Limits to Growth and concepts of sustainable development

submitted by: Karey
Paper presented to Revival of Political Economy Conference, Coimbra, Portugal, 21st - 23rd October, 2010. Abstract: Evidence validating Club of Rome models showing Limits to Growth (Turner 2008; Donella H. Meadows et al. 2004; Simmons 2000; Jackson 2009) will be considered. It will be shown that Limits to Growth calls into question key assumptions regarding projected minimal economic costs of per capita Contraction & Convergence strategies for achieving global greenhouse emission...

U.S. President's Science Advisor John P. Holdren on Climate Change

submitted by: The Kavli Foundation

U.S. President Barack Obama's science advisor discusses the current state of climate-change science and policy. This address was given Sept, 6, 2010 at the Kavli Prize Science Forum in Oslo, Norway, and provides a succinct overview of "global climate disruption," and what future actions are needed to mitigate, and adapt to, its effects.

Mainstreaming climate change adaptation in the Philippine Forestry and Natural Resources Sector

submitted by: UP Los Baños
A SEARCA ( ) Professorial Lecture on understanding the importance of mainstreaming climate change adaptation in forestry and natural resources sector in attaining sustainable development. Specifically the lecture presents: (a) current practices and institutional arrangements addressing climate change impacts in forestry and natural resources sector; (b) the importance of climate change adaptation strategies in forestry and natural resources sector and (c) strategies on how to...

Merging Fire Science with the Governance of San Diego's Wildland/Urban Interface

submitted by: wgodfrey

This presentation describes research that was conducted on the use of science in governing and planning San Diego's fire-prone Wildland/Urban Interface.

Examining UC San Diego's Orgnaizational Structure and Culture Towards Energy Neutrality

submitted by: sngan

This postercast documents my senior research project. My study delineated and examined the role of UC San Diego’s organizational structure in fostering a culture of energy sustainability throughout the campus amidst adversity which has contributed and assisted in the achievement of its green ranking.

Designing Sustainability: Forging a Balance between Social and Ecological Imperatives

submitted by: jmdeleon

This research contributes to existing literature on urban park history, and sustainable development in the hope of improving the translation of sustainable design theory into practice.

Alternative technologies and green innovation in theory and practice

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Ned Daughtery Bussell leads Jennifer Arizala, Verlin Frazier Jr., and Erin Hicks present their work on "Alternative technologies and green innovation in theory and practice" for the grand challenge "Neighborhood Visioning for Quality of Life" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project 3.1.2. For more information please see: