Summer 2018: Sustainability Leadership


Overview (print)
Legal and formal issues (print)
Class Schedule (print)
Submit 4+4-Form (docx)
Get Woke — Stay Woke
All classes (print)
All Questions (print)
Research Project Details (print)
Fieldwork week (print)
References (print)
Print All

Tools
Modeling
Earthtime
Climate Wizard
Everglades Map
Tidal charts for Florida
Our World in Data

Sustainability Leadership

Course: BIOL/OEAS/IDS 467, BIOL/OEAS 567 (three credits)
CRNs: 35510, 35861, 35874, 35855, 35856
Course title: Sustainability Leadership
Instructors: Dr. Hans-Peter Plag, Dr. Tatyana Lobova, Dr. Eddie Hill
Term: Summer 2018 (season 1)
Time: Mondays and Wednesday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: BAL 2068 -- SRC 1009


References

Academic Room, 2013. Systems Theory. html.

Akçakaya, H. R., Bennett, E. L., Brooks, T. M., Grace, M. K., Heath, A. , Hedges, S. , Hilton‐Taylor, C. , Hoffmann, M. , Keith, D. A., Long, B. , Mallon, D. P., Meijaard, E. , Milner‐Gulland, E. , Rodrigues, A. S., Rodriguez, J. P., Stephenson, P. , Stuart, S. N. and Young, R. P., 2018. Quantifying species recovery and conservation success to develop an IUCN Green List of Species. Conservation Biology. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1111/cobi.13112. html. See also Dasgupta, 2018.

Aldrich, D. P., 2018. The Right Way to Build Resilience to Climate Change. Current History, 117(795), 16-21. local pdf.

An, L., 2012. Modeling human decisions in coupled human and natural systems: Review of agent-based models, Ecological Modelling, 229, 25-36. Volume 229, pdf.

Anderson, J., 2017. The psychology of why 94 deaths from terrorism are scarier than 301,797 deaths from guns. Quarz, html

Ballew, Nicholas G., Bacheler, Nathan M., Kellison, G. Todd, Schueller, Amy M., 2016. Invasive lionfish reduce native fish abundance on a regional scale, Scientific Reports, 6(32169), DOI: 10.1038/srep32169, html, local pdf.

Barnosky, A. D., Brown, J. H., Daily, G. C., Dirzo, R., Ehrlich, A. H., Ehrlich, P. R., Eronen, J. T., Fortelius, M., Hadly, E. A., Leopold, E. B., Mooney, H. A., Peterson Myers, J., Naylor, R. L., Palumbi, S., Stenseth, N. C., Wake, M. H., 2014. Introducing the Scientific Consensus on Maintaining Humanity’s Life Support Systems in the 21st Century: Information for Policy Makers, Anthropocene Review, 1(1), 78-109, DOI 10.1177/2053019613516290. Consensus Document, Consensus web page.

Barnosky, A. D., Hadly, E. A., Bascompte, J., Berlow, E. L., Brown, J. H., Fortelius, M., Getz, W. M., Harte, J., Hastings, A., Marquet, P. A., Martinez, N. D., Mooers, A., Roopnarine, P., Vermeij, G., Williams, J. W., Gillespie, R., Kitzes, J., Marshall, C., Matzke, N., Mindell, D. P., Revilla, E., Smith, A. B., 2012. Approaching a state shift in Earth’s biosphere. Nature, 486, 52-58, doi:10.1038/nature11018.

Barreteau, O., Bousquet, F., Attonaty, J.-M., 2001. Role-playing games for opening the black box of multi-agent systems: method and lessons of its application to Senegal River Valley irrigated systems. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 4(2), html.

Barreteau, O., Le Page, C., D'Aquino, P., 2003. Role-Playing Games, Models and Negotiation Processes. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 6(2), html.

Barreteau, O. et al., 2003. Our Companion Modelling Approach. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 6(2), html.

Bendell, J., 2018. Deep Adaptation: A Map for Navigating Climate Tragedy. IFLAS Occasional Paper 2, www.iflas.info, July 27, 2018. pdf, local pdf.

Berger, A., Brown, C., Kousky, C., Zeckhauser, R., 2011. The Challenge of degraded environments: How common biases impair effective policy. Risk Analysis, 31(9) 1423-1433. pdf.

Berkeley Earth, 2018. A measured approach: Climate science and strategic analysis. Available at http://berkeleyearth.org; for data access see http://berkeleyearth.org/data/.

Bernstein, S., 2017. How a Math Formula Could Decide the Fate of Endangered U.S. Species. Feds consider "conservation triage" that would let some animals go extinct to save funds for protecting others. Scientific American, html.

Biermann, F., 2014. Earth System Governance: world politics in the anthropocene. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Blaustein, R., 2015. Predicting Tipping Points. World Policy Journal, XXVII(1), http://www.worldpolicy.org/journal/spring2015/tipping-points.

Bojinski, S., Verstrate, M., Peterson, C. P., Richter, C., Simmons, P., M. Zemp, 2014. The concept of essential climate variables in support of climate research, applications, and policy. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 95(9), 1431-1443. local pdf.

Bond, D. P. G., Grasby, S. E., 2017. On the causes of mass extinctions. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 478, 3-29. Doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.11.005.

Bonnar, L., Gosselin, F., Schyns, P. G., 2002. Understanding Dali's Slave Market with the Disappearing Bust of Voltaire: A case study in the scale information driving perception. Perception, 31(6), 683-691, DOI: 10.1068/p3276

Bousquet, F. and C. Le Page, 2004. Multi-agent simulations and ecosystem management: a review. Ecological Modeling, 176(3-4), 313-332. pdf.

Boyce, J. K., 2013. Economics, The Environment and Our Common Wealth. Edward Elgar Publishing Inc.

Breitburg, D., Levin, L. A., Oschlies, A., Grégoire, M., Chavez, F. P., Conley, D. J., Garçon, V., Gilbert, D., Gutiérrez, D., Isensee, K., Jacinto, G. S., Limburg, K. E., Montes, I., Naqvi, S. W. A., Pitcher, G. C., Rabalais, N. N., Roman, M . R., Rose, K. A., Seibel, B . A., Telszewski, M., Yasuhara, M., Zhang, J., 2018. Declining oxygen in the global ocean and coastal waters. Science, 359(6371), eaam7240. DOI: 10.1126/science.aam7240.

Brown, L., 2011. World on the Edge - How to prevent environmental and economic collapse. Earth Policy Institute.

Brown, T, Katz, B., 2009. Change by Design. HarperCollins e-books.

Brown, V. A., Harris, J. A., Russell, J. Y. (eds.), 2010. Tackling Wicked Problems - Through the Transdisciplinary Imagination. Earthscan, London, New York.

Brown, M. T., Ulgiati, S., 2004. Energy quality, emergy, and transformity: H.T. Odum’s contributions to quantifying and understanding systems. Ecological Modelling, 178, 201-213. local pdf.

Burke, M., Hsiang, S. M., Miguel, E., 2015. Global non-linear effect of temperature on economic production, Nature, 527, 235-239, DOI 10.1038/nature15725. local pdf.

Butler, M. J., Dolan III, T. W., 2017. Potential Impacts of Everglades Restoration on Lobster and Hard Bottom Communities in the Florida Keys, FL (USA). Estuaries and Coasts, 40, 1523-1539. DOI 10.1007/s12237-017-0256-8.

Capistrano, D., Samper, C., Lee, M. J., Raudsepp-Hearne, C. (eds.), 2005. Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Scenarios, Volume 2. Island Press, Washington. html.

Capra, F., 1996. The Web of Life. Random House Publishers. local pdf.

Carpenter, S. R., Pingali, P. L., Bennett, E. M., Zurek, M. B. (eds.), 2005. Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Multiscale Assessments, Volume 4. Island Press, Washington. html. local pdf.

Cassela, C., 2018. Director James Cameron Warns The Ocean Has Become "The Toilet of Human Civilization." Science Af, May 28, 2018. html.

Casti, J. L., 2012. X-Events - The Collapse of Everthing, HarperCollins Publisher, New York.

Ceballos, G., Ehrlich, P. R., Barnosky, A. D., García, A., Pringle, R. M., Palmer, T. M., 2015. Accelerated modern human–induced specieslosses: Entering the sixth mass extinction. Sci. Adv., 1:e1400253, 1-5. local pdf.

Ceballos, G., Ehrlich, P. R., Dirzo, R., 2017. Biological annihilation via the ongoing sixth mass extinction signaled by vertebrate population losses and declines. PNAS, E6089–E6096, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1704949114. local pdf.

Chapron, G., Levrel, H., Meinard, Y., Courchamp, F., 2018. A Final Warning to Planet Earth, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 33(9), 651-652, DOI 10.1016/j.tree.2017.12.010, html, local pdf.

