By R. Costanza, S.E. Jorgensen
The purpose of this publication is to inspire integration of the common and social sciences with the coverage and design-making neighborhood, and thereby enhance a deeper figuring out of advanced environmental difficulties. Its basic subject matters are:
. built-in modeling and evaluate
. complicated, adaptive, hierarchical platforms
. surroundings companies
. technology and decision-making
. atmosphere healthiness and human wellbeing and fitness
. caliber of lifestyles and the distribution of wealth and resources.
This ebook will act as a cutting-edge overview of built-in environmental technological know-how and its relation to genuine international challenge fixing. it's aimed not just on the educational group, but additionally as a sourcebook for managers, coverage makers, and the knowledgeable public. It offers either with the nation of the technological know-how and the extent of consensus between scientists on key environmental concerns.
The options underlying this e-book have been constructed on the second EcoSummit workshop held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, June, 2000, with energetic participation from all delegates, and makes an attempt to offer their collective view.