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Data, Statistics, and Useful Numbers for Environmental Sustainability - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128229583

Data, Statistics, and Useful Numbers for Environmental Sustainability

1st Edition

Bringing the Numbers to Life

Authors: Benoit Cushman-Roisin Bruna Cremonini
Paperback ISBN: 9780128229583
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st June 2021
Page Count: 220
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Data, Statistics, and Useful Numbers for Environmental Sustainability: Bringing the Numbers to Life is an accessible reference for researchers working in environmental and sustainability fields who need to communicate the latest data and statistics to reinforce their own research or message. The book compiles the most-needed numbers into one resource and covers a variety of relevant topics, including materials, energy, environment, city planning, electronics, and waste. This handbook is clearly indexed and full of comprehensive tables, making it easy to find answers. Researchers in environmental and sustainability-related fields will find it an invaluable resource.

Key Features

  • Collects and presents important environmental data in one accessible resource
  • Provides key information needed for effectively communicating environmental and sustainability issues
  • Offers a clear index
  • Includes detailed tables throughout for ease of access


Researchers and practitioners in Environmental Science and Sustainability. Policymakers and government organizations concerned with sustainability and environmental communication

Table of Contents

  1. Materials
    2. Water
    3. Energy
    4. Pollutants and Greenhouse Gases
    5. Transportation
    6. Buildings
    7. Electronics and Computers
    8. Information and Internet
    9. Humans and Their Needs
    10. Risks
    11. Waste and Recycling
    12. Industries
    13. Making the Numbers Speak


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About the Authors

Benoit Cushman-Roisin

Benoit Cushman-Roisin is Professor of Engineering Sciences at Dartmouth College, where he has been on the faculty since 1990. His teaching includes a series of introductory, mid-level, and advanced courses in environmental engineering. He has also developed new courses in sustainable design and industrial ecology. Prof. Cushman-Roisin holds a B.S. in Engineering Physics, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Liège, Belgium (1978) and a Ph.D. in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics from the Florida State University (1980). He is the author of two books and numerous refereed publications on various aspects of environmental fluid mechanics. In addition to his appointment at Dartmouth College, Prof. Cushman-Roisin maintains an active consultancy in environmental aspects of fluid mechanics and energy efficiency He is co-founder of e2fuel LLC, a startup dedicated to aviation and trucking fuel from clean sources. He is the founding editor of Environmental Fluid Mechanics.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Engineering Sciences, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA

Bruna Cremonini

Bruna Tanaka Cremonini is a consultant for Analista de PCP (Paper and Forest Products). She has a BS in Industrial Engineering.

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, Analista de PCP (Paper and Forest Products) consultant for Analista de PCP (Paper and Forest Products)

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