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

Climate Governance and the Resource CurseDistributed LeadershipWorking Toward Energy DemocracyDigitization and SustainabilityThe Battle in CongressReclaiming the Energy System for the Public Benefit Climate Policy's Tower of BabelFinance and the Destruction of Shared ProsperityMaking Business Participation More Transparent and AccountableFrom Earth Day to Inside the BeltwayMaking Finance Serve the Real EconomyPioneering Local Governments for SustainabilityPutting “Long-term Goggles” on BusinessDigital DemocracyInternational DevelopmentsCertified B Corps and Other Third-Party CertificationsBox 9–1. Litigating for the Public TrustEcoliteracy: Knowledge Is Not EnoughThe Commons as a Model for Ecological GovernanceEconomic GovernanceBox 22–2. Building a Culture of EngagementMoving ForwardThe New Face of the Resource CurseFunding SustainabilityGovernance in the AnthropoceneThe Need for Energy DemocracyOrigins and Rapid Growth of Benefit CorporationsRestructuring the Energy SectorProgress to DateFrom Behavior to GovernanceImproving GovernanceUnderstanding GovernanceCooperation Versus AccumulationAdvancing Ecological Stewardship Via the Commons and Human RightsCatalytic legal strategies that civil society and distinct communities of commoners, governments, and international intergovernmental bodies can pursue to validate, protect, and support ecological commons.Box 18–1. Ten Years On: Argentina's “Recuperated” Worker-Owned FactoriesThe Political-Economic Foundations of a Sustainable System”Good” GovernanceLooking AheadBuilding an AlternativeBox 14–2. Local Government Involvement in the UN Biodiversity ConventionLiving in the Anthropocene: Business as Usual, or Compassionate Retreat?General internal governance principles and policies that can guide the development and management of commons.China's Environmental Governance ChallengeThe Traditional Resource Curse and Its Impacts on GovernanceMaking the Transition to a New ParadigmThe Too-Polite Revolution: Understanding the Failure to Pass U.S. Climate LegislationThe Emergence of Human UltrasocialityBox 7–1. Extracts from the Constitution of EcuadorRepresenting Tomorrow, TodayImagining a New Architecture of Law and Policy to Support the Ecological CommonsA Growing International RoleFuture Rights: From the Page to the Court RoomBox 17–1. The Norwegian Oil FundConceptual Outcomes: The Evolving Sustainable Development NarrativeGeoengineeringTop-down Directives for Ecological CivilizationLooking Backward (Not Forward) to Environmental JusticeEarth JurisprudenceThe Devil in the Details of Economic ThinkingGovernance at the Community LevelGovernance, Sustainability, and EvolutionBox 22–1. Women, Governance, and SustainabilityTrusting the Millennial GenerationFrom Knowledge to BehaviorGrowing Input to UN ProcessesWhat Are Governments For?Trade Unions as Reluctant Agents of Change?Institutional Outcomes: Reforming the Institutions for Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentFrom Shareholders Only, to All StakeholdersBox 14–1. Local Agenda 21: A Powerful Movement with Wide-ranging ImpactsAddressing Energy PovertyThe Promise of Cap and TradeAcquisitions by Larger Corporations Pose Complications Resisting the Dominant Energy AgendaProspectsPolitical GovernanceWhat Is Governance?Listening to the Voices of Young and Future GenerationsNext StepsGovernance from the Bottom UpGovernance and Individual BehaviorThe Rise of Triple-Bottom-Line BusinessesObstacles to Learning and ActionScrutinizing the Corporate Role in the Post-2015 Development AgendaNo Jobs on a Dead PlanetReorganizing WorkPutting Finance Back in the BoxEscaping the CurseHow?Geoengineering: Managing FirstBox 8–2. Sovereign Wealth Funds: The Financial Arm of Intergenerational Governance?Corporate Perspectives and Governance ModelsLocally GlobalThe Grassroots AlternativeHow Local Governments Have Become a Factor in Global SustainabilityMacro-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.”Take the Wheel and Steer! Trade Unions and the Just TransitionMarkets to the Rescue?Governing People as Members of the Earth CommunityRestoring and Expanding EcoliteracyGrassroots Hopes for a Beautiful ChinaBox 3–1. Can Networked Governance Help?Ethics First: Compassionate RetreatBox 14–3. Cities in the UN's Post-2015 Development AgendaA New Phase in the Climate MovementConfronting Petro-PowerThe Human Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment Making Democracy Safe for MarketsWinds of ChangeOperational Outcomes: Voluntary Commitments and Sustainable Development GoalsWhat Does Justice Require?Sustainable ProductionAssessing the Outcomes of Rio+20Transforming GovernanceDemocratizing the Economy From the Ground Up The Future of Governance
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