Cheng, L., Trenberth, K. E., Palmer, M. D., Zhu, J., and Abraham, J. P.: Observed and simulated full-depth ocean heat-content changes for 1970–2005, Ocean Sci., 12, 925-935, doi:10.5194/os-12-925-2016, 2016. See http://www.ocean-sci.net/12/925/2017/.

Chiang, F., Mazdiyasni, O., AghaKouchak, A., 2018. Amplified warming of droughts in southern United States in observations and model simulations, Science Advances, 4(8), DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aat2380. html, .

Chopra, K., Leemans, R., Kumar, P., Simons, H. (eds.), 2005. Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Policy Responses, Volume 3. Island Press, Washington. html.

Clark, W. C. and Dickson, N. M., 2002. Sustainability science: the emerging research program, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 100(14), 8059-8061.

CLME+, 2017. The Strategic Action Programme for the Sustainable Management of the Shared Living Marine Resources of the Caribbean and North Brazil Shelf Large Marine Ecosystems, CLME+, pdf, local pdf.

Committee on Climate Change, 2016. Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017. Available at https://www.theccc.org.uk/uk-climate-change-risk-assessment-2017/.

Christian, S.E., 2013. Cognitive Biases and Errors as Cause - and Journalistic Best Practices as Effect, Journal of Mass Media Ethics, 28, 160—174, DOI: 10.1080/08900523.2013.794674

Committee on Understanding and Monitoring Abrupt Climate Change and Its Impacts; Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate; Division on Earth and Life Studies; National Research Council, 2013. Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises. National Research Council, USA. ISBN 978-0-309-28773-9, DOI 10.17226/18373. Available at https://www.nap.edu/download/18373.

Conklin, J., 2006. Dialogue Mapping - Building Shared Understanding of Wicked Problems. John Wiley and Sons LtD, Chichester.

Conklin, J., 2005. Wicked Problems and Social Complexity. pdf.

Costandi, M., 2011. The ghostly gaza and the disappearing bust of Voltaire. The Guardian, September 19, 2011. html.

Costanza, R., Kubiszewski, I., Giovannini, E., Lovins, H., McGlade, J., Pickett, K. E., Ragnarsdottir, K. V., Roberts, D., De Vogli, R., & Wilkinson, R., 2014. Time to leave the GDP behind, Nature, 505, 284-285.

Costanza, R., Alperovitz, G., Daly, H., Farley, J., Franco, C., Jackson, T., Kubiszewski, I., Schor, J., and Victor, P., 2013. Building a sustainable and desirable economy-in-society-in-nature. In The Worldwatch Institute: State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible? Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Costanza, R., d'Arge, R., de Groot, R., Farber, S., Grasso, M., Hannon, B., Limburg, K., Naeem, S., O'Neill, R. V., Paruelo, J., Raskin, R. G., Sutton, P., & van den Belt, M., 1997. The value of the world's ecosystem services and natural capital, Nature, 387, 253-261.

Cotton-Barratt, O., Farquhar, S., Halstead, J., Schubert, S., Snyder-Beattie, A., 2016. Global Catastrophic Risks 2016. Global Challenge Foundation and Global Priorities Project. html, local pdf, Executive Summary pdf.

Credit Suisse, 2016. Global wealth 2016: The year in review, Tech. rep., Credit Suisse, Switzerland.

Dean, J., 2016. Make Sustainable Development Goals Relevant to Citizens, Speakers Tell High-level Political Forum. Blog published at United Nations Information Center Camberra on July 13, 2016. Available as html.

de~Groot, R., Brander, L., van der Ploeg, S., Costanza, R., Bernard, F., Braat, L., Christie, M., Crossman, N., Ghermandi, A., Hein, L., Hussain, S., Kumar, P., McVittie, A., Portela, R., Rodriguez, L.~C., ten Brink, P., van Beukering, P., 2012. Global estimates of the value of ecosystems and their services in monetary units, Ecosystem Services, 1(1), 50–61.

Desjardins, J., 2017. 2,000 Years of Economic History in One Chart. Visual Capitalist, online published on Sep. 8, 2017, html.

Diffenbaugh, N. S., Singh, D., Mankin, J. S., 2018. Unprecedented climate events: Historical changes, aspirational targets, and national commitments. Sci. Adv., 4:eaao3354, 1-9. local pdf.

Doncaster, C. P., Chavez, V. A., Viguier, C., Wang, R., Zhang, E., Dong, X., Dearing, J. A., Langdon, P. G., Dyke, J. G., 2016. Early warning of critical transitions in biodiversity from compositional disorder. Ecology, DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1558.

Doyle, A., 2018. Nature's 'alarming' decline threatens food, water, energy: U.N. Reuters, March 23, 2018, html.

Drayton, A., Benfield, W., Bourne, C., Roach, K., 2016. Caribbean Human Development Report --- Multidimensional progress: human resilience beyond income. United Nations Development Program (UNDP). pdf, local pdf.

Driscoll, D. A., Bland, L. M., Bryan, B. A., Newsome, T. M., Nicholson, E., Ritchie, E. G., Doherty, T. S., 2018. A biodiversity-crisis hierarchy to evaluate and refine conservation indicators. Nature Ecology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1038/s41559-018-0504-8. html

Dubois, N., A. Caldas, J. Boshoven, and A. Delach, 2011. Integrating Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments into Adaptation Planning: A Case Study Using the NatureServe Climate Change Vulnerability Index to Inform Conservation Planning for Species in Florida [Final Report]. Defenders of Wildlife, Washington D.C. pdf.

Dunlop, I., Spratt, D., 2017. Disaster Alley — Climate Change Conflict & Risk. Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, Melbourne. pdf, local pdf.

Dvorsky, G., 2016. Rising sea level threaten nearly a trillion dollars worth of U.S. homes. Gismodo, August 3, 2016. See http://gizmodo.com/rising-sea-levels-threaten-nearly-a-trillion-dollars-wo-1784775754 and the Zillow report for more details.

ESSAC, 2013. Extreme Weather Events in Europe: preparing for climate change adaptation, European Academies Science Advisory Council, EASAC report number 22. local pdf.

ESSAC, 2018. Extreme Weather Events in Europe: preparing for climate change adaptation: an update on EASAC’s 2013 study. European Academies Science Advisory Council. local pdf.

Edmondson, A. C., 2016. Wicked-Problem Solvers. Harvard Business Review, June 2016 Issue. Online Version.

Ekstrom, J. K., Moser, S. C., Torn, M., 2011. Barriers to Climate Change Adaptation: A Diagnostic Framework. Public Interest Energy Research Program. Final Project Report. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. pdf.

Ellen MacArthur Foundation and McKinsey Center for Business and Environment, 2015. Growth Within a Circular Economy: Vision for a Competitive Europe. Ellen MacArthur Foundation and McKinsey Center for Business and Environment. pdf. local pdf.

Ellis, E. C., 2016. Humans: The Species that Changed Earth. The Evolution Institute, html.

Enemark, S., McLaren, R., Lemmen, C., 2016. Fit-for-purpose land administration - guiding principles for country implementation. UN Habitat, Report 2/2016. local pdf.

Epstein, J., 2008. Why Models. JASSS, 11, 4, 12. See http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/11/4/12.html.

European Environmental Agency, 2017. Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in Europe — Enhancing coherence of the knowledge base, policies and practices. EEA Report No 15/2017. local pdf.

Evans, J. and Karvonen, A., 2016. Living laboratories for sustainability, in Cities and Low Carbon Transition, edited by H. Bulkeley, V. Castán Broto, M. Hodson, and S. Marvin, pp. 126-141, Routledge, London.

Fazio, L., 2018. Why you stink at fact-checking. The Conservation, March 29, 2018, html.

Ferry, D., 2017. It’s Time to Let Certain Animals Go Extinct. Outside online. html.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, 2016. A Guide to Climate Change Adaptation for Conservation - Resources and Tools for Climate Smart Management of Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Species and Their Habitats. Version 1. Florida Fish and Wildlife Service. Available at html.

Finkelstein, I., Langgut, D., Meiri, M., Sapir-Hen, Lidar, 2017. Egyptian Imperial Economy in Canaan: Reaction to the Climate Crisis at the End of the Late Bronze Age, ¨A;gypten und Levante, 27, 249-260. See also Albeck-Ripka, 2018/03/30.

Folk, E., 2018. What would the earth look like if 50 percent was reserved for nature? The Ecologist, Online published, 3rd April, 2018, html

Foster, J. B., Clark, B., York, R., 2010. Capitalism and the Curse of Energy Efficiency. Monthly Review, Nov. 1, 2010, html, local pdf.

Freire-González, J. andPuig-Ventosa, I., 2015. Energy Efficiency Policies and the Jevons Paradox, International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, Econjournals, 5(1), 69-79. html, pdf.

