European Research on Sustainable Development

Volume 1: Transformative Science Approaches for Sustainability

  • Carlo C. Jaeger
  • J. David Tàbara
  • Julia Jaeger

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. J. David Tàbara
    Pages 1-8
  3. Mary Midgley
    Pages 9-21
  4. Derk Loorbach, Niki Frantzeskaki, Wil Thissen
    Pages 73-89
  5. Per Stålnacke, Geoffrey D. Gooch, Udaya Sekhar Nagothu, Ingrid Nesheim, Line J. Barkved, Bruna Grizzetti et al.
    Pages 155-172
  6. Carlo C. Jaeger, J. David Tàbara
    Pages 205-208
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 209-211

About this book


This book provides the reader with a state-of-the-art view of research on sustainable development. Its emphasis lays on the transformative dimension of this research: sustainable development can only be realized through a far-reaching transformation of the situation humankind finds itself in at the beginning of the third millennium. The contributions are written by leading world experts in the conceptualisation and actual practice of sustainable development. The book provides a timely overview of ideas and methods as well as a variety of original learning examples on the most innovative approaches on sustainability science.


Sustainability Development Sustainability Science Transformative Research

Editors and affiliations

  • Carlo C. Jaeger
    • 1
  • J. David Tàbara
    • 2
  • Julia Jaeger
    • 3
  1. 1.Impact Research, Transdisciplinary Concepts & MethodsPotsdam Institute for Climate ChangePotsdamGermany
  2. 2., Institute of Environmental SciencesAutonomous University of BarcelonaCerdanyola del VallesSpain
  3. 3.European Climate ForumPotsdamGermany

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