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 7: Approaches to Understanding Long-term Human–Environment Interactions: Past, Present and Future
Approaches to Understanding Long-term Human–Environment Interactions: Past, Present and Future
1 Introduction: The Science of Global Environmental Change
Recent international reports from the global environmental change (GEC) communities, like the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP, ...