Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Socioecological Challenges: Sustainable Transformations Globally and in the EU

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Abstract

This book explores interdisciplinary perspectives on socioecological challenges and offers innovative solutions at both a European and global level.

This book critically reflects on the latest scientific knowledge regarding the increasing instability of the Earth System caused by human activities during the Anthropocene and the Great Acceleration. It focuses on the global and European challenges regarding climate, resources, bio-integrity, and environment. The authors assess the obstacles to overcoming these challenges and examine the risks posed by path dependencies, lock-ins, and trade-offs between global and regional goals. They also drill down into the complexities of the European Green Deal, specifically the similarities and differences between the scientific analyses and recommendations from the European Environment Agency and the content of the Deal. Finally, the book looks at the Just Transition put forward by the European Green Deal. The authors discuss this in a context of global and European ecological and socioecological challenges and put the question of equality, recognition, and democratization at the center.

Outlining new pathways to broaden the scope of scientific collaboration between the natural and technical sciences and the social sciences and the humanities, this volume will be of great interest to students and scholars of sustainable development, environmental policy and governance, and environmental justice.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
UdgivelsesstedLondon and New Yourk
ForlagRoutledge
Antal sider376
ISBN (Trykt)9781032334387, 9781032334370
ISBN (Elektronisk)9781003319672
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 30 apr. 2023
NavnRoutledge Studies in Sustainable Development

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