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Sustainability : principles and practice

Author: Margaret Robertson
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2014
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Robertson
ISBN: 9780415840170 0415840171 041584018X 9780415840187
OCLC Number: 900463049
Description: xx, 370 s
Contents: Part 1: Context 1. What Is Sustainability? 2. A Brief History of Sustainability 3. The Biosphere 4. The Human Sphere 5. Putting Sustainability into Practice Part 2: Issues and Solutions 6. Climate 7. Water 8. Ecosystems and Habitat 9. Pollution 10. Energy 11. Food 12. Green Buildings and Sites 13. Livable Cities 14. Products 15. Waste, and Recycling Part 3: Becoming an Agent for Change 16. Working in an Organization 17. Education: Preparing a New Generation to Live Well in a Changing World 18. Working as Agents for Change
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Achieving sustainability is the single most important challenge facing humanity, and yet few people realize it. If every student read this text the chances of civilization averting a collapse would Read more...

 
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