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Nicolas A. Ashford

Pathways to Sustainable Industrial Transformations: Co-optimizing Competitiveness, Employment, and Environment

Frank Biermann Earth System Governance’ as a Crosscutting Theme of Global Change Research download

Joske Bunders

The Interactiv Learning and Action Approach to Social-Ecological Change


Jill Jäger

Sustainability Science and the Callenges of Transdisciplinary Research


Thomas Jahn

Social-Ecological Reserch in Germany: Concept, Status and Perspectives


Norichika Kanie

Long-term challenge and short-term struggle towards low carbon society


Louis Lebel

1) Long Term Policies on Adaptiveness: For Whom? To What? By What? By When?
2) Governance Challenges in Knowledge Systems and the Pursuit of Sustainability

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Robert Lempert

Incremental Steps, Multiple Futures, and Radical Change: Long-Term Policy Analysis and Its Implications for Climate Change Policy


Amory B. Lovins

Profitable Solutions to the Climate, Oil, and Proliferation Problems


Andrew Ross

Long Term Sustainability: Prospects and Challenges from an Australian Perspective


Christian Schauer

The Changing Risk Landscape - A Challenge for the Reinsurer


Miranda Schreurs

Environmental Governance Challenges in East Asia
Prospects for and Obstacles to Environmental Co-operation. The Case of North Corea


Bernd Siebenhüner

Welcome Address


Detlef F. Sprinz

Long-Term Policy Challenges: Definition & Institutional Design


Stefan Ulreich

Long Term Policy: Concepts, Methods, Industrie Practice


Oran Young

Navigating the Sustainability Transition: Implications for Governance







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Camilla Adelle, and Andrew Jordan

When Do Networks Lead to Effective Governance of Long-Term Cross-Cutting Policy Problems?


Valeria Andreoni

Italian Lifestyle and Socio-Ecological Changes: Issues in Sustainability and Environmental Load Displacement


Christian Albert

Participatory Scenario Development for supporting Transitions towards Sustainability


Paulina Aldunce, and Alejandro León

Barriers and Bridges for the Adaption to Climate Change


Ane A.C. Alencar

Roads, Conservation and Governance: Lessons from the BR-163 Regional Planning Process


Niels Anger, Christoph Böhringer, and Andreas Löschel

Paying the Piper and Calling the Tune? A Meta-Analysis of Simulating the Double-Dividend Hypothesis


Paula Antunes, Rui Ferreira Santos, Vanja Karadzic, and Catrin Egerton

Combining Approaches in Order to Facilitate Change– Evidence from Water and Agricultural Management in Portugal


Nancy Arizpe, Beatriz Rodríguez-Labajos, and Rosa Binimelis

Understanding Socio-Ecological Networks of Biodiversity Change


Flor Avelino, and Nanny Bressers

Transition Management Practices in the Dutch Transport Sector


Jörg Balsiger

Transnational Environmental Regionalism and Long-Term Policy Making: Governance Approaches in the European Alps and the North Sea


Douglas Bardsley

Building Resilience into Marginal Agroecosystems – A Global Priority for Socio-Ecological Sustainability


Zenebe Bashaw, and Michael Alandu

Governance and Reform in Ghana and Ethiopia: Implications for Socio-Ecological Changes in Food Security and Development


Michèle Bättig, and Thomas Bernauer

National Institutions and Global Public Goods: Are Democracies more Cooperative in Climate Change Policy?


Tom Bauler

The Impact of Long-Term Scenario Exercises on Sustainable Development Policy-Making


Gerald Beck, Astrid Engel, and Cordula Kropp

Risk Controversies Visualized: Internet based Argumentation Maps as an Innovative Tool in Governing Social-Ecological Change


Gudrun Benecke

Governance Requirements for Renewable Energy Deployment – Examining Spatial Variations of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Activities within India


Augustin Berghöfer

Promise and Pains of Multi-Lateral Aid for the Long-Term Sustainability of Socio-Ecological Systems in Protected Areas: The Global Environment Facility from an Applicant’s Perspective


