This unit deals with issues related to the environment and sustainability as related to the engineering profession and the wider community. It covers the following topics: introduction to environmental awareness and sustainability; involvement of stakeholders; life cycle analysis; integration with other businesses; climate change and sustainable development; water availability and use; waste generation and management; alternative and renewable energy; sustainability in industry; town planning and sustainability.
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