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Sustainability: we need to focus on overall system outcomes rather than simplistic targets

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1. Many of the global challenges that confront humanity are interlinked in a dynamic complex network, with multiple feedback loops, nonlinear interactions and interdependencies that make it difficult, if not impossible, to consider individual threats in isolation.
2. These challenges are mainly dealt with, however, by considering individual threats in isolation (at least in political terms). The mitigation of dual climate and biodiversity threats, for example, is linked to a univariate 1...

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10.1002/pan3.10589

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
Reuben College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5636-5402
Publisher:
British Ecological Society
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People and Nature More from this journal
Publication date:
2024-01-22
Acceptance date:
2023-12-07
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2575-8314
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English
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1611378
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pubs:1611378
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2024-02-28

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