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INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABILITY

9781119675464 ::  INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABILITY
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9781119675464

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, XVABOUT THE AUTHOR, XVIIABOUT THE COMPANION WEBSITE, XIX1 ROOTS OF THE MODERN SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT, 1MEANING OF SUSTAINABILITY, 1 NINETEENTH CENTURY ENVIRONMENTALISM, 2PINCHOT, ROOSEVELT, AND MUIR, 4ALDO LEOPOLD AND THE LAND ETHIC, 6BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMISTRY, THE GREAT SMOG OF 1952, AND RACHEL CARSON, 6ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM OF THE 1960S AND 1970S AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, 8THE GROWTH OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS IN THE 1960S AND 1970S, 10THE FIRST EARTH DAY, 11INTERNATIONAL CONCERNS, 11OZONE AND THE WORLD COMES TOGETHER, 12GLOBALIZATION AND THE BRUNDTLAND REPORT, 12DEEP ECOLOGY, 14ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, 15MEASURING SUSTAINABILITY, 15THE ROAD AHEAD, 17ORGANIZATION, 192 UNDERSTANDING NATURAL SYSTEMS, 21THE EARTH, ITS LAYERS, AND THE ROCK CYCLE, 21THE ROCK CYCLE, 23BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES, 24WATER AND THE WATER CYCLE, 24THE CARBON CYCLE AND GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE, 27THE SULFUR CYCLE, 29THE NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS CYCLES, 31ORGANISMS AND ECOSYSTEMS, 33URBAN ECOSYSTEMS, 35UNDERSTANDING THE ANTHROPOCENE, 383 MEASURING SUSTAINABILITY, 40THE UNITED NATIONS MILLENNIUM GOALS, 40GOAL 1. ERADICATE EXTREME POVERTY AND HUNGER, 41GOAL 2. ACHIEVE UNIVERSAL PRIMARY EDUCATION, 42GOAL 3. PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY AND EMPOWER WOMEN, 42GOAL 4. REDUCE CHILD MORTALITY RATES, 42GOAL 5. IMPROVE MATERNAL HEALTH, 42GOAL 6. COMBAT HIV/AIDS, MALARIA, AND OTHER DISEASES, 43GOAL 7: ENSURE ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY, 43GOAL 8: DEVELOP A GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR DEVELOPMENT, 43NATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY PLANNING, 45CANADA, 45BHUTAN, 48REGIONAL SUSTAINABILITY PLANNING, 49LOCAL SUSTAINABILITY MEASUREMENT, 51GREEN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN FLORIDA, 53SPECIFIC COMMUNITY PLANS, 56PLANYC, 56LONDON AND SUSTAINABILITY, 57SMALL TOWNS AND SUSTAINABILITY, 59BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY, 60PERSONAL SUSTAINABILITY, 614 ENERGY, 63WORLD ENERGY PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION, 63TRADITIONAL OR "DIRTY" ENERGY RESOURCES, 65OIL, 65OIL SHALE AND TAR SANDS, 66NATURAL GAS, 67COAL, 69GREEN ENERGY, 71BIOMASS, 71WIND ENERGY, 74SOLAR ENERGY, 75NUCLEAR ENERGY, 76OTHER INNOVATIONS, 78ENERGY EFFICIENCY, 78LIVING OFF THE GRID, 805 GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE AND GREENHOUSE GAS MANAGEMENT, 81THE END OF NATURE?, 81THE SCIENCE OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE, 81THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT, 81SINKS OF CARBON, 86FORESTS, 86REEFS, 86THE IPCC AND EVIDENCE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE, AND THE FUTURE OF OUR PLANET, 86OCEAN ACIDIFICATION, 88PHENOLOGICAL CHANGES, 88CONDUCTING GREENHOUSE GAS INVENTORIES, 89STEP 1 SETTING BOUNDARIES, 89STEP 2 DEFINING SCOPE, 90STEP 3 CHOOSING A QUANTITATIVE APPROACH, 91STEP 4 SETTING A BASELINE YEAR, 91STEP 5 ENGAGING STAKEHOLDERS, 91STEP 6 PROCURING CERTIFICATION, 91GREENHOUSE GAS EQUIVALENTS USED IN GREENHOUSE GAS ACCOUNTING, 92GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSION SCOPES, 92DE MINIMIS EMISSIONS, 92COMPUTING GREENHOUSE GAS CREDITS, 93CLIMATE ACTION PLANS, 93RELIGION AND CLIMATE CHANGE, 98EVANGELICAL ENVIRONMENTAL NETWORK, 98YOUNG EVANGELICALS FOR CLIMATE ACTION, 98CATHOLIC CLIMATE COVENANT, 98JEWISH CLIMATE CHANGE CAMPAIGN, 99THE INTERNATIONAL MUSLIM CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE, 99BUDDHIST DECLARATION ON CLIMATE CHANGE, 100HINDU DECLARATION ON CLIMATE CHANGE, 100ART, CULTURE, AND CLIMATE CHANGE, 100SWOON, 100RAUL CARDENAS OSUNA AND TORO LABS, 101ISAAC CORDAL, 1016 WATER, 103SOURCES OF WATER, 103CONSUMPTION TRENDS, 106SOURCES OF WATER POLLUTION, 108AGRICULTURAL POLLUTION, 108INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION, 108STORM WATER POLLUTION, 109SEWAGE, 109LEAKING UNDERGROUND TANKS, 109LANDFILLS, 110WATER MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION, 112NATIONAL