The Resource Sustainability principles and practice, Margaret Robertson, (electronic resource)

Sustainability principles and practice, Margaret Robertson, (electronic resource)

Label
Sustainability principles and practice
Title
Sustainability principles and practice
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Robertson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 l
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robertson, Margaret
Dewey number
  • 338.9/27
  • 338.927
Index
no index present
LC call number
HC79.E5 R6243 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable development
  • Environmental economics
  • Environmental economics
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable development
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Environmental economics
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable development
Label
Sustainability principles and practice, Margaret Robertson, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=688553
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What Is Sustainability?; Challenges and Responses; Sustainability as a Discipline; A Brief History of Sustainability; Recent History: The Last 200 Years; Early Conservation; Transformation from Conservation to Ecology; The Beginnings of the Environmental Movement; US Legislation in the 1970s; Environmental Justice and the Triple Bottom Line; Expanding to a Global Scale; Modern Trends; The Biosphere; Why Study Living Systems?
  • Energy and MatterThe Four Spheres; The Biosphere; What Is Life?; Gaia: Earth System Science; Systems; The Human Sphere; Human Impact; Economics; Failing States; Putting Sustainability into Practice; Sustainability at Work; Sustainability Initiatives; Measurement and Reporting; Work as Agents for Change; Part II Issues and Solutions; Climate; Is Earth Warming?; How Temperature Records Are Compiled; The Long View: Climates through Time; Modern Climate Change and Greenhouse Gases; The Human Factor; Projecting into the Future; Climate Stabilization
  • Setting Up a Program to Reduce Climate Impact Strategies for Reducing Emissions; Offsets; Emissions Trading; Adaptation; Final Thoughts; Water; Uneven Distribution; Depletion of Nonrenewable Aquifers; Threats to Human and Ecosystem Health; Consumption; Effects of Climate Change; Water Conservation; Wastewater Treatment; Stormwater; Ecosystems and Habitat; Populations and Extinction; Drivers of Ecosystem Change; Conservation and Restoration; Conservation; Restoration Ecology; Living Together: Reconciliation Ecology; 9 Pollution; Types of Toxins; Pollution Transport and Fate; Air Pollution
  • Soil and Land PollutionWater Pollution; Organic Pollutants; Inorganic Pollutants; Endocrine Disruptors; Persistent Organic Pollutants; Point Source and Nonpoint Source Pollution; Radioactive Pollutants; Pollution Remediation; Pollution Prevention; 10 Energy; Fossil Fuels; Renewable Energy; Energy Efficiency; Making the Transition; Green Buildings and Sites; What Is a Green Building?; The Process of Green Building Design; Building Envelope; Lighting; Passive Heating and Cooling Concepts; Heating; Cooling; Ventilation; Construction; Rating Systems; Living Building Challenge; Aesthetics
  • Sustainable SitesHealth and Well-Being; Livable Cities; Sprawl; Land-Use Planning; Urban Planning; Building Community; Transportation; Cities and Climate Change; Food; Farming Methods; Human Health Issues; Planetary Health Issues; Feeding Ourselves; Finding Space for Food in the City; Food on Public Land; Healthy Soil: The Vital Foundation; Products; Design for the Environment (DFE); Industrial Ecology; Process Design; Product Alternatives; Product Design; Shipping and Packaging; ISO 14000 Standards; Certifications and Labels: Making Sense of Materials; Eco-Labels -- Waste and Recycling
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 370 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135035976
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)869095306
  • (OCoLC)ocn869095306
Label
Sustainability principles and practice, Margaret Robertson, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=688553
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What Is Sustainability?; Challenges and Responses; Sustainability as a Discipline; A Brief History of Sustainability; Recent History: The Last 200 Years; Early Conservation; Transformation from Conservation to Ecology; The Beginnings of the Environmental Movement; US Legislation in the 1970s; Environmental Justice and the Triple Bottom Line; Expanding to a Global Scale; Modern Trends; The Biosphere; Why Study Living Systems?
  • Energy and MatterThe Four Spheres; The Biosphere; What Is Life?; Gaia: Earth System Science; Systems; The Human Sphere; Human Impact; Economics; Failing States; Putting Sustainability into Practice; Sustainability at Work; Sustainability Initiatives; Measurement and Reporting; Work as Agents for Change; Part II Issues and Solutions; Climate; Is Earth Warming?; How Temperature Records Are Compiled; The Long View: Climates through Time; Modern Climate Change and Greenhouse Gases; The Human Factor; Projecting into the Future; Climate Stabilization
  • Setting Up a Program to Reduce Climate Impact Strategies for Reducing Emissions; Offsets; Emissions Trading; Adaptation; Final Thoughts; Water; Uneven Distribution; Depletion of Nonrenewable Aquifers; Threats to Human and Ecosystem Health; Consumption; Effects of Climate Change; Water Conservation; Wastewater Treatment; Stormwater; Ecosystems and Habitat; Populations and Extinction; Drivers of Ecosystem Change; Conservation and Restoration; Conservation; Restoration Ecology; Living Together: Reconciliation Ecology; 9 Pollution; Types of Toxins; Pollution Transport and Fate; Air Pollution
  • Soil and Land PollutionWater Pollution; Organic Pollutants; Inorganic Pollutants; Endocrine Disruptors; Persistent Organic Pollutants; Point Source and Nonpoint Source Pollution; Radioactive Pollutants; Pollution Remediation; Pollution Prevention; 10 Energy; Fossil Fuels; Renewable Energy; Energy Efficiency; Making the Transition; Green Buildings and Sites; What Is a Green Building?; The Process of Green Building Design; Building Envelope; Lighting; Passive Heating and Cooling Concepts; Heating; Cooling; Ventilation; Construction; Rating Systems; Living Building Challenge; Aesthetics
  • Sustainable SitesHealth and Well-Being; Livable Cities; Sprawl; Land-Use Planning; Urban Planning; Building Community; Transportation; Cities and Climate Change; Food; Farming Methods; Human Health Issues; Planetary Health Issues; Feeding Ourselves; Finding Space for Food in the City; Food on Public Land; Healthy Soil: The Vital Foundation; Products; Design for the Environment (DFE); Industrial Ecology; Process Design; Product Alternatives; Product Design; Shipping and Packaging; ISO 14000 Standards; Certifications and Labels: Making Sense of Materials; Eco-Labels -- Waste and Recycling
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 370 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135035976
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)869095306
  • (OCoLC)ocn869095306

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