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Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability

Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability
  • Author : Jiří J Klemeš
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 20 January 2015
  • ISBN : 0128022337
  • Pages : 608 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability answers the question “what are the available methodologies to assess the environmental sustainability of a product, system or process? Multiple well-known authors share their expertise in order to give a broad perspective of this issue from a chemical and environmental engineering perspective. This mathematical, quantitative book includes many case studies to assist with the practical application of environmental and sustainability methods. Readers learn how to efficiently assess and use these methods. This book summarizes all relevant environmental methodologies to assess the sustainability of a product and tools, in order to develop more green products or processes. With life cycle assessment as its main methodology, this book speaks to engineers interested in environmental impact and sustainability. Helps engineers to assess, evaluate, and measure sustainability in industry Provides workable approaches to environmental and sustainability assessment Readers learn tools to assess the sustainability of a process or product and to design it in an environmentally friendly way


Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability

Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability
  • Author : Jiří J Klemeš
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 20 January 2015
GET THIS BOOKAssessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability

Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability answers the question “what are the available methodologies to assess the environmental sustainability of a product, system or process? Multiple well-known authors share their expertise in order to give a broad perspective of this issue from a chemical and environmental engineering perspective. This mathematical, quantitative book includes many case studies to assist with the practical application of environmental and sustainability methods. Readers learn how to efficiently assess and use these methods. This book


Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain

Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain
  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 20 March 2020
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Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain, Second Edition, is a fully updated, practical guide on how to identify and respond to environmental challenges across the supply chain. This new edition features updates to important data on environmental impacts and their measurements, the sustainable use of water and electricity, and new legislation, standards and schemes. Chapters provide an introduction to the textile supply chain and an overview of the methods used to measure environmental impacts, including


Handbook of Sustainability Assessment

Handbook of Sustainability Assessment
  • Author : Angus Morrison-Saunders,Jenny Pope,Alan Bond
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 25 September 2015
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The Handbook of Sustainability Assessment introduces the theory and practice of sustainability assessment and showcases the state-of-the-art research. The aim is to provide inspiration and guidance to students, academics and practitioners alike and to contribute to the enhancement of sustainability assessment practice worldwide. It emphasises how traditional impact assessment practices can be enhanced to contribute to sustainable outcomes. Featuring original contributions from leading sustainability assessment researchers and practitioners, it forms part of the Research Handbooks on Impact Assessment series.


Sustainability Assessment

Sustainability Assessment
  • Author : Cesar A. Poveda
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 23 October 2017
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This book makes the case for the development and implementation of environmental and sustainability rating systems (ESRSs) in new industry contexts, including energy, heavy and light industries, manufacturing, transportation, mining, and oil and gas.


Sustainability

Sustainability
  • Author : Rao Y. Surampalli,Tian C. Zhang,Manish Kumar Goyal,Satinder K. Brar,R. D. Tyagi
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 19 March 2020
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A comprehensive resource to sustainability and its application to the environmental, industrial, agricultural and food security sectors Sustainability fills a gap in the literature in order to provide an important guide to the fundamental knowledge and practical applications of sustainability in a wide variety of areas. The authors – noted experts who represent a number of sustainability fields – bring together in one comprehensive volume the broad range of topics including basic concepts, impact assessment, environmental and the socio-economic aspects of sustainability.


Sustainability Indicators

Sustainability Indicators
  • Author : Tomás Hák,Bedrich Moldan,Arthur Lyon Dahl
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release : 26 September 2012
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While the concept of sustainability has been widely embraced, it has been only vaguely defined and is exceedingly difficult to measure. Sustainability indicators are critical to making the broad concept of sustainability operational by providing specific measures by which decision makers and the public can judge progress. Sustainability Indicators defines the present state of the art in indicator development. It presents a comprehensive assessment of the science behind various indicators, while placing special emphasis on their use as communications tools.



Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment for Decision-Making

Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment for Decision-Making
  • Author : Jingzheng Ren,Sara Toniolo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 November 2019
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Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment for Decision-Making: Methodologies and Case Studies gives readers a comprehensive introduction to life cycle sustainability assessment (LCSA) methodology for sustainability measurement of industrial systems, proposing an efficiency methodology for stakeholders and decision-makers. Featuring the latest methods and case studies, the book will assist researchers in environmental sciences and energy to develop the best methods for LCA, as well as aiding those practitioners who are responsible for making decisions for promoting sustainable development. The past, current status


Environmental Assessment on Energy and Sustainability by Data Envelopment Analysis

Environmental Assessment on Energy and Sustainability by Data Envelopment Analysis
  • Author : Toshiyuki Sueyoshi,Mika Goto
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 02 April 2018
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Introduces a bold, new model for energy industry pollution prevention and sustainable growth Balancing industrial pollution prevention with economic growth is one of the knottiest problems faced by industry today. Environmental Assessment on Energy and Sustainability by Data Envelopment Analysis introduces a novel approach to using data envelopment analysis (DEA) as a powerful tool for achieving that balance in the energy industries—the world's largest producers of greenhouse gases. It describes a rigorous framework that integrates elements of the social


Transportation and the Environment

Transportation and the Environment
  • Author : Gabriela Ionescu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 March 2017
GET THIS BOOKTransportation and the Environment

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This new book takes a nuanced look at building a sustainable transportation infrastructure and provides an overview of the harmful effect of various modes of transportation on the environment. The environmental impact of transportation is significant. Transportation is a major user of energy, it burns most of the world's petroleum, and is the fastest-growing contributor to carbon dioxide emissions. Although environmental regulations in many countries have reduced the individual vehicle's emissions,


How Green Is the City?

How Green Is the City?
  • Author : Dimitri Devuyst
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 01 August 2001
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This book deals with practical ways to reach a more sustainable state in urban areas through such tools as strategic environmental assessment, sustainability assessment, direction analysis, baseline setting and progress measurement, sustainability targets, and ecological footprint analysis.


Industrial Environmental Performance Metrics

Industrial Environmental Performance Metrics
  • Author : National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council,Committee on Industrial Environmental Performance Metrics
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 24 September 1999
GET THIS BOOKIndustrial Environmental Performance Metrics

Industrial Environmental Performance Metrics is a corporate-focused analysis that brings clarity and practicality to the complex issues of environmental metrics in industry. The book examines the metrics implications to businesses as their responsibilities expand beyond the factory gate--upstream to suppliers and downstream to products and services. It examines implications that arise from greater demand for comparability of metrics among businesses by the investment community and environmental interest groups. The controversy over what sustainable development means for businesses is also addressed.



Sustainability Assessment

Sustainability Assessment
  • Author : Alan James Bond,Angus Morrison-Saunders,Richard Howitt
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 March 2021
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Sustainability Assessment is an increasingly important tool for informing planning and development decisions across the globe. Required by law in some countries, strongly recommended in others, a comprehensive analysis of why Sustainability Assessment is needed and clarification of the value-laden and political nature of assessments is long overdue. Currently the writing on the subject is limited and comprises, for the most part, guidance documents and completed assessments. This book overcomes these shortcomings by simultaneously providing the knowledge, inspiration and range


Environmental Impact Assessment

Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Author : A. G. Colombo
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 02 March 1992
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Section 1. Legislation. The EEC directive on EIA and its implementation in the EC member states. The EEC directives on environmental hazards. The dutch integral environmental zoning project. Section 2. EIA APROACHES AND TECHNIQUES contents and phases of an EIA study. Risk analysis in environmental impact studies. Environmental impact assessment and risk analysis in Denmark. Environmental impact assessment in Germany with a special focus on environmental planning in the Ruhr area. Pollution abatement in oil refineries and inorganic chemical industries. SILVIA: a