State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible? [Audiobook] download free by Worldwatch Institute

State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible? Audiobook download free by Worldwatch Institute
  • Listen audiobook: State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?
  • Author: Worldwatch Institute
  • Release date: 2013/5/5
  • Publisher: ISLAND PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781610914499
  • Rating: 8.82 of 10
  • Votes: 540
  • Review by: Laurel Taggart
  • Review rating: 9.01 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/18
  • Duration: 5H43M17S in 256 kbps (92.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-09
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, MPEG-4 ALS, MPEG4, WMA, MPC, WAV, FLAC (compression ZIP, RAR, XZ, DMG, ARJ, DEB)
  • Total pages original book: 464
  • Includes a PDF summary of 38 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 28M18S (7.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Every day, we are presented with a range of 'sustainable' products and activities-from 'green' cleaning supplies to carbon offsets - but with so much labelled as 'sustainable,' the term has become essentially sustainable, at best indicating a practice or product slightly less damaging than the conventional alternative. Is it time to abandon the concept altogether, or can we find an accurate way to measure sustainability? If so, how can we achieve it? And if not, how can we best prepare for the coming ecological decline? In the latest edition of 'Worldwatch Institute's State of the World' series, scientists, policy experts, and thought leaders tackle these questions, attempting to restore meaning to sustainability as more than just a marketing tool. In 'State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?', experts define clear sustainability metrics and examine various policies and perspectives, including geo-engineering, corporate transformation, and changes in agricultural policy, that could put us on the path to prosperity without diminishing the well-being of future generations.If these approaches fall short, the final chapters explore ways to prepare for drastic environmental change and resource depletion, such as strengthening democracy and societal resilience, protecting cultural heritage, and dealing with increased conflict and migration flows. 'State of the World 2013' cuts through the rhetoric surrounding sustainability, offering a broad and realistic look at how close we are to fulfilling it today and which practices and policies will steer us in the right direction.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Educational Strategies & Policy, Environmental Science, Engineering & Technology, Sustainability, Teaching Of A Specific Subject, Science: General Issues, Development Economics
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 38.07 USD
  • Dimensions: 178x235x27.94mm
  • Weight: 1,020.58g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Washington, United States

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