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Environmental sciences, sustainable development and circular economy: Alternative concepts for trans-disciplinary research

Environmental sciences, sustainable development and circular economy: Alternative concepts for trans-disciplinary research

22 March 2016

This report discusses the challenges and opportunities of trans-disciplinary research in environmental sciences. It explores three alternative environmental concepts: “environmental sciences”, “sustainable development”, and the increasingly popular “circular economy”. The article clarifies their meaning and inter-relationship, helping trans-disciplinary researchers to understand the opportunities and challenges of each.

 

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