Sustainable Technologies for a Changing World

Sustainable Technologies for a Changing World reviews current technologies that are being developed to address some of the many critical sustainability issues. The book examines the interactions between the various facets of sustainability to show how solutions in one area can impact the challenges in another, whether for better or worse. Using the broad perspective of a sustainable urban environment, it explores the opportunities to design out inefficiency, increase resiliency, and capitalize on the systems level approach that is needed to understand the major challenges that exist and will become more severe as climate change becomes more entrenched. Provides an integrated approach to understanding sustainable technologies, and addresses the issues using a systems level approach Describes opportunities to create a more resilient environment that will be responsive to the impending issues associated with climate change and the more severe weather events resulting therefrom Edited by pioneer in the area of sustainability in the academic, professional and business arenas Chapters written by experts from various areas of chemical engineering and science to discuss the underlying challenges to contextualize properly the design options available for urban infrastructure

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  • Author : Martin Abraham
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 412 pages
  • ISBN : 9780128202241
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Sustainable Technologies for a Changing World

Sustainable Technologies for a Changing World
  • Author : Martin Abraham
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 December 2021
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Sustainable Technologies for a Changing World reviews current technologies that are being developed to address some of the many critical sustainability issues. The book examines the interactions between the various facets of sustainability to show how solutions in one area can impact the challenges in another, whether for better or worse. Using the broad perspective of a sustainable urban environment, it explores the opportunities to design out inefficiency, increase resiliency, and capitalize on the systems level approach that is needed

Standing up for a Sustainable World

Standing up for a Sustainable World
  • Author : Claude Henry,Johan Rockström,Nicholas Stern
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 25 December 2020
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The world has witnessed extraordinary economic growth, poverty reduction and increased life expectancy and population since the end of WWII, but it has occurred at the expense of undermining life support systems on Earth and subjecting future generations to the real risk of destabilising the planet. This timely book exposes and explores this colossal environmental cost and the dangerous position the world is now in. Standing up for a Sustainable World is written by and about key individuals who have

How to Commercialize Chemical Technologies for a Sustainable Future

How to Commercialize Chemical Technologies for a Sustainable Future
  • Author : Timothy J. Clark,Andrew S. Pasternak
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 08 June 2021
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The definitive guide for scientific entrepreneurs commercializing sustainable technologies in the chemical sector Lacking the considerable resources of multinational chemical companies, entrepreneurs face a unique set of risks and challenges. How to Commercialize Chemical Technologies for a Sustainable Future is targeted at innovators who are embarking on the entrepreneurial path with their sustainable chemical technology but are unsure of what steps to take. This first-of-its-kind resource features contributions from a diverse team of expert authors, including engineers, venture capitalists, marketing

Leveraging Technology for a Sustainable World

Leveraging Technology for a Sustainable World
  • Author : David A. Dornfeld,Barbara S. Linke
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 23 April 2012
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The 19th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering continues a strong tradition of scientific meetings in the areas of sustainability and engineering within the community of the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP). The focus of the conference is to review and discuss the current developments, technology improvements, and future research directions that will allow engineers to help create green businesses and industries that are both socially responsible and economically successful. The symposium covers a variety of relevant topics within

Business Transformation for a Sustainable Future

Business Transformation for a Sustainable Future
  • Author : Samuel Petros Sebhatu,Bo Enquist,Bo Edvardsson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 September 2021
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Interconnecting the concepts of sustainability, innovation and transformation, this book explains how organizations have successfully transformed themselves and wider society to foster a more sustainable future, and identifies the difficulties and challenges along the way. Part of the Principle of Responsible Management Education (PRME) series, the book promotes a strong voice for meeting sustainability challenges for transformative change in a globalized world through business education and practice. A transition to a more sustainable way of doing business can only be

Nanotechnology for a Sustainable World

Nanotechnology for a Sustainable World
  • Author : Thomas Faunce
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 25 January 2022
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Does humanity have a moral obligation to emphasise nanotechnology's role in addressing the critical public health and environmental problems of our age? This well crafted book explores this idea by analysing the prospects for a macroscience nanotechnology-for-environmental sustainability project in areas such as food, water and energy supply, medicine, healthcare, peace and security. Developing and applying an innovative science-based view of natural law underpinning a global social contract, it considers some of the key scientific and governance challenges such a