Sandy Bisaro

Traditional Livelihoods and Adaptation Strategies in the Lesotho Highlands


Raimund Bleischwitz, and Nikolas Bader

Pathways towards hydrogen communities


Lena Bloemertz, and Nana Künkel

Knowledge and Action in Climate Change Adaptation of Developing Countries


Christoph Böhringer, Ulf Moslener, Ulrich Oberndorfer, and Andreas Ziegler

Clean and Productive? Evidence from the German Manufacturing Industry


Christoph Böhringer, Victoria Alexeeva-Talebi, and Ulf Moslener

Climate Policy and Competitiveness: An Economic Impact Assessment of EU Leadership in Emission Regulation


Lisa Bohunovsky, and Jill Jäger

Stakeholder Integration and Social Learning in Integrated Sustainability Assessment


Basil Bornemann

Policy Integration for Sustainable Development: What does it Mean and How Can We Analyse It?


Paul-Marie Boulanger, and Grégoire Wallenborn

What Role for Scenarios in Transition Management? The Case of Sustainable Consumption


Jeffrey Broadbent

Using the Policy Network Approach to Study Earth Systems Climate Change Governance


Maria Brockhaus

Climate Change, Governance, and the Role of Science and Research – the TroFCCA Project Approach


Thomas Buchholz

Is Scale the Key to Sustainable Bioenergy Systems?


Per-Olof Busch, and Nana Künkel

Actors and Institutions in Comparative Environmental Governance: A Veto-Player Index for Environmental Issues in OECD Countries 1975-2004


Per-Olof Busch, Klaus Jacob, und Nana Künkel

Pioneers in Environmental Governance. A Theoretical Framework


Bram Büscher, and Elna de Beer

The Contemporary Paradox of Long-Term Planning for Social-Ecological Change and its Effects on the Discourse-Practice Divide: Evidence from Southern Africa


Aron Buzogány

Enlarging EU Environmental Governance. Partnership, Lobby, Litigation and Protest in Central and Eastern Europe


Paula Castro, Rita Gouveia, and Carla Mouro

A Decade of Debate on Biodiversity Conservation with Natura 2000: Comparing the National and the Regional Press


Sander Chan, and Philipp Pattberg

Institutional Change and the Politics of Accountability: Accountability System Change in Forest Governance


Eefje Cuppen, Sylvia Breukers, Matthijs Hisschemöller, and Emmy Bergsma

Articulating Divergent Perspectives: Q Methodology in a Participatory Integrated Assessment on Energy Options from Biomass in The Netherlands


Luiz de Andrade Filho

Towards a Sustainable Plan for the Brazilian Amazon: Governance Mechanisms for Poverty Alleviation and Conservation.


Maricela de la Torre-Castro, and Fasil Demeke

Dissecting Management and Participation: Coastal East African Experiences


Katrin Daedlow, Volker Beckmann, and Robert Arlinghaus

The Importance of Institutional Economics to Understand Governance, Adaptation, and Resilience in Renewable Resource Management: An Analytical Framework Exemplified by Recreational Fisheries


Carel Dieperink, Linda van Duivenbode, and René Boesten

Double Dutch? Transferring the Integrated Area Approach to Bulgaria


Anél Du Plessis

The Role of Environmentally-relevant Rights in the Governance of Social-Ecological Change: A South African Perspective


Heidi Dumreicher

A Sustainable Future for Chinese Settlements


Heidi Dumreicher, and Bettina Kolb

The Social Dimension of Sustainability – An Example from China


Kerstin Ehrhardt Teaching Environmental Governance in Developing Countries Concept and Experiences from a Students’ Excursion to Kenya  poster

Urda Eichhorst, and Daniel Bongardt

Drivers for Long-Term Negotiated Agreements in China – A Case from Nanjing


Balgis Osman Elasha

How Can Livelihood Systems Adapt to Climate Change / Example from AIACC-AF14 Project


Christian Ellermann

The Chinese Climate Change Debate. Actors, Arguments, Repercussions


Lorraine Elliott

Integrating Science and Policy: DNA Profiling, Wildlife Trafficking and the Politics of Practical Solutions


Garmendia Eneko, Olazabal Marta, Franco Javi,  Garmendia Joxemi, and Herranz Karmele

Social Multi-Criteria Evaluation as a Decision Support Tool in the Adaptive Management of Complex Socio-Ecological Systems: The case of a Biosphere Reserve in Northern Spain


Katharine N. Farrell

Inter-disciplinary Deliberative Democracy: Strengthening the Democratic Legitimacy and Political Authority of Scientific Representations Focused on Long-Term Aspects of Issues of Socio-Ecological Change.


