Practical Sustainability

A Guide to a More Sustainable Life

Authors: Brinkmann, Robert

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  • Gives practical advice on how to live more sustainably
  • Challenges all of us to to make more difficult, meaningful changes to create a greener world
  • Unpacks the science underpinning guidance to a more sustainably life
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About this book

This book will teach you everything you need to know about sustainable living—from reducing your greenhouse gas footprint to making sure that you are part of the green economy. Along the way, readers will learn about the field of sustainability and the “three E’s” of sustainable living—environment, economy, and equity. We are in the midst of great environmental change and all of us need to do everything we can to try to live more gently on the planet. Robert Brinkmann provides a range of options for readers as to what they can do to try to make a difference. Some involve simple lifestyle changes - but he also challenges all of us to commit to make more difficult and more meaningful changes to create a greener, more sustainable world. 
The book also delves into how we can create more sustainable communities, schools, and organizations. It showcases many examples of people and organizations that are making significant contributions to improving our planet’s sustainability that serve as inspiration and guidance for all of us trying to live more sustainably. 

About the authors

Robert Brinkmann is the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Northern Illinois University, USA and is the author of numerous books, including Environmental Sustainability in a Time of Change. His blog, On the Brink, is one of most popular sustainability blogs on the Internet.

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“This book will change how you see the world. It argues compellingly that dramatic changes are happening to our planet and the only way forward is to treat the environment, and each other, with sustainability in mind. By presenting the basic science behind global threats and offering sage advice for doing your part to make a positive difference, this book is a must-have manual for life on Earth in the 21st century.”
(Professor E. Christian Wells, Department of Anthropology, University of South Florida, USA)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Change Yourself and Change the World

    Pages 3-12

    Brinkmann, Robert

  • Our Climate Change Challenge

    Pages 13-36

    Brinkmann, Robert

  • Our Great Sustainability Challenge

    Pages 37-65

    Brinkmann, Robert

  • Our Ethical Responsibility

    Pages 67-84

    Brinkmann, Robert

  • How You and Your Family Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

    Pages 87-102

    Brinkmann, Robert

Buy this book

eBook 21,39 €
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Softcover 25,99 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Practical Sustainability
Book Subtitle
A Guide to a More Sustainable Life
Authors
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-73782-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-73782-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-73781-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 302
Number of Illustrations
25 illustrations in colour
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