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Title Sustainable development, knowledge society and smart future manufacturing technologies / Walter Leal Filho, Arnolds Ubelis, Dina Berzina, editors.
Imprint Cham : Springer, 2015.

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Series World sustainability series, 2199-7373
World sustainability series. 2199-7373
Subject Sustainable development.
Environmental economics.
Alt Name Leal Filho, Walter,
Ubelis, A. P.,
Berzina, Dina,
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 341 pages) : illustrations (some color).
polychrome rdacc
Note "The present volume ... It is based on the above-mentioned conference with the same name. It includes conference papers and articles from conference speakers as well as a few articles from invited authors."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Challenges for Planetary Stewardship at the Entry of the Period of the Anthropocene -- Innovation and Development in Latvia -- Technological Development and Lifestyle Changes -- Smart Cities -- Imposed Requirement or Preferred Life-style -- Limits to Sustainable Use of Wood Biomass -- Analysis of Mercury Pollution in Air in Urban Area of Riga using Atomic Absorption Spectrometry -- Multiscale Integrated Evaluation of Agricultural Systems. An Extended LCA Approach -- Emissions of Greenhouse Gases and Climate Politics in the Latvian Waste Sector -- Hemp Fibres and Shives, Nano- and Micro- Composites -- Sustainability Triple Bottom Line Management Enhancement for Municipal Level: Integrated Governance Environment Dimension.
Summary The book contributes to a better understanding of the role of knowledge societies in achieving sustainability. It is based on the conference with the same title held in Riga, which brought together experts from Europe and the rest of the world. The book highlights sustainable development in relation to the knowledge society and smart future manufacturing technologies, and it helps provide a better understanding of the interplay between sustainable development and knowledge society issues, and how these could lead to a better future.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed May 4, 2015).
ISBN 9783319148830 (electronic bk.)
3319148834 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-14883-0
OCLC # 908335509
Additional Format Printed edition: 9783319148823

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