Environment, Development, and Sustainability

Environment, Development, and Sustainability

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Case studies from technologists, engineers, natural and social scientists, and practitioners present multiple perspectives on sustainable development. Examples from both developing and developed countries, show how environment, development and sustainability intertwine to form an issue of truly global concern.In this section, I describe a set of ideas suggesting that US oil use can be halved in twenty years, and the other half ... While industrial consumption remains the largest user of energy, transportation uses nearly as much, according to the Quick Start ... Citizens must play a role tooa€”a big rolea€”because their choices guide the markets, enforce accountability, and spur ... The surprise popularity of Toyotaa#39;s Prius, Hondaa#39;s Civic hybrid, and Forda#39;s Escape hybrid . . . suggest that consumersanbsp;...

Title:Environment, Development, and Sustainability
Author:Gordon Wilson, Pamela Furniss, Richard Kimbowa
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2010


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