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9780122210907

Technology, Humans, and Society Toward a Sustainable World
Technology, Humans, and Society Toward a Sustainable World
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  • ISBN-13: 9780122210907
  • ISBN: 0122210905
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

AUTHOR

Dorf, Richard C.

SUMMARY

The concept of a sustainable world rests squarely on a global framework for economic vitality, environmental quality, and social justice. The means of building, organizing, and operating within such a framework depends on sound decisions, responsible actions, appropriate technologies, and thoughtful governments. This book addresses the issues that illuminate a pathway to a sustainable world. Technology, Humans, and Society is directed towards the scientist, business person, engineer, manager, governmental regulator, lawmaker, environmentalist or citizen concerned with the future of the world. Included in this book are additional contributions and readings from highly qualified authors with backgrounds in sustainable technologies, environmental studies, business and government. Technology, Humans, and Society: * enables business and engineering leaders to plan and implement a business practice that leads to an environmental social and economic balance that will result in profitable growth * helps engineers and managers to build sustainable products and services that will be successful in the marketplace * describes the critical matters of natural resources and the related technologies to process and transmit energy, materials, water, and wastes * discusses sustainable agricultural systems that can adequately provide food while nurturing the earth * describes the design of sustainable transportation systems * considers the role of performance indicators for tracking quality of life and measures of progress and prosperity * addresses sustainable architecture and buildingsDorf, Richard C. is the author of 'Technology, Humans, and Society Toward a Sustainable World', published 2001 under ISBN 9780122210907 and ISBN 0122210905.

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