DOI: 10.12924/cis2017.05010001 |Publication Date: 7 February 2017

The Taskforce on Conceptual Foundations of Earth System Governance: Sustainability Science

Barry Ness 1, * and Ruben Zondervan 1, 2
1 Centre for Sustainability Studies, Lund University
2 Earth System Governance Project, Lund University
* Corresponding author
Abstract: We are pleased to introduce the second special issue from Challenges in Sustainability, this time as a part of the Taskforce on Conceptual Foundations of Earth System Governance, an initiative by the Earth System Governance Project (ESG) ( The ESG Project is a global research alliance. It is the largest social science research network in the field of governance and global environmental change. ESG is primarily a scientific effort but is also designed to assist policy responses to pressing problems of earth system transformation.


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