“Sustainaibility-Social Netorking Nexus”: Goodman & Colleagues on the Ever-More Urgent Link (see Sustainability: The Journal of Record)

Posted: February 12, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Posts | Modify: Edit this |Leave a comment »

 

Sustainability: The Journal of Record publishes :

Goodman & Colleagues on:

The Sustainability-Social Networking Nexus:

“We believe that with a conscious focus on the goals of sustainability and resilience, social networking can facilitate a more adaptive response to stresses that are likely to arise from climate change and resource depletion…

“and are researching how social media might help with resilience in disaster cases, particularly as connected with climate change.”

Growing weather-related disasters around the world are a vivid example (see current and upcoming pieces on anngoodman.com and R2sustainability.com).

From Sustainability: The Journal of Record:

“On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy rolled over the most populated metropolis in the United States, killing more than a hundred people, cutting power to millions of homes and businesses, devastating coastal communities, and causing upward of $70 billion in damages…”

“While there are many approaches to integrating such principles, we believe that one of the most potentially beneficial opportunities lies in the still-emerging social networking, media, and data revolution, mainly because of its promise of new ways to
communicate, collaborate, cooperate, share, and distribute things like work, power, ideas, goods, and services within and across communitiesRead more at:

http://online.liebertpub.com/toc/sus/6/1 (complete article and interview free to our readers from February 18)

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