Wednesday, September 3, 2008
What should a sustainability scientist study?
Sustainability science, of course. This according to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science
Just another example, albeit more prestigious than most, of a) how widespread and mainstream the term sustainability has become, and b) how the issues of climate change, energy concerns, efficient and resilient agriculture, and biodiversity are converging.
Although the breadth and depth of what appears in their new journal offering seems more than most mere mortals could cope with, one good test of a decent, well-trained, well-rounded environmental scientist for the twenty-first century would be, well, can you figure out most of, most of these articles.