Gaffney, O., Steffen, W., 2017. The Anthropocene equation. The Anthropocene Review, 4(1), 53-61, DOI: 10.1177/2053019616688022, html, local pdf.

Garaba, S., Dierssen, H., 2018. An airborne remote sensing case study of synthetic hydrocarbon detection using short wave infrared absorption features identified from marine-harvested macro- and microplastics. Remote Sensing of Environment, 205, 224–235. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2017.11.023.

GCOS, 2016. The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs. World Meteorological Organization. local pdf.

Gleick, P. H., 2010. Climate change, exponential curves, water resources, and unprecedented threats to humanity. Climatic Change, 100, 125-129, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-010-9831-8. Gilles, E., 2018. How many people is too many people? The McGill Tribune, March 20, 2018. html.

Glantz, M. H., Kelman, I. 2013. Thoughts on dealing with climate change ... as if the future matters. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 4(1), 1 — 8. DOI: 10.1007/s13753-013-0002-1. html.

Government Office for Science, 2018. Foresight Future of the Sea - A Report from the Government Chief Science Adviser. Government Office for Science of the United Kingdom. remote pdf, local pdf.

Goodwin, P., 2018. On the time evolution of climate sensitivity and future warming. Earth's Future, 6, DOI: 10.1029/2018EF000889, local pdf.

Goldhill, O., 2018. The power of existential thinking - Jean-Paul Sartre was the original self-help guru. Quarz, May 13, 2018. Available as html.

Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum, 2017. Greening the Ocean Economy - Summary Report. OECD. local pdf.

Greer, J. M., 2011. The Wealth of Nature - Economics as if Survival Matters. New Society Publisher.

Griggs, D., Stafford-Smith, M., Gaffney, O., Rockström, J., Öhman, M. C., Shyamsundar, P., Steffen, W., Glaser, G., Kanie, N., Noble, I., 2013. Sustainable development goals for people and planet. Nature, 495, 305-307.

Group on Earth Observations, 2016. Geospatial information and earth observations: Supporting official statistics in monitoring the {SDGs}, Tech. rep., Report of the GEO Initiative GI-18; Group on Earth Observation, GEO Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland.

Group on Earth Observations, 2017. Earth Observations in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Tech. rep., Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on behalf of GEO under the EO4SDG Initiative.

Grunwald, A., 2015. Transformative Wissenschaft. Eine neue Ordnung im Wissenschaftsbetrieb?, GAIA-Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society, 24(1), 17-20. local pdf.

Guyot, P. and S. Honiden, 2006. Agent-Based Participatory Simulations: Merging Multi-Agent Systems and Role-Playing Games. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 9(4), html.

Haberl, H., The Energetic Metabolism of Societies. Part I: Accounting Concepts. J. Industrial Ecology, 5(1), 11-33. local pdf.

Hale, A., Heijer, T., 2006. Defining Resilience. In Hollnagel, E., Woods, D. D., Leveson, N.: Resilience Engineering: Concepts and Precepts. Ashgate Publishing Limited, Burlington, USA.

Hallegatte, S., Green, C., Nicholls, R. J., Corfee-Morlot, J., 2013. Future flood losses in major coastal cities. Nature Clim. Change, online publication on 2013/08/18/. DOI: 10.1038/nclimate1979.

Hansen, J., Sato, M., Hearty, P., Ruedy, R., Kelley, M., Masson-Delmotte, V., Russell, G., Tselioudis, G., Cao, J., Rignot, E., Velicogna, I., Kandiano, E., von Schuckmann, K., Kharecha, P., Legrande, A. N., Bauer, M., Lo, K.-W., 2016. Ice melt, sea level rise and superstorms: evidence from paleoclimate data, climate modeling, and modern observations that 2oC global warming is highly dangerous, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 3761-3812, 2016. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-3761-2016

Haque, U., 2018. Why capitalism is obsolete - and why humanity's future depends on what's next. Eudaimonia & Co., March 26, 2018. html.

Hardesty-Moore, M., Stefanie Deinet, Robin Freeman, Georgia C. Titcomb, Erin M. Dillon, Keenan Stears, Maggie Klope, An Bui, Devyn Orr, Hillary S. Young, Ana Miller-ter Kuile, Lacey F. Hughey, Douglas J. McCauley. Migration in the Anthropocene: how collective navigation, environmental system and taxonomy shape the vulnerability of migratory species. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0017.

Harrabin, R., 2018. Ocean plastic could triple in decade. BBC News, March 21, 2018, html.

Harte, C., 2018. Land degradation now at a critical level warn experts. Ecocologist, On-line publication, March 26, 2018. html.

Harvey, C., 2018. Climate Change Is Becoming a Top Threat to Biodiversity. Scientific American, March 28, 2018. html.

Haslam, P. A., Schafer, J., & Beaudet, P. (2017).Introduction to international development approaches, actors, issues, and practice. Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press Canada.

Hassan, R., Scholes, R., Ash, N. (eds.), 2005. Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Current State and Trends, Volume 1. Island Press, Washington. html. title={},

Head, B. W., Alford, J., 2015. Wicked Problems — Implications for Public Policy and Management. Administration & Society, 47(6), 711-739, DOI 10.1177/0095399713481601, local pdf.

Heal, G., 2017. Endangered Economies - How the Neglect of Nature Threatens our Prosperity. Columbia University Press, New York.

Henschel, M. M., McDonnough, J. T., Trinter, C., 2016. The development of adaptive expertise practices: Results of a STEM teacher preparation program case study. Unpublished. local pdf

Higman, B., Shugar, D. H., Stark, C. P., Ekstr{\"o}m, G., Koppes, M. N., Lynett, P., Dufresne, A., Haeussler, P. J., Geertsema, M., Gulick, S., Mattox, A., Venditti, J. G., Walton, M. A. L., McCall, N., Mckittrick, E., MacInnes, B., Bilderback, E. L., Tang, H., Willis, M. J., Richmond, B., Reece, R. S., Larsen, C., Olson, B., Capra, J., Ayca, A., Bloom, C., Williams, H., Bonno, D., Weiss, R., Keen, A., Skanavis, V., Loso, M., 2018. The 2015 landslide and tsunami in Taan Fiord, Alaska, Scientific Reports, 8(1), 12993,DOI 10.1038/s41598-018-30475-w. html, local pdf.

Hiron, M., Pärt, T., Siriwardena, G. M., Whittingham, M. J., 2018. Species contributions to single biodiversity values under-estimate whole community contribution to a wider range of values to society. Scientific Reports, 8(7004), DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-25339-2. pdf. See also News Release.

Hollnagel, E., 2006. Resilience: The Challenge of the Unstable. In Hollnagel, E., Woods, D. D., Leveson, N.: Resilience Engineering: Concepts and Precepts. Ashgate Publishing Limited, Burlington, USA.

Holt, J., 2011. Two Brains Running. New York Times, Nov. 25, 2011. html.

Hope, E. S., McKenney, D. W., Pedlar, J. H., Stocks, B. J., Gauthier, S., 2016. Wildfire Suppression Costs for Canada under a Changing Climate. PLoS ONE, 11(8): e0157425. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157425. local pdf.

Hoppler, H., Weible, E. R., 2005. Scaling functions to body size: theorie and facts. J. of Experimental Biology,m 208, 1573-1574. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.01630, html, local pdf. See also review.

Hunziker, R., 2018. Then end of the line — A climate in crisis. Counterpunch, August 3, 2018. html.

Hutson, M., 2017. Living a Lie: We Deceive Ourselves to Better Deceive Others. Scientific American, html.

IPBES, 2018. Summary for policymakers of the thematic assessment of land degradation and restoration of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. R. Scholes, L. Montanarella, A. Brainich, N. Barger, B. ten Brink, M. Cantele, B. Erasmus, J. Fisher, T. Gardner, T. G. Holland, F. Kohler, J. S. Kotiaho, G. Von Maltitz, G. Nangendo, R. Pandit, J. Parrotta, M. D. Potts, S. Prince, M. Sankaran and L. Willemen (eds.). IPBES secretariat, Bonn, Germany. pdf.

ICSU, 2017. A Guide to SDG Interactions: from Science to Implementation, Tech. rep., International Council for Science (ICSU), Paris, D.J. Griggs, M. Nilsson, A. Stevance, D. McCollum (eds). DOI: 10.24948/2017.01.

IPCC, 2013: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Stocker, T.F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, M. Tignor, S.K. Allen, J. Boschung, A. Nauels, Y. Xia, V. Bex and P.M. Midgley (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, 1535 pp.

IPCC, 2014: Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report. Contribution of Working Groups I, II and III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Core Writing Team, R.K. Pachauri and L.A. Meyer (eds.)]. IPCC, Geneva, Switzerland, 151 pp. Available at http://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar5/syr/.

