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Complexity, Sustainability and Converging Global Crises

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This Wed at 8:00 PM Meredith and Burl Hall will be interviewing Jennifer Wells, who has written a highly insightful academic piece regarding complexity theories in relationship to climate change and energy transition


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ENVISION THIS!...A national environmental policy, including climate change and energy transition, that takes complexity theories from the natural sciences, social sciences, social theory, and philosophy all into account.

This is the vision that Jennifer Wells, a writer and professor, who has worked in film wants to share with us. Her book, Complexity and Sustainability , focuses on shifting environmental policy from vicious to virtuous circles, and from piecemeal to synergistic approaches. Jennifer examines how complexity theories may advance environmental policy. Her case studies focus on climate change and the energy transition. The complexity framework she develops has numerous implications regarding converging, multidimensional global crises, and thus environmental science, policy and management.

To listen to Jennifer being interviewed by Meredith and Burl Hall, please join us Wed., 2/13/12 at 8:00pm .

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  Somewhere in the site we fi... by Theresa Paulfranz on Monday, Feb 11, 2013 at 5:56:38 PM
This is beautifully written Theresa.  I'm loo... by Burl Hall on Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 at 5:00:52 AM
I have very different feelings about light, for in... by Kim Cassidy on Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 at 6:42:35 AM
It is interesting, Kim and Theresa, that mathemati... by Burl Hall on Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 at 3:02:24 PM
  The new physics was discovered in the ... by Theresa Paulfranz on Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 at 8:32:59 PM
 When I first read this article my mind told ... by Theresa Paulfranz on Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 at 8:41:29 PM
Merry actually wrote the announcement....and used ... by Burl Hall on Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 at 3:21:23 AM
P.S., Theresa: What I came to with the link was bl... by Burl Hall on Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 at 3:24:03 AM
  I think I need to read that. I did &nb... by Theresa Paulfranz on Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 at 11:54:52 AM
Yes, Jennifer's book is highly academic but worth ... by Burl Hall on Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 at 2:05:02 PM