Book chapters


Manson's Tropical Diseases (Twentyfourth Edition), 2024, Pages 57-63

For anybody interested in the relevance of global health governance to tropical diseases, whether they work in vaccine development or emergency outbreak response, it is essential to remember that these debates are indeed ongoing, and that global health interventions and outcomes remain beset with inequalities. The campaign against tropical disease is not just an aetiological one, but also very much a governance and policy challenge supporting SDG 3.

The Renewable Energy-Water-Environment Nexus, 2024, Pages 133-141

This chapter advances UN SDGs 12, 11, and 7 by explaining the links between renewable energy, water, and the environment, with the explicit goal of meeting sustainable development goals.

Biodiversity and Bioeconomy: Status Quo, Challenges, and Opportunities, 2024, pp 81-110

This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 13, 14, and 15 by reviewing the role of biodiversity in sustainable development and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Daniel A. Vallero, Trevor M. Letcher,
Chapter 7 - Leaks,
Editor(s): Daniel A. Vallero, Trevor M. Letcher,
Unraveling Environmental Disasters (Second Edition),
Pages 171-205

This chapter aligns with SDGs 3 and 6 by distinguishing hydrogeological plumes from atmospheric plumes in this chapter by referring to them as leaks, considering environmental or potential disasters from the perspective of groundwater contamination.

Oil Spill Detection, Identification, and Tracing, 2024, Pages 161-178

This chapter advances UN SDG goals 13 and 12 by addressing technologies that advance the detection of spills and protect marine ecology / environments as well as human health.

Microalgal Biomass for Bioenergy Applications, pages 23-40

This chapter advances UN SDG goals 7 and 13 by evaluating the prospects for microalgae-based biofuels replacing fossil fuels in the global energy industry.

Hydrogen Energy Conversion and Management, pages 3-33

This chapter advances UN SDG goals 7 and 13 by evaulating the potential of hydrogen energy globally as an alternative to fossil fuels for energy and transportation.

Managing Urban Rivers: From Planning to Practice, 2024, pp 109-130

This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 11 and 15 by reviewing how intentional and sustainable urban design can promote urban diversity and preserve regional biodiversity in the face of increasing urbanization and industrial development.

Energy Management in Homes and Residential Microgrids, pages 79-140

This chapter advances UN SDG goals 7 and 13 by discussing the impacts of electric vehicles on energy management in homes and residential microgrids and identifying ways to minimize the daily energy cost by optimal scheduling of resources, electric vehicles, and loads.

3D Printing in Biotechnology, 2023, pages 181-190

This chapter aligns with Goals 3 and 12 by emphasizing the development of sustainable materials and bio-inks, as well as 3D printing applications in medicine, food, and environmental science.