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Contents List of Figures, Tables, Boxes, and Appendices Foreword Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1. Finding the right indicators for policy-making Jacqueline McGlade Overview Chapter 2. Challenges to sustainability indicators Bedrich Moldan and Arthur Dahl Part I: Crosscutting Issues Chapter 3. Meeting conceptual challenges Sylvia Karlsson, Arthur Dahl, Reinette Biggs, Ben ten Brink, Edgar Gutiérrez-Espeleta, Mohd Nordin Hj. Hasan, Gregor Laumann, Bedrich Moldan, Ashbindu Singh, Joachim Spangenberg, and David Stanners Chapter 4. Identifying methodological challenges Tom Bauler, Ian Douglas, Peter Daniels, Volodymyr Demkine, Nina Eisenmenger, Jasper Grosskurth, Tom s H k, Luuk Knippenberg, Jock Martin, Peter Mederly, Robert Prescott-Allen, Robert Scholes, and Jaap van Woerden Chapter 5. Ensuring policy relevance Louise Rickard, Jochen Jesinghaus, Christof Amann, Gisbert Glaser, Stephen Hall, Marion Cheatle, Alain Ayong Le Kama, Erich Lippert, Jacqueline McGlade, Kenneth Ruffing, and Edwin Zaccai Part II: General Approaches Arthur L. Dahl Chapter 6. Indicators: boring statistics or the key to sustainable development? Jochen Jesinghaus Chapter 7. Sustainability indicators: an economist's view Tomasz Zylicz Chapter 8. The institutional dimension of sustainable development Joachim H. Spangenberg Part III: Methodological Aspects Arthur L. Dahl Chapter 9. Frameworks for environmental assessment and indicators at the EEA David Stanners, Peter Bosch, Ann Dom, Peder Gabrielsen, David Gee, Jock Martin, Louise Rickard, and Jean-Louis Weber Chapter 10. Frameworks for policy integration indicators, sustainable development and for evaluating complex scientific evidence David Stanners, Ann Dom, David Gee, Jock Martin, Teresa Ribeiro, Louise Rickard, and Jean-Louis Weber Chapter 11. Integrated assessment and indicators Arthur L. Dahl Chapter 12. QSSI: A new type of sustainability indicator Jasper Grosskurth and Jan Rotmans Part IV: System and Sectoral Approaches Arthur L. Dahl Chapter 13. Indicators of natural resource use and consumption Nina Eisenmenger, Marina Fischer-Kowalski, and Helga Weisz Chapter 14. Indicators to measure decoupling of environmental pressure from economic growth Kenneth G. Ruffing Chapter 15. Geobiosphere load: proposal for an index Bedrich Moldan, Tom s H k, Jan Kovanda, Miroslav Havr nek, and Petra Kuskov Chapter 16. Sustainable development and the use of health-and-environment indicators Yasmin von Schirnding Chapter 17. Biodiversity indicators Reinette Biggs, Robert J. Scholes, Ben J. E. ten Brink, and David Va?k ? Chapter 18. Human appropriation of net primary production (HANPP) as indicator for pressures on biodiversity Helmut Haberl, Karl-Heinz Erb, Christoph Plutzar, Marina Fischer-Kowalski, and Fridolin Krausmann Part V: Case Studies Arthur L. Dahl Chapter 19. The development of UK sustainable development indicators: making indicators work Stephen Hall Chapter 20. Developing tools for the assessment of sustainable development in the province of Brabant, the Netherlands Luuk Knippenberg, Theo Beckers, Wim Haarman, Frans Hermans, John Dagevos, and Imre Overeem Chapter 21. Sustainability assessment indicators: development and practice in China Rusong Wang and Juergen Paulussen Chapter 22. A Core set of UNEP/GEP Indicators amidst global environmental indices, indicators and data Jaap van Woerden, Ashbindu Singh, and Volodymyr Demkine Chapter 23. Further work is needed to develop sustainable development indicators Edgar E. Gutiérrez Espeleta Chapter 24. The Yale and Columbia Universities¿ Environmental Sustainability Index 2005 (compiled by Tom s H k) Annex. Menu of Selected Sustainable Development Indicators List of Contributors SCOPE Series List SCOPE Executive Committee 2005-2008 Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Sustainable development -- Evaluation.
Environmental monitoring -- Evaluation.