Posts Tagged ‘boundaries’

It is well known that the shape of environmental problems does not match the shape of political and social institutions. Water pollution spills across the borders of the neat lines delineating counties, states, and nations. Emissions released into the air from energy use drift across continents, and their collective impacts expand beyond the physical earth to shape the atmosphere.

What is not known is how to design systems and structures that allow for effective collaboration at the shape and scale of such problems. (more…)

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