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Upcoming Events

View a list of Sustainability-related meetings at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine


Recent Events

Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability
January 30-31, 2017, Washington, DC

Meeting 4: Housing, Health, and Homelessness: Evaluating the Evidence

January 26-27, 2017, Washington, DC

Sustainability at the National Academies
September 26, 2016, Washington, DC


Reports and Meeting Summaries


Integrating Landscape Approaches and Multi-Resource Analysis into Natural Resource Management: Summary of a WorkshopIntegrating Landscape Approaches and Multi-Resource Analysis into Natural Resource Management: Summary of a Workshop 









Measuring Progress Toward Sustainability: Social and Economic Indicators and Metrics for Urban Sustainability









Measuring Progress Toward Sustainability: Indicators and Metrics for Climate Change and Infrastructure Vulnerability









Addressing the Energy-Water Nexus: Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability









Energy Water Need for Improved Data
Addressing the Energy-Water Nexus: Needs for Improved Data & Decision Support Tools 









Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability
Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability
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Homelessness and Urban Sustainability: Implications of Changes to the US Health System on a Vulnerable Population








Energy Water Technological Innovation
Addressing the Energy-Water Nexus through Technological Innovation 










Best Practices for Risk-Informed Decision Making Regarding Contaminated Sites:  Summary of a Workshop Series
Best Practices for Risk-Informed Decision Making Regarding Contaminated Sites: Summary of a Workshop Series









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Addressing the Energy-Water Nexus: Power Plants and Partnerships

 






 
Pathways to Urban Sustainability: Perspectives from Portland and the Pacific Northwest

 
 






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Energy and Water Considerations for the Sustainable Reuse and Recycling of Materials

 

   



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Sustainable Energy and Materials: Addressing the Energy-Water Nexus









Sustainability for the Nation: Resource Connections and Governance Linkages

Sustainability for the Nation: Resource Connections and Governance Linkages

 

 




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Critical Materials for Energy Sustainability and Technology: A Focus on Material Recovery


 


 

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Developing Sustainable and Resilient Energy Systems

 

 






 
 

 

 

Book CoverPathways to Urban Sustainability: A Focus on the Houston Metropolitan Region










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Sustainable Energy and Materials: Assessing the Landscape 










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Partnerships, Science, and Innovation for Sustainability Solutions


 

 




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Japan-U.S. Workshop on Sustainable Energy Futures










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Sustainable Considerations for Procurement Tools and Capabilities: Summary of a Workshop








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Energy Sustainability: Waste Heat Recovery


 

 


  
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A Sustainability Challenge: Food Security for All










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Pathways to Urban Sustainability: The Atlanta Metropolitan Region

 

  






Book CoverPathways to Urban Sustainability: Research and Development on Urban Systems

 

 





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Certifiably Sustainable?: The Role of Third-Party Certification Systems: Report of a Workshop 








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Expanding Biofuel Production: Sustainability and the Transition to Advanced Biofuels: Summary of a Workshop


 






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Enhancing the Effectiveness of Sustainability Partnerships: Summary of a Workshop

 







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Transitioning to Sustainability Through Research and Development on Ecosystem Services and Biofuels, Workshop Summary  








 
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Linking Knowledge with Action for Sustainable Development: The Role of Program Management-Summary of a Workshop (2006)






 

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Our Common Journey: A Transition Toward Sustainability (1999)