2nd Edition

Sustainable Development Handbook, Second Edition

By Stephen A. Roosa Copyright 2010
    522 Pages
    by River Publishers

    Gaining momentum globally, sustainable development is beginning to significantly redefine the policies of corporations and governmental entities. Updated throughout, the second edition of this popular resource includes updates on LEED®  measurement and verification and a new chapter on cities and carbon reduction. Clarifying critical issues, this volume examines proven approaches as well as problems with failed initiatives. It addition to core concepts and trends, it explores specific renewable energy and environmental solutions.  It examines global initiatives, local politics, and ways to effectively measure and track progress.

    What Is Sustainable Development?
    Sustainable Development: A New Social Concept
    The Environment & Sustainable Development
    Sustainable Buildings
    Sustainable Energy Solutions
    Corporate Sustainability Programs
    Local Politics for Sustainable Development
    How Sustainable Development Policies Affect Planning
    Tracking Local Sustainable Development
    Learning from Las Vegas
    International Sustainability
    What the Future Holds: Creating a Sustainable World
    Bibliography, Appendices, Index


    Stephen A. Roosa