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Title Handbook on sustainability transition and sustainable peace / Hans Gu⁺nter Brauch, U⁺ѓrsula Oswald Spring, John Grin, Ju⁺rgen Scheffran, editors ; with forewords by Heide Hackmann, Hoesung Lee, and Paul Raskins.
Imprint Switzerland : Springer, 2016.

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Series Hexagon series on human and environmental security and peace, 1865-5793 volume 10.
Hexagon series on human and environmental security and peace ; v. 10.
Subject Sustainable development -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Alt Name Brauch, Hans Günter, 1947- editor.
Oswald, Ursula, 1946- editor.
Grin, John, editor.
Scheffran, Jürgen, editor.
Ohio Library and Information Network.
Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 1014 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents Global Environmental Change and Sustainability Transition; Climate Change and Sustainable Development Goals; The Larger Challenge; Contents; Acknowledgments; Permissions and Credits; Part I Moving towards Sustainability Transition; Chapter 1 Sustainability Transition and Sustainable Peace: Scientific and Policy Context, Scientific Concepts and Dimensions; Chapter 2 Contextual Changes in Earth History: From the Holocene to the Anthropocene -- Implications for Sustainable Development and for Strategies of Sustainable Transition
Chapter 3 Paradigm and Praxis Shifts: Transitions to Sustainable Environmental and Sustainable Peace PraxisChapter 4 Transition Studies: Basic Ideas and Analytical Approaches; Chapter 5 Transformative Science for Sustainability Transitions; 1 Sustainability Transition and Sustainable Peace: Scientific and Policy Context, Scientific Concepts and Dimensions; Abstract; 1.1 Introduction and Overview of the Chapter; 1.2 Purpose and Objectives of this Book 1.3 The Global Environmental Context 1.3.1 "We are in the Anthropocene"
1.3.2 Changing Interactions between the Human and Earth System in the Anthropocene1.3.3 Global Environmental Change and its Physical and Societal Impacts in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries; 1.3.4 Demographic Change and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century Impacts of Population Growth and Urbanization; Anthropogenic Global Environmental Change; 1.3.5 Climate Change Impacts and Policy Responses Physical and Societal Impacts of Anthropogenic Climate Change Towards Climate-Resilient Pathways and Sustainable Development Towards the Paris Agreement1.3.6 Biodiversity Loss; 1.3.7 Soil Degradation, Erosion and Desertification 1.3.8 Water Degradation, Scarcity and Stress; 1.3.9 Food Scarcity and Hunger; 1.3.10 Gender Impacts of Global Environmental and Climate Change 1.4 Impacts of Different Economic Development Paths; 1.5 Integrating the Global Trends; 1.5.1 The IPCC: Climate Change Impacts for Human Security; 1.5.2 The Scientific and Political Nexus Debates 1.6 Three Key Concepts: Sustainable Development, Sustainability Transition and Sustainable Peace
1.6.1 Term and Concept: 'Sustainable' and 'Sustainability' 1.6.2 Terms and Concepts: Transition and Transformation 1.6.3 Ahimsa, Peace with Nature and Sustainable Peace 1.7 Alternative Approach to Sustainability Transition; 1.7.1 Origins and Conceptual Evolution since the 1970s 1.7.2 Evolution of the US Debate on Sustainability Transition 1.7.3 The Dutch Scientific Research Initiative; 1.7.4 A German Scientific Advisory Report on a 'Social Contract for Sustainability' 1.7.5 Policy Debates on Green Growth and Decarbonization
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In this book 60 authors from many disciplines and from 18 countries on fivve continents examine in ten parts: Moving towards Sustainability Transition; Aiming at Sustainable Peace; Meeting Challenges of the 21st Century: Demographic Imbalances, Temperature Rise and the Climate Conflict Nexus; Initiating Research on Global Environmental Change, Limits to Growth, Decoupling of Growth and Resource Needs; Developing Theoretical Approaches on Sustainability and Transitions; Analysing National Debates on Sustainability in North America; Preparing Transitions towards a Sustainable Economy and Society, Production and Consumption and Urbanization; Examining Sustainability Transitions in the Water, Food and Health Sectors from Latin American and European Perspectives; Preparing Sustainability Transitions in the Energy Sector; and Relying on Transnational, International, Regional and National Governance for Strategies and Policies Towards Sustainability Transition. This volume is based on workshops held in Mexico (2012) and in the US (2013), on a winter school at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand (2013), and on commissioned chapters. The workshop in Mexico and the publication were supported by two grants by the German Foundation for Peace Research (DSF). All texts in this book were peer-reviewed by scholars from all parts of the world.
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed August 23, 2016).
ISBN 9783319438849 (electronic bk.)
3319438840 (electronic bk.)
9783319438825 (print)
OCLC # 956539534