Publications & Texts

From Millennium to Sustainable Development Goals: Evolving discourses and their reflection in policy coherence for development.

de Jong, E., & Vijge, M.J.

2021

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Foundational text

Governance through global goals

Marjanneke J. Vijge, Frank Biermann, Rakhyun E. Kim, Maya Bogers,
Melan Ie Van Dr Iel, Francesco S. Montesano, Abbie Yunita
and Norichika Kanie

2020

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Foundational text

Shifting political power in an era of electricity decentralization: rescaling, reorganization and battles for influence

Marie Claire Brisbois

2020

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Foundational text

The power of visualization choices:: Different images of patterns in space

Menno-Jan Kraak, Britta Ricker

2020

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Foundational text

Alternate thematic maps to visualize United Nations Sustainable Development Goal indicator data.

Natasha Pirani, Britta Ricker and Menno-Jan Kraak

2019

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Foundational text

Challenges of mapping sustainable goals indicators data

Menno Jan Kraak, Britta Ricker and Yuri Engelhardt

2018

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Foundational text

Addressing the sustainable development goals through transformative innovation policy

Johan Schot, Alejandra Boni , Matias Ramirez, Fred Steward

2018

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Foundational text

The Dark Side of Transformation: Latent Risks in Contemporary Sustainability Discourse.

Blythe, J., Silver, J., Evans, L., Armitage, D., Bennett, N.J., Moore, M.L., Morrison, T.H., Brown, K.

2018

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Foundational text

Operationalising systemic resilience.

Helfgott, A.

2018

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Foundational text

Overcoming undesirable resilience in the global food system.

Oliver, T.H., Boyd, E., Balcombe, K., Benton, T.G., Bullock, J.M., Donovan, D., Feola, G., Heard, M., Mace, G.M., Mortimer, S.R., Nunes, R.J., Pywell, R.F., Zaum, D.

2018

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Foundational text

Using futures methods to create transformative spaces: visions of a good Anthropocene in southern Africa

Laura M. Pereira, Tanja Hichert, Maike Hamann, Rika Preiser and Reinette Biggs

2018

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Foundational text

Scenario Development and Foresight Analysis: Exploring Options to Inform Choices

Keith Wiebe, Monika Zurek, Steven Lord, Natalia Brzezina, Gnel Gabrielyan, Jessica Libertini, Adam Loch, Resham Thapa-Parajuli, Joost Vervoort and Henk Westhoek

2018

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Foundational text

Deep transitions: Emergence, acceleration, stabilization and directionality

Johan Schaut, Laur Kanger

2018

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Foundational text

Climate-relevant behavioral spillover and the potential contribution of social practice theory

Nash, N., Whitmarsh, L., Capstick, S., Hargreaves, T., Poortinga, W., Thomas, G., Sautkina, E., Xenias, D.

2017

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Foundational text

Exploring the governance and politics of transformations towards sustainability.

Patterson, J., Schulz, K., Vervoort, J., van der Hel, S., Widerberg, O., Adler, C., Hurlbert, M., Anderton, K., Sethi, M., Barau, A.

2017

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Foundational text

Unifying Research on Social–Ecological Resilience and Collapse

Graeme S. Cumming, Garry D. Peterson

2017

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Foundational text

The Future Cone, use and history

Joseph Voros

2017

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Foundational text

Systems thinking: A review of sustainability management research

Amanda Williams, Steve Kennedy, Felix Philipp, Gail Whiteman

2017

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Foundational text

A Guide to SDG Interactions: from Science to Implementation

International Council for Science, Paris.

2017

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Foundational text

Change for the Audacious: a Doer’s Guide to Large Systems Change for Flourishing Futures

S. Waddell

2016

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Foundational text

Breaking the mold: A new type of multilateral sustainable development negotiation

Chasek, P.S., & Wagner, L.M.

2016

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Foundational text

Getting to 2030: Negotiating the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda

Pamela S. Chasek, Lynn M. Wagner, Faye Leone, Ana-Maria Lebada, Nathalie Risse

2016

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Foundational text

Plausible and desirable futures in the Anthropocene: A new research
agenda

Xuemei Baia, Sander van der Leeuwb, Karen O’Brienc, Frans Berkhoutd,
Frank Biermanne, Eduardo S. Brondiziof, Christophe Cudennech, John Dearingi, Anantha Duraiappahj, Marion Glaserk, Andrew Revkinl, Will Steffenm, James Syvitski

2015

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Foundational text

Scenarios and the art of worldmaking

Joost Vervoort, Roy Bendor, Aisling Kelliher, Odile Aurora Oscar Strik

2015

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Foundational text

Revised CCAFS Theory of Change
Facilitation Guide

Tonya Schuetz, Wiebke Foerch and Philip Thorton

2014

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Foundational text

Challenges to scenario-guided adaptive action on food security under climate change

Joost M.Vervoort Philip K.Thornton PattiKristjanson WiebkeFörch Polly J.Ericksen KasperKok John S.I.Ingrama Mario Herreroci Amanda Palazzo Ariella E.S.Helfgotta Angela Wilkinson PetrHavlík Daniel Mason-D’Crozj Chris Jost

2014

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Foundational text

Emancipating Transformations: From Controlling “The Transition” to Culturing Plural Radical Progress

Stirling, A.

2014

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Foundational text

Societal transformation in response to global environmental
change: A review of emerging concepts

Guiseppe Feola

2014

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Foundational text

Global environmental change II: From adaptation to deliberate transformation.

O’Brien, K.

2012

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Foundational text

Theory of Change Review: A Report Commissioned by Comic Relief

Cathy James

2011

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Foundational text

Resilience thinking: Integrating resilience, adaptability and transformability.

Folke, C., Carpenter, S.R., Walker, B., Scheffer, M., Chapin, T., Rockström, J.

2010

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Foundational text

Thinking Systems: A Primer

Donella Meadows

2008

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Foundational Text

Theory-based evaluation:
Reflections ten years on: Past, present and future

Patricia Rogers

2007

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Foundational text

Evaluation of the way we work

M.Q. Patton

2006

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Foundational text

Scale, Complexity and the Representation of Theories of Change: Part II

Rick Davies

2005

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Foundational text

Which Links in Which Theories
Shall We Evaluate?

Carol Hirschon Weiss

2000

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Foundational text

Leverage points: Places to intervene in a system

Donella Meadows

1999

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Foundational text