AND REGIONAL WATER CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT, 112WATER SUPPLY MANAGEMENT, 113WATER MANAGEMENT AND INNOVATION, 115WATER QUALITY, 115UNDERSTANDING DRAINAGE BASINS, 120DRAINAGE BASINS OUT OF SYNCH, 121DRAINAGE BASIN POLLUTION, 121STREAM PROFILE AND BASE LEVEL, 121LAKES, 121SEAS, 122OCEANS, 1227 FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, 124DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN AGRICULTURE, 124MEAT PRODUCTION, 127WORLD AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS, 130FOOD DESERTS AND OBESITY, 130REACTIONS TO THE HIGH-TECH AGRICULTURAL MOVEMENT, 133VEGETARIANISM AND VEGANISM, 133ORGANIC FARMING, 133SMALL FARM MOVEMENT, 134LOCAVORES, 135FARM TO TABLE, 136COMMUNITY SPONSORED AGRICULTURE, 137COMMUNITY GARDENS, 138FARMERS MARKETS, 139BEEKEEPING, 140THE URBAN CHICKEN MOVEMENT, 141GUERILLA GARDENING, FREEGANS, AND OTHER RADICAL APPROACHES TO FOOD, 1418 GREEN BUILDING, 143LEED RATING SYSTEMS, 143SITE SELECTION, 145BROWNFIELD DEVELOPMENT, 145OTHER ASPECTS OF SUSTAINABLE BUILDING SITING, 147WATER USE, 147ENERGY AND ATMOSPHERIC HEALTH, 148MATERIALS AND RESOURCES, 150MATERIALS RE-USE, 150RECYCLED CONTENT OF CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL, 150LOCALLY DERIVED MATERIALS, 151RENEWABLE MATERIALS AND CERTIFIED SUSTAINABLE WOOD, 151WASTE MANAGEMENT, 151SUMMARY, 151INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, 152VENTILATION AND AIR DELIVERY MONITORING, 152CONSTRUCTION INDOOR AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT, 152USE OF LOW-EMITTING MATERIALS, 152INDOOR CHEMICAL AND POLLUTION SOURCE CONTROL, 153CONTROLLABILITY AND DESIGN OF LIGHTING AND TEMPERATURE SYSTEMS, 153ACCESS TO DAYLIGHT, 153SUMMARY, 153INNOVATION, 154REGIONAL PRIORITIES, 154EXPANSION OF GREEN BUILDINGTECHNOLOGY, 154OTHER GREEN BUILDING RATINGSYSTEMS, 154BREEAM, 154PASSIV HAUS, 156GREEN BUILDING POLICY, 157CRITIQUES OF GREEN BUILDING, 157THE GREENEST BUILDING AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION, 158SMALL HOUSE MOVEMENT, 161FURTHER READING, 1639 TRANSPORTATION, 164TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS, 164VEHICLES AND ROADS, 164VEHICLES AND FUELS, 167RAIL, 169SHIP TRANSPORT, 169AIR TRANSPORT, 171SPACE TRAVEL, 172ROADS, 174ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES WITH ROADS, 175MASS TRANSIT, 178FORMS OF MASS TRANSIT, 178TRANSIT HUBS AND TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT, 180THE FUTURE, 18110 POLLUTION AND WASTE, 184POLLUTION, 184CHEMICAL POLLUTION, 184HEAT POLLUTION, 187LIGHT POLLUTION, 187NOISE POLLUTION, 188VISUAL POLLUTION, 188LITTERING, 189UNDERSTANDING POLLUTION DISTRIBUTION, 189THE US APPROACH TO POLLUTION, 191CLEAN AIR ACT, 191CLEAN WATER ACT, 192NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT, 193SUPERFUND, 194SEWAGE TREATMENT, 195SEWAGE AND SUSTAINABILITY, 196GARBAGE AND RECYCLING, 197GARBAGE COMPOSITION, 197MANAGING GARBAGE, 198REDUCING WASTE, 199COMPOSTING, 200RECYCLING, 20011 ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, 204SOCIAL JUSTICE, 204CIVIL RIGHTS AND THE MODERN ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT IN THE UNITED STATES, 206LEAD POLLUTION AND THE GROWTH OF THE URBAN ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE MOVEMENT, 207ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM IN THE UNITED STATES, 209BROWNFIELDS, COMMUNITY RE-DEVELOPMENT, AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, 210US EPA AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, 212NATIVE AMERICANS AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, 213EXPORTING ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS, 214ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AROUND THE WORLD, 214ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN EUROPE, 214ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC, 215ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN AFRICA, 217ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN: OIL POLLUTION IN ECUADOR, 219ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD, 21912 SUSTAINABILITY PLANNING AND GOVERNANCE, 223LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND THEIR STRUCTURE, 223THE ROLE OF CITIZENS AND STAKEHOLDERS IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT, 223COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS, 224BOUNDARIES AND TYPES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, 225LEADERSHIP, 226EFFORTS TO AID LOCAL GOVERNMENTS ON SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES, 227SCALE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, 