320 pages , Taylor & Francis , 2009-09-11 This second volume in the Technologies of Architecture series – the only series of books tuned to the architectural technology syllabus – explores the environmental influences on building design. Looking particularly at sustainable building, a holistic view is taken, so that the influence of any one set of choices on other ar...[Read More]
2010-11-16T08:00:00Z On December 18, 1999, Julia Butterfly Hill's feet touched the ground for the first time in over two years, as she descended from "Luna," a thousandyear-old redwood in Humboldt County, California.
Hill had climbed 180 feet up into the tree high on a mountain on December 10, 1997, for what she thought would be a two- to three-week-long "tree-sit." The actio...[Read More]
Permaculture Asia is a permaculture education forum for permaculture enthusiasts and practitioners to learn and exchange best ideas, practices from around the globe on permaculture and in particular to exchange ideas and information on permaculture for poverty alleviation and food self sufficiency livelihood practices which are culturally and climatically appropriate.
251 pages , WIT Press , 2010-01-01 Fresh water is becoming an increasingly precious commodity. In the near future, control of it could lead to the type of political instability that is now associated with energy shortages. This book addresses the different aspects of irrigation, including not only the management of water resources and scientific and technical aspects, bu...[Read More]
248 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2014-10-14 Reviews the evolution and theory of Sustainability Footprints e.g. carbon footprint and examines the critical success factors and contributions to small to medium sized enterprises (SME) growth â€¢ Assist firms in achieving sustainable growth in four key areas Innovation Impact, Cost Impact, Environmental Impact, and Stakeho...[Read More]
433 pages , Springer , 2016-12-08 This book addresses the changes in education practices, especially basic education, necessitated by the global challenges of climate change and sustainable development and in a context characterized by increasing poverty and inequality, migration and refugees. Written by a range of international scholars, scientists and grassroots practi...[Read More]