3 edition of Globalization, Universities and Issues of Sustainable Human Development found in the catalog.
|Statement||Edward Elgar Publishing|
|Publishers||Edward Elgar Publishing|
|LC Classifications||January 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 60 p. :|
|Number of Pages||84|
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Oil shale: Globalization rock rich in solid organic material called kerogen, when heated the kerogen liquefies and can be extracted from the stone, location: USA Environmental costs: tar sands produces GHGs, toxic sludge, consumes billions of litres of water, destroys forests and traditional lifestyle of Native people, leaks of oil pipelines Oil shale: expensive, uses vast quantities of water, scarce resource in arid West, high potential for air and water pollution, a lot of waste Natural Gas largest commercial fuel As it breaks down, coal is slowly transformed into methane Location: knows reserves only in a few countries, Middle East and Russia Accumulation explosive Methane makes coal New methane sources could be vast fracking mining dangerous Relatively cheap and easy to extract Water pollution, drinking water supplies and Gas burns more cleanly than either coal or oil public health Produces only half as much CO2 as coal See pros and cons of fracking Gas is often flared where no shipping facilities Gas can be shipped to markets exist waste!
Continued exploitation or destruction of resources that can not be replaced is not sustainable. Cornell earns STARS platinum sustainability rating Cornell has earned a platinum sustainability rating—the top status—from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Universities and Issues of Sustainable Human Developmentthe international group that tracks environmental stewardship for more than 1,000 college campuses.
Despite the criticism, as Nobel Laureate Amartaya Senthe HDI, which is inescapably a crude index, must not be seen as anything other than an introductory move in getting people interested in the rich collection of information that is present in the Human Development Report.
During the 1970s, the predominant flow of immigrants was towards the cities. Manages Stabilizing the Climate — We are facing the problem of climate change due to excessive use of fossil fuels and killing the natural habitat of animals.
I am going to discuss these areas again in relation to the environment. GHG and Radiative forcing Radiative forcing rate at which GHG alters absorbed solar or outgoing infrared radiation, watts per m2 of surface e. Loss of control to multinational corporations• It examines the effects of the increased market focus of the world economy on several types of nations - low-income Jamaicatransition Sloveniaperipheral to industrialized nations Ireland - and on women, a typically disadvantaged group.
[Postcard on Consequences of inequality for persons with disabilities on page 157]• The nitrogen is then returned to the atmosphere as a gas by the action of bacteria — thus completing the cycle. Western directions world religions such as Buddhist or 2. Sustainable Development and Environmental Issues — What causes Environmental Problems?
Conversely, our now degraded environment can no longer support the economic development that we desire.
Subsistence farming communities have done this for centuries.
In 1997 it was 74-1.