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Pages 182-183
First published 2 September 2013

Bootstrapping back the climate with self-organization

Vítor V. Vasconcelos, Flavio L. Pinheiro, Francisco C. Santos, Jorge M. Pacheco


Countries and citizens often raise significant expectations every time a new International Environmental Summit is settled. Unfortunately, few solutions have come out of these meetings. This represents a challenge on our current understanding of models on decision-making: more effective levels of discussion, agreements and coordination must become accessible (Barrett, 2005).