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Introduction

  • Antonio A. Romano
  • Giuseppe Scandurra
  • Alfonso Carfora
  • Monica Ronghi
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Climate Studies book series (BRIEFSCLIMATE)

Abstract

In this chapter we introduce the topics and the goals of the book. We present the problem of environmental sustainability of the current economic production system and consumption of goods starting from one of the first approach attempts through dynamical systems proposed by J.W. Forrester. It shows how concern for the Earth system was already important in the late ’60s. Finally, it outlines the work plan in view of the deepening of a measure of adaptation-mitigation as the Climate Finance.

Keywords

System dynamics models Stock and flows systems Sustainability Conferences of parties 

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio A. Romano
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Scandurra
    • 1
  • Alfonso Carfora
    • 2
  • Monica Ronghi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Management Studies and Quantitative MethodsUniversity of Naples “Parthenope”NaplesItaly
  2. 2.Italian Revenue AgencyRomeItaly

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