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Journal Articles Nature Plants Year : 2020

Plant scientists can’t ignore Jevons paradox anymore

Olivier Hamant

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Although the 'rebound effect' is well established in environmental economics, the sometimes paradoxical effects of yield increase are rarely questioned within the plant science community. Acknowledging the curse of efficiency can help us to reframe our societal goals from performance at all cost to resilience.
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hal-03153091 , version 1 (26-02-2021)

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Olivier Hamant. Plant scientists can’t ignore Jevons paradox anymore. Nature Plants, 2020, 6 (7), pp.720-722. ⟨10.1038/s41477-020-0722-3⟩. ⟨hal-03153091⟩
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