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Presented at the 2018 Escape Velocity conference in Washington, DC, Envisioning Sustainable Futures in Science Fiction Film explores elements of the challenge, obstacles, and efforts to envision sustainable future worlds and transitions in science fiction film. For decades, scientists have provided reports and warnings of growing… Read More

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Statement of support for the UN and member governments to re-affirm the commitment they have voiced over the years to the goal of sustainable production and consumption as one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This statement was prepared by Integrative Strategies Forum for the ICSPAC-GRF Working Group on the SDGs… Read More

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Assessing the range of ecological and socio-economic threats afflicting the planet, the causal chain eventually leads back to various underlying configurations of unsustainable production and consumption practices, policies and systems. Awareness of these drivers and the need to address them has evolved over the past four decades, resulting in… Read More

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Presented at the 1st Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption conference, Rio de Janeiro, June 9, 2012

This paper explores the challenge of mapping the many practices and approaches aimed at achieving sustainable production and consumption (SPC). Over the past forty years an expanding spectrum of actions and… Read More

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ISF, CitNet, NRDC the Baha'is of the U.S. and Canadian organizations WE CANADA and One Earth Initiative Society organized a North American regional consultation at at the UN on March 8, 2011. A successful outcome at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 depended in large part on the contributions of civil society groups… Read More

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Presented at the 18th Session of the United Nations Commission of Sustainable Development, 2010

The 18th UN Commission on Sustainable Development called for a review of progress on the implementation of 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development’s mandate to develop a 10- year framework of programs on sustainable consumption and… Read More

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The paper reviews some of the many initiatives and efforts to build networks and institute policies promoting sustainable production and consumption (SPAC) values and practices in North America since the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development. In addition to a review of literature, the paper analyzes a selection of SPAC initiatives… Read More

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This paper presents a “ten step” approach to developing the 10 Year Framework of Programs (10YFP) based on discussions that have taken place among civil society organizations (CSOs) since the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development and in particular building upon discussions evolving from the 2007 NGO Forum at the 3rd International Experts… Read More