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" Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation " is a free, open-source textbook available for viewing online or as a download for use on e-readers or printing. First and second-year college students are introduced to this expanding new field, comprehensively exploring the essential concepts from every branch of knowledge – including engineering and the applied arts, natural and social sciences, and the humanities. As sustainability is a multi-disciplinary area of study, the text is the product of multiple authors drawn from the diverse faculty of the University of Illinois: each chapter is written by a recognized expert in the field. Designed for the new generation of e-readers, the book can also be viewed in a browser, saved as a pdf, or printed.
- Instead of meeting with clients use your smart phones power and have some "face time" with them without leaving your office. - Use a bike for short trips.
GBTV was created as a hands-on vehicle, providing case study applications to help both professional builders and consumers wade through the ever-growing list of sustainable products and services available. It is a journey for all of us and one that we love; from exploring different solar products and seeing what works best in each situation to finding the latest recycled material for beautiful, yet durable flooring.
June 19, 2012 — Like sausage, making denim jeans isn't pretty.
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The UN Secretary-General’s High Level Panel on Global Sustainability has just released its final report (“ Resilient People, Resilient Plant: a future worth choosing “).
With this year’s United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development meeting – also known as “Rio+20” – fast approaching, Greenpeace senior political advisor Pat Lerner takes an in-depth look at the UNSG’s High Level Panel report on Global Sustainability "Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A future worth choosing":
The High-level Panel on Global Sustainability presents its report to the Secretary-General on 30 January 2012 in Addis Ababa.
Hungary has taken a bold stand against biotech giant Monsanto and genetic modification by destroying 1000 acres of maize found to have been grown with genetically modified seeds, according to Hungary deputy state secretary of the Ministry of Rural Development Lajos Bognar.
Documents and Background papers | Related links | Presentations This Forum organised by the OECD took place on 4-5 November 2009 in the OECD Conference Centre, Paris, France.
Martin Charter is the Director of The Centre for Sustainable Design (www.cfsd.org.uk) at University for the Creative Arts (UCA) and a former Visiting Professor of Sustainable Product Design at UCA before joining full-time. Since 1988, he has worked at director level in 'business and environment' issues in consultancy, leisure, publishing, training, events and research.
Amira Hass is a columnist for the left-center Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz.