Convergence: How can it be a part of the pathway to sustainability?

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Abstract: This study explores the barriers and opportunities for the C&C concept to be applied to other aspects of socio-ecological sustainability. This analysis does not attempt to examine in detail the political challenges of its implementation, but rather asks whether and where it is relevant. The paper unpacks the C&C framework used for climate change, and asks which of its core principles could be applicable to a pathway towards the end goal of a sustainable human society.

This is a discussion paper offered online by the CONVERGE project for discussion, commentary. Please direct comments and feedback to convergeadmin@gmail.com.

Cite as: Fortnam, M., Cornell, S. and Parker, J. and the CONVERGE Project Team (2010) Convergence: how can it be part of the pathway to sustainability? CONVERGE Discussion Paper 1. Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol

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