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Proceedings

December 28, 2015

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Each year, the AGS Annual Meeting brings together scholars, thought leaders and decision-makers from around the world to review the AGS research portfolio and to assess the AGS contribution to sustainable development. Prior to 2000, proceedings are available in hard copy only. To request a copy, please contact Karen Gibson. Downloads AM 2004 Proceedings (pdf) AM 2003 […]

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AGS Book Series

December 28, 2015

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The AGS book series, ‘Science and Technology: Tools for Sustainable Development’ provides timely accounts by authoritative scholars of the results of cutting edge research into emerging barriers to sustainable development, and methodologies and tools to help governments, industry, and civil society overcome them. The work presented in the series draws mainly on results of the […]

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Annual Reports

December 28, 2015

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In 2001 AGS introduced its first annual report. The reports summarize the year’s progress as well as its challenges and opportunities for the future. Specific accomplishments in education, research and outreach are highlighted, in addition to any changes in leadership or management. Downloads Annual Report 2004 (pdf) Annual Report 2003 (pdf) Annual Report 2002 (pdf) Annual […]

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Publications

December 28, 2015

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AGS research has been presented widely in articles published in peer-reviewed journals and public magazines, in books and book sections, in masters and PhD theses, and in working papers around the world (a bibliography of these is under development). In addition, the AGS produces an annual report of its activities, proceedings of its meetings and […]

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Food and Water

December 28, 2015

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Ensuring the secure supply of the provisioning ecosystem services food and water is a pre-requisite for human well-being. This AGS flagship program, known as secure ecoservices, will identify development paths for social and technical systems which aim for a nourished world in balance with the provisioning ecosystem. Secure ecoservices is poised to provide us with […]

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Energy

December 28, 2015

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The aim of the initiative is to identify ways of making the transition from our present energy systems, based on today’s technologies, infrastructures, and markets, toward more sustainable systems for which technology development and deployment must begin sooner rather than later. Thus, unlike research programs that aim to find technological alternatives to fossil fuel use, […]

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Flagship

December 28, 2015

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Building upon 10 years of collaborative research, the AGS has launched the first of what it hopes will be a number of flagship programs focused on broad topics of global importance. In March 2005, the Alliance for Global Sustainability (AGS) launched its first “flagship” program of integrated research, education, and outreach. Announced at the AGS […]

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Press Center

December 28, 2015

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Welcome to the AGS online press center. AGS press releases External media coverage of AGS Recent press: March 29, 2004 – News Summary: AGS Annual meeting – The energy issue tops the future agenda March 24, 2004 – News Summary: Margot Wallström at the AGS meeting: “Politicians and scientists must co-operate”   AGS press releases Media coverage

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Book Series

December 28, 2015

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The AGS book series, ‘Science and Technology: Tools for Sustainable Development’ (Kluwer Academic Publishers) provides timely accounts by authoritative scholars of the results of cutting edge research into emerging barriers to sustainable development, and methodologies and tools to help governments, industry, and civil society overcome them. The work presented in the series draws mainly on results of […]

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Research Results

December 28, 2015

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Through the high quality research and analysis supported by the AGS, a tremendous amount of knowledge is being generated: journal and magazine articles, books and book sections, masters and PhD theses, working papers, and presentations at conferences around the world. While it is clear that the AGS is contributing to solution options across a broad […]

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