Table of contents for Measuring progress towards sustainability : assessment of indicators : a project of SCOPE, the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment, of the International Council for Science / edited by Tomãaas Hãaak, Bedrich Moldan, and Arthur L. Dahl.

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List of Figures, Tables, Boxes, and Appendices
Chapter 1. Finding the right indicators for policy-making
Jacqueline McGlade
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

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Environmental indicators.
Sustainable development -- Evaluation.
Environmental monitoring -- Evaluation.