Author: Abril Muré ABSTRACT: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is one of the most well-known green building certifications in the world. It was created in order to foster a culture of green building, through ensuring that buildings operate efficiently and have minimized impact on the environment. Throughout the years, there has been a … Continue reading 16.1 Certification Systems: LEED Certification System
Author: Josiah Becker ABSTRACT: Global aviation activities are creating immense air pollution, increasing at a consequential rate, and creating unsustainable emissions of CO2. Image: CC_Pixabay MAIN: The central issue with aviation is the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions produced in the internal combustion engines of aircrafts. In 2018, global CO2 levels resulting from both passenger and … Continue reading 9.9 Transportation: Aviation
Author: Dominika Wozniak ABSTRACT: Globalization is the spread of products, technology, information, and jobs across national borders and cultures (MasterClass, 2020). Typically, it can be divided into economic, cultural and political dimensions. Globalization may seem like an overall positive thing; it improves communication between people, drives innovation, and brings people many new possibilities. But why … Continue reading 10.2 Work: Globalization
Author: Madeline Dawson ABSTRACT: In order to achieve decarbonization and sustainability, an abolishment of society's objective of economic growth will be necessary. The term “degrowth” refers to a planned economic contraction and a shift away from our current system of production and consumption, creating a new structure with a reduced use of energy and raw … Continue reading 10.4 Work: Degrowth
Jevons Paradox refers to the idea that technological advancements in sustainability or increased efficiency results in increased natural resource consumption, creating a rebound effect. By Rebecca Thompson.
Author: Alexandra Kent ABSTRACT: Eating locally is seen as a sustainable option when buying and consuming your food. While this is true in many ways, there are other factors to consider when trying to create as little negative effects on the environment as possible. Image: World Economic Forum MAIN One of the arguments on the … Continue reading 11.4 Diet: Local Food
Author: Atifa Nasiri ABSTRACT: Diet Cold chain distribution is a system of temperature-controlled supply chain management transporting and distributing refrigerated products. Which delivery and storage the cold chain product in a designated area. For example, temperature control, supply chain atmosphere, including department stores, pharmaceutical and chemical industries, manage and transport lifesaving products and other products. … Continue reading 11.5 Diet: Cold Chain Distribution