Sustainable Transportation Planning Tools for Creating Vibrant, Healthy, and Resilient Communities

Published in: Google Books > Architecture > Sustainability | Published on 23/Mar/2021 03:48

320 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2012-01-24
"The Great American Dream of cruising down the parkway, zipping from here to there at any time has given way to a true nightmare that is destroying the environment, costing billions and deeply impacting our personal well-being. Getting from A to B has never been more difficult, expensive or miserable. It doesn't have to be this ...[Read More]

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A Simple Stochastic Approach to Debt Sustainability Applied to Lebanon (EPub)

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 23:26

70 pages , International Monetary Fund , 2008-04-01
This paper applies a simple probabilistic approach to debt sustainability analysis to the case of Lebanon. The paper derives "fan charts" to depict the probability distribution of the government debt to GDP ratio under a medium-term adjustment scenario, as a result of shocks to GDP growth and interest rates. The distrib...[Read More]

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Sustainable Heritage Merging Environmental Conservation and Historic Preservation

Published in: Google Books > Architecture > Sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 22:09

230 pages , Routledge , 2018-06-14
This book brings together ecological-conservation theory and heritage-preservation theory and shows how these two realms have common purpose. Through theoretical discussion and illustrative examples, Sustainable Heritage reframes the history of multiple movements within preservation and sustainable-design strategies into cross-disciplin...[Read More]

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Participatory Approaches for Sustainable Land Use in Southeast Asia

Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 21:01

411 pages , White Lotus Company Limited , 2005
Participatory approaches for sustainable land use in Southeast Asia (ed.

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Port of the Future Addressing Efficiency and Sustainability at the Port of Livorno with 5G

Published in: Google Books > > Sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 19:26

Adapting traditional business models to be more cost-effective, and socially and environmentally sustainable - the triple bottom line of sustainable development - is becoming increasingly important. This applies to all industries, diverse and multidimensional sectors and activities, of which ports are a key example. This can be achieved by implementing sustainable port growth polic...[Read More]

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Published in: Google Books > ARCHITECTURE > Sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 18:21

Sustainability is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a core project task - in this case those associated with achieving sustainable design and construction - and explains the essential activities required at each stage. Concise and easy to use with a co...[Read More]

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Sustainable Built Environment and Urban Growth Management

Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > Sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 17:54

242 pages , MDPI , 2020-02-21
Nowadays, the sustainable built environment planning in most cities has come to a turning point as the growth in traffic and population has become a serious concern and put tremendous pressure on both the environment and people in these cities. It is therefore important to find new ways or lifestyles—such as compact city, transit-oriented ...[Read More]

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Sustainability An Environmental Science Perspective

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 17:12

333 pages , CRC Press , 2017-06-26
This book presents an earth science-based overview of the challenges to sustainability. It provides a detailed study of climate change, as well as energy, food, and water security across different regions. The author uncovers the problems caused by current social and environmental practices, and offers potential solutions. Focusing on s...[Read More]

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Leading Sustainably The Path to Sustainable Business and How the SDGs Changed Everything

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 14:32

176 pages , Routledge , 2020-07-30
The business world is at an important crossroads. The age of the stakeholder is rapidly superseding that of the shareholder as climate change and political and societal shifts upend years of seeming prosperity. To move past this agitated age, business and society must learn to lead sustainably by putting purpose on equal footing with pr...[Read More]

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Sustainable Food System Assessment (Open Access) Lessons from Global Practice

Published in: Google Books > Nature > Sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 13:06

264 pages , Routledge , 2019-12-12
Sustainable Food System Assessment provides both practical and theoretical insights about the growing interest in and response to measuring food system sustainability. Bringing together research from the Global North and South, this book shares lessons learned, explores intended and actual project outcomes, and highlights points of conc...[Read More]

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Ocean Sustainability in the 21st Century

Published in: Google Books > Science > Sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 12:37

334 pages , Cambridge University Press , 2018-03-01
Describing the emerging and unresolved issues related to the oceans and the marine environment, this book presents the developments made in marine science and policy since the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), and implications for the sustainable management of ocean areas an...[Read More]

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Fiscal Sustainability in Remittance-Dependent Economies

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 11:43

25 pages , International Monetary Fund , 2009-09-01
We investigate the impact of remittances on public debt sustainability and detail how the traditional debt-to-GDP ratio can be modified to create a more accurate representation of debt sustainability for a country that receives significant remittance inflows. The main result is that inclusion of remittances into the tra...[Read More]

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