IPCC, 2018. Global Warming of 1.5oC. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Special Report 15, html.

Irwin, E. G., Culligan, P. J., Fischer-Kowalski, M., Law, K. L., Murtugudde, R., Pfirman, S., 2018. Bridging barriers to advance global sustainability. Nature Sustainability, 1(JULY 2018), 324-326. html, local pdf.

IUCN, 2016. Explaining Ocean Warming: Causes, scale, effects and consequences - Executive Summary. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Available at https://portals.iucn.org/library/node/46254.

Jackson, T., 2009. Prosperity without Growth - Economics for a Finite Planet, Earthscan, New York.

Jan, 2018. Vertical farming — science fiction or the future of agriculture? Wordpress Blog Post, April 5, 2018, html, local pdf.

Jensen, R., 2016. The coddling of the capitalist, white-supremacist, patriarchal american mind. Available at http://www.resilience.org/stories/2016-03-08/the-coddling-of-the-capitalist-white-supremacist-patriarchal-american-mind.

Jules-Plag, S. and Plag, H.-P., 2016a. Supporting Agenda 2030's Sustainable Development Goals - agend-based models and GeoDesign, ApoGeoSpatial, 31(4), 24-30.

Jules-Plag, S. and Plag, H.-P., 2016b. Supporting the implementation of SDGs, Geospatial World, 08/15/2016, http://www.geospatialworld.net/article/supporting--implementation--sdgs/.

Kahneman, D., 2011. Thinking, Fast and Slow. Farrar, Staus, and Girrow.

Kahneman, D., Lovallo, D., Sibony, O., 2011. Before you make that decision. Harvard Business Review, June 2011, 51-60. pdf.

Karvonen, A. and van Heur, B., 2014. Urban laboratories: experiments in reworking cities, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 38(2), 379-392.

Kates, R., Clark, W. C., Hall, J. M., Jaeger, C., Lowe, I., McCarthy, J., Schellnhuber, H. J., Bolin, B., Dickson, N. M., Faucheux, S., Gallopin, G., Grübler, A., Huntley, B., Jäger, J., Jodha, N., Kasperson, R., Mabogunje, A., Matson, P., Mooney, H., Moore, B., O'Riordan, T., Svedin, U., 2000. Sustainability Science, Research and Assessment Systems for Sustainability Program Discussion Paper 2000-33, Cambridge, MA: Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. DOI 10.2139/ssrn.257359, html, local copy.

Kates, R., Clark, W. C., Hall, J. M., Jaeger, C., Lowe, I., McCarthy, J. J., and Schellnhuber, H. J. and Bolin, B and Dickson, N. M. and Faucheux, S. and Gallopin, G. C. and Grübler, A. and Huntley, B. and Jäger, J. and Jodha, N. S. and Kasperson, R. E. and Mabogunje, A. and Matson, P. and Mooney, H. and Moore III, B. and O'Riordan, T. and Svedin, U., 2001. Sustainability science, Science, 292(5517), 641-642, DOI: 10.1126/science.1059386, html.

Katja, 2018. Tricky Trade-Offs in Sustainable Development Policy Making. Blog in Energy, Climate & Sustainability. Amsterdam University College. html.

Kemp-Benedict, 2018. Getting off the fast track: the benefits of downshifting. Stockholm Environment Institute. html.

Khan, S., Nadir, S., Shah, Z. U., Shah, A. A., Karunarathna, S. C., Xu, J., Khan, A., Munir, S., Hasan, F., 2017. Biodegradation of polyester polyurethane by Aspergillus tubingensis, Environmental Pollution, 225, 469-480. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.03.012.

Kirchhoff, C.J., Lemos, M.C., Dessai, S., 2013. Actionable knowledge for environmental decision making: Broadening the usability of climate science, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 38, 393-414. pdf.

Kishore, N., Marqués, D., Mahmud, A., Kiang, M. V., Rodriguez, I., Fuller, A., Ebner, P., Sorensen, C., Racy, F., Lemery, J., Maas, L., Leaning, J., Irizarry, R. A., Balsari, S., Buckee, C. O., 2018. Mortality in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. The New England Journal of Medicine, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMsa1803972, local pdf.

Kissling, W. D., Ahumada, J. A., Bowser, A. , Fernandez, M. , Fernández, N. , García, E. A., Guralnick, R. P., Isaac, N. J., Kelling, S. , Los, W. , McRae, L. , Mihoub, J. , Obst, M. , Santamaria, M. , Skidmore, A. K., Williams, K. J., Agosti, D. , Amariles, D. , Arvanitidis, C. , Bastin, L. , De Leo, F. , Egloff, W. , Elith, J. , Hobern, D. , Martin, D. , Pereira, H. M., Pesole, G. , Peterseil, J. , Saarenmaa, H. , Schigel, D. , Schmeller, D. S., Segata, N. , Turak, E. , Uhlir, P. F., Wee, B. and Hardisty, A. R. (2018), Building essential biodiversity variables (EBVs) of species distribution and abundance at a global scale. Biol Rev, 93: 600-625. doi:10.1111/brv.12359. html, local pdf.

Kittel, T. G. F., 2013. The Vulnerability of Biodiversity to Rapid Climate Change. In Pielke, Sr., R. A. and Seastedt, T. R. and Suding, K. (eds.): Vulnerability of Ecosystems to Climate, 185-201. Volumen 4 in Climate Vulnerability: Understanding and Addressing Threats to Essential Resources, lsevier Inc., Academic Press, Oxford, DOI={10.1016/B978-0-12-384703-4.00437-8. local pdf.

Köhler, J., de Haan, F., Holtz, G., Kubeczko, K., Moallemi, E., Papachristos, G., Chappin, E. J. L., 2018. Modelling Sustainability Transitions: An Assessment of Approaches and Challenges. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 21(1), html, DOI: 10.18564/jasss.3629.

Kolbert, E., 2017. Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds - New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason. The New Yorker, http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/02/27/why-facts-dont-change-our-minds.

Kolko, J., 2012. Wicked Problems: Problems Worth Solving. Austin Center for Design. Online Version.

Konrad, H. et al., 2018. Net retreat of Antarctic glacier grounding lines. Nature Geoscience, 11, 258-262. DOI: 10.1038/s41561-018-0082-z, html. See also: University of Leeds, 2018. Antarctica retreating across the sea floor. ScienceDaily, 2 April 2018, html.

Korten, D. C., 2015. Change the Story, Change the Future - A Living Economy for a Living Earth. Berrett-Koehler Publisher.

Kremen, C., Williams, N. M., Aizen, M. A., et al. (2007). Pollination and other ecosystem services produced by mobile organisms: a conceptual framework for the effects of land‐use change. Ecology Letters, 10, 299-314.

Larsen, K., Larsen, J., Herndon, W., Mohan, S., Houser, T., 2017. Taking Stock 2017: Adjusting Expectations for US Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Rhodium Group Report. html.

Lawrence, M. G. and Sch{\"a}fer, S. and Muri, H. and Scott, V. and Oschlies, A. and Vaughan, N. E. and Boucher, O. and Schmidt, H. and Haywood, J. and Scheffran, J.}, year={2018}, title={Evaluating climate geoengineering proposals in the context of the {Paris Agreement} temperature goals}, journal={Nature Communications}, volume={9}, number={1}, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-05938-3. local pdf.

Lebreton, L., Slat, B., Ferrari, F., Sainte-Rose, B., Aitken, J., Marthouse, R., Hajbane, S., Cunsolo, S., Schwarz, A., Levivier, A., Noble, K., Debeljak, P., Maral, H., Schoeneich-Argent, R., Brambini, R., Reisser, J. 2018. Evidence that the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is rapidly accumulating plastic. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 2045-2322. Doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-22939-w. local pdf.

Lee, S. and Lebowitz, S., 2015. 20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions. Business Insider, August 26, 2015. See http://www.businessinsider.com/cognitive-biases-that-affect-decisions-2015-8. See also the Wikipedia article on cognitive distortions.

Lenton, T. M., Schellnhuber, H. J., 2007. Tipping the scales. Nature Reports Climate Change, 1(7), 97-98. doi:10.1038/climate.2007.65, available at http://www.nature.com/climate/2007/0712/full/climate.2007.65.html.

Lenton, Timothy M., Held, Hermann, Kriegler, Elmar, Hall, Jim W., Lucht, Wolfgang, Rahmstorf, Stefan, Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim, 2008. Tipping elements in the Earth's climate system. PNAS, 105(6), 1786-1793, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0705414105. http://www.pnas.org/content/105/6/1786.

Leopold, A., 1949. A Sand County Almanac and sketches here and there. Oxford University Press.

Levin, K., Cashore, B., Bernstein, S., Auld, G., 2012. Overcoming the tragedy of super wicked problems: constraining our future selves to ameliorate global climate change. Policy Sciences, 45(2), 123–152. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11077-012-9151-0.

