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Peter McManners

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Peter McManners

  1. 1. The Sustainable Revolution Threats and Opportunities Peter McManners www.petermcmanners.com 18 th November 2009
  2. 2. <ul><li>‘ Business schools churn out </li></ul><ul><li>jargon filled economic vandals’ </li></ul><ul><li>The Economist 26 th September 2009 </li></ul>
  3. 3. ... government and business who are currently unable to see beyond the current political term/share prices will oppose this book, but in twenty years they will be quoting it as the ‘Essential guide for Survival’ Etelä-Suomen Sanomat, Finland’. ISBN: 9780955736902
  4. 4. Geography Business Engineering ?
  5. 5. ’ This book should be compulsory reading for all people with influence over the future direction of society, from world leaders and policy makers to teachers and voters. The time has come to support real change.’ Sir David King ISBN: 9780955736919
  6. 8. Climate Resilience Consequences Sectors Adaptation Water Ecosystems Food Coasts Health Infrastructure Transport Energy Short-term Medium-Term Long-term Climate Resilient Cities, The World Bank 2009 Sea Level Temperature Rainfall Extreme Events
  7. 9. Sustainable City Infrastructure <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>City design </li></ul><ul><li>Building Design </li></ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul><ul><li>Transport </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul>
  8. 10. Location
  9. 12. City Design
  10. 15. Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE)
  11. 16. Building Design
  12. 17. Energy
  13. 18. Water
  14. 19. Transport
  15. 20. ISBN: 9780955736919 ISBN: 9780955736902

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