In TheSystemsThinker.com Linda Booth Sweeney writes:
”If you listen closely to folks like Thomas Friedman, Michael Pollan, Nicholas Kristof, and Wendell Berry, you’ll hear them asking for a new kind of literacy, one we can call systems literacy.”
Systems literacy combines conceptual knowledge (knowledge of system properties and behaviors) and reasoning skills.
Systems literacy is a novel research topic, IFSR (2016). https://www.isss.org/systems-literacy/.
In relation to sustainable development, Systems literacy, in a nutshell, combines the study of social history and cultural discourses with a technical understanding of ecosystem processes.