Lewandowsky, S., June 21, 2016. Why is populism popular? A psychologist explains. https://theconversation.com/why-is-populism-popular-a-psychologist-explains-61319.

Li, Y., Kalnay, E., Motesharrei, S., Rivas, J., Kucharski, F., Kirk-Davidoff, D., Bach, E., Zeng, N., 2018. Climate model shows large-scale wind and solar farms in the Sahara increase rain and vegetation}, Science, 361(6406), 1019-1022, DOI: 10.1126/science.aar5629, html, local pdf.

Lindner, M., Garcia-Gonzalo, J., Kolström, M., Green, T., Reguera, R., Maroschek, M., Seidl, R., Lexer, M. J., Netherer, S., Schopf, A., Kremer, A., Delzon, S., Barbati, A., Marchetti, M., Corona, P., 2008. Impacts of Climate Change on European Forests and Options for Adaptation. Report to the European Commission Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development, AGRI-2007-G4-06.

Lindstrom, A., Gunn, J., Fischer, A., McCurdy, A., Glover, L. K., and Task Team members, 2012. A Framework for Ocean Observing. By the Task Team for an Integrated Framework for Sustained Ocean Observing, UNESCO, IOC/INF-1284, doi: 10.5270/OceanObs09-FOO. local pdf.

Looi, M. K., 2016. Its getting too hot to work and it could cost the global economy trillions. Quartz, July 20, 2016. http://qz.com/735993/its-getting-too-hot-to-work-and-it-could-cost-the-global-economy-trillions/. See https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-07/tca-htf071416.php for access to the papers.

Lu, D., 2017. We would need 1.7 Earths to make our consumption sustainable. Washington Post, html.

Lukianoff, G. and Haidt, J., 2015. The Coddling of the American Mind. The Atlantic, September 2015. See http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/09/the-coddling-of-the-american-mind/399356/.

Machlis, G. E., Jarvis, J. B., 2018. The future of conservation in America. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Martin, J., Lusher, A., Thompson, R. C., Morley, A., 2017. The Deposition and Accumulation of Microplastics in Marine Sediments and Bottom Water from the Irish Continental Shelf. Scientific Reports, 7(Article 10772), DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-11079-2.

McCallum, I., Plag, H-P., Fritz, S., 2013. Data Citation Standard: A Means to Support Data Sharing, Attribution, and Traceability, E3S Web of Conferences, 1, 28002,DOI: 10.1051/e3sconf/20130128002, pdf, local pdf.

McGuire, B., 2013. Waking the Giant: How a changing climate triggers earthquakes, tsunamis, and vocanoes. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Mecklin, J. (ed.), 2017. It is two and a half minutes to midnight - 2017 Doomsday Clock Statement. Science and Security Board. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. pdf, local pdf

Mecklin, J. (ed.), 2018. It is two minutes to midnight - 2018 Doomsday Clock Statement. Science and Security Board. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. pdf, local pdf

Mercier, G., 2018. Does Humanity Deserve to Be Extinct? Dissident Voice, August 3rd, 2018. html.

Mercier, H., and Sperber, D., 2017. The Enigma of Reason. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Miller, T. R., 2013. Constructing sustainability science: emerging perspectives and research trajectories, Sustainability science, 8(2), 279-293. pdf.

Miller, T. R., Wiek, A., Sarewitz, D., Robinson, J., Olsson, L., Kriebel, D., and Loorbach, D., 2014. The future of sustainability science: a solutions-oriented research agenda, Sustainability science, 9(2), 239-246.

Milman, O., 2017. Scientists warn US coral reefs are on course to disappear within decades. The Guardian, html

Molena, F., 1912. Remarkable weather of 1911 - The effect of combustion of coal on the climate - What scientists predict for the future, Popular Mechanics, March 1912, 393-342, google pages.

Mooney, C., 2018. The Arctic's carbon bomb might be even more potent than we thought. The Washington Post, March 19, 2018. html.

Moss, R. H., Meehl, G. A., Lemos, M. C., Smith, J. B., Arnold, J. R., Behar, D., Brasseur, G. P., Broomell, S. B., Busalacchi, A. J., Dessai, S., Ebi, K. L., Edmonds, J. A., Furlow, J., Goddard, L., Hartmann, H. C., Hurrell, J. W., Katzenberger, J. W., Liverman, D. M., Mote, P. W., Moser, S. C., Kumar, A., Pulwarty, R. S., Seyller, E. A., Turner II, B. L., Washington, W. M., Wilbanks, T. J., 2013. Climate Change - Hell, High Water: Practice-Relevant Adaptation Science. Science, 342, 696-698, DOI: 10.1126/science.1239569.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, 2017. Volcanic Eruptions and Their Repose, Unrest, Precursors, and Timing. The National Academies Press, Washington, DC. DOI: 10.17226/24650. local pdf.

National Research Council. 2010. Defending Planet Earth: Near-Earth-Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. DOI: 10.17226/12842. local pdf.

Nature Climate Change, 2013. Editorial: Certain uncertainty. Nature Clim. Change, 3(8), 689. DOI: 10.1038/nclimate1978.

Nature, 2018. Editorial: Watch the ocean. Nature, 556, 149.

Naumann, G., Alfieri, L., Wyser, K., Mentaschi, L., Betts, R. A., Carrao, H., Spinoni, J., Vogt, J., Feyen, L., 2018. Global Changes in Drought Conditions under Different Levels of Warming. Geophysical Research Letters, 45. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GL076521. html.

Nelson, R.M., Boryta, M. D., et al., 2018. Laboratory simulation of planetary surfaces: Interpreting remote sensing data in terrestrial context. 49th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 2018 (LPI Contrib. No. 2083), pdf, local pdf.

Netzel, P., Stepinski, T., 2017. Climate Similarity Search - GeoWeb Tool for Exploring Climate Variability. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0334.1. See also the Map and Story.

Nilsson, M., Griggs, D., and Visbeck, M., 2016a. Policy: Map the interactions between Sustainable Development Goals}, Nature, 534, 320-322, doi:10.1038/534320a.

Nilsson, M., Griggs, D., Visbeck, M., and Ringler, C., 2016b. A draft framework for understanding SDG interactions, Tech. rep., ICSU - International Council for Science, Paris.

Nogues-Bravo, D., Rodriguez-Sanchez, F., Orsini, L., de Boer, E., Jackson, S. T., 2018. Cracking the Code of Biodiversity Responses to Past Climate Change}, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, in press. local pdf.

Nolan, C., Overpeck, J. T., Allen, Judy R. M., Anderson, P. M., Betancourt, J. L., Binney, H. A., Brewer, S., Bush, M. B., Chase, B. M., Cheddadi, R., Djamali, M., Dodson, J., Edwards, M. E., Gosling, W. D., Haberle, S., Hotchkiss, S. C., Huntley, B., Ivory, S. J., Kershaw, A. P., Kim, S.-H., Latorre, C., Leydet, M., L{\'e}zine, A.-M., Liu, K.-B., Liu, Y., Lozhkin, A. V., McGlone, M. S., Marchant, R. A., Momohara, A., Moreno, P. I., M{\"u}ller, S., Otto-Bliesner, B. L., Shen, C., Stevenson, J., Takahara, H., Tarasov, P. E., Tipton, J., Vincens, A., Weng, C., Xu, Q., Zheng, Z., Jackson, S. T., 2018. Past and future global transformation of terrestrial ecosystems under climate change, Science, 361(6405), 920-923, DOI 10.1126/science.aan5360. html.

NRC, 2004. Review of NASA's Solid-Earth Science Strategy. National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences, Committee to Review NASA's Solid-Earth Science Strategy; Board on Earth Sciences and Resources; Division on Earth and Life Studies; National Research Council. The National Academic Press. SBN 978-0-309-09252-4, DOI 10.17226/11084. pdf.

Obersteiner, M., Walsh, B., Frank, S., Havl&iaccute;k, P., Cantele, M., Liu, J., Palazzo, A., Herrero, M., Lu, Y., Mosnier, A., Valin, H., Riahi, K., Kraxner, F., Fritz, S., and van Vuuren, D., 2016. Assessing the land resource— food price nexus of the sustainable development goals, Science Advances, 2(9), 10.1126/sciadv.1501499.

Owen, A., 2018. Ethics on the battlefield. AEON, html.

Otger123, 2018. Rwanda as a role model: the plastic bag ban. Wordpress Blog Post, April 4, 2018. html, local pdf.

Paolisso, M., Douglas, E., Enrici, Akirshen,P., Watson,C., Ruth, M., 2012. Climate Change, Justice, and Adaptation among African American Communities in the Chesapeake Bay Region, Weather , Climate, And Society, 4, 34-47.

