Sustainability PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Sustainability free pdf Sustainability Principles and Practice gives an accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each chapter explores one aspect of the field, first introducing relevant theory and presenting issues, then supplying tools for working toward solutions. Elements of sustainability are examined piece by piece, and wide coverage ranges over ecosystems, social equity, environmental justice, food, energy, product life cycles, cities, and more. Techniques for management and measurement as well as case studies from around the world are provided. Chapters include further reading, discussion questions, and problems to foster quantitative thinking. The book is supported by a companion website with key website links, detailed reading lists, glossary, and additional case studies, together with numerous projects, research problems, and group activities, all of which focus on real-world problem solving of sustainability issues. The textbook is designed to be used by undergraduate college and university students in sustainability degree programs and other programs in which sustainability is taught.

About Margaret Robertson

Margaret Robertson, a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), is coordinator of the Sustainability Coordinator degree program at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon, USA, and a Sustainability Fellow in the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium.

Details Book

Author : Margaret Robertson
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 20 January 2014
ISBN : 041584018X
EAN : 9780415840187
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 392 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Sustainability



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Sustainability Ethics and Sustainability Research free pdfSustainability Ethics and Sustainability Research

    The book identifies the specific ethical aspects of sustainability and develops ethical tools to analyze them. It also provides a methodological framework to integrate ethical and scientific analyses of sustainability issues..


  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Sustainability free pdfEntrepreneurship, Innovation and Sustainability

    This book addresses the intersection of entrepreneurship. innovation and sustainability (EIS). presenting high-quality research illuminating the relationship between the three fields. The EIS nexus is particularly relevant from a European point of view given the focus of the European Commission on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability..


  • Sustainability in America's Cities free pdfSustainability in America's Cities

    "Sustainability" is more than the latest "green" buzzword. It represents a new way of viewing the interactions of human society and the natural world. "Sustainability in America's Cities" highlights how America's largest cities are acting to develop sustainable solutions to conflicts between development and environment..


  • Sustainability Accounting and Accountability free pdfSustainability Accounting and Accountability

    The management and balancing of social. environmental and economic sustainability is one of the most complex and urgent challenges facing both private and public sector organizations today- with these challenges of sustainability posing many risks to..


  • Sustainability free pdfSustainability

    Encouraging students to engage in the challenges and complexity of sustainability. this text considers not only the theories underlying sustainability. but more importantly how theories are translated into practice and the difficulties of achieving this in the world in which we live..


  • Sustainability free pdfSustainability

    Download Free Books ePub. Sustainability Principles and Practice gives an accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions a