publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

Perception and Representation of the Resource Nexus at the Interface between Society and the Natural Environment

Mario Giampietro;
  • Published: 20 Jul 2018
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
Recent years have seen an explosion of interest in the resource nexus. This has created the co-existence of different understandings and uses of the concept. In this regard, experiences in the EU H2020 project ‘Moving towards adaptive governance in complexity: Informing nexus security’ are consistent with findings reported in the literature: (i) The inconvenient message of the nexus is difficult to get across, it being incompatible with the currently dominant rosy narratives about sustainability. Indeed, from a historic perspective, the nexus can be seen as a revival of the ideological fight between cornucopians and neo-Malthusians; (ii) Silo structures in exist...
Subjects
free text keywords: social-ecological systems, governance, Resource nexus;, Semiotic process;, Buzzword;, Metabolic pattern;, Social-ecological system;, Complex systems;, resource nexus, semiotic process, buzzword, metabolic pattern, social-ecological system, complex systems, relational analysis, Environmental effects of industries and plants, TD194-195, Renewable energy sources, TJ807-830, Environmental sciences, GE1-350, Nexus (standard), Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Knowledge management, Economics, Complex system, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common
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Funded by
EC| MAGIC
Project
MAGIC
Moving Towards Adaptive Governance in Complexity: Informing Nexus Security
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 689669
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

Perception and Representation of the Resource Nexus at the Interface between Society and the Natural Environment

Mario Giampietro;