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Donella (Dana) Meadows - Lecture: Sustainable Systems

Area
Natural Scienc, Humanities/Social Sciences, Technologies

Thematic Area
Community Development, Development studies, Energy Systems, Environmental studies, Political science (international relations, international governance), Sustainable Development, Systems thinking-Theoretical framework and assessment

Description
This is a video from 1999 where Donella Meadows present her understanding of systems for sustainability. The lecture explains well systems thinking and how it relates to sustainability. It also talks about the possible ways of changing non-sustainable systems. It is a very strong plea to us all in seeing our role in the system and how to change the paradigms ruling it.


Points of Strength
This is an epical video that deserves a place in any course that addresses complexity, systems and sustainability.