Katharine N. Farrell

The Politics of Model Parameterisation: A Diagnostic Approach to Institutional Design Drawing Upon Insights Garnered Through Use of the Post-Normal Science Concept as a Heuristic Frame


Peter H. Feindt

Path Dependence, Path Breaking and Path Creation: The Meaning of “Long-Term Policy” in Agricultural Policy Reform


Itay Fischhendler

Governance Mechanisms to Address Flow Variability in Water Treaties


Itay Fischhendler

The Politics of Unilateral Environmentalism: Wastewater Treatment along the Israeli-Palestinian Border


Tira Foran, Chris Greacen, and Carl Middleton

Sustainable Energy Futures for the Mekong Region


Timothy J Foxon, Mark Reed, and Lindsay Stringer

Governing Long-Term Social-Ecological Change: What Can the Resilience and Transitions Approaches Learn from Each Other?


Victor Galaz, and Per Olsson

Resilience or Collapse – Understanding Critical Transitions in Social-Ecological Systems


Gaube Veronika, Smetschka Barbara, Lutz Juliana, and Haberl Helmut

Modelling Scenarios for Sustainable Agricultural Development in an Austrian Region


Justus von Geibler, Katrin Bienge, and Kamaruzaman Jusoff

Towards Responsible Governance of Biomass Trade: Private Rule-Making in the Case of Palm Oil


Manuel Gottschick

The pSIA Methodology: Policy Advice for Complex, Long-term and Wide-scale Problem Fields


Markus Groth

How to Design Repeated Auctions to Reward Plant Biodiversity – Lessons Learnt from a Transdisciplinary Payment Scheme and Further Need for Research


Edeltraud Guenther, and Mark White, Kristin Stechemesser

Investing in a Sustainable Future


Edeltraud Guenther, Martin Nowack, and Gabriel Weber

How Do Companies Participating in Business Networks Relating to Climate Change Report their Climate Change Performance?


Edeltraud Günther, Martin Nowack, and Gabriel Weber

Real Option Thinking as a Business Approach to Deal with Climate Change Uncertainties


Keishiro Hara, Helmut Yabar, Yohei Yamaguchi, Michinori Uwasu, Haiyang Zhang, and Terukazu Kumazawa

Building a Resource-circulating Society in Asia: Application of Backcasting Approach


Wibisono Harjopranoto, and A. Hery Pratono

Sustainable Development Movement: Promoting Collective Learning to Achieve the Basic Right of Clean Water for Slump Communities in City of Surabaya, Indonesia


Hendrike Helbron

Strategic Environmental Assessment in Regional Land Use Planning: a Quantitative Tool to Adapt to Environmental and Social Impacts of Global Climate Change


Sebastian Helgenberger

Reviewing Decision Horizons as an Integral Part of Local Adaptation Management. A New Approach to Mitigate Climate-Vulnerability of the Alpine Winter Tourism Sector


Jochen Hinkel, and Timo Menniken

Global Change and Institutional Adaptation


J. Hirschfeld, A. Aretz, S. Behrendt, L. Erdmann, T. Mickler, F. Mohaupt, R. Riehle, U. Schraml, B. Schulz-Montag, K. Steinmüller, and V. Watkins

In the Long Run, We are All Dead - But not the Trees Planted Today: Generating Long-Term Scenarios on Land, Forest and Wood use Change in Germany


S. Hochrainer, R. Mechler

Assessing Long-Term Socioeconomic Adaptation Strategies to Extreme Events on a National Scale


Karl Hogl and Ralf Nordbeck

A Comparison of Multi-Level Governance Arrangements to Address Long-Term Problems in Environmental and Natural Resource Policies


Ingmar von Homeyer

Experimentalist Environmental Governance in the EU: Complex Challenges, Recursive Policy-Making, International Implications


Grete K. Hovelsrud, Helene Amundsen, and Jennifer West

Understanding Adaptive Capacity: Methodological Challenges in Analysing Coupled Social-Ecological Systems


Karin Hufnagel, and Jouni Paavola

Personal Carbon Trading - A Suitable Policy Instrument to Ensure Long-Term Greenhouse Gas Reductions?


