Sustainability - All That Matters

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In Sustainability: All That Matters, award-winning writer Chris Goodall provides a coherent new explanation of what sustainability actually is. Goodall then goes onto explore nine key sustainability challenges, applying the theory of sustainability to look at food, travel, clothing, electricity, heating and cooling, paper and cardboard, construction, consumer electronics, and air travel.

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Overview

In Sustainability: All That Matters, award-winning writer Chris Goodall provides a coherent new explanation of what sustainability actually is. Goodall then goes onto explore nine key sustainability challenges, applying the theory of sustainability to look at food, travel, clothing, electricity, heating and cooling, paper and cardboard, construction, consumer electronics, and air travel.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444174403
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/28/2013
  • Series: Teach Yourself Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 632,785
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author

Chris Goodall is a highly regarded writer and campaigner on environmental issues. Educated at Cambridge University and Harvard Business School, he is one of the leading global voices on sustainability. He writes regularly for the Guardian and the Independent, and on his widely followed blog Carbon Commentary. Recent speaking engagements include Cheltenham Literary Festival, the Science Museum, Hay Festival, Bristol Festival of Ideas and Oxford Venturefest.

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Table of Contents

Introduction - what do we mean by 'sustainability' / 1) Food / 2) Travel / 3) Clothing / 4) Electricity / 5) Heating and cooling / 6) Paper and cardboard / 7) Cement and other construction materials, such as steel / 8) Consumer electronics / 9) Air travel / Concluding remarks

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