Peninsular Florida LCC, 2017. Conservation Planning Atlas. html.

Pearce, F., 2010. From ocean to ozone: Earth's nine life-support systems. New Scientist, Feature, 24 February 2010. html.

Pereira, H. M., Ferrier, S., Walters, M., Geller, G. N., Jongman, R. H. G., Scholes, R. J., Bruford, M. W., Brummitt, N., Butchart, S. H. M., Cardoso, A. C., Coops, N. C., Dulloo, E., Faith, D. P., Freyhof, J., Gregory, R. D., Heip, C., Höft, R., Hurtt, G., Jetz, W., Karp, D. S., McGeoch, M. A., Obura, D., Onoda, Y., Pettorelli, N., Reyers, B., Sayre, R., Scharlemann, J. P. W., Stuart, S. N., Turak, E., Walpole, M., Wegmann, M., 2013. Essential Biodiversity Variables, Science, 339(6117), 277-278, doi: 10.1126/science.1229931, html, local pdf

Pimm, S. L., Jenkins, C. N., Abell, R., Brooks, T. M., Gittleman, J. L., Joppa, L. N., Raven, P. H., Roberts, C. M., Sextonet, J. O., 2014. The biodiversity of species and their rates of extinction, distribution, and protection. Science, 344, 1246752. DOI: 10.1126/science.1246752

Plag, H.-P., 2015. Safeguarding our life support system - Overcoming the "immutable truth" of growth being necessary for a thriving economy. Column 11 in “On The Edge.” ApoGeo, 30(4), Fall 2015, 10-15. html.

Plag, H.-P., 2015. Finding the Message in the Facts — Has Humanity Evolved into the most Extreme Hazard, and Anthropogenic Cataclysm? Column 10 in “On The Edge.” ApoGeo, 30(3), Summer 2015, 8-11

Plag, H.-P., 2014. Toward an Interannual to Decadal Local Sea Level Forecasting Service. In Science and Technology Infusion Climate Bulletin, NOAA's National Weather Service, 38th NOAA Annual Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop, College Park, MD, 21-24 October 2013, 94-102. pdf.

Plag, H.-P., 2013a. Running in Fog - Finding a safe operating space for humanity. Column 1 in “On The Edge.” ApoGeo, Spring 2013, 22-25

Plag, H.-P., 2013b. Uncontrolled Experiment or Planetary Accident? Civilization as an extinction-class event. Column 3 in “On The Edge.” ApoGeo, Fall 2013, 14-17.

Plag, H.-P., 2013. Labeling Geo-Referenced Information in Support of Data Sharing and the Facilitating of Societal Benefits of Earth Observations. E3S Web of Conferences, 1, 28004. DOI: 10.1051/e3sconf/20130128004, pdf, local pdf.

Plag, H.-P. and Jules-Plag, S., 2013. Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Ecosystems. In Pielke Sr., R. A., Seastedt, T. and Suding, K. (eds.): “Vulnerability of Ecosystems to Climate”, Volume 4 of ”Climate Vulnerability: Understanding and Addressing Threats to Essential Resources“, pp 163-184, Elsevier. pdf

Plag, H.-P., Jules-Plag, S.-A., 2017. An economy for humanity: Transition to an economy for a thriving humanity and planetary future. ApoGeoSpatial, 32(2), Spring 2017, 30-35.

Plag, H.-P., Adegoke, J., Bruno, M., Christian, R., Digiacomo, P., McManus, L., Nicholls, R. and van de Wal, v., 2010. Observations as Decision Support for Coastal Management in Response to Local Sea Level Changes. In Hall, J., Harrison, D.E. & Stammer, D. (eds.): Proceedings of OceanObs'09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2), Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009, ESA Publication WPP-306, doi:10.5270/OceanObs09.cwp.69. (Abstract and access to pdf)

Plag, H-P., McCallum, I., Fritz, S., Jules-Plag, S., Nyenhuis, M., Nativi, S., 2013, The GEOSS Science and Technology Service Suite: Linking S&T Communities and GEOSS. E3S Web of Conferences, 1, 28003, DOI: 10.1051/e3sconf/20130128003, pdf, local pdf.

Plag, H.-P., Brocklebank, S., Brosnan, D., Campus, P., Cloetingh, S., Jules-Plag, S., Stein, S., 2015. Extreme Geohazards — Reducing the Disaster Risk and Increasing Resilience. European Science Foundation. pdf.

Plag, H.-P., Jules-Plag, S., Maso, J., Serral, I., Nativi, E., Mazzetti, P., Blonad, P., Bombelli, A., Lenton, T., McCallum, I., Pearlman, J., Pearlman, F., and Browdy, S., 2016a. SDG workshop report - navigating sustainability on a changing planet, Tech. rep., ConnectinGEO Project, Deliverable 2.1.

Plag, H.-P., Jules-Plag, S., Maso, J., Serral, I., Nativi, S., Santoro, M., Mcallum, I., Miguel-Lago, M., Garcis Ladona, E. R. and Rieke, M., 2016b. Gap analysis draft report, Tech. rep., ConnectinGEO Project, Deliverable 6.2.

Plag, H.-P., Jules-Plag, S., Masó, J., Serral, I., McCallum, I., Miguel-Lago, M., Garcis Ladona, E. . R., Thørseth, K., Khalsa, S. J., and de Maziere, M., 2017. Gap analysis final report including prioritization, Tech. rep., ConnectinGEO Project, Deliverable 6.3.

Plumer, B., Popovich, N., 2017. Here’s How Far the World Is From Meeting Its Climate Goals. New York Times, November 6, 2017, html.

Pontin, J., 2018. How Do You Know You Are Reading This? Wired, Online published, 04.12.18, html.

Potschin-Young, M., Haines-Young, R., Görg, C., Heink, U., Jax, K., Schleyer, C., 2018. Understanding the role of conceptual frameworks: Reading the ecosystem service cascade. Ecosystem Services, 29Part C, 428-440. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2017.05.015.

Praetorius, S. K., 2018. North Atlantic ciculation slows down. Nature, 556, 180-181.

Raskin, P., Banuri, T., Gallopin, G., Gutman, P., Hammond, A., Kates, R., Swart, R., 2002. Great Transition - The Promise and Lure of the Times Ahead. Report of the Global Scenario Group. Stockholm Environment Institute - Boston, Tellus Institute.

Reece, J. S., Noss, R. F.*, Oetting, J., Hoctor, T., & Volk, M. (2013). A vulnerability assessment of 300 species in Florida: threats from sea level rise, land use, and climate change. PloS one, 8(11), e80658. html, local pdf.

Reed, K. A., Stansfield, A. M., Wehner, M. F., Zarzycki, C. M., 2018. The human influence on Hurricane Florence. Stony Brook University, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. local pdf, html.

Rehka, B., 2016. Geospatial Data: Key to achieve SDGs, Geospatial World, pp. August 10, 2016.

Reid, W. V., Chen, D., Goldfarb, L., Hackmann, H., Lee, Y. T., Mokhele, K., Ostrom, E., Raivio, K., Rockström, J., Schellnhuber, H. J., Whyte, A., 2010. Earth System Science for Global Sustainability: Grand Challenges, Science, 330(6006), 916-917, DOI: 10.1126/science.1196263, html, local pdf.

Restakis, J., 2010. Humanizing the Economy: Co-operatives in the Age of Capital, New Society Publishers, Gabriola Island.

Rieder, T., 2016. Toward a Small Family Ethics - How Overpopulation and Climate Change Are Affecting the Morality of Procreation, Springer International Publishing AG Switzerland.

Rigaud, Kanta Kumari; de Sherbinin, Alex; Jones, Bryan; Bergmann, Jonas; Clement, Viviane; Ober, Kayly; Schewe, Jacob; Adamo, Susana; McCusker, Brent; Heuser, Silke; Midgley, Amelia, 2018. Groundswell: Preparing for Internal Climate Migration. World Bank, Washington, DC. html, local pdf. See also Arkin, 2018.

Ripple, W. J., Wolf, C., Newsome, T. M., Galetti, M., Alamgir, M., Crist, E., Mahmoud, M. I., Laurance, W. F., 15,364 scientist signatories from 184 countries, 2017. World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice, BioScience, 67(12), 1026-1028, DOI: 10.1093/biosci/bix125, local pdf.

Rittel, H. W. J., Webber, M. W., 1973. Dilemmas in a General Theory of Planning. Policy Sciences, 4, 155-169.

Roberts, N., 2000. Wicked Problems and Network Approaches to Resolution. International Public Management Review, 1(1), http://www.ipmr.net and html, pdf.

Robinson, John B. 1990. Futures under glass: a recipe for people who hate to predict. Futures, 22(8), 820–842. DOI: 10.1016/0016-3287(90)90018-D.

