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Environmental Sustainability By Tim Delaney
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This book helps to clarify the meaning of "environmental sustainability" as well as to show why it is such an important--indeed perhaps the most important--topic that contemporary human... More > beings need to address. "Environmental Sustainability" describes the role of humanity and nature in compromising the quality of the Earth's environment. The role of skepticism is also addressed.< Less
Environmental Sustainability By Tim Delaney
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This book helps to clarify the meaning of "environmental sustainability" as well as to show why it is such an important--indeed perhaps the most important--topic that contemporary human... More > beings need to address. "Environmental Sustainability" describes the role of humanity and nature in compromising the quality of the Earth's environment. The role of skepticism is also addressed.< Less
39th WEGEMT School on Marine Science and Technology for Environmental Sustainability By WEGEMT - Publisher
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This publication represents a series of papers, which were presented at the 39th WEGEMT School entitled Marine Science and Technology for Environmental Sustainability. The event was hosted by the... More > School of Marine Science and Technology, Newcastle University, from 16th to 19th December 2002.< Less
Sense and Sustainability By Ken Webster, Craig Johnson
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The transition to a low carbon economy will be challenging but necessary. This book makes the case for a practical education for sustainability based on exploring and testing frameworks especially... More > the ideas and innovations behind the leading edge of design, business and industry today. Inspired by understanding living systems, this new circular economy is transforming the sense of what a sustainable future might be. Education contributes most to the future of our young people when it opens up discussion on how sustainable can be aspirational: in our view, it needs to be about ‘better and better’ not ‘less and less’. This highly illustrated book also comes with online materials and resources for continuing professional development. An inspiring and timely book for educators.< Less
Sense and Sustainability By Ken Webster, Craig Johnson
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The transition to a low carbon economy will be challenging but necessary. This book makes the case for a practical education for sustainability based on exploring and testing frameworks especially... More > the ideas and innovations behind the leading edge of design, business and industry today. Inspired by understanding living systems, this new circular economy is transforming the sense of what a sustainable future might be. Education contributes most to the future of our young people when it opens up discussion on how sustainable can be aspirational: in our view, it needs to be about ‘better and better’ not ‘less and less’. This highly illustrated book also comes with online materials and resources for continuing professional development. An inspiring and timely book for educators.< Less
The Metaphysics of Sustainability By Julie Urlaub
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At its essence, a sustainable lifestyle, or living green, refers to a lifestyle and set of choices that minimizes a person's environmental impact. This eBook offers a plethora of information to... More > assist you in creating a new, exciting lifestyle or just expanding on your existing sustainable lifestyle by re-thinking our traditional approaches to the ways we do things. It has been said that conscious awareness and personal empowerment are the cornerstones to a rich and fulfilling life. Combined with green living, we have the opportunity to positively impact our personal world, our communities, and the greater world we live in. We invite you to explore the metaphysics of sustainability.< Less
The Sustainable Business By Jonathan Scott
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A perfect introduction for understanding the fundamentals of sustainability in a business context. Recommended for managers, employees, teachers, and students, this readable and informative guide... More > explains the importance of whole system-thinking and waste minimization as a first step toward sustainability. Within its pages, the breadth and depth of long-term profitable business practices are explored with an emphasis on optimizing resources (including labour and markets)and maximizing purchases and investments - while minimizing the cost of waste, unemployment, short-term thinking, and environmental degradation. As proof of its potency, The Sustainable Business has recently been disseminated to over 1.3 million people around the globe and it is now being translated into Mandarin for distribution across China (with plans for additional translations to Russian, Spanish and French). ..........................Bottom Line: If you're looking to gain insight about the future of business, this is it!< Less
Environmental Planning in Singapore By Md Rashed Bhuyan
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This short-book examines Singapore’s approaches and concerns regarding addressing environmental issues through their urban plans and planning systems. The current plans with reference to the... More > earlier plans and planning processes are discussed. However, whether these plans adequately address the issues of environmental and social sustainability, as defined in the context of Singapore, is examined and evaluated.< Less
Entropy Happens: How the denial of a basic law of physics is killing our chances for economic and environmental sustainability By John Hoaglund
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Energy, the ability to perform work, is money. The laws of energy “[control], the rise and fall of political systems, the freedom or bondage of nations, the movements of commerce and industry,... More > the origins of wealth and poverty, and the general physical welfare of the race." Energy also governs life and ecosystems. It is conserved, but moves from available to unavailable. Entropy measures both unavailable energy and disorder, and changes when systems change: creating order and available energy in one system, but at the expense of greater disorder or unavailable energy in others. Entropy change happens. Entropy has never been fully accounted in models of economic or environmental sustainability, neglect made possible by the availability of energy, solar energy for a historically small population, and now fossil fuels for a large population. Peak-oil and population makes solving the energy crisis imperative, but it will not be solved without recognizing the intrinsic energy value of our ecosystems.< Less
Environmental Insight 2011-1 By Angus McAllister
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Environmental Insight is a syndicated, twice yearly report on Canadian public attitudes toward environment, energy and natural resource issues. The research program provides ongoing practical... More > information to help shape subscribers’ corporate strategies, policy, and communications activities. At the same time, findings add to our collective understanding of the nature and extent of public concern about sustainability and environmental issues.< Less