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Twelve papers, based on presentations given on a conference organized by the European Union Directorate – General for research in May 2009, examine the practical meaning of sustainability for science and for policy in interaction with wider publics in the face of global change. Papers discuss developmental doubts; equity—the shortest way to to global sustainability; the sustainability concept—whether we can stand between catastrophism and denial; social sustainability—exploring the linkages between research, policy and practices; dealing with doom—tackling the triple challenge of energy scarcity, climate change, and global in equity; a transition research perspective on governance for sustainability; integrated climate governance and sustainable development; the value of science and technology studies to sustainability research—a critical approach toward synthetic biology promises; sustainable development—responding to the recent challenge in Aotearoa, New Zealand.