Marc Hufty

Protected Areas: Towards a Political Ecology of Their Governance and Sustainability


Diana Hummel, Cedric Janowicz, and Alexandra Lux

Population Dynamics, Adaptive Capacity and Regulation of Supply Systems


Marcel Hunecke, Sonja Haustein, Sylvie Grischkat, and Susanne Böhler

Potentials for the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions through the Use of Target Group Specific Mobility Services


Paul Isolo Mukwaya, Charles Basalirwa, and Hannington Sengendo

The Kyoto Protocol and the Carbon Agenda in Uganda: Implementing Mechanisms, Milestones and Challenges


Klaus Jacob, Julia Hertin, and Rüdiger Haum

How Can Policies Foster Long-Term Technological Change for Sustainability? An Empirical Analysis of Current EU Policies


Yogesh D. Jadhav

Leveraging Peoples’ Institutions for Adaptation to Socio-Ecological Changes in Natural Resource Governance: Lessons from Sustainable Forestry in Central India


Arlette Jappe-Heinze

Sustainability Research and Innovation in BRICS Countries: Current Capacities and Perspectives for Research Collaboration


Frank Jotzo

What Role for Economic Policy in Climate Change Adaptation? An Australian Perspective


Sebastian Kopf, Minh Ha Duong, and Stéphane Hallegatte

Using Maps of City Analogues to Display and Interpret Climate Change Scenarios and their Uncertainty


Nicole Kranz

New Modes of Environmental Governance in Areas of Limited or Weak Statehood - Engaging Business Actors for Sustainable Development


Kristian Krieger, and Brooke Rogers

NGO-Business-Partnerships - A New Tool of Socio-Ecological Governance? - Exploring and Comparing the Potential of British Non-Governmental Organisations to Partner with Business to Address Environmental Issues Concerning the Energy Sector


Kora Kristof, and Justus von Geibler

Developing Sustainable Future Markets for Natural Resources: Tools for Stakeholder and Consumer Integration in Forest-Timber-Building Value Chains


Geoff Kuehne, Henning Bjornlunda, and Brian Cheers

There are no Quick and Easy Fixes when Balancing Social and Ecological needs in Water Reforms - Exploring Water User Complexities in an Australian Context


Judith Kuhn

Civil Society Actors' Use of New Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the Climate Regime


Chetan Kumar

Institutional Dissonance or Failure of Community-Institutions: Understanding Causes of Deforestation in Meghalaya, India


Charles Laffiteau

International Human, Labour and Environmental Rights Agreements between Non-governmental Organizations and Multi-national Corporations: A Paper Alliance or a Marriage of Mutual Interests?


Tobia Lakes, T. Kuemmerle, D. Müller, and P. Hostert

Mapping and Modeling Land-use Change in Post-Socialist Eastern Europe as a Foundation for Sustainable Policy Making


Louis Lebel, Tira Foran, Po Garden, and Jesse B. Manuta

Adaptation to Climate Change and Social Justice: Challenges for Flood and Disaster Management in Thailand


Stefan Lindemann

Sustainable Development Strategies in Germany and the EU: Debunking the Myth of Long-Term Environmental Governance


Sebastian Linke, Ilan Chabay, and Martin Letell

Governing Fishing in the Baltic Sea: Conflicting Knowledge Systems between Science, Fisheries and other Organisations?


Derk Loorbach

Why and How Transition Management Emerged


Hermann Lotze-Campen

What is the Use of Modelling Tools in Integrated Sustainability Assessment (ISA)?


