Sustainability Matters (In 2 Volumes)
Description: Sustainability Mattersis a compilation of some of the best research papers bystudents from the National University of Singapore's inter-disciplinary graduateprogramme in environmental studies, the MSc in Environmental Management [MEM].This collection is for the period 2009/10 to 2011/12.As the period covers 3academic years, the papers have been split into two volumes: SustainabilityMatters: Asia's Green Challenges, and Sustainability Matters: Asia's EnergyConcerns, Green Policies and Environmental Advocacy. These two volumes are thethird and fourth compilation by the programme, and respectively comprise sixteenand fourteen of the best research papers completed during this period. Thepapers have been edited for brevity. These papers analyze the many challenges toeffective environmental management in the context of different countriesincluding India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, Nepal, Singapore, andThailand, and propose insightful solutions.The first compilation, SustainabilityMatters: Environmental Management in Asia, was published in 2010 (WorldScientific) and comprised the best papers from 2001/2 to 2006/7. The second,Sustainability Matters: Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Managementin Asia was published in 2011 (Pearson), and comprised the best papers from2007/8 to 2008/09.
Contents: Volume 1: Air PollutionWaste ManagementUrban StudiesGreen BusinessVolume 2: BiodiversityWaste ManagementUrban StudiesEnergy and Climate ChangeGreen Business