How Bad Are Bananas? The carbon footprint of everything

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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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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

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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

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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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Japanese Machizukuri and Community Engagement History, Method and Practice

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Energy Sources, Utilization, Legislation, Sustainability, Illinois as Model State

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784 pages , World Scientific Publishing Company , 2016
This 800-page premier book on energy focuses on energy sources, utilizations, legislations and sustainability as it relates to a state, a province, or a country, or a community within a state. This book presents various kinds of energy sources, ways to convert energy for end use, better use of energy towards conserva...[Read More]

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Sustainability in Higher Education

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144 pages , Chandos Publishing , 2015-08-24
Support in higher education is an emerging area of great interest to professors, researchers and students in academic institutions. Sustainability in Higher Education provides discussions on the exchange of information between different aspects of sustainability in higher education. This book includes chapter contributions from...[Read More]

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