Rockströom, J., 2018. Our Common Future within Planetary Boundaries. Presentation at GEF General Assembly, Da Nang, Vietnam, 27 June 2018. local pdf.

Rockström, J., Klum, M, 2015. Small Planet, Big World. Yale University Press.

Rockström, J., Steffen, W., Noone, K., Persson, Å., Chapin, F. S. III, Lambin, E., Lenton, T. M., Scheffer, M., Folke, C., Schellnhuber, H., Nykvist, B., De Wit, C. A., Hughes, T., van der Leeuw, S., Rodhe, H., Sörlin, S., Snyder, P. K., Costanza, R., Svedin, U., Falkenmark, M., Karlberg, L., Corell, R. W., Fabry, V. J., Hansen, J., Walker, B., Liverman, D., Richardson, K., Crutzen, P., Foley, J., 2009. A safe operating space for humanity, Nature, 461, 472-475.

Rockström, J., W. Steffen, K. Noone, Å. Persson, F. S. Chapin, III, E. Lambin, T. M. Lenton, M. Scheffer, C. Folke, H. Schellnhuber, B. Nykvist, C. A. De Wit, T. Hughes, S. van der Leeuw, H. Rodhe, S. Sörlin, P. K. Snyder, R. Costanza, U. Svedin, M. Falkenmark, L. Karlberg, R. W. Corell, V. J. Fabry, J. Hansen, B. Walker, D. Liverman, K. Richardson, P. Crutzen, and J. Foley. 2009. Planetary boundaries:exploring the safe operating space for humanity. Ecology and Society, 14(2), 32. URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol14/iss2/art32/.

Ropeik, D., 2015. The Threat To Life On Earth Because Human Instinct is More Powerful Than Reason. html.

Rosenzweig, E., 2016. We're All Biased, but That Doesn't Keep Us from Making Valid Decisions. Scientific American Mind, Blog published on July 5, 2016. See html.

Rothman, D. H., 2017. Thresholds of catastrophe in the Earth system. Science Advances,3(9), e1700906, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1700906.

Ruddiman, W. F., 2005. How did humans first alter global climate? Scientific American, March 2005, 46-53.

Ruggie, J. G., 2003. Taking embedded liberalism global: The corporate connection, in Taming Globalization: Frontiers of Governance, edited by D. Held & M.Koenig-Archibugi, pp. 93-129, Polity Press, Cambridge.

Runciman, D., 2018. Why replacing politicians with experts is a reckless idea. The Guardian, May 1, 2018. html.

Rusbridger, A., 2015. Climate change: why the Guardian is putting threat to Earth front and centre. The Guardian. March 6, 2015, html.

Ryan, B., 2016. Open data for sustainable development, Geospatial World, August 14, 2016.

Sainsbury, N. C., Genner, M. J., Saville, G. R., Pinnegar, J. K., O’Neill, C. K., Simpson, S. D., Turner, R. A., 2018. Changing storminess and global capture fisheries. Nature Climate Change, 8(8), 655-659. DOI 10.1038/s41558-018-0206-x. pdf.

Sartre, J.-P., 1946. Existentialism Is a Humanism. Lecture given in 1946. In Kaufman, W. (ed.), 1989. Existentialism from Dostoyevsky to Sartre, Meridian Publishing Company. Available at htm, local pdf.

Sebo, J., 2018. Should Chimpanzees Be Considered ‘Persons’? , April 7, 2018. html.

Seligman, M. E. P., Tierney, J., 2017. We aren't built to live in the moment. New York Times, html.

Sengers, F., Berkhout, F., Wieczorek, A. J., and R., R., 2016. Experimenting in the city: Unpacking notions of experimentation for sustainability, in The Experimental City, edited by J. Evans, A. Karvonen, andR. Raven, pp. 15--31, Routledge, Abingdon.

Sengupta, S., 2013. Biggest Threat to Humanity? Climate Change, U.N. Chief Says. New York Times, March 29, 2018, html.

Shermer, M., 2018. Utopia is a dangerous ideal. We should aim for “protopia”. Quartz, April 4, 2018, html.

Shogren, E., 2018. Wipeout: Human role in climate change removed from science report. Reveal, April 2, 2018, html.

Simonsen, S. H., Biggs, R., Schlüter, M., Schoon, M., Bohensky, E., Cundill, G., Dakos, V., Daw, T., Kotschy, K., Leitch, A., Quinlan, A., Peterson, G., Moberg, F., 2015. Applying resilience thinking: Seven principles for building resilience in social-ecological systems. Stockholm Resilience Center, University of Stockholm, Sweden. pdf, local pdf.

Smit, B., Skinner, M. W., 2002. Adaptation Options in Agriculture to Climate Change: A Typology. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 7, 85-114.

Smith, A., 1776. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. Volume 1. W. Strahan, London.

Smith, M. R., Myers, S. S., 2018. Impact of anthropogenic CO2 emissions on global human nutrition. Nature Climate Change, 8(9), 834-839. DOI 10.1038/s41558-018-0253-3. pdf.

Snefjella, B., 2018. This Is The A-Bomb Moment For Computer Science. BuzzFeedNews, March 22, 2018, html.

Sodhi, N. S., P.R. Ehrlich. 2010. Conservation Biology for All. Oxford University Press. ISBN: 978-0-19-955423-2.

Solomon, S. C. and the Solid Earth Science Working Group, 2002. Living on a Restless Planet. NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Ca, USA. pdf, local pdf.

Spratt, D., 2017. Antarctic Tipping Points for a Multi-Metre Sea Level Rise. Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, Melbourne. pdf, local pdf.

Spratt, D., 2016. Climate Reality Check — After Paris, Counting the Cost. Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, Melbourne. pdf, local pdf.

Spratt, D., 2015. RECO2UNT — It's Time to “do the Math” Again. Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, Melbourne. pdf, local pdf.

Spratt, D., Dunlop, I., 2018. What lies beneath. The understatement of existential climate risk. Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, Melbourne. pdf, local pdf.

Stakelum, M., 2018. Market Fundamentalism Versus The Natural World. Headstuff, Online published March 28, 2018, html.

Staletovich, J., 2018. Florida has 1,036 animals scientists think could vanish. Will this plan save them? Miami Herald, March 29, 2018, html. Read more here ...

Starr, M., 2018. Our Planet's Largest Mass Extinction Had Warning Signs - And They're Happening Again. Science alert, March 29, 2018. html.

Stattford, T, 2016. How liars create the 'illusion of truth'. BBC blog available at http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20161026-how-liars-create-the-illusion-of-truth.

Stafford-Smith, Mark, Griggs, David, Gaffney, Owen, Ullah, Farooq, Reyers, Belinda, Kanie, Norichika, Stigson, Bjorn, Shrivastava, Paul, Leach, Melissa and O’Connell, Deborah, 2017. Integration: the key to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals. Sustainability Science, 12(6), 911-919. local pdf.

Steffen, W., Richardson, K., Rockström, J., Cornell, S. E., Fetzer, I., Bennett, E. M., Biggs, R., Carpenter, S. R., de Vries, W., de Wit, C. A., Folke, C., Gerten, D., Heinke, J., Mace, G. M., Persson, L. M., Ramanathan, V., Reyers, B., Sörlin, S., 2015. Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet, Science, 347(6223), DOI: 10.1126/science.1259855. pdf.

Steffen, W., Leinfelder, R., Zalasiewicz, J., Waters, C. N., Williams, M., Summerhayes, C., Barnosky, A. D., Cearreta, A., Crutzen, P., Edgeworth, M., Ellis, E. C., Fairchild, I. J., Galuszka, A., Grinevald, J., Haywood, A., Ivar do Sul, J., Jeandel, C., McNeill, J.R., Odada, E., Oreskes, N., Revkin, A., Richter, D. deB., Syvitski, J., Vidas, D., Wagreich, M., Wing, S. L., Wolfe, A. P. and Schellnhuber, H.J., 2016. Stratigraphic and Earth System approaches to defining the Anthropocene, Earth's Future, 4(8), 324-345. DOI: 10.1002/2016EF000379.

Steffen, W., Rockström, J., Richardson, K., Lenton, T. M., Folke, C., Liverman, D., Summerhayes, C. P., Barnosky, A. D., Cornell, S. E., Crucifix, M., Donges, J. F., Fetzer, I., Lade, S. J., Scheffer, M., Winkelmann, R., Schellnhuber, H. J., 2018. Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, DOI 10.1073/pnas.1810141115, html, pdf, local copy of supplement.

Stein, B. A., Edelson, N., Anderson, L., Kanter, J. J., Stemler, J., 2018. Reversing America's Wildlife Crisis: Securing the Future of Our Fish and Wildlife. Washington, DC, The National Wildlife Federation. pdf, local pdf.