Hermann Lotze-Campen, Fritz Reusswig, and Susanne Stoll-Kleemann

The World Network of Biosphere Reserves: An infrastructure for Long-Term Socio-Ecological Monitoring of Biodiversity Change


Hermann Lotze-Campen, Matthias Lüdeke, and Fritz Reusswig

A Model of Socially Interactive Behaviour and Consumption Dynamics


Eva Lövbrand, Johannes Stripple, and Bo Wiman

Earth System Governmentality: Critical Notes on Science in the Anthropocene


María Manez, and Claudia Pahl-Wostl

The Water Framework Directive in the Context. Disparities in Perceptions and its Implications


Gabriela Marques Di Giulio, and Bernardino Ribeiro de Figueiredo

Communicating Environmental Risks as a Long-Term Policy


Jeffrey McGee, and Ros Taplin

Asia-Pacific Ecological Modernisation: An Emerging Governance Strategy for the International Climate Change Regime?


Carly Mclachlan

Stakeholder Responses to Wave Energy: The Role of Symbolism


Keti Medarova-Bergstrom

Environmental Policy Integration: Policy Process and Instruments for the Transport Sector in Bulgaria


Susanne Menzel, and Susanne Bögeholz

The Complexity of Biodiversity and its Loss: A Challenge for Teaching and Learning


Christian Michelsen, and Daniel Bongardt

Lessons Learned from the Long-Term Agreements on Industrial Energy Efficiency in the Netherlands


Li Ming, Joyeeta Gupta, and Onno Kuik

Will CDM in China Make a Difference?


Asami Miyazaki

Judiciousness of Networks in Environmental Governance? A Case Study of the Acid Deposition Monitoring Network in East Asia (EANET)


Annett Moehner, and Richard J.T. Klein

Using Budget Support to Enable Long-Term Adaptation to Climate Change in Developing Countries


Raquel Moreno-Peñaranda

Participating in Change: Assesing the Contribution of Organics to the Sustainability of Rural Livelihoods in Brazil.


Carla Mouro, Paula Castro, and Rita Gouveia

Community Involvement and Public Participation on Environmental Dilemmas – A Psychosocial Contribution for Sustainability in Protected Areas


Melanie Muro, and Paul Jeffrey

"I have learned but I haven't changed...": Evidence on Collaborative Planning and Management from two European River Basins


K. Shadananan Nair

Development of Adaptation Strategies to Meet the Climate Change Impacts in India


Sreeja Nair

Role of Multi-Tiered Governance in Enhancing the Adaptive Capacity of Rural Communities to Climate Variability and Change


Michael Nentwich, Ulrike Bechtold, and Michael Ornetzeder

Participatory Energy Research Policy: The Case of a Future Search and Assessment Conference in Austria


Jens Newig, and Oliver Fritsch

Unpacking Multiple Levels of Governance in Participatory Environmental Decision-Making


Jan Nill

Innovation Dynamics as Lever for Adaptive Long-Term Policies


Annika Nilsson

The Role of International Cooperation in Joining Local and Global Learning


Felix Nolte, and Sylvia Karlsson

Favouring the Future — Exploring Individual and Collective Strategies


Benjamin Nölting

Social-Ecological Research for Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition


Ralf Nordbeck

[CANCELLED] Explaining Environmental Policy Performance in Transition Countries: Success and Failure of National Environmental Action Programmes (NEAPs) in Central and Eastern Europe


Björn Nykvist, and Lorraine Whitmarsh

Sustainability Assessment: Current Practice and Emerging Alternatives


Sebastian Oberthür

Managing Institutional Interaction in Global Environmental Governance: Assessing the Options for Environmental Policy Integration


Ricardo Ojima, and Daniel Joseph Hogan

Urban Governance and Sustainable Cities in Brazil: How is Political Fragmentation Related to Social Vulnerability, Environmental Change and Urban Sprawl?


