Time: Tuesday 1 November 2016 at 15:00 - 17:00
Location: E3, Osquars backe
Teachers: Elina Eriksson (elina) , Daniel Pargman (pargman)
Student groups: TIMTM_1
Sustainability and Sustainable Development - On concepts and issues
Lecturer: Daniel Pargman
Content: The lecture will be an introduction to the concept of sustainability and sustainable development. The lecture will introduce different issues, definitions and perspectives on sustainability and sustainable development and how these contrast each other. The lecture will furthermore relate to and expand on some of the concepts and issues that Johan Rockström discusses in his radio program/podcast - see the literature below.
About: Daniel Pargman is an Associate Professor in Media Technology at the KTH School of Computer Science and Communication and at the KTH Center for Sustainable Communications (CESC). His research interests primarily concerns ICT in relation to sustainability and resource challenges.
Rockström, J. Sommar i P1 (Swedish version), 67 minutes OR
Rockström, J. Sommar i P1 (English version), 88 minutes
Heinberg, R. (2010) What is sustainability?, in The Post Carbon Reader: Managing the 21st Century’s Sustainability Crises, Richard Heinberg and Daniel Lerch, eds. (Healdsburg, CA: Watershed Media, 2010).