Competing for a Sustainable World

Competing for a Sustainable World
  • Author : Sanjay Sharma
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 October 2017
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Sustainable innovation requires more than a clear vision and commitment. It requires effective execution and implementation based on an ongoing systematic process of engaging stakeholders to generate the evolving information critical for guiding decision-making, developing and implementing business logic for sustainable innovation, overcoming decision-making biases by managers, creating an opportunity framework to spark creativity, and developing effective organizational capabilities to build a sustainable innovation DNA within the organization. Such a capacity provides an organization with the ability to anticipate and

Sustainable Forest Management in a Changing World: a European Perspective

Sustainable Forest Management in a Changing World: a European Perspective
  • Author : Peter Spathelf
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 04 December 2009
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Yet another book on the topic of ‘Sustainable Forest Management’ can only be justified by new information that is of direct relevance. The contents of this volume concentrate on the very latest factors and developments, thus, hopefully, contributing both to the book’s attractiveness and to closing gaps in the discipline’s database. This book is written for researchers in the field of forest management, international forestry, and climate change-related issues, legal and policy advisors, as well as for managers

Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development

Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development
  • Author : Cesar Marolla
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 13 November 2018
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Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development shows how ICT, as an enabler for all spheres of development, can help innovate business processes and operations, and provide faster integration of new technologies into business systems. Focused on sustainability, the book addresses strategic approaches to cope with a range of climatic, environmental, cyber-security threats and other global risks, and aims to promote prosperity and economic growth. Furthermore, it explores how the adoption of new technologies, and collective action based upon a

Algae and Sustainable Technologies

Algae and Sustainable Technologies
  • Author : Atul Kumar Upadhyay,D.P. Singh
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 09 November 2020
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Algal and sustainable technologies: Bioenergy, Nannotechnology and Green chemistry is an interdisciplinary overview of the world’s major problems; water scarcity, clean environment and energy and their sustenance remedy measures using microalgae. It comprehensively presents the way to tackle the socio-economic issues including food, feed, fuel, medicine and health and also entails the untapped potential of microalgae in environmental management, bioenergy solution and sustainable synthesis of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products. This book basically emphasizes the success of algae as wonderful

Technology, Humans, and Society

Technology, Humans, and Society
  • Author : Richard C. Dorf
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 January 2001
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The book is written for the reader who wishes to address the issues of sustainability with consideration of the environmental, social, and economic issues.It addresses a broad array of matters and provide a framework that could lead to a sustainable world.

Chemistry for Sustainable Technologies

Chemistry for Sustainable Technologies
  • Author : Neil Winterton
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release : 04 February 2021
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Following the success of the first edition, this fully updated and revised book continues to provide an interdisciplinary introduction to sustainability issues in the context of chemistry and chemical technology. Its prime objective is to equip young chemists (and others) to more fully to appreciate, defend and promote the role that chemistry and its practitioners play in moving towards a society better able to control, manage and ameliorate its impact on the ecosphere. To do this, it is necessary to

Chemistry for Sustainable Technologies

Chemistry for Sustainable Technologies
  • Author : N. Winterton
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release : 25 January 2022
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The importance of reconciling the continuing needs of humankind with the protection of the environment and the earth's ability to provide for those needs is now better recognised. Chemistry and chemical technology play an important role in this, though not on their own. Interdisciplinarity and multidisciplinarity are, therefore, critically important concepts. This book, the first of its kind, provides an interdisciplinary introduction to sustainability issues in the context of chemistry and chemical technology. The prime objective of this book is

Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Desalination Handbook

Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Desalination Handbook
  • Author : Gnaneswar Gude
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 01 May 2018
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Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Desalination Handbook provides professionals and researchers with the latest treatment activities in the advancement of desalination technology. The book enables municipalities and private companies to custom-design sustainable desalination plants that will minimize discharge, energy costs and environmental footprint. Individual case studies are included to illustrate the benefits and drawback of each technique. Sections discuss a multitude of recently developed, advanced processes, along with notable advances made in existing technologies. These processes include adsorption, forward osmosis, humidification

Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies

Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies
  • Author : Martin Abraham
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 04 July 2017
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Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies provides an authoritative assessment of the sustainable technologies that are currently available or in development. Sustainable technology includes the scientific understanding, development and application of a wide range of technologies and processes and their environmental implications. Systems and lifecycle analyses of energy systems, environmental management, agriculture, manufacturing and digital technologies provide a comprehensive method for understanding the full sustainability of processes. In addition, the development of clean processes through green chemistry and engineering techniques are also