More sustainability diagrams

Posted on March 16, 2009

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Here’s more diagrams to explain sustainability (earlier post,  1-137).

138.  5 mindsets 

 

  • Earthly - focusing on the interplay between environmental and developmental agendas in the short- and long-term both globally and locally;
  • Analytic - based on ‘systems thinking’ and encompassing assessment, planning and management;
  • Careful - based on respect for complexity and uncertainty;
  • Collaborative - focusing on the interplay of interests, values, cultures and capacities of various actors;
  • Action - guiding strategy formation to manage change, continuity and learning for sustainability.

 

5minds_0139.  3 aspects mixed with a production cycle (Huhtamaki)

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140.    Governance and sustainability (Aras and Crowther)

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141.   Education for sustainable development without the participatory element as “big brother sustainability”    Wals and Jickling

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142. Assessment tool for cities (Ecostep)

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143.   Sustainability leadership principles (Mary Ferdig, Sustainability Leadership Institute via Nebraska Sustainability Leadership Workshop)

 

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144.  Tragedy of the Commons depicted in system terms (Senge via Warwick). 

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145.  Map of Future Forces Affecting Sustainability (Global Environmental Management Initiative)

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 An Imperative for Looking Long: The 21st century will test our ability to grasp the future impacts of present choices, but even as we struggle to incorporate future knowledge into our day-to-day decisions, we’re tuning up our bodies and minds and even our cultural frameworks for a much longer view.

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Global sustainability related to international business

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147. Sustainable farming (DEFRA)

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148.  City comparison (McKinsey company, in a study on the transition to sustainability for the greater London area (GLA)

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149.  Scenarios  (Gallopin et al via Africa Outlook UNEP)

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150. Backcasting (Arising) (see also TNS framework, backcasting process)

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151. Pathways to sustainable industrial societies      Osamu Saito , Encyclopedia of the Earth  (see also principles from Morioka)

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152. Pressure state response framework (OEDC via EoE).

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153. Framework for environmental and economic accounting (Peter Bartelmus)

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154. Resource flows across society set in the context of entropy (Everard)

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155. Resource and energy flows within nature’s sustainable cycles and within a theoretical sustainable society (Everard TNS?)

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156. Social-ecological system that places the built environment (an artefact) in an overlapping zone between culture and nature, with causation occurring in both directions (Fischer-Kowalski and Weisz in Moffat and Kohler )

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157. Spatial scales, aggregation and specific effects (Moffat and Kohler)

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158. Cultural, natural and material realms over spatial and temporal scales (Moffat and Kohler)

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