An Introduction To Sustainable Development

An Introduction to Sustainable Development
Publisher Earthscan
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Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 416
ISBN 9781849770477
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This volume is the most comprehensive textbook on sustainable development. It has been developed with students and professionals from around the world specifically for those who need a thorough grounding in the subject. Coverage includes: background to sustainable development and global environmental issues; measurement and sustainability indicators; environmental assessment, management and policy; approaches and linkages to poverty reduction; impacts and infrastructure development; economics, consumption, production and market failures; governance; participation; disaster management; international financial institutions; international environmental agreements; and the role of civil society.

An Introduction to Sustainable Development
  • Author : Peter P. Rogers,Kazi F. Jalal,John A. Boyd
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release Date : 2012

This volume is the most comprehensive textbook on sustainable development. It has been developed with students and professionals from around the world specifically for those who need a thorough grounding in the subject. Coverage includes: background to sustainable development and global environmental issues; measurement and sustainability indicators; environmental assessment, management

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Sustainability
  • Author : Jeremy L. Caradonna
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2014

Today, the word is nearly ubiquitous: seeming to have come out of nowhere to dominate the discussion, from permaculture to renewable energy to the local food movement, the ideas that underlie and define sustainability can be traced back several centuries. In this illuminating and entertaining history, Jeremy L. Caradonna traces

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The Philosophy of Sustainable Design
  • Author : Jason F. McLennan
  • Publisher : Ecotone Publishing
  • Release Date : 2004

The author outlines the major ideas and issues that have emerged in the growing movement of green architecture and sustainable design over the last thirty years. The book asks individuals to understand how the philosophy of sustainable design can affect their own work.

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Religion and Sustainable Development
  • Author : Cathrien de Pater,Irene Dankelman
  • Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
  • Release Date : 2009

How are the different worldviews and religions as well as their alleged contributions to sustainable development incorporated in the academic disciplines of religious studies and theology? This theme is explored from the perspectives of Jewish, Islamic, Buddhist, Hindu, modern and indigenous spiritual traditions worldwide. Cases are presented from Western Europe,

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Ecotourism and Sustainable Development
  • Author : Martha Honey
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 1999

Ecotourism is defined as responsible travel in natural areas which conserves the environment and improves the welfare of local people. This book presents case studies of seven destinations that serve to illustrate the real world of ecotourism. It examines ecotourism's feasibility for economic development and environmental protection in developing countries

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Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999

Read online Sustainable Agriculture written by , published by which was released on 1999. Download full Sustainable Agriculture Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Eric Lichtfouse,Mireille Navarrete,Philippe Debaeke,Souchere Véronique,Caroline Alberola
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-11-11

Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Starving people in poor nations, obesity in rich nations, increasing food prices, on-going climate changes, increasing fuel and transportation costs, flaws of the global

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Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Subcommittee on Agricultural Research and General Legislation
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993

Read online Sustainable Agriculture written by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Subcommittee on Agricultural Research and General Legislation, published by which was released on 1993. Download full Sustainable Agriculture Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Towards a Sustainable America
  • Author : President's Council on Sustainable Development
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999

Read online Towards a Sustainable America written by President's Council on Sustainable Development, published by which was released on 1999. Download full Towards a Sustainable America Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Sustainable Banking
  • Author : Olaf Weber,Blair Feltmate
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-06

Sustainable Banking introduces business leaders and students to the many ways in which financial institutions can manage their environmental and social impact and meet the needs of the current generation without compromising the needs of future generations. Olaf Weber and Blair Feltmate go beyond the business case for sustainability: how

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Dimensions of the Sustainable City
  • Author : Mike Jenks,Colin Jones
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-12-17

The CityForm consortium’s latest book, Dimensions of the Sustainable City, is the first book to report on an empirical multi-disciplinary study specifically designed to address urban sustainability. Drawing together the various dimensions of sustainability – economic, social, transport, energy and ecological – the book examines their relationships both to each other

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Sustainable Power Generation
  • Author : Nikolay Belyakov
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-26

Sustainable Power Generation: Current Status, Future Challenges and Perspectives addresses emerging problems faced by the transition to sustainable electricity generation and combines perspectives of engineering and economics to provide a well-rounded overview. This book features an in-depth discussion of the main aspects of sustainable energy and the infrastructure of existing

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Sustainable Production of Forest Products  2000
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001

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Sustainable Development
  • Author : Barton Group
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004

Includes the following papers: The business case for sustainability -- Corporate sustainability : an investor perspective -- Sustainable transport in sustainable cities -- Mining and sustainable development.

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Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism
  • Author : Dominique Gauzin-Müller
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2002-07-01

Since the mid-1980s, and in particular the 1992 environmental summit in Rio de Janeiro, sustainability has become a global issue and the subject of international debate. In the context of architecture sustainability implies the use of intelligent technology, innovative construction methods, ecologically friendly materials and use of environmentally-friendly energy resources.

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