Highlights in PNAS Sustainability Science

Stephen Polasky, Catherine L. Kling, Simon A. Levin, Stephen R. Carpenter, Gretchen C. Daily, Paul R. Ehrlich, Geoffrey M. Heal, and Jane Lubchenco
Role of economics in analyzing the environment and sustainable development
PNAS 2019 116:5233

March 19, 2019; 116 (12)

Karen C. Seto, Jay S. Golden, Marina Alberti, and B. L. Turner II
Sustainability in an urbanizing planet
PNAS 2017 114: 8935

August 22, 2017; 114 (34)

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Alison P. Galvani, Chris T. Bauch, Madhur Anand, Burton H. Singer, and Simon A. Levin
Human–environment interactions in population and ecosystem health
PNAS 2016 113:14502

December 20, 2016; 113 (51)

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William C. Clark, Lorrae van Kerkhoff, Louis Lebel, and Gilberto C. Gallopin
Crafting usable knowledge for sustainable development
PNAS 2016 113:4570

April 26, 2016; 113 (17)

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Anne D. Guerry, et. al
Natural capital and ecosystem services informing decisions: From promise to practice
PNAS 2015 112:7348

June 16, 2015; 112 (24)

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Industrial Ecology: The Role of Manufactured Capital for Sustainability Special Feature

Helga Weisz, Sangwon Suh, and T. E. Graedel
Industrial Ecology: The role of manufactured capital in sustainability
PNAS 2015 112:6260

May 19, 2015; 112 (20)

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Research Article

Robert W. Kates
What kind of a science is sustainability science?
PNAS 2011 108:19449

December 6, 2011; 108 (49)


Sustainability Science in PNAS

This section is dedicated to an emerging field of research dealing with the interactions between natural and social systems, and with how those interactions affect the challenge of sustainability: meeting the needs of present and future generations while substantially reducing poverty and conserving the planet's life support systems.