GSDP workshop as a Satellite Meeting at ECCS’11 Vienna—European Conference on Complex Systems

Social energy: a useful notion for analysing complex socio-ecological systems?

The metaphor social energy, based on an analogy to energy in physics, is supposed to facilitate the study of complex socio-ecological systems. It has been, to some extent, discussed in the GSDP network.

A half-day workshop to further the discussion around social energy will be scheduled during the European Conference on Complex Systems ECCS’11 in Vienna between September 12 and 16, 2011.

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New publication to be announced at the ASU Resilience Conference

European Research on Sustainable Development
by Carlo C. Jaeger, J. David Tàbara and Julia Jaeger

March 2011

Volume 1: Transformative Science Approaches for Sustainability

This book provides the reader with a state-of-the-art view of research on sustainable development. Its emphasis lies 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. Read more