|COSMOS at the annual conference of the International Sustainable Development Research Society|
|Written by Elza Bontempi|
The 17th annual conference of the International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) was hosted by the Earth Institute, Columbia University, in partnership with the United Nations Division of Sustainable Development (UNDSD) and the Asian Development Bank Institute, in New York, New York, USA from 8-10 May 2011.
Moving Toward a Sustainable Future: Opportunities and Challenges
The conference theme for 2011 was “Moving Toward a Sustainable Future: Opportunities and Challenges.” Within this theme, the 17th annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference (ISDRC 17) explored the fundamental question of how global society's aspiration to continued growth can be harmonized with the existing limits imposed by Earth’s resources. ISDRC17 explored how progress in the field of sustainable development can be translated into political action through a dialogue between scientists and stakeholders.
COSMOS project was presented at this meeting