why We Believe Them, What Can Be Done. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, New York. 

Suryanarayanan, S. and D.L. Kleinman. 2013. "Be(e) coming experts: The controversy over insecticides in the honey bee colony collapse disorder." Social Studies of Science 43(2):215-240. 

Sustainability Science "probes interactions between global, social, and human systems, the complex mechanisms that lead to degradation of these systems, and concomitant risks to human well-being. The journal provides a platform for building sustainability science as a new academic discipline which can point the way to a sustainable global society by facing challenges that existing disciplines have not addressed. These include endeavors to simultaneously understand phenomena and solve problems, uncertainty and application of the precautionary principle, the co-evolution of knowledge and recognition of problems, and trade-offs between global and local problem solving.

The journal promotes science-based predictions and impact assessments of global change, and seeks ways to ensure that these can be understood and accepted by society. Sustainability Science creates a transdisciplinary academic structure and discovery process that fuses the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. 

  • Definition: "Sustainability is defined as dynamic stability in global, social, and human systems and their interactions over time. Sustainable science is characterized by two important objectives. One is to integrate the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities by means of a holistic approach. And the second is to address pressing global challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and poverty issues, particularly in developing countries."

Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy "is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that provides a platform for the dissemination of new practices and for dialogue emerging out of the field of sustainability. The e-Journal fills a gap in the literature by establishing a forum for cross-disciplinary discussion of empirical science as well as practice and policy developments related to sustainability. Sustainability facilitates communication among scientists, practitioners, and policy makers who are investigating and shaping nature-society interactions and working towards sustainable solutions."

Sustainability: The Journal of Record "speaks to the needs and interests of the rapidly growing community of professionals committed to advancing one of the major imperatives of this young century— preservation and sustainability of global resources. A major voice in the sustainability community, the Journal documents the implementation of sustainability programs in higher education and business, and provides the central forum for academic institutions, the business community, foundations, government agencies, and leaders of green-collar endeavors to share and learn about one another’s progress and programs. Sustainability ultimately fosters collaborations among all stakeholders for attaining mutually supportive objectives."

Sustainability "is an international and cross-disciplinary, scholarly, open access journal of environmental, cultural, economic and social sustainability of human beings, which provides an advanced forum for studies related to sustainability and sustainable development. It is published by Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI) online monthly."

Sustainable Development "is a wide interdisciplinary publication which seeks to further debate and discuss the important concept of sustainable development. The scope of the journal therefore allows for contributions which have a local, national or global focus from a philosophical to a practical perspective. All contributions are refereed with the aim of providing the readership with high quality, original material."

Suzuki, David and Ian Hanington. 2012. Everything Under the Sun: Toward a Brighter Future on a Small Blue Planet. Greystone Books, Vancouver. [author interview]

Suzuki, David. 2009. "Education for a Changing Biosphere." Keynote address at Simon Fraser University's "First Year in Focus: Engaging Students in their First Year and Beyond" conference, 13 May 2009. [video]

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