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Data, Statistics, and Useful Numbers for Environmental Sustainability – Bringing the Numbers to Life

 Author: Benoit Cushman-Roisin, Bruna Tanaka Cremonini  Publisher: Elsevier Inc.  ISBN: 978-0-12-822958-3  Pages: 259  Language: English

In the context of environmental studies and sustainability, we frequently hear and read statements like these: “By installing low-flow showerheads, my school will save 1,250 gallons of water each year,” or “this clean source of electricity will power 275,000 homes,” or “it takes 75,000 trees to print a Sunday Edition of the Big-City Times.” Don’t you sometimes wish that you, too, could run the numbers and make similar statements about your environmental aspirations and accomplishments or about the impacts of others?