Biography

Dr. Ida Kubiszewski is the managing editor of Solutions.

Dr. Kubiszewski is a Senior Lecturer at the Crawford School of Public Policy at Australian National University. Her publication experience includes being the co-founder and former-managing editor of the Encyclopedia of Earth, an electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. She is also the Managing Editor of Ecological Economics Reviews, an annual publication providing in-depth reviews of the most timely and important issues in the field of Ecological Economics.

She has worked on dozens of internet projects primarily related to science communications including establishing a suite of online courses and creating energy related information systems.

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As you know, Solutions has been in a period of transition for the past year. We have been reflecting on the magazine’s brand, our business model, and looking for the editorial team that can take the journal to the next level. We are thrilled to tell you that we have come out of this time […]

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Our current economic systems have become addicted to “growth at all costs”, as measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP) [i]. They assume that GDP growth is synonymous with increasing wellbeing and prosperity.  However this approach has led to growing inequality, an escalating climate crisis, and the depletion of natural and social capital.  We …

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The UN 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are an unprecedented step forward.1 Unlike the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which they replace, they apply to all countries and represent universal goals and targets that articulate the need and opportunity for the global community to build a sustainable and desirable …

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Six years ago, a small team of academics and journalists launched the first issue of Solutions. The global economy was on a roller coaster, the Arab Spring uprisings were about to start, creating tens of millions of refugees, rising college tuitions drove students in Europe and South America onto the streets, and our ecological destruction …

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Communities, countries, and the planet as a whole need to articulate shared goals, and create ways to track progress in meeting them. This is the essence of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) process currently underway at the UN. The SDGs are the follow-up to the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), due to expire in 2015. […]

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