Global Sustainable Communities Handbook. Green Design by Woodrow W. W. Clark III

By Woodrow W. W. Clark III

Global Sustainable groups Handbook is a consultant for figuring out and complying with a few of the foreign codes, tools, and felony hurtles surrounding the production of sustainable groups around the world. The booklet presents an creation to sustainable improvement, know-how and infrastructure outlines, codes, criteria, and instructions written via specialists from around the globe.

  • Includes tools for the fairway use of normal assets in equipped communities
  • Clearly explains the main leading edge eco-friendly technologies
  • Provides a standard method of construction eco-friendly groups
  • Covers eco-friendly practices from structure to construction

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It may also turn out to be the planet’s only real chance for survival. With an estimated nine billion inhabitants by 2050, there is so much more at stake. This alone threatens to shake the very foundation of human existence. Adding a heightened sense of urgency is the environmental degradation and the collapse of various parts of our planet’s ecosystem, including the Brazilian watershed and the Arctic. Fortunately, in many parts of the world, the Green Industrial Revolution has begun. Parts of Asia and Europe have been moving into it for over three decades, developing sustainable, energy-independent communities.

All rights reserved. 41 42 Michael “Hakeem” D. Johnson the unsustainable nature of the cycle and in 1992 brought together leaders for its first-ever Conference on the Environment and Development to try and address the dichotomy and to agree on global, legally binding instruments to lay foundations from which the green economy has been able to gain traction in the early 21st century. The author believes that absent sustained and active leadership from governments at all levels, the business community, and civil society organizations, attaining real achievement in protecting our natural environment and the valuable resources it contains, will be permanently lost.

July-August, p. 33. 3 CHAPTER Public Policy and Leadership: Infrastructures and Integration Michael “Hakeem” D. Johnson1 Acting Country Director, Adeso-African Development Solutions Juba, South Sudan Contents Introduction41 Background42 The Shift 43 Almere Zoneiland: The Sun Island, Kingdom of the Netherlands 45 Rizhao, China 46 Gaviotas, Colombia 47 The Birth of a Nation: The Republic of South Sudan 49 INTRODUCTION The world has witnessed dramatic environmental changes since the early 1940s.

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