Books tagged: sustainability

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Climate Change and Peak-Oil
Price: Free! Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by KL Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(3.00)
Why is Climate Change so controversial? Are we running out of oil? Was the burning of Moscow in 2010 a result of Global Warming? What is the science behind all these claims? This book provides a critical but concise analysis of the evidence and anti-evidence of the Global Warming theory and the Peak-Oil claim. Anyone who is interested in the future of our society will find this book informational.
Design Process of an e-scarf
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Bram Vanwaardenberg. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This text is a description of the design process of a scarf. This scarf has a pollution sensor inside the fabric. The challenge is to design this e-textile in such a way that recycling is possible.
Do Move E-textile
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Bram Vanwaardenberg. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This is documentation of the result of a workshop: "Designing for the Loop". The goal was to study the possibility to design prototypes of e-textiles with sustainability in mind right at the start.
Pulp Friction in Tasmania: A Review of the Environmental Assessment of Gunns' Proposed Pulp Mill
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,580. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This book documents the failure of Gunns Limited, a giant wood chip exporter, to build a massive pulp mill in Tasmania, Australia. A dramatic lesson in corporate social irresponsibility, the book highlights how government-industry collusion led to serious deficiencies in the environmental assessment process, which generated a massive and so far successful campaign against the mill.
iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(5.00)
This is a good-life design guide for Millennials, Boomers, and Generation X. Contains strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threats of peak oil, climate instability, economic irrationality, and political criminality. iPermie is an almanac of useful information and permaculture self-study guide.
Managing the Environment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,490. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Green business
A primer in environmental management. Covers syllabi for IOSH, NEBOSH, British Safety Council and Iema certificate courses. Originally written for Health & Safety Professionals but useful to anyone with a management role.
Sustainability: the Business Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Environmental economics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Sustainability: The Business Perspective is an Open Educational Resource written by Simon Wright and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Sustainability: The Geography Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 50,190. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geography
Sustainability: The Geography Perspective is an Open Educational Resource written by Simon Gosling and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Sustainability & Engineering
Price: Free! Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
Sustainability & Engineering is an Open Educational Resource written by Aran Eales and Mike Clifford and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Sustainability in the Arts and Humanities
Price: Free! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
Sustainability in the Arts and Humanities is an Open Educational Resource written by Naomi Sykes and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines