Author: Kent E. Portney
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262528509
Size: 53.20 MB
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In this accessible guide to the meanings of sustainability, Kent Portney describes the evolution of the idea and examines its application in a variety of contemporary contexts -- from economic growth and consumption to government policy and ...

Sustainability Of Water Resources

Author: Goen Ho
Publisher: IWA Publishing
ISBN: 9781843395027
Size: 14.48 MB
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Water is essential for all life forms. It is a fundamental resource necessary for socio-economic development and for ecological sustainability.

Sustainability And Cities

Author: Peter Newman
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781559636605
Size: 22.97 MB
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The book begins with chapters that set forth the notion of sustainability and how it applies to cities and automobile dependence.

The Top 50 Sustainability Books

Author: Wayne Visser
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351279076
Size: 77.17 MB
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These are the Top 50 Sustainability Books as voted for by the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership's alumni network of over 3,000 senior leaders from around the world.


Author: Leslie Paul Thiele
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745665187
Size: 39.41 MB
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Leslie Paul Thiele's accessible yet thorough book provides a broad-ranging introduction to the concept and practice of sustainability today.


Author: Michael Redclift
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134644523
Size: 34.17 MB
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Looking at the main ingredients of sustainable development - health, economic policy, land use, ethics and education, in both the north and south, this book demonstrates the way in which the life chances of individuals both effect and are ...

Geomorphology And Environmental Sustainability

Author: Hari Shanker Sharma
Publisher: Concept Publishing Company
ISBN: 9788180690280
Size: 41.28 MB
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This volume dedicated to Professor H.S.Sharma provides a cogent account of ongoing research in the field of geomorphology and environmental studies in India.

The Sustainability Curriculum

Author: John Blewitt
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 1849773289
Size: 79.10 MB
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This volume analyses the impact of the concepts and practices of sustainability and sustainable development on various academic disciplines, institutional practices, fields of study and methods of enquiry.

Sustainability The Environment And Urbanization

Author: Cedric Pugh
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 9781853833571
Size: 78.37 MB
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Clearly written, with contributions from some of the leading experts in the field, the book will appeal to students on environmental and developmental courses, researchers, and all those concerned with the 'healthy cities' movement.


Author: Anne E. Maczulak
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438126344
Size: 56.39 MB
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Examines the human use of Earth's natural resources and influence on its environment that have contributed to the need for sustainability, a concept that combines economic and social development with environmental protection.