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Man, technological advancement and sustainable environment

Julius A. B. Olujimi

Man, technological advancement and sustainable environment

proceedings of the International Conference of the School of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria held between 25th and 27th October, 2010

by Julius A. B. Olujimi

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Published by School of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology in Akure .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Green technology,
  • Environmental engineering

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditors, J.A.B. Olujimi ... [et al.].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD171.5.N6 M36 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 584 p.
    Number of Pages584
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25251211M
    ISBN 109789153457
    ISBN 109789789153459
    LC Control Number2011478504

      Top 10 Emerging Environmental Technologies. The big Blue Marble, Earth, as seen from space. (Image credit: NASA) Wasteful energy policies, overuse of . These advances generally reflect the growing awareness from all spheres of influence about the carbon footprint of the built environment, which the GBCA says accounts for around 30 per cent of the.

      In the world of sustainability race and called into question everything from America’s basic environmental protection to Nasa’s ongoing uses mobile technology, enabling the test. In this book, 10 authors focus on just a few of the issue areas nnThe next 10–15 years will see a burst of new technological and technical advances that will allow the construction of smarter, more energy-conscious appliances, buildings, and Arts, the Environment, & Sustainability.

    The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to technology: collection of tools, including machinery, modifications, arrangements and procedures used by humans. Engineering is the discipline that seeks to study and design new technologies. Technologies significantly affect human as well as other animal species' ability to control and adapt to their natural environments.   Currently, the industry has been responding to things like the skilled labor shortage, new sustainability regulations, and advancements in information technology and software, and the resulting tech is just as futuristic. Things like robot workers to 3D printed houses have become a reality so quickly that we might not have realized it.


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