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Sustainability applies to everybody. But everybody applies it differently, by defining and shaping it differently--much as water is edged and shaped by its container. It is conceived in absolute terms but underpinned by a great diversity of relatively "green"--and sometimes contradictory--practices that can each make society only more or less sustainable. In Practicing Sustainability, chefs,

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This book gathers chefs,

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Sustainability applies to everybody. But everybody applies it differently, by defining and shaping it differently--much as water is edged and shaped by its container. It is conceived in absolute terms but underpinned by a great diversity of relatively "green"--and sometimes contradictory--practices that can each make society only more or less sustainable. In Practicing Sustainability, chefs,

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"Delightful...the chapters are gems of precision and insight."--Michael Spence,

About the Author

Guruprasad Madhavan (Editor) is a program officer at the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council--collectively known as the National Academies--in

Table of Contents

Biographical Information Preface, It's Different: Sustainability and Touchy Trade-Offs, Editors Acknowledgements Foreword, Michael Spence Introduction, Klaus Schwab Editorial, Sustaining Sustainability: Thoughts on Managing Trade-Offs and Competing Considerations, Robert Rubin Editorial, Sustainability: Can You Get There, If You Don't Know Where "There" Is? George Whitesides

Product Details

ISBN:
9781461443483
Author:
Madhavan, Guruprasad
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Madhavan, Guru
Author:
Low, Penny
Author:
Oakley, Barbara
Author:
Koon, David
Author:
Guruprasad Mad
Author:
Green, David
Author:
havan
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
alternative energy
Subject:
Biomimicry
Subject:
Emerging Technologies
Subject:
genetically modified crops
Subject:
global health
Subject:
Green Revolution.
Subject:
sustainability bioengineering
Subject:
sustainability biotechnology
Subject:
sustainability science and technology
Subject:
Sustainable Development
Subject:
Management/Business for Professionals
Subject:
Popular Science in Nature and Environment
Subject:
Energy Policy, Economics and Management
Subject:
Development economics
Subject:
Public Health/Gesundheitswesen
Subject:
Nature Studies-General
Subject:
Public Health
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2013
Publication Date:
20120915
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

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"Synopsis" by , Sustainability applies to everybody. But everybody applies it differently, by defining and shaping it differently--much as water is edged and shaped by its container. It is conceived in absolute terms but underpinned by a great diversity of relatively "green"--and sometimes contradictory--practices that can each make society only more or less sustainable. In Practicing Sustainability, chefs,
"Synopsis" by , "Delightful...the chapters are gems of precision and insight."--Michael Spence,
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