Sustainable Development in Practice
Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists
Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists, is a completely revised and updated second edition of this successful text.
List of contributors.
Chapter 1: The Concept of Sustainable Development and its Practical Implications (Slobodan Perdan).
Chapter 2: Measuring Sustainable Development: An Overview (Slobodan Perdan and Adisa Azapagic).
Chapter 3: Assessing Environmental Sustainability: Life Cycle Thinking and Life Cycle Assessment (Adisa Azapagic).
Chapter 4: Translating the Principles of Sustainable Development into Business Practice: An Application in the Mining and Minerals Sector (Adisa Azapagic and Slobodan Perdan)
Chapter 5: Climate Change and Policy: The Case of Germany (Wolfram Krewitt and Hans Müller-Steinhagen)
Chapter 6: Sustainability Assessment of Biofuels (Adisa Azapagic and Heinz Stichnothe)
Chapter 7: Scenario Building and Uncertainties: Options for Energy Sources (Richard Darton)
Chapter 8: Fuel Cells in Stationary Applications: Energy for the Future? (Martin Pehnt)
Chapter 9: Sustainability of Nuclear Power (Adisa Azapagic and Slobodan Perdan)
Chapter 10: Municipal Solid Waste Management: Recovering Energy from Waste (Adisa Azapagic)
Chapter 11: Sustainability issues in food provisioning systems (Adisa Azapagic, Heinz Stichnothe and Namy Espinoza-Orias)
Chapter 12: Providing Sustainable Sanitation (Richard Fenner and Amparo Flores)
Chapter 13: Sustainable Process Design (Adisa Azapagic)
Chapter 14: Urban Sustainability: The Case of Transport (Slobodan Perdan and Adisa Azapagic)
Chapter 15: Aviation and its Response to Environmental Pressure (Alice Bows & Kevin Anderson)
Chapter 16: Health Impact Assessment of Urban Pollution (Zaid Chalabi and Tony Fletcher)
Chapter 17: Social and Ethical Dimensions of Sustainable Development: Mining in Kakadu National Park (Slobodan Perdan).