Chapter 2: Sustainability in Context: deep-time perspectives on modern day issues



The terms sustainability is difficult to define but that does not stop the reality of the issues that the term has come to engender.

Chapter 2, introduces some of the large-scale issues encompassed by ‘sustainability’:  notably global climate and population change, heath and well-being.

In this chapter you will be introduced to the evidence used to establish such global changes and how the perspectives brought by Arts and Humanities research have helped to clarify these global concerns.