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Future Imperatives of Practice: The Challenges of Climate Change

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Sustainable Development and Green Communication

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Practitioners of communication for development and social change are soon to be severely tested by the “new” issues that will preoccupy their work in the future. The new issues will challenge practitioners as they pose systemic questions for which answers are not readily available. These escalating imperatives of development include (but are not limited to):

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Yoon, C.S. (2013). Future Imperatives of Practice: The Challenges of Climate Change. In: Servaes, J. (eds) Sustainable Development and Green Communication. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137329417_3

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