264 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2014-10-08 Electrokinetics is a term applied to a group of physicochemical phenomena involving the transport of charges, action of charged particles, effects of applied electric potential and fluid transport in various porous media to allow for a desired migration or flow to be achieved. These phenomena include electrokinetics, electroosmo...[Read More]
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340 pages , Fairchild Books , 2009-08-01 With the emergence of sick building syndrome in the 1970s and the emphasis on LEED standards today, many interior designers are becoming interested in the topics of health and sustainability. Health, Sustainability, and the Built Environment examines the concept of sustainability as it pertains to sustaining human health. By analy...[Read More]
Resource depletion is the consumption of a resource faster than it can be replenished. Natural resources are commonly divided between renewable resources and non-renewable resources (see also mineral resource classification). Use of either of these forms of resources beyond their rate of replacement is considered to be resource depletion.
Resource depletion is most commonly used in reference to fa...[Read More]
A sustainability report is an organizational report that gives information about economic, environmental, social and governance performance.
Sustainability reporting is not just report generation from collected data; instead it is a method to internalize and improve an organization’s commitment to sustainable development in a way that can be demonstrated to both internal and external stakeholder...[Read More]
72 pages , United Nations Publications , 2003 This study examines efforts by countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to promote sustainable energy development in the region. It reveals some of the cultural and institutional challenges that have held back progress. Also included are proposals to mainstream policies on efficient use and renewable energy sources.