Environmental literacy in science and society : from knowledge to decisions /
"In an era where humans affect virtually all of the earth's processes, questions arise about whether we have sufficient knowledge of human-environment interactions. How can we sustain the Earth's ecosystems to prevent collapses and what roles should practitioners and scientists play i...
Cambridge ; New York :
Cambridge University Press,
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- What knowledge about what environment?
- From environmental literacy to transdisciplinarity
- Basic epistemological assumptions
- Emerging knowledge on morphology, ecology, and evolution
- From molecular structures to ecosystems
- Psychological approaches to human-environment interactions
- Drivers of individual behavior
- Traditional sociological approaches to human-environment interactions
- Modern sociological approaches to human-environment interactions
- Origins of economic thinking and the environment
- Contemporary economic theories dealing with the environment
- The emergence of industrial ecology
- Industrial agents and global biogeochemical dynamics
- Integrated systems modeling of complex human-environment systems / Roland W. Scholz, Justus Gallati, Quang Bao Le and Roman Seidl
- Transdisciplinarity for environmental literacy
- A framework for investigating human-environment systems (HES). The HES postulates
- A framework for investigating human-environment systems (HES). The HES framework / Roland W. Scholz, Claudia R. Binder, and Daniel J. Lang
- A framework for investigating human-environment systems (HES). Applying the HES framework / Roland W. Scholz, Claudia R. Binder, Daniel J. Lang, Timo Smieszek, and Michael Stauffacher
- A framework for investigating human-environment systems (HES). Comparing the HES framework with alternative approaches / Roland W. Scholz and Fridolin Brand
- New horizons : environmental and sustainability sciences.