Jouni Paavola, Christoph Görg, Andrew Gouldson, and Tatiana Kluvankova-Oravska

European Governance of Natural Resources: Institutions, Fit and Interplay


Mihaela Papa

Long-term Institutions for Long-term Challenges: State Dissent, Loyalty and Forum Shopping


Isabel Parés-Ramos, William A. Gould, and T. Mitchell Aide

Suburban Growth and Forest Expansion Following Agricultural Abandonment in Puerto Rico



Poverty and Human Insecurity in Mumbai: Social and Environmental Issues


Jyotiraj Patra

Building on the Synergy: Knowledge Co-production through Institutional Interplay as an Effective and Long-term Adaptation Strategy to Sea-level rise in the Coastal State of Orissa, India


Åsa Persson, and Richard J.T. Klein

Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change as a Process of Transboundary Environmental Policy Integration


Liam Phelan, and Ros Taplin

A Powerful Agent of Long-Term Socio-Ecological Governance?: The Global Insurance Industry as a Driver for Greenhouse Mitigation and Adaptation


Isabel Plocher

Good Governance through Procedures? Analysing the Global Environment Facility’s Accountability Structure


Aranka Podhora

Impact Assessment as Part of International Trade Agreements


Barbara Praetorius

Diffusion of Innovative Technologies and Architecture of the Electricity System in Germany


Michael Pregernig, and Andreas Muhar

Organisational Challenges of Inter- and Transdisciplinarity in Doctoral Studies: First Experiences from a Doctoral School for Sustainable Development


Michael Pregernig, and Michael Böcher

The Role of Expertise in Environmental Governance: Tensions Between Effectiveness and Democratic Accountability?


Eeva Primmer, and Steven Wolf

Analysis of Institutional and Technical Adaptation: Biodiversity Conservation Capabilities of Forestry Organisations Responding to Social-Ecological Challenges


Helga Pülzl, and Ewald Rametsteiner

Indicator Development as “Boundary Work”


Jaco Quist

Does Backcasting Lead to System Innovations to Sustainability? The Case of Meat Alternatives and Novel Protein Foods


Felix Rauschmayer, and Jouni Paavola

European Governance of Natural Resources: Multiple Levels Dealing with Long-Term Policies


Felix Rauschmayer, Ines Omann, and Will Medd

European Governance of Natural Resources: Outcome-oriented vs. Procedural Governance Evaluation


Tim Rayner

Governance by Evaluation? Emerging Institutions for Long-Term Climate Policy in the UK


André Reichel

Building the Sustainable Firm: A Framework for Corporate Transformation towards Sustainability


Ortwin Renn

European Governance of Natural Resources. Deliberative Methods for Integrated Water Basin Management


Fritz Reusswig

Lifestyle Dynamics as a Means of the Sustainability Transition


Alison Rollett

Scenarios: A Framework for Policy Support for EU Sustainability


Christopher Rootes, and Clare Saunders

Climate Change and Global Justice: Patterns of Participation in the Stop Climate Chaos and Make Poverty History marches


H. I. Rware, J.M. Kasina, Jesse T. Njoka, and H. Spaling

Community Based Environmental Assessment as a Tool for Transformative Learning and Environmental Awareness at Community Level


Martina Schäfer

Long Term Changes Through Alliances Between the Public and the Private Sector


Marcus Schaper

Delegated Delegation: Environmental Rules for Project Finance


Stephanie Schlegel, and Timo Kaphengst

A Global Standard-Setting Scheme as a Mechanism to Boost Sustainable use of Natural Resources


Volker Schneider, Philip Leifeld, and Thomas Malang

Coping with Creeping Catastrophes: The capacity of National Policy Networks in the Perception and Communication of Slow-Moving and Long-Term Policy Problems


Carolin Schröder

The Need for Transdisciplinary Research: Participation in Urban Development


Heike Schroeder, and Harriet Bulkeley

Looking where the Action is: Long-term Climate Policies in Major Cities - London and Los Angeles


Miriam Schröder

Long-Term Capacity Development for Local Climate Governance – What Next after PDD Development?


Ralf Schüle, Wolfgang Sterk, Janina Onigkeit, and Niels Anger

The Emergence of Global Carbon Markets and the Evolution of the International Climate Regime  - Bottom-up Support of Top-down Processes?


