Sustainability science: building a new discipline

  title={Sustainability science: building a new discipline},
  author={H. Komiyama and K. Takeuchi},
  journal={Sustainability Science},
  • H. Komiyama, K. Takeuchi
  • Published 2006
  • Political Science
  • Sustainability Science
  • In scientific and academic circles worldwide, the opportunity to develop the emerging discipline of sustainability science has never been greater. This new science has its origins in the concept of sustainable development proposed by the World Commission on Environment and Development (1987) (WCED, also known as the Brundtland Commission). Defining sustainable development as ‘‘development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their… CONTINUE READING
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