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Practicing Sustainability

Author: Guruprasad Madhavan; Barbara Oakley; David Green; David Koon; Penny Low
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, 2013.
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This book gathers chefs, poets, music directors, pastors, architects, artists and filmmakers, as well as scientific leaders, entrepreneurs, educators, executives, policy makers and contrarians, to  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Guruprasad Madhavan; Barbara Oakley; David Green; David Koon; Penny Low
ISBN: 9781461443490 1461443490 9781461443483 1461443482
OCLC Number: 820499978
Description: Online-Ressource (XXXVI, 244 Seiten 15 Illustrationen in color, digital)
Contents: Biographical InformationPreface, It's Different: Sustainability and Touchy Trade-Offs, EditorsAcknowledgementsForeword, Michael SpenceEditorial, Klaus SchwabEditorial, Sustaining Sustainability: Thoughts on Managing Trade-Offs and Competing Considerations, Robert RubinEditorial, Sustainability: Can You Get There, If You Don't Know Where "There" Is? George Whitesides 1. What Medical Equipment Taught Me About Sustainability, Robert Malkin2. Food: The Ultimate Answer, Jose Andres 3. A Village of Hope: The Interplay of Sustainability and Community Development, Mark Templer4. Trade-Offs in Sustainable Development, Homi Kharas 5. Sustainable Skyscrapers and the Well-Being of the City, Richard Cook6. Dimensional Stability, Heidi Williamson7. Sustainability: A Tale of Twin Brothers, Ken Wilson 8. Cooperation and Sustainability, Simon Levin9. The Sincerity of Purpose: Sustainability and World Peace, Arun Gandhi10. Recycling Reinvented: Music and Sustainability, Jose-Luis Novo11. Connectivity and Sustainability: Perspectives from Landscape and Urban Design, Diana Balmori12. Nutrition and Sustainability, Marc Van Ameringen 13. A Poet in the Car Company: Sustainability of Passion and Profitability, David Berdish14. The Need for Sustainable Heretics, Freeman Dyson15. Performance with Purpose, Dave Haft16. The Business of Sustainability: A Different Design Question, Gregor Barnum17. Sustaining Population Health, Jacqueline Sherris18. The Struggle to Make Sustainable Change in Global Health, Laurie Garrett and Zoe Liberman19. Economic Growth and Sustainability Rooted in Financial Literacy, John Hope Bryant20. Approaching the Future with Optimism, Robyn Beavers 21. A Decent Place to Live, Jonathan Reckford22. From Field to Market: Changing our Focus, Gerald Steiner23. Joules: The Currency of Sustainability, Chandrakant Patel24. Spoons or Tractors: Sustainable Development as Rapid Productivity Growth in Developing Nations, Robert Atkinson25. Unlocking the Energy of Business to Effect Change, Meg Crawford26. Put it on Paper: Lowering Healthcare Costs, Una Ryan27. Mind the Gap: A Different Take on Sustainability, Matthew Taylor 28. Sustainable Scientific Research, K.R. Sreenivasan29. Energizing Sustainable Development, V.S. Ramamurthy and Narendar Pani30. The Importance of Sustainability in Helping the Poor, Mechai Viravaidya31. Why is Waste a Dirty Word? Melanie Walker32. How Much Is Enough? Making It Personal, Toinette Lippe 33. Teaching Sustainability in the Anthropocene Era, Kai Lee and Richard Howarth34. Don't Sustain; Advance, Kevin Finneran35. Changemakers for Sustainability, Karabi Acharya36. What Social Entrepreneurs Taught me about Sustainability, Mirjam Schoening37. An Emotional Connection with Sustainability through Documentary Films, Heather MacAndrew and David Springbett 38. Conserving Energy for Tomorrow without Sacrificing Quality of Our Lives, Scott Tew 39. Sustainability of Our Ocean Resources, James Barry40. Will it Last? Will it Endure? Andrea Coleman and Barry Coleman41. The Holistic Enchilada: Moving Toward Food System Sustainability, Wayne Roberts42. Bringing Organizational Sustainability to Public Postsecondary Education, Christopher Hayter and Robert Hayter43. Ensuring Connections, Harvey Locke44. Beyond the Status Quo: Catalyzing Sustainability in the Arts, Jane Milosch45. Historic Preservation: The Real Sustainable Development, Donovan Rypkema46. Bending Toward Justice: The Search for Sustainable Energy, Michael BruneAfterword, M.S. Swaminathan
Responsibility: edited by Guruprasad Madhavan, Barbara Oakley, David Green, David Koon, Penny Low.


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