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A short course of lectures
«Sustainability of Agro-Food and Natural Resource Systems in the Mediterranean Basin»





Governance from the Bottom UpChina's Environmental Governance ChallengeThe New Face of the Resource CurseWinds of ChangeCertified B Corps and Other Third-Party CertificationsTrade Unions as Reluctant Agents of Change?From Shareholders Only, to All StakeholdersGovernance in the AnthropoceneGeoengineering: Managing FirstFunding SustainabilityClimate Governance and the Resource CurseMaking the Transition to a New ParadigmMaking Business Participation More Transparent and AccountableLocally GlobalBox 14–1. Local Agenda 21: A Powerful Movement with Wide-ranging ImpactsProgress to DateThe Rise of Triple-Bottom-Line BusinessesThe Political-Economic Foundations of a Sustainable SystemMacro-principles and policies—laws, institutions, and procedures— that the state and market can embrace as ways to facilitate the development of a quasi-autonomous sector of commons and “peer governance.”The Too-Polite Revolution: Understanding the Failure to Pass U.S. Climate LegislationHow?Improving GovernanceWhat Is Governance?Pioneering Local Governments for SustainabilityConfronting Petro-PowerEarth JurisprudenceFrom Behavior to GovernanceWorking Toward Energy DemocracyMarkets to the Rescue?Box 18–1. Ten Years On: Argentina's “Recuperated” Worker-Owned FactoriesDistributed LeadershipThe Grassroots AlternativeWhat Are Governments For?Climate Policy's Tower of BabelTrusting the Millennial GenerationAddressing Energy PovertyBox 22–1. Women, Governance, and SustainabilityRestoring and Expanding EcoliteracyAssessing the Outcomes of Rio+20GeoengineeringImagining a New Architecture of Law and Policy to Support the Ecological CommonsAcquisitions by Larger Corporations Pose Complications Advancing Ecological Stewardship Via the Commons and Human RightsDigitization and SustainabilityEconomic GovernanceEcoliteracy: Knowledge Is Not EnoughTransforming GovernanceOperational Outcomes: Voluntary Commitments and Sustainable Development GoalsBox 14–2. Local Government Involvement in the UN Biodiversity ConventionOrigins and Rapid Growth of Benefit CorporationsFinance and the Destruction of Shared ProsperityBox 14–3. Cities in the UN's Post-2015 Development AgendaInternational DevelopmentsRepresenting Tomorrow, TodayGeneral internal governance principles and policies that can guide the development and management of commons.Catalytic legal strategies that civil society and distinct communities of commoners, governments, and international intergovernmental bodies can pursue to validate, protect, and support ecological commons.Living in the Anthropocene: Business as Usual, or Compassionate Retreat?Governance at the Community LevelThe Commons as a Model for Ecological GovernanceEscaping the CurseDigital DemocracyGovernance, Sustainability, and EvolutionObstacles to Learning and ActionThe Promise of Cap and TradeMaking Finance Serve the Real EconomyPutting Finance Back in the BoxNo Jobs on a Dead PlanetA Growing International RoleMoving ForwardGovernance and Individual BehaviorLooking Backward (Not Forward) to Environmental JusticeResisting the Dominant Energy AgendaThe Battle in CongressBuilding an AlternativeRestructuring the Energy SectorWhat Does Justice Require?Box 8–2. Sovereign Wealth Funds: The Financial Arm of Intergenerational Governance?ProspectsGrassroots Hopes for a Beautiful ChinaFuture Rights: From the Page to the Court RoomCorporate Perspectives and Governance ModelsBox 9–1. Litigating for the Public TrustBox 22–2. Building a Culture of EngagementDemocratizing the Economy From the Ground Up Sustainable ProductionBox 17–1. The Norwegian Oil Fund”Good” GovernanceReorganizing WorkGrowing Input to UN ProcessesFrom Earth Day to Inside the BeltwayTake the Wheel and Steer! Trade Unions and the Just TransitionPutting “Long-term Goggles” on BusinessThe Devil in the Details of Economic ThinkingBox 7–1. Extracts from the Constitution of EcuadorConceptual Outcomes: The Evolving Sustainable Development NarrativeBox 3–1. Can Networked Governance Help?Political GovernanceMaking Democracy Safe for MarketsHow Local Governments Have Become a Factor in Global SustainabilityTop-down Directives for Ecological CivilizationGoverning People as Members of the Earth CommunityEthics First: Compassionate RetreatListening to the Voices of Young and Future GenerationsReclaiming the Energy System for the Public Benefit Next StepsLooking AheadScrutinizing the Corporate Role in the Post-2015 Development AgendaUnderstanding GovernanceThe Traditional Resource Curse and Its Impacts on GovernanceThe Emergence of Human UltrasocialityFrom Knowledge to BehaviorCooperation Versus AccumulationA New Phase in the Climate MovementInstitutional Outcomes: Reforming the Institutions for Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentThe Human Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment The Future of GovernanceThe Need for Energy Democracy
 
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