KAUST contribution to SDG 4 - quality education
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Sustainability : A History
Seeming to have come out of nowhere to dominate the discussion-from permaculture to renewable energy to the local food movement-the ideas that underlie and define sustainability can be traced back several centuries. In this illuminating and fascinating primer, Jeremy L. Caradonna does just that, approaching sustainability from a historical perspective and revealing the conditions that gave it shape.
Source : Jeremy L. Caradonna
Introduction to Sustainability
Through the use of a variety of media, Introduction to Sustainability provides a broad overview of the complexity of sustainability through the lens of systems thinking. After a brief look at the modern history of sustainability, it introduces systems thinking and the process of systems mapping.
Source : Tai Munro
CLIMATE CHANGE 2023 Synthesis Report
This Synthesis Report (SYR) of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) summarises the state of knowledge of climate change, its widespread impacts and risks, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. It integrates the main findings of the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) based on contributions from the three Working Groups1, and the three Special Reports2.
Source : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Core Writing Team, H. Lee and J. Romero (eds.)
The Sustainability Handbook: The Complete Management Guide to Achieving Social, Economic, and Environmental Responsibility, 2nd
This second edition identifies the newest, most cutting-edge practices in the field to stimulate organizations of all types to take the next step toward sustainability, offering a wide variety of practical approaches and tools, including a model sustainability policy for organizations, summaries and tips on selecting sustainability codes, an extensive collection of sample metrics, and much more.
Source : William R. Blackburn
Introduction to Sustainability, 2nd Edition
The book is suitable for introductory interdisciplinary courses on sustainability, as well as those in the fields of geography, geology, sociology, planning, political science, and anthropology.
Source : Robert Brinkmann
A concise and accessible examination of sustainability in a range of contemporary contexts, from economic development to government policy.
Source : Kent E. Portney
The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability—Designing for Abundance
In The Upcycle, the best-selling authors offer numerous fascinating scenarios in which humans transcend the role of mere stewards of the planet. Instead, they suggest, why not become co-creators of the simplest invention ever: abundance?
Source : William McDonough, Michael Braungart. Foreword by President Bill Clinton
The Age of Sustainable Development
Jeffrey D. Sachs presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic approach to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic injustice: sustainable development.
Source : Jeffrey D. Sachs. Foreword by Ban Ki-moon
Sustainability Principles and Practice
The book gives an accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping students with both conceptual understanding and technical skills.
Source : Margaret Robertson
The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2023: Special Edition
The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2023: Special Edition provides a powerful call to action, presenting a candid assessment of the SDGs based on the latest data and estimates.
Source : United Nations