How Bad Are Bananas? The carbon footprint of everything


Published in: Google Books > Science > Sustainability | Published on 18/May/2021 02:42

Profile Books , 2020-09-03
How Bad Are Bananas? was a groundbreaking book when first published in 2009, when most of us were hearing the phrase 'carbon footprint' for the first time. Mike Berners-Lee set out to inform us what was important (aviation, heating, swimming pools) and what made very little difference (bananas, naturally packaged, are good!). This new edition updates a...[Read More]



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The Impact of Renewables and Energy Efficiency on Greenhouse Gas Emissions


Published in: Google Books > Energy consumption > renewable energy | Published on 18/May/2021 01:08

102 pages , Nordic Council of Ministers , 2007



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Routledge Handbook of Sustainability Indicators


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 18/May/2021 00:45

632 pages , Routledge , 2018-06-28
This handbook provides researchers and students with an overview of the field of sustainability indicators (SIs) as applied in the interdisciplinary field of sustainable development. The editors have sought to include views from the center ground of SI development but also divergent views which represent some of the diverse, challenging...[Read More]



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Principles of Responsible Management: Global Sustainability, Responsibility, and Ethics


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 18/May/2021 00:21

576 pages , Cengage Learning , 2014-01-01
PRINCIPLES OF RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT offers an international, scientifically sound, and strictly practice-related perspective. It is the first official textbook of the United Nations for the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) academic network, and a reference book for companies of the United Nations Global Com...[Read More]



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The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide Everything you need to know to make small changes that make a big difference


Published in: Google Books > House & Home > Sustainability | Published on 18/May/2021 00:12

304 pages , Bloomsbury Publishing , 2020-01-09
Easy, do-able, down to earth ideas and suggestions for everyone to help save the planet. If you want to save the planet, but your to-do list is already pretty long and remembering your re-usable coffee cup feels like a Herculean task, then this is the book for you. Covering every aspect of our lives from the stuff we buy and...[Read More]



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A Planet to Win Why We Need a Green New Deal


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > renewable energy | Published on 17/May/2021 23:34

208 pages , Verso Books , 2019-11-12
In the twenty-first century, all politics are climate politics. The age of climate gradualism is over, as unprecedented disasters are exacerbated by inequalities of race and class. We need profound, radical change. A Green New Deal can tackle the climate emergency and rampant inequality at the same time. Cutting carbon emissions while...[Read More]



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Japanese Machizukuri and Community Engagement History, Method and Practice


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > Sustainability | Published on 17/May/2021 21:53

254 pages , Routledge , 2020-02-06
Over the past few decades, Japan has faced severe earthquake disasters, an increasing aging population, declining birth rates, and widening social disparities. These issues have served to highlight gaps left by top-down governance approaches and the urgent need to create resilient societies using more traditional models. Japanese “mac...[Read More]



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Heritage Sites in Contemporary China Cultural Policies and Management Practices


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > Sustainability | Published on 17/May/2021 21:07

320 pages , Routledge , 2018-03-09
Heritage Sites in Contemporary China: Cultural Policies and Management Practices focuses on cultural heritage policies in China emerging in the period of the 11th and 12th Five Year Plans. Various important Chinese sites across China are investigated, including Luoyang Sui, Daming Gong, Niuheliang, Xinjiang, and Nanyuewang through the d...[Read More]



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Sustainable Cities Urbanization And The Environment In International Perspective


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 17/May/2021 20:07

365 pages , Westview Press , 1992
The idea of sustainability has become central to international dialogues on development. This study focuses on cities and examines the implications that urbanization has for the future of the environment. The contributors explain how the development of infrastructure and industries poses serious threats to the environment through the pol...[Read More]



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Sustainable Shipping A Cross-Disciplinary View


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 17/May/2021 18:34

477 pages , Springer , 2019-02-11
International shipping is currently at a crossroads. The decision of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in April 2018 to adopt an Initial Strategy so as to achieve by 2050 a reduction of at least 50\% in maritime greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions vis-à-vis 2008 levels epitomizes the last among a series of recent developments as ...[Read More]



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Bioremediation for Environmental Sustainability Approaches to Tackle Pollution for Cleaner and Greener Society


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > Sustainability | Published on 17/May/2021 17:22

538 pages , Elsevier , 2020-10-01
Bioremediation for Environmental Sustainability: Approaches to Tackle Pollution for Cleaner and Greener Society discusses many recently developed and successfully applied bio/phytoremediation technologies for pollution control and minimization, which are lacking more comprehensive coverage in previous books. This book describes the scope...[Read More]



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Letters from Muskoka


Published in: Google Books > Fiction > Sustainability | Published on 17/May/2021 16:38

672 pages , Good Press , 2019-12-09
"Letters from Muskoka" by Mrs. Charles Gerrard King. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition h...[Read More]



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