105 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2013-06-24 Differing interpretations, perspectives and expectations on the term sustainability exist. To take sustainability as an action guiding mandate for implementation it needs to be concrete and measurable as well it should weigh pros and cons. But how can such an integrated measurement in the field of renewable energ...[Read More]
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208 pages , Crowood , 2013-03-01 Every day there are news reports that highlight spiralling energy costs, accelerating energy consumption, serious concerns over fuel security and fears that oil production may soon decline. All such reports are set against a background of the most serious threat to the world today - global warming and the devastating impact of climate cha...[Read More]
94 pages , Green Books , 2001-01 Whilst ‘environmental education’, and more recently ‘education for sustainable development’ are important trends, they are not sufficient to reorient and transform education as a whole—and yet time is short to realise such change. The Briefing critiques the prevailing managerial and mechanistic paradigm in education, and argues ...[Read More]
212 pages , Infobase Publishing , 2010 Discusses how human-related activities are contributing to the warming of the Earth, describes the effects of climate change on people and the environment, and outlines measures that can be taken to help manage the problem.
12 pages , The Stationery Office , 2004-01-01 This planning policy statement applies to England only and replaces extant parts of PPG 23 (1994), Planning & Pollution Control (ISBN 0117529478), which is hereby cancelled. The policies set out in this statement and the advice provided in the annexes (Annex 1 "Pollution control, air and water quality" (ISBN 0117539317) and A...[Read More]
394 pages , Berghahn Books , 2009 Today human ecology has split into many different sub-disciplines such as historical ecology, political ecology or the New Ecological Anthropology. The latter in particular has criticised the predominance of the Western view on different ecosystems, arguing that culture-specific world views and human-environment interactions have been la...[Read More]