Journal Alliance


The Future Earth Knowledge-Action Network on Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production partners with the journal Sustainability: Science, Practice and Policy (SSPP). Owned by Taylor & Francis and edited by Maurie Cohen, SSPP is a refereed, open-access academic publication which recognizes that climate change and other socio-environmental challenges require significant transformation of existing systems of consumption and production. Complex and diverse arrays of societal factors and institutions will in coming decades need to reconfigure agro-food systems, implement renewable energy sources, and reinvent housing, modes of mobility, and lifestyles for the current century and beyond. These innovations will need to be formulated in ways that enhance global equity, reduce unequal access to resources, and enable all people on the planet to lead flourishing lives within biophysical constraints. The journal seeks to advance scientific and political perspectives and to cultivate transdisciplinary discussions involving researchers, policy makers, civic entrepreneurs, and others. The ultimate objective is to encourage the design and deployment of both local experiments and system innovations that contribute to a more sustainable future by empowering individuals and organizations and facilitating processes of social learning.

Details on SSPP are at and questions can be directed to Dr. Cohen at