3 edition of road to sustainability found in the catalog.
road to sustainability
Conchita San Nicolas Taitano
|Statement||Conchita San Nicolas Taitano.|
|LC Classifications||HC681.3.E5 T35 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||20 p. :|
|Number of Pages||20|
|LC Control Number||2005363634|
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After the the Belt and Road initiative launched inChinese terminal operators invested in ports situated along the “21st- century Maritime Silk Road (MSR)”. Identifying which ports are important is made possible through applying complex network methods and GIS analysis.
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The pace of change often depends on a hospital or health system’s. Spiro N. Pollalis is Professor of Design, Technology and Management at the Harvard Design School, practices as urban planner, and is the Chairman of the public company for the redevelopment of the site of the old Athens Airport in Greece.
Andreas Georgoulias is Lecturer at the Harvard Design School, where he teaches and researches sustainable development. Improving environmental sustainability in road projects (English) Abstract. The focus of this document is to provide a wide range of ideas and options to improve the inclusion of environmental sustainability throughout the road transportation project cycle (system planning, project planning and design, construction, and operation Cited by: 1.
Towards Sustainable Road Transport first describes the evolution of vehicle designs and propulsion technologies over the past two centuries, before looking forward to possible new forms of energy to substitute for petroleum.
The book also discusses the political and socio-economic drivers for change, investigates barriers to their broad. Different sustainability aspects the questions cover: The following questions could be asked when sustainability of road infrastructure is considered: Economic, environmental & social: How many years should the new/renovated road last with proper maintenance.
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FHWA views sustainable highways as an integral part of sustainable development. A sustainable highway should. 7 Must-Read Sustainability Books. This inspiring book provides that overview, consolidating the extensive studies and practices of the Prince of Wales into a cohesive analysis of world sustainability.
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In this study, a GIS (geographic information system) and the Author: Tengfei Yuan, Xiaoqing Zeng, Tongguang Shi.
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Volumes are edited collections offering incisive and scholarly analysis of these issues from an array of world-leading experts. In ecology, sustainability (from sustain and ability) is the property of biological systems to remain diverse and productive indefinitely.
Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes. These are the sources and citations used to research Country Road: Sustainability Report.
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Covering almost seventy countries by land and sea, it will affect every element of global society, from shipping to agriculture, digital economy to tourism, politics to culture. Best Sustainability Books Up Tunket Road. Philip Ackerman-Leist and his wife, I’m deeply moved by the philosophy that underlies every paragraph of this book: the questioning, the.
Sustainability is an elusive concept and many have tried to define the idea of what it is. This book relies on the classical interpretation from the Brundtland report, "Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs", but rather than trying to frame the concept, it develops a supporting Brand: Springer Netherlands.
sustainability. Achieving sustainability in this process requires the undertaking of initiatives such as sound environmental management, water sensitive urban design, use of advanced and recycled materials, and environmentally responsible project management and construction.
He recently published a must-read business book on sustainability. Balancing Green: When to Embrace Sustainability in a Business (and When Not To) is a well-researched book that cuts through many of the fallacies and wishful thinking that surround the topic of : Steve Banker. A new index termed ‘road sustainability index’ (RSI) has been proposed to deliver sustainable roadworks by integrating key indicators of the three dimensions of sustainability.
It would ensure best economic value, least GHG emissions and optimised social outcome from life cycle viewpoint in a balanced by: 1. Sustainability relates with Economics, Society, and Environment. However, one common fact that links them all is the generation of waste. This chapter is divided into two: The first part analyses the current generation of waste as well as its treatment.
The second intends to establish policies for the future treatment of waste or, better yet, for ceasing the generation of waste.