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Assessing Alternatives

Bruce Mitchell

in Resource and Environmental Management: Third Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885816
eISBN:
9780190885847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885816.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

In previous chapters, attention focused upon the nature of complex social-ecological systems, visions for the future, characteristics of an ecosystem or holistic approach, issues related to ... More


Substituting Safer Chemicals

Ken Geiser

in Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262012522
eISBN:
9780262327015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012522.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

There are several strategies for advancing the transition to safer chemicals: prohibition strategies, aversion strategies, and safer chemical strategies. The safer chemical strategy relies on ... More


The Systems Science of Industrial Ecology: Tools and Strategies Toward Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

Marian R. Chertow, Koichi S. Kanaoka, T. Reed Miller, Peter Berrill, Paul Wolfram, Niko Heeren, and Tomer Fishman

in Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Development Goals: Insights from Agriculture, Health, Environment, and Energy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190949501
eISBN:
9780197528907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949501.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores how the interdisciplinary field of industrial ecology, a blend of environmental science, social science, engineering, and management, can help deliver sustainable development ... More


The Burden of Subsistence Rights Deficits

Allison Christians and Laurens van Apeldoorn

in Tax Cooperation in an Unjust World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192848673
eISBN:
9780191943928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192848673.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter proceeds on the assumption that there exist no backup duties on the part of relatively affluent states and that states are either solely responsible for fulfilling subsistence rights ... More


Stocks, Flows, and Prospects of Mineral Resources

Heather L. MacLean, Faye Duchin, Christian Hagelüken, Kohmei Halada, Stephen E. Kesler, Yuichi Moriguchi, Daniel Mueller, Terry E. Norgate, Markus A. Reuter, and Ester van der Voet

in Linkages of Sustainability

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013581
eISBN:
9780262258845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses the challenges and sustainability implications surrounding mineral resources. It focuses on the quantification of stocks and flows of minerals to evaluate potential future ... More


Farming for the future: Optimizing farming systems for society and the environment

Hanna L. Tuomisto, Ian D. Hodge, Philip Riordan, and David W. Macdonald

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature on lowland farms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745488
eISBN:
9780191807558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745488.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter compares environmental impacts of organic, conventional, and integrated farming systems. The first part present results of a meta-analysis comparing environmental impacts of organic and ... More


Deteriorating Ore Resources: Energy and Water Impacts

Terry E. Norgate

in Linkages of Sustainability

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013581
eISBN:
9780262258845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter assesses the interactions between energy, water, and metallic ore resources and their impact on sustainability. First, it discusses life cycle assessment (LCA) studies concerning the ... More


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