229GREEN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, 229SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, 232GLOBALIZATION, 233DEVELOPMENT OF GLOBALIZATION, 233DRIVERS OF GLOBALIZATION, 234WAR AND SUSTAINABILITY, 241FURTHER READING, 24413 SUSTAINABILITY, ECONOMICS, AND THE GLOBAL COMMONS, 245THE GLOBAL COMMONS, 245ECONOMIC PROCESSES THAT PUT THE EARTH OUT OF BALANCE, 245SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC THEORIES, 246NEOCLASSICAL ECONOMICS, 247ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS, 249GREEN ECONOMICS, 250NON-CAPITALISTIC ECONOMIES, 250DEEP ECOLOGY, 250ECOFEMINISM, 252DESTRUCTION REGARDLESS OF THEORY, 252ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS: EXTERNALITIES, 253MEASURING THE ECONOMY, 253GREEN JOBS, 256COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS AND ITS APPLICATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS, 262ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT, 263ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS, 26314 CORPORATE AND ORGANIZATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT, 266COGNITIVE DISSONANCE, 266WHY ARE BUSINESSES CONCERNED WITH SUSTAINABILITY?, 266PROFIT, 266PUBLIC RELATIONS, 266ALTRUISM, 267CONCERN OVER THE LONG-TERM SUSTAINABILITY OF THE INDUSTRY, 267PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS AND NORMS, 268TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY, 268PEOPLE, PLANET, AND PROFITS, 268RAY ANDERSON, THE FATHER OF THE GREEN CORPORATION AND THE GROWTH OF GREEN CORPORATE ENVIRONMENTALISM, 270ANDERSON'S LEGACY, 272GREENWASHING IN THE CORPORATE WORLD, 272GREEN CONSUMERS, 272GLOBAL REPORTING INITIATIVE, 273SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING IN THE S & P 500, 275DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDEX, 275SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING, 277INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR STANDARDIZATION (ISO): ISO 14000 AND ISO 26000, 277ISO 14000, 277ISO 26000, 277CASE STUDIES OF SUSTAINABILITY AT THE CORPORATE LEVEL, 278WAL-MART, 279UNILEVER, 281LESSONS FROM WAL-MART AND UNILEVER, 282CAN BUSINESSES WITH UNSUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS BE SUSTAINABLE?, 28315 SUSTAINABILITY AT UNIVERSITIES, COLLEGES, AND SCHOOLS, 286CURRICULUM AT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, 286SUSTAINABILITY CURRICULUM AT K-12 SCHOOLS, 288EXTERNAL BENCHMARKING, 289AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION, 289AMERICAN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTS CLIMATE COMMITMENT, 290OTHER EXTERNAL BENCHMARKING ORGANIZATIONS, 292INTERNAL INITIATIVES, 293SUSTAINABILITY OFFICERS, 294SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEES, 294FOOD SERVICE, 295STUDENT AND FACULTY ACTIVISM, 296INDEX, 307

INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABILITY, SECOND EDITION,?REVIEWS ALL THE MAJOR THEMES IN THE CUTTING-EDGE FIELD OF SUSTAINABILITY. THE BOOK IS SUITABLE FOR INTRODUCTORY INTERDISCIPLINARY COURSES ON SUSTAINABILITY, AS WELL AS THOSE IN THE FIELDS OF GEOGRAPHY, GEOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY, PLANNING, POLITICAL SCIENCE, AND ANTHROPOLOGY. ALLOWING STUDENTS TO SEE THE WORLD IN NEW WAYS WHILE ALSO ENCOURAGING THEM TO BECOME PART OF THE CHANGE NEEDED TO ENSURE THE LONG-TERM SUSTAINABILITY OF THE PLANET, THIS BOOK IS AN INVALUABLE INTRODUCTION TO THIS MULTIFACETED AND EVER-CHANGING SUBJECT. NOW FULLY REVISED AND UPDATED, THIS SECOND EDITION INCLUDES NEW MATERIAL ON THE MOST RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD OF SUSTAINABILITY; ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES LIKE WATER, FOOD, AND ENERGY; SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY THEMES LIKE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND TRANSPORTATION; AND ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY TOPICS LIKE GREEN BUSINESSES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. THE BOOK CONCLUDES WITH A CHAPTER ON SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES IN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITIES. BRINKMANN INTERSPERSES MANY FASCINATING CASE STUDIES AND TEXT BOXES THAT ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO DEEPLY EXPLORE THE MATERIAL. THIS IS A BOOK THAT NOT ONLY ORGANIZES THE COMPLEX FIELD OF SUSTAINABILITY, BUT ALSO ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO TAKE ACTION TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE.

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