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Sustainable Development Handbook, 2nd Edition

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Title: Sustainable Development Handbook, 2nd Edition
Author: Stephen A Roosa
ISBN: 1439850488 / 9781439850480
Format: Hard Cover
Pages: 491
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Year: 2010
Availability: 15-30 days
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Gaining momentum globally, sustainable development is beginning to significantly redefine the policies of corporations and governmental entities. Updated throughout, the second edition of this popular resource includes updates on LEED®  measurement and verification and a new chapter on cities and carbon reduction. Clarifying critical issues, this volume examines proven approaches as well as problems with failed initiatives. It addition to core concepts and trends, it explores specific renewable energy and environmental solutions.  It examines global initiatives, local politics, and ways to effectively measure and track progress.


Chapter 1 : What Is Sustainable Development?
Chapter 2 : Sustainable Development : A New Social Concept
Chapter 3 : The Environment & Sustainable Development
Chapter 4 : Sustainable Buildings
Chapter 5 : Sustainable Energy Solutions
Chapter 6 : Corporate Sustainability Programs
Chapter 7 : Local Politics for Sustainable Development
Chapter 8 : How Sustainable Development Policies Affect Planning
Chapter 9 : Tracking Local Sustainable Development
Chapter 10 :
Learning from Las Vegas
Chapter 11 : International Sustainability
Chapter 12 : What the Future Holds : Creating a Sustainable World


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