The SAGE Handbook of Environmental Change is an extensive survey of the interdisciplinary science of environmental change that examines the historic importance and future development of the field over two volumes. With over 40 chapters, the books situate key arguments and debates by examining a retrospective audit of the discipline, its changing nature and diversity of approaches, key theoretical paradigms, its resonances between sub-fields and other disciplines, and its relationships to theory, research and practice.
Chapter 2: Philosophical and Methodological Perspectives on the Science of Environmental Change
Philosophical and Methodological Perspectives on the Science of Environmental Change
There are two compelling reasons why investigating environmental change is an important aim of scientific research. The first is that such a programme ...