Methods in Sustainability Science

Written By Jingzheng Ren
Methods in Sustainability Science
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 August 2021
  • ISBN : 012824240X
  • Pages : 350 pages
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Download or read book entitled Methods in Sustainability Science by author: Jingzheng Ren which was release on 01 August 2021 and published by Elsevier with total page 350 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Methods in Sustainability Science: Assessment, Prioritization, Improvement, Design and Optimization presents cutting edge, detailed methodologies needed to create sustainable growth in any field or industry, including life cycle assessments, building design, and energy systems. The book utilized a systematic structured approach to each of the methodologies described in an interdisciplinary way to ensure the methodologies are applicable in the real world, including case studies to demonstrate the methods. The chapters are written by a global team of authors in a variety of sustainability related fields. Methods in Sustainability Science: Assessment, Prioritization, Improvement, Design and Optimization will provide academics, researchers and practitioners in sustainability, especially environmental science and environmental engineering, with the most recent methodologies needed to maintain a sustainable future. It is also a necessary read for postgraduates in sustainability, as well as academics and researchers in energy and chemical engineering who need to ensure their industrial methodologies are sustainable. Provides a comprehensive overview of the most recent methodologies in sustainability assessment, prioritization, improvement, design and optimization Sections are organized in a systematic and logical way to clearly present the most recent methodologies for sustainability and the chapters utilize an interdisciplinary approach that covers all considerations of sustainability Includes detailed case studies demonstrating the efficacies of the described methods

Methods in Sustainability Science

Methods in Sustainability Science
  • Author : Jingzheng Ren
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-08-01
  • Total pages : 350
  • ISBN : 012824240X
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Summary : Methods in Sustainability Science: Assessment, Prioritization, Improvement, Design and Optimization presents cutting edge, detailed methodologies needed to create sustainable growth in any field or industry, including life cycle assessments, building design, and energy systems. The book utilized a systematic structured approach to each of the methodologies described in an interdisciplinary ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-07-29
  • Total pages : 243
  • ISBN : 012824240X
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Summary : This book builds up on the experience and lessons learnt by academics at the Graduate Program in Sustainability Science, Global Leadership Initiative (GPSS-GLI) at the University of Tokyo. A number of scholars in the new field of sustainability science describe how field methods and exercises are carried out in this ...

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  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2013-02-28
  • Total pages : 213
  • ISBN : 012824240X
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Summary : Sustainability is a key concept used by social scientists interested in interactions between human society and the environment. This text offers a systematic and critical review of established and emerging methodological approaches, as well as tools for the integrated investigation of sustainability questions. Recognising the significance of scale for sustainability ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-11-12
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 012824240X
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Summary : This book is for students and researchers across the social sciences who are planning, conducting and disseminating research on sustainability-related issues. Real-world sustainability problems cross many boundaries, and this is the first book to guide students and practitioners through the practical and theoretical challenges of doing interdisciplinary research in this ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-11-26
  • Total pages : 367
  • ISBN : 012824240X
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 012824240X
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Summary : Abstract: Sustainability science encompasses a unique field that is defined through its purpose, the problem it addresses, and its solution-oriented agenda. However, this orientation creates significant methodological challenges. In this discussion paper, we conceptualize sustainability problems as wicked problems to tease out the key challenges that sustainability science is facing ...

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  • Publisher : Nova Publishers
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 288
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Summary : This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Teaching Methods in Science Subjects Promoting Sustainability" that was published in Education Sciences...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Total pages : 347
  • ISBN : 012824240X
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Summary : The book presents methodological and applied aspects of sustainability and sustainable management from different countries and regions around the globe. It discusses approaches to sustainability assessment, demonstrates how ideas of sustainability and sustainable management are incorporated into public policies and private actions at local and national levels. Authors focus on ...

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  • Release Date : 2019-07-27
  • Total pages : 172
  • ISBN : 012824240X
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Summary : Consisting of nine original chapters, this volume on theory and methods on sustainable development in Africa are crafted from a series of Sustainable Development Workshops organized by eight partner universities in Africa. The book responds to the call for concepts and methods suited to explaining and understanding sustainable development challenges ...

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  • Publisher : Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 757
  • ISBN : 012824240X
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-01-19
  • Total pages : 440
  • ISBN : 012824240X
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Summary : Introduction: environmental psychology and its methods / Robert Gifford -- Observational methods : the first step in science / Reuven Sussman -- Behavioral mapping and tracking / Cheuk Fan Ng -- Research designs for environmental issues / Wokje Abrahamse, P. Wesley Schultz and Linda Steg -- Agree to disagree : a practical guide to conducting survey ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-04-12
  • Total pages : 254
  • ISBN : 012824240X
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-13
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 012824240X
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Summary : This book highlights the value of sustainability science in newly emerging and innovative approaches to research, education, capacity building and practice in order to transform rhetoric into impact sustainability. Presenting case studies from various industries, sectors and geographical contexts targeting the seventeen (Sustainable development Goals (SDGs) outlined in the 2030 Agenda, ...

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  • Release Date : 2016-12-28
  • Total pages : 395
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Summary : This book gathers inputs from a variety of researchers in the field of sustainable development in the widest sense across the UK, from business and economics, to arts and fashion, administration, environment and media studies. The book also describes research, curriculum innovation, and campus greening in a comprehensive way. Many ...