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Matching scope, purpose and uses of planetary boundaries science

Downing, Andrea S.; Bhowmik, Avit; Collste, David; Cornell, Sarah; Donges, Jonathan F.; Fetzer, Ingo; Häyhä, Tiina; Hinton, Jennifer; Lade, Steven; Mooij, Wolf M.


The Planetary Boundaries concept (PBc) has emerged as a key global sustainability concept in international sustainable development arenas. Initially presented as an agenda for global sustainability research, it now shows potential for sustainability governance. We use the fact that it is widely cited in scientific literature (>3500 citations) and an extensively studied concept to analyse how it has been used and developed since its first publication. Design: From the literature that cites the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental Research Letters
DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab22c9
Access Rights: Open Access


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