JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

Presentation information

[EE] Oral

H (Human Geosciences) » H-CG Complex & General

[H-CG29] [EE] Implementing Human Dimensions Research for the Earths Future / Global Land Project

Sat. May 20, 2017 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM 201A (International Conference Hall 2F)

convener:Yukio Himiyama(Emeritus Professor, Hokkaido University of Education), Koichi Kimoto(Kwansei Gakuin University, Center for Common Educational Programs), Takeshi Sakurai(Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo), norichika kanie(Tokyo Institute of Technology), Kenichi Abe(Research Institute for Humanity and Nature), Hideaki Shibata(Field Science Center fot Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University), Qinxue Wang(National Institute for Environmental Studies), Chairperson:takeshi sakurai(Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo), Chairperson:yukio himiyama(Emeritus Professor, Hokkaido University of Education)

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

[HCG29-06] Bridging across scientific disciplines and societal sectors: Examples for actionable knowledge generation from Future Earth's Knowledge-Action Networks

★Invited papers

*Thorsten Kiefer1 (1.Future Earth Secretariat, Global Hub in Paris)

The global socioeconomic transformation to sustainability is not an option, but an essential need for humanity's wellbeing. It is also evident that this transformation can only succeed if based on sound scientific knowledge that integrates the many different aspects that are inherent to the complex and interconnected processes underlying all sustainability challenges.

My presentation will feature examples how the integration of the broad scientific spectrum such as across natural sciences, social sciences and law, and the involvement of relevant stakeholders, can provide knowledge that is useful for decision making and for implementation of solutions on sustainability issues. Examples will be drawn from some of Future Earth's existing and emerging Knowledge-Action Networks such as those on ocean sustainability, the food-water-energy nexus, extremes and disaster risk reduction, decarbonisation, and the sustainable development goals.