Learning, Environment and Sustainable Development A History of Ideas


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental education | Published on 27/Sep/2021 12:01

196 pages , Routledge , 2020-11-12
This book is an introduction to the long history of human learning, the environment and sustainable development – about our struggles with the natural world: first for survival, then for dominance, currently for self-preservation, and in future perhaps, even for long-term, mutually beneficial co-existence. It charts the long arc of hu...[Read More]



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Project Scheduling Handbook


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental engineering | Published on 26/Sep/2021 23:17

374 pages , CRC Press , 2004
Offering real-world strategies gleaned from years of professional experience, this book contains the essential tools to prepare a well-organized, efficient, and effective working production schedule for successful construction outcomes. The only guide to address the day-to-day needs with hands-on problem resolution strategies, the author view...[Read More]



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Here's Why China Is Killing The Global Recycling Industry


Published in: youtube > Business Casual > recycling | Published on 21/Sep/2021 04:41

Get your free copy of "Poorly Made in China" from Audible, in addition to a free 30-day trial! ? https://amzn.to/3dkzN9T (Note: As an Amazon Associate, we earn ...



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Superpower One Man's Quest to Transform American Energy


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > green energy | Published on 20/Sep/2021 12:34

336 pages , Simon & Schuster , 2020-11-10
Meet Michael Skelly, the man boldly harnessing wind energy that could power America’s future and break its fossil fuel dependence in this “essential, compelling look into the future of the nation’s power grid” (Bryan Burrough, author of The Big Rich). The United States is in the midst of an energy transition. We have fall...[Read More]



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Manifesto How a maverick entrepreneur took on British energy and won


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > green energy | Published on 20/Sep/2021 07:33

224 pages , Random House , 2020-11-26
"Revealing, inspiring and funny. This book is a joy to romp through, which is good, because its final chapter is the important truth we all need to hear and understand if we are to survive this mess we've made" - Chris Packham "I found Manifesto enthralling, thought-provoking and I learnt so much from it. Nor had I any idea that we h...[Read More]



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Leading Issues in Economic Development


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > green energy | Published on 20/Sep/2021 03:15

650 pages , Oxford University Press, USA , 2005
Suitable for undergraduate level, this is a market leading development textbook.



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How 6 Million Pounds Of Electronic Waste Gets Recycled A Month | Big Business


Published in: youtube > Business Insider > recycling | Published on 19/Sep/2021 23:21

Only 17\% of electronic waste is recycled. That's because devices aren't designed to be recycled. They're full of tiny, toxic materials that are hard and expensive ...



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Wind Energy Conversion Systems Technology and Trends


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > green energy | Published on 19/Sep/2021 21:01

526 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2012-01-04
This exploration of the technical progress of wind energy conversion systems also examines potential future trends and includes recently developed systems such as those for multi-converter operation of variable-speed wind generators and lightning protection.



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Global Energy Policy and Security


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > green energy | Published on 19/Sep/2021 19:41

330 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2013-09-03
Despite efforts to increase renewables, the global energy mix is still likely to be dominated by fossil-fuels in the foreseeable future, particularly gas for electricity and oil for land, air and sea transport. The reliance on depleting conventional oil and natural gas resources and the geographic distribution of...[Read More]



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Power -- why giving it up might just save humanity and the planet

This is the story of power -- humanity's power over nature and the power of some people over others.

How has Homo sapiens -- one species among millions -- become powerful enough to threaten a mass extinction and disrupt the Earth's climate? Why have we developed so many ways ...[Read More]



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Biodiversity Loss Economic and Ecological Issues


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental sustainability | Published on 06/Sep/2021 21:21

352 pages , Cambridge University Press , 1997-01-28
The book reports key findings of a research program in which economists and ecologists considered the consequences of biodiversity loss.



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Future Challenges in Evaluating and Managing Sustainable Development in the Built Environment


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental sustainability | Published on 06/Sep/2021 13:34

368 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2017-04-05
Future Challenges in Sustainable Development within the Built Environment stimulates and reinterprets the demands of Responsible and Sustainable Development in the Built Environment for future action and development. It examines the methods of evaluation, the use of technology, the creation of new models and the role of human fa...[Read More]



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