Miguel Amado, Francesca Poggi, Chapter 1 - Cities Evolution, Editor(s): Miguel Amado, Francesca Poggi, Sustainable Energy Transition for Cities, Elsevier, 2022, Pages 1-17, ISBN 9780128242773, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-824277-3.00002-5.
This chapter advances UN SDG goals 11, 13, and 7 by discussing the Smart City potential for contributing to the reduction of external dependence on fossil fuels and the promotion of renewable energy sources and the mitigation of environmental impacts and effects of climate change.
Elsevier, Digital Signal Processing: A Review Journal, Volume 123, 30 April 2022
With the continuous development of human society, people's over-exploitation of nature leads to frequent environmental problems.
On April 22 every year, we celebrate the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement with Earth Day.
This Special Issue highlights publicly available journal articles and book chapters focusing on various humanitarian issues related to the crisis in the Ukraine and other countries.
Phthalates are used in plastic production to make plastic products more durable, but they can reliease toxic pollutants via airborne that cause varios metabolic disorders. This research article evaluates the potential health benefits in terms of reducing metabolic disorders (e.g. diabetes & obesity) via strengthening the standards on the use of phthalates in China, the world's leading markets of phthalates.
Indigenous People and Nature: Chapter 1 - Indigenous people activities on ecosystems and sustainable development- a paradigm shift
Indigenous People and Nature, Insights for Social, Ecological, and Technological Sustainability, 2022, Pages 3-27
This chapter provides a comprehensive strategy to assess ecological systems’ involvement in indigenous wellbeing, signifying how natural systems are intertwined with people’s communal, economic, and cultural environments, along with their skills.
Indigenous People and Nature - Chapter 7 - Livelihood constraints of indigenous people exposed to climatic hazards
Indigenous People and Nature, Insights for Social, Ecological, and Technological Sustainability, 2022, Pages 171-197
Understanding livelihood vulnerability to hydrometeorological hazards is a crucial challenge for policymakers to create a clear foundation for vulnerable coastal residents. Using microlevel livelihood vulnerability research employing LVI and Socioeconomic Vulnerability Index, this chapter measures the magnitude of indigenous peoples' vulnerability to the detrimental consequences of hydrometeorological hazards on socioeconomic conditions.
Indigenous People and Nature - Chapter 8 - Functions of social work on integration of the indigenous population into society
Indigenous People and Nature, Insights for Social, Ecological, and Technological Sustainability, 2022, Pages 199-216
The indigenous peoples make a lasting impact on the society and people through their activities such as protection of the ecosystem, agriculture, and the maintenance of ethnic origin; these people are faced with many risks regarding health, sanitation, water, climate change, and pandemic. The chapter aims to determine the integration of the indigenous population into society and the functions of social work in this regard.
Editorial highlighting publication of the Consensus on Environmentally Sustainable Oral Healthcare: A Joint Stakeholder Statement.
Elsevier, Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Volume 13, March 2022
Telecommuting and food E-commerce: Socially sustainable practices during the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada
Telecommuting has become a dominant professional experience for many Canadian business and workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Telecommuting has several benefits that are separate from COVID-19.