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1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings)) : illustrations.
" ... explores a set of best practices, methods, procedures, and materials that if implemented during construction may have a sustainable, positive economic, operational, environmental, or social effect. The report includes the collection of sustainable airport construction practices in a searchable, filterable spreadsheet format on a CD-ROM, which is packaged with the report. The CD-ROM included as part of ACRP Report 42 is also available for download from TRB's website as an ISO image. Links to the ISO image and instructions for burning a CD-ROM from an ISO image are provided below."--Provided by publisher.
xxi, 248 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Preface * Part 1: Trends and Issues - Introduction: Perspectives on Sustainability and Aviation * Organizational and Growth Trends in Air Transport * the Social and Economic Benefits of Aviation * Aircraft Noise, Community Relations and Stakeholder Involvement * Part 2: Mitigations and Potential Solutions - Environmental Management and the Aviation Industry * The Potential for Modal Substitution * Air Freight and Global Supply Chains: the Environmental Dimension * The Potential Offered by Aircraft and Engine Technologies * Climate Policy for Civil Aviation: Actors, Policy Instruments and the Potential for Emissions Reductions * Part 3: Multisector Commentaries -Multisector Commentaries on Sustainability and Aviation * Economic Aspects of Sustainability and UK Aviation Sustainable Aviation: Implications for Economies in Transition * Key Issues in Aviation Environmental Policy-Making * Towards Sustainable Aviation? * Aircraft Noise: The NGO Perspective * Environmental and Economic Factors in Airport Capacity * Potential Improvements to Air Traffic Management * Making Aviation Less Unsustainable: Some Pointers to the Way Ahead * Sustainable Aviation: What do you Mean? * Sustainability and Aviation: Problems and Solutions * Airlines and Sustainable Development * the Case for 'No growth' * Conclusion * Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781853838187 20160528
Aviation is integral to the global economy but it is also one of the main obstacles to environmentally sustainable development. It is one of the world's fastest growing - and most polluting - industries. What can be done to retain the economic and other benefits it brings, without the associated pollution, noise, congestion and loss of countryside? In this volume, industry, policy and research experts examine how to address the problems, and what it would take to achieve genuinely sustainable aviation - looking at technological, policy and demand-management options. Without far-reaching changes the problems caused by aviation can only multiply and worsen. This work seeks to take an important step in diagnosing the problems and in pointing towards their solutions.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781853838187 20160528
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