chapter  5
Pages 48

Having the tools, technical and managerial, and being aware of effective solutions, is only the beginning of challenging transformations. In the case of environmental management, translating the promise of possibilities into the reality of accomplishments is especially complicated. The interconnectedness of biospheric processes guarantees that environmental changes always embrace a multitude of states and processes, and effective solutions must pay attention to these inherent complexities. Inevitably this slows down their rate of diffusion and limits their reach.