Indicators of sustainability: challenges and opportunities at the interface of science and policy.

@article{McCool2004IndicatorsOS,
  title={Indicators of sustainability: challenges and opportunities at the interface of science and policy.},
  author={Stephen F. McCool and George H. Stankey},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2004},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={294-305}
}
Rising global interest in sustainability has triggered attention in indicators as a means of achieving a more sustainable world. Although the search for indicators has led to the development of criteria for good indicators, it has also been dominated by scientific elites. The consequences of such dominance leads to significant social and policy implications, particularly with regard to how the search for sustainability has become defined primarily as a technical/scientific exploration when it… CONTINUE READING
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