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Bridge to a sustainable future

Bridge to a sustainable future

national environmental technology strategy.

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Published by Executive Office of the President], For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs. in [Washington, DC .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sustainable development -- United States.,
    • Green technology -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesNational environmental technology strategy
      ContributionsUnited States. Executive Office of the President., National Science and Technology Council (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.E5 B73 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[2], vi, 87 p. :
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL878895M
      ISBN 100160480124
      LC Control Number95166048
      OCLC/WorldCa32457621

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Managing Sustainable Tourism tackles the tough issues within the tourism industry, such as impacts on the natural and built environment and concerns for the history, heritage, and culture of local communities to provide answers that produce positive and quality economic growth for the tourism industry.

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Hosted by Brazil in Rio de Janeiro from 13 to 22 JuneRio+20 was a Location(s): Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. International Journal of Bridge Engineering (IJBE), Vol. 3, Pdf. 2, (), pp. RESILIENT AND SUSTAINABLE BRIDGES OF THE FUTURE M. Saiid Saiidi1, Mostafa Tazarv2, Brian Nakashoji3, Sebastian Varela4, and Fatemeh Kavianipour5 Universsity of Nevada, Reno, Dept.

of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USA e-mail: [email protected], @. Chapters in this edited book will bridge the innovation and entrepreneurship literature with sustainability literature by focusing on the efforts to advance the environmental protection, as well.Connal, J and Berndt, M.

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“Design of Concrete Bridges for Sustainability and Durability”, Master’s Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics, McGill University.