The word 'sustainability' is frequently misunderstood because there are numerous definitions of sustainability and not even two definitions have converging meanings. Instead of achieving 'sustainability', some of the sustainable development projects aggravate ecological and other problems, as painfully evidenced in numerous experimental projects. This book attempts to improve our understanding of what it means to be sustainable by exploring several different sustainability projects and techniques.Sustainable technology helps society to preserve ecological balance, but unsustainable technology does the opposite. As such, it is important to use inherently sustainable technologies in every sector of human activities. Oil and gasanbsp;...
|Title||:||True Sustainability in Technological Development and Natural Resource Management|
|Author||:||M. Ibrahim Khan, M. Rafiqul Islam|
|Publisher||:||Nova Publishers - 2007|