Posts Tagged ‘ Sustainability ’

Wie Nachhaltigkeit tatsächlich funktioniert(e). Das Siegerländer Montanrevier und sein System einer nachhaltigen Energiewirtschaft: Zu den Strukturelementen und Implikationen eines Sustainable developments vom Spätmittelalter bis ins frühe 19. Jahrhundert

Feb 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Evolution, Sociohistorical analysis, Topics

Authors Rolf-Jürgen Gleitsmann Institut für Geschichte/Technikgeschichte, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, E-Mail: Fulltext Abstract English The age of industrial modernity is facing an existential crisis. The basis of its existence is threatened. Industrial production, based on the principle of division of labour, mass consumption and a structurally vital economic growth have passed the carrying capacity […]

Nachhaltigkeit in der Krise?

Sep 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Evolution, Sociohistorical analysis, Topics

The conference report informs about the convention “Sustainability at Crisis? Global Governance for a futurable Global society”, which was held in July 2009 at Karlsruhe/Germany. Starting from the survey about “Sustainable Germany in a globalised world”, published in 2008, different speakers from research institutes (Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie) as well as from companies (e.g. Shell Germany) and policy consulting agencies (IFOK) clearly announced their perspectives. Beyond presenting these main theses, the following article reflects the term of “sustainability” as label, which seems, due to its conceptual flexibility, to be dedicated for the projection of various themes, relevance and attitudes.

KIT Scientific Publishing, Karlsruhe | Journal of New Frontiers in Spatial Concepts | ISSN 1868-6648