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Living within a Fair Share Ecological Footprint
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Robert Vale, Brenda Vale
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-02 - Publisher: Routledge

According to many authorities the impact of humanity on the earth is already overshooting the earth’s capacity to supply humanity’s needs. This is an unsustainable position. This book does not focus on the problem but on the solution, by showing what it is like to live within a fair earth
Living within a Fair Share Ecological Footprint
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Robert Vale, Brenda Vale
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-02 - Publisher: Routledge

According to many authorities the impact of humanity on the earth is already overshooting the earth’s capacity to supply humanity’s needs. This is an unsustainable position. This book does not focus on the problem but on the solution, by showing what it is like to live within a fair earth
Materials for a Healthy, Ecological and Sustainable Built Environment
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Emina K. Petrovic, Brenda Vale, Maibritt Pedersen Zari
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-23 - Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Principles for Evaluating Building Materials in Sustainable Construction: Healthy and Sustainable Materials for the Built Environment provides a comprehensive overview of the issues associated with the selection of materials for sustainable construction, proposing a holistic and integrated approach. The book evaluates the issues involved in choosing materials from an ecosystem
Everyday Lifestyles and Sustainability
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: Fabricio Chicca, Brenda Vale, Robert Vale
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-09 - Publisher: Routledge

The impact of humanity on the earth overshoots the earth’s bio-capacity to supply humanity’s needs, meaning that people are living off earth’s capital rather than its income. However, not all countries are equal and this book explores why apparently similar patterns of daily living can lead to larger and smaller
Collapsing Gracefully: Making a Built Environment that is Fit for the Future
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Emilio Garcia, Brenda Vale, Robert Vale
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-24 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This innovative book investigates the concept of collapse in terms of our built environment, exploring the future transition of modern cities towards scenarios very different from the current promises of progress and development. This is not a book about the end of the world and hopeless apocalyptic scenarios. It is