Stocker, T. F., 2015. The silent services of the world ocean. Science, 350, 764-766. pdf.

Strawson, G., Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman - review. The Guardian, Dec. 13, 2011. html.

Strotz, L. C., Saupe, E. E., Kimmig, J., Lieberman, B. S., 2018. Metabolic rates, climate and macroevolution: a case study using Neogene molluscs, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 285(1885), DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2018.1292. html, pdf.

Syvitski, J., 2012. Anthropocene: an epoch of our making. Global Change, 78, 12-15.

Taleb, N. N., 2012. Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder. Random House.

Termeer, C. J. A. M., Dewulf, A., Breeman, G., Stiller, S. J., 2013. Governance Capabilities for Dealing Wisely With Wicked Problems, Administration & Society, 47(6), 680 - 710, DOI 10.1177/0095399712469195, local pdf.

Tesler, M., 2017. Elite Domination of Public Doubts About Climate Change (Not Evolution), Political Communication, 35(2), 306-326, DOI: 10.1080/10584609.2017.1380092.

TWI2050 - The World in 2050, 2018. Transformations to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Report prepared by The World in 2050 initiative. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria. www.twi2050.org. pdf, local pdfTimmermans, M.-L., Toole, J., Krishfield, R., 2018. Warming of the interior Arctic Ocean linked to sea ice losses at the basin margins, Science Advances, 4(8), DOI 10.1126/sciadv.aat6773. pdf, local pdf.

Tompkins, K., Butler, T., 2018. Former Patagonia CEO: Quit talking about ‘sustainability’. The Washington Post, The WorldPost Opinion, April 2018, html.

Torres, P., 2017. It’s the end of the world and we know it: Scientists in many disciplines see apocalypse, soon. Salon. html

Trenberth, K. E., Fasullo, J. T., Balmaseda, M. A., 2014. Earth’s Energy Imbalance, Journal of Climate, 27(9), 3129-3144, DOI 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00294.1. pdf.

Union of Concerned Scientists, 1992. World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity. pdf, local pdf.

UNEP (2011) Decoupling natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth, A Report of the Working Group on Decoupling to the International Resource Panel. Fischer-Kowalski, M., Swilling, M., von Weizsäcker, E.U., Ren, Y., Moriguchi, Y., Crane, W., Krausmann, F., Eisenmenger, N., Giljum, S., Hennicke, P., Romero Lankao, P., Siriban Manalang, A. local pdf, summary local pdf.

United Nation, 2015. Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, United Nations, A/RES/70/1. pdf, html, local pdf.

United Nations, 2015. Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 — 2030. United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), UNISDR/GE/2015 - ICLUX EN5000 1st edition. pdf, local pdf.

United Nations, 2018. The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018, United Nations, New York, pdf, local pdf.

UNRISD, 2016. Policy Innovations for Transformative Change - Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, UNRISD flagship report 2016, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), Geneva. local pdf, html.

USGCRP, 2017. Climate Science Special Report: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume I [Wuebbles, D.J., D.W. Fahey, K.A. Hibbard, D.J. Dokken, B.C. Stewart, and T.K. Maycock (eds.)]. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, USA, 470 pp, doi: 10.7930/J0J964J6, html.

Utting, P., 2013. Pathways to sustainability in a crisis-ridden world, in Reducing Inequalities: A Sustainable Development Challenge, edited by G. Remi, R. K. Pachauri, & L. Tubiana, TERI, New Delhi.

Utting, P., 2016. Chapter 4, promoting social and solidarity economy through public policy, in UNRISD Flagship Report 2016: Policy Innovations for Transformative Change - Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, edited by K. Hujo, pp. 115-140, UNRISD, Geneva. local pdf, html.

van Niekerk, D., 2011. Introduction to Disaster Risk Reduction. USAID, pdf, local pdf.

Venter, O., Sanderson, E. W., Magrach, A., Allan, J. R., Beher, J., Jones, K. R., Possingham, H. P., Laurance, W. F., Wood, P., Fekete, B. M., Levy, M. A., Watson, J. E. M., 2016. Sixteen years of change in the global terrestrial human footprint and implications for biodiversity conservation. Nature Communications, 7, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12558, html. See also Solomon, 2018.

Vidal, J., 2018. The plastics crisis is more urgent than you know. Recycling bottles won’t fix it. The Guardian, March 28, 2018, html.

von Schuckmann, K., Palmer, M. D., Trenberth, K. E., Cazenave, A., Chambers, D., Champollion, N., Hansen, J., Josey, S. A., Loeb, N., Mathieu, P.-P., Meyssignac, B., Wild, M., 2016. An imperative to monitor Earth's energy imbalance. Nature Climate Change, 6, 138-144, DOI 10.1038/nclimate2876. pdf.

Walberg, E. J., Mcfarlane, B., Wang, H. V., Stamey, B., 2012, Response to Sea Level Rise in Coastal Communities: A Virginia Case Study. In Ayyub, B. M., Kearney, M. S.: Sea level Rise and Coastal Infrastructure: Prediction, Risks, Solutions. ASCE Council on Disaster Risk Management Monograph No. 6, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, USA.

Walker, B., Salt, D., 2006. Resilience thinking: sustaining ecosystems and people in a changing world. Island Press, Washington.

Ward, J., Chiveralls, K., Fioramonti, L., Sutton, P., Costanza, R., 2017. The decoupling delusion: rethinking growth and sustainability. The Conversation. html.

Watson, A., J. Reece, B.E. Tirpak, C. K. Edwards, L. Geselbracht, M. Woodrey, M. LaPeyre, and P. S. Dalyander. 2015. The Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment: Mangrove, Tidal Emergent Marsh, Barrier Islands, and Oyster Reef. 132 p. Available from: html, local pdf.

World Commission on Environment and Development, 1987. Our Common Future, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 400 pgs.

Weimerskirch, H., Le Bouard, F., Ryan, P. G., Bost, C. A., 2018. Massive decline of the world’s largest king penguin colony at Ile aux Cochons, Crozet, Antarctic Science, 30(4), 236-242, DOI 10.1017/S0954102018000226. local pdf.

Werrel, C. E., Femia, F., 2017. Epicenters of climate and security: The new geostrategic landscape of the anthropocene. The Center for Climate and Security. pdf. See also html.

West, E., Love and Loass in the Anthropocene. Common Dreams, March 21, 2018. html.

White, D., 2018. Climate researchers estimate sea level rise impacts on Florida. Gatehouse Media, html.

White, M. D., 2011. Why Did We Evolve the Ability to Reason? To Argue! The final step in human evolution is — the lawyer? Psychology Today, html.

Wiek, A., Ness, B., Schweizer-Ries, P., Brand, F. S., and Farioli, F., 2012. From complex systems analysis to transformational change: a comparative appraisal of sustainability science projects, Sustainability Science, 7, 5–24.

Williams, J. W., Jackson, S. T., 2007. Novel climates, no-analog communities, and ecological surprises, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 5(9), 475-482, local pdf.

Williams, M., Zalasiewicz, J., Haff, P. K., Schwägerl, C., Barnosky, A. D., Ellis, E. C., 2015. The Anthropocene biosphere. The Anthropocene Review, doi: 10.1177/2053019615591020. See abstract.

Williams, M., Zalasiewicz, J., Waters, C. N., Edgeworth, M., Bennett, C., Barnosky, A. D., Ellis, E. C., Ellis, M. A., Cearreta, A., Haff, P. K., Ivar do Sul, J. A., Leinfelder, R., McNeill, J. R., Odada, E., Oreskes, N., Revkin, A., Richter, D. d., Steffen, W., Summerhayes, C., Syvitski, J. P., Vidas, D., Wagreich, M., Wing, S. L., Wolfe, A. P. and Zhisheng, A. (2016), The Anthropocene: a conspicuous stratigraphical signal of anthropogenic changes in production and consumption across the biosphere. Earth's Future, 4(3), 34-53. DOI: 10.1002/2015EF000339.

Winkelmann, R., Levermann, A., Ridgwell, A., Caldeira, K., 2015. Combustion of available fossil fuel resources sufficient to eliminate the Antarctic Ice Sheet. , 1(8), DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1500589. html, local pdf. See also Caldera, 2018.

Wong, K., 2018. Paris to turn a third of its green space into urban farms. CNN, Online published on April 3, 2018. html.

World Bank, 2017. Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017: From World Development Indicators. World Bank Atlas. Washington, DC: World Bank. Copyright World Bank. https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/26306 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.

World Economic Forum, 2018. Global Risk Report 2018. World Economic Forum, Geneva. Available at pdf, local pdf.

World Economic Forum, 2017. Global Risk Report 2017. World Economic Forum, Geneva. Available at pdf, local pdf.

World Watch Institute, 2013. Is Sustainability Still Possible? World Watch Institute, Washington, D.C.