Circular economy strategies seek to reduce the total resources extracted from the environment and reduce the wastes that human activities generate in pursuit of human wellbeing.
The UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 169 targets have been considered in multidisciplinary approaches worldwide.
The recovery of resources from waste streams including food production plants can improve the overall sustainability of such processes from both economic and environmental points of view.
This chapter advances goals 5 and 11 by examining sustainable traditional ceramic-making techniques used in construction and for other household uses. There is a focus on the importance of women potters' role in the preparation of the naturally-derived materials.
Global warming, air pollution, and energy insecurity are three of the greatest problems facing humanity. To address these problems, we develop Green New Deal energy roadmaps for 143 countries.
Elsevier, Fire Safety Journal, Volume 110, December 2019
The International Association of Fire Safety Science (IAFSS) is comprised of members from some 40 countries.
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International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, 2e, 2020, pages 177-179

This chapter advances SDGs 2, 3 and 11 by providing an overview of global food insecurity and the proposed avenues to address it.
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International Encyclopedia of Human Geography (Second Edition), 2020, Pages 221-228

This chapter supports SDGs 3, 11, and 16 by exploring human geography approaches to issues faced by refugees and asylum seekers and analyzes processes shaping forced international migration and settlement.
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International Encyclopedia of Human Geography (Second Edition), 2020, Pages 121-128

This chapter supports SDGs 3, 11, and 16 by exploring the process of humanitarian mapping, the production of spatial data and cartographic products to improve situational awareness and decision-making around humanitarian issues from acute events such as natural disasters and public health emergencies to longer term events such as refugee crises and political unrest.
As global temperatures continue to rise, questions about infrastructure capacity to keep up with energy demand are increasingly germane.

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