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This World Social Science Report examines the social dynamics of the Anthropocene and provides an overall vision to make sense of it. Environmental issues must no longer be seen as peripheral or impacting externally on societies. Quite the contrary, environmental change is interconnected with a multitude of other crises, risks and vulnerabilities which confront every society today. These must be understood together in order to be addressed together. The social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainable development are a single agenda. Water, forests, cities, agriculture, transport, housing, energy - in each of these processes of contemporary society, aspects of the environment are intertwined with human values, beliefs and behaviour. We shape our environment as it shapes us.

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Date Of Record Release 2015-03-24 11:21:52
Description This World Social Science Report examines the social dynamics of the Anthropocene and provides an overall vision to make sense of it. Environmental issues must no longer be seen as peripheral or impacting externally on societies. Quite the contrary, environmental change is interconnected with a multitude of other crises, risks and vulnerabilities which confront every society today. These must be understood together in order to be addressed together. The social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainable development are a single agenda. Water, forests, cities, agriculture, transport, housing, energy - in each of these processes of contemporary society, aspects of the environment are intertwined with human values, beliefs and behaviour. We shape our environment as it shapes us.
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Keyword Global Environment, Social Science, Sustainable Development, Economic Development
Date Of Record Creation 2015-03-24 11:15:08
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Date Last Modified 2015-03-24 11:21:52
Language English
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