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  1. The Indoor Environment Handbook

    How to Make Buildings Healthy and Comfortable

    By Philomena Bluyssen

    Winner of the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles of 2010 award. Ensuring that buildings are healthy and comfortable for their occupants is a primary concern of all architects and building engineers. This highly practical handbook will help make that process more efficient and effective. It begins...

    Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Planning Sustainable Cities

    Global Report on Human Settlements 2009

    By Un-Habitat

    Current urban planning systems are not equipped to deal with the major urban challenges of the twenty-first century, including effects of climate change, resource depletion and economic instability, plus continued rapid urbanization with its negative consequences such as poverty, slums and urban...

    Published October 4th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Community and Sustainable Development

    Participation in the future

    Edited by Diane Warburton

    Books like this which bubble over with the fruits of many people experience and insight add new layers of meaning to (the concept if sustainable development) deepening our understanding of what for me is the most important political challenge of our age-by a very Long way... this timely and...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Cities in Europe

    By Peter Nijkamp, Adriaan Perrels

    Worldwide, urbanization is steadily increasing, yet many modern cities are becoming less and less able to accommodate the growth in their population. Congestion, pollution, low-quality housing, social fragmentation, noise, crime and inadequate social services all contribute to a declining quality...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Transport Policy and the Environment

    Six case studies

    By Kenneth Button

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Barde

    Series: Energy and Infrastructure Set

    Transport, in particular the motor vehicle, is a major source of environmental disruption and, in the developed world, accounts for thirty percent of energy consumption. In most countries, transport policy is a major government concern, yet it is rare for decisions to be made outside a narrow...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Personal Transport and the Greenhouse Effect

    By Peter Hughes

    Series: Energy and Infrastructure Set

    The issue of 'sustainability' in the developed world is nowhere more critical than in the field of personal travel, which in many countries has become the fastest-growing contributor to global warming. Unless the use of cars can be brought under control, there is little chance of meeting government...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Nuclear Juggernaut

    The transport of radioactive materials

    By Martin Bond

    Series: Energy and Infrastructure Set

    Every day throughout Britain, by road, by rail and by sea, there are large numbers of routine movements of radioactive cargo. Materials at all stages of the nuclear cycle, from uranium ore to nuclear waste, from nuclear warheads to radioactive isotopes used in medicine, are constantly on the move....

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Getting to Grips with Green Plans

    National-level Experience in Industrial Countries

    By Barry Dalal Clayton

    One of the more significant recommendations to emerge from UNCED in 1992 was the call in Agenda 21 for countries to develop and implement national sustainable development strategies. Most countries have responded to this challenge. However many countries also have a long history of drawing up...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Energy and Infrastructure Set

    By Various

    Series: Earthscan Library Collection

    From fuelwood in developing countries to the disposal of nuclear waste, energy issues have long been at the heart of the sustainability debate. Also taking in cities and transport, the Energy and Infrastructure set of volumes tackles a diverse array of questions with enduring relevance for current...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Solar Housing

    Two Volume Set

    Edited by S. Robert Hastings, Maria Wall

    This far-reaching and authoritative two-volume set examines a range of potential solutions for low-energy building design, considering different strategies (energy conservation and renewable energy) and technologies (relating to the building envelope, ventilation, heat delivery, heat production,...

    Published September 29th 2009 by Routledge