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Sustainability Science and Technology: An Introduction

edited by Alejandro De Las Heras
Format
Book
Published
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9781466518087, 1466518081
Summary
"This book builds a bridge between sustainability science and engineering. It provides the latest information on sustainability issues and solutions by discussing them from basic concepts to scientific consensus to technical solutions. It identifies and addresses the major issues related to sustainability with an environmental science perspective, and presents the connections and interactions between science and technology through a very practical approach and easy understanding."--
Contents
  • Freshwater Today: Uses and Misuses / Alejandro de las Heras and Thomas Macagno
  • Water Bioremediation / Margaret Wexler and Jeremy Burgess
  • Water Appropriate Technologies / Marina Islas-Espinoza and Alejandro de las Heras
  • Soil / Marina Islas-Espinoza, Jeremy Burgess, and Margaret Wexler
  • Land-Use Impacts on Ecosystem Services / Agnieszka Ewa Latawiec and Bernardo B.N. Strassburg
  • Conciliating Ecosystem Services and Human Needs through Improved Land Use / Agnieszka Ewa Latawiec and Bernardo B.N. Strassburg
  • Sustaining Soils and Mitigating Climate Change Using Biochar / Lewis Peake, Alessia Freddo, and Brian J. Reid
  • Energy: Defining the Future / Dolores Durán and Eduardo A. Rincón-Mejía
  • Solar Solutions / Iván Martínez-Cienfuegos and Eduardo A. Rincón-Mejía
  • Bioenergy Solutions / Marina Islas-Espinoza and Bernd Weber
  • Air Pollution and Anthropogenic Climate Change / Alejandro de las Heras
  • Airborne Toxic Pollutants / Marina Islas-Espinoza
  • Evolution of Human Features Driving Current Unsustainability / Alejandro de las Heras
  • Population and Food Sustainability / Alejandro de las Heras
  • Consumption and Property / Alejandro de las Heras
  • Built Environment / Alejandro de las Heras
  • Sustainable Science and Technology / Alejandro de las Heras.
Description
xviii, 322 pages, 8 unumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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