Renato A.M. Silvano, and Alpina Begossi

The Invisible Fishermen and Forgotten Fish: Contributions of Human Ecology to the Research and Management of Brazilian Small-Scale Fisheries


Rômulo Silveira da Rocha Sampaio

Seeing the Forest for the Treaties - Evolving Debates on Forest and Forestry Project Activities 10 Years After the Kyoto Protocol


Smetschka Barbara, Gaube Veronika, and Lutz Juliana

Integrating Gender in a Transdisciplinary Process of Modelling Socio-Ecological Change


Adrian Smith, and Andy Stirling

Shaping Technology Systems: Critical Issues for Sustainability Governance


Annika Sohre

Determining Factors of Long-Term Strategic Governance in Energy Policy


Metodi Sotirov

Long-Term Harmony? Reflections on Policy Change Governance in Sustainable Management of Natural Resources through New Participatory Processes


Philipp Späth

Energy Regions in Austria - Guiding Visions that work?


Till Stellmacher

Prospects and Challenges of Forest Coffee Certification in Ethiopia: The Need to Effectively Link Economic Benefits to Biodiversity Conservation.


Claudia M. Stickler, Oriana T. Almeida, Britaldo S. Soares, and Daniel C. Nepstad

Economic and Ecological Trade-Offs in an Expanding Agro-Industrial Frontier: Policy Scenarios in the Southeastern Amazon’s Xingu River Headwaters


Hui-Yin Sung, and Ho-Ching Lee

From Interests Consultation to Knowledge Production: The Evolution of Environmental Governance in the European Union.


Mattijs Taanman

Looking for Transitions: Background, Framework and Application of Transition Monitoring for the Dutch Energy Transition


J. David Tàbara, Francesc Cots, Darryn Mcvoy, Xingang Dai et al

Appraising Long-Term Regional Climate Policies in Inner Mongolia, Tizsa Floodplain and the Guadiana River Basin


Ingo Take

Legitimate Governance Beyond the Nation-State by Comparison


Gheisa Roberta Telles Esteves, Ennio Peres da Silva, and Sônia Regina da Cal Seixas Barbosa

Is the Introduction of a New Zero Emission Fleet Enough to Produce Significant Effects on Peoples Life Quality? São Paulo City Study Case


Andreas Thiel

Traditional Paradigms Meeting Ecological Modernisation: The Contradictory "Double Dividend" of the Odelouca Dam in the Algarve, Portugal


David B. Tindall

Networks, Social Influence, and Concern about Climate Change: The Effects of Personal Network Ties to Environmentalists on the General Public.


Anand Prakash Tiwari

Redesigning Institutions and Governance System for Water Sustainability: Case of Developing City Delhi, India


David Uzzell, and Nora Räthzel

Changing Relations in Global Environmental Change


Philip J. Vergragt

Sustainable Technologies: Effective Research for Policy


Ingrid Visseren

The Contribution of Partnerships to Long-Term Biodiversity Conservation


Jan-Peter Voß

Governance for Sustainable Development: How Own Dynamics of Policy Processes and Political Institutions Interact with Social-Ecological Change and the Attempts to ‘Manage’ it


Jan-Peter Voß, and Adrian Smith

Shaping Dynamic Systems: Diversity and Convergence Amongst Approaches to Governance in Various Research Traditions


Daniel Christian Wahl

Sustainable Community Design Education: Enabling Adaptive Socio-Ecological Responses to Global Environmental Change


Sabine Weiland, Peter H. Feindt, Manuel Gottschick, Tanja Mölders, Franziska Müller, and Rainer Sodtke

Sustainability, Reflexivity, Transdisciplinarity or How to Do Social-Ecological Research? Lessons Learnt from the AgChange Project


Arnim Wiek, Marleen van de Kerkhof, and Eefje Cuppen

Functions of Participation in Earth System Governance


Sebastian Wienges

New Strategies for Global Governance: Sustainable Energy-Related Global Policy Networks


Franziska Wolff

The Role of Businesses in Addressing Long-Term Social-Ecological Challenges: Potential Contributions and Limitations


Antoaneta Yotova

Partnership for Environmental Policy Implementation in Bulgaria


Carolina Zambrano-Barragan

Water Governance Perspectives and Adaptation to a Changing Climate: The Case of the Santa River Basin (Peru)


Stephen Zehr

The Problem of Representing Discounted Benefits in U.S. Climate Change Policy Deliberations


Willi Zimmermann, and Christian Hirschi

Long-Term Policy-Making through Integration? The Case of Swiss Water Policy