The Age Of Sustainable Development

Author: Jeffrey D. Sachs
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231539002
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Now, in this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic ...

User Experience In The Age Of Sustainability

Author: Kem-Laurin Kramer
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0123877954
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Examines the user experience in the economic, sociological, and environmental movement to create sustainable products, and provides a framework for designing sustainable hardware, software, and packaging.

The Dilemma Of Sustainability In The Age Of Globalization

Author: Mohamed El-Kamel Bakari
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498551408
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In later sections, this book provides an analysis and discussion of both the extrinsic and intrinsic obstacles to promoting sustainability in the current socio-economic paradigm of development, and closes by offering glimpses of hope for ...

Troubled Times

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Papers presented at the Seventh Sustainable Development Conference, held at Islamabad during 8-10 December 2004.

Sustainability And The Civil Commons

Author: Jennifer Sumner
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 0802095275
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Sustainability and the Civil Commons moves beyond rural roots to build a comprehensive understanding of sustainability that combines global reach with local focus.

Information Models And Sustainability

Author: Jing Zhang
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319254391
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This book reflects on the emerging trends, development, and challenges of policy on sustainability using information technology, and provides valuable insights to both research and practice communities.

Culture And Economics In The Global Community

Author: Professor Kensei Hiwaki
Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409460134
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Thus, I will define and discuss the pivotal concepts, such as Sustainable
Development, holistic society-specific culture (Culture), market fundamentalism (
Market) and other related concepts (Chapter 8), prior to the discussion of the
theoretical framework for Sustainable Development. Next, value premises,
assumptions and general features of the theoretical framework will be taken up to
clarify the idea relevant to the basic construct of the theoretical framework (
Chapters 9 and 10).

Geotechnology And Sustainable Development

Author: Dirk-Jan Peet
Publisher: Eburon Uitgeverij B.V.
ISBN: 9059722930
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It is expected that fossil fuels will play an important role in the transition to the age
of sustainable energy production. Estimates of reserves and resources can be
found on many internet sites (e.g. bp.com), all of which indicate that there will be
no shortage of fossil fuels within the next hundred years14. Even in the absence
of unambiguous proof of the relation between anthropogenic carbon dioxide
emissions and global warming (let alone clear evidence that a reduction in the
emission ...

The Rio Declaration On Environment And Development

Author: Jorge E. Viñuales
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191510424
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