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View a list of Sustainability-related meetings at The National Academies 

Past Events:

Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability
December 10-11, 2014
Washington, DC

Homelessness and Urban Sustainability: Implications of Changes to the US Health System on a Vulnerable Population

November 12, 2014
Washington, DC

Considerations for the Future of Animal Science Research

September 8-9, 2014
Washington, DC


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Science and Technology for Sustainability (STS)
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Sustainability@nas.edu


 



Reports and Meeting Summaries


 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


 


 


December 2012 RT Summary Report Cover

Developing Sustainable and Resilient Energy Systems






 


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Pathways 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

 




 

 

Book CoverSustainable Considerations for Procurement Tools and Capabilities: Summary of a Workshop








Waste Heat Cover

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 Effectivness 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  






 

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







 

Book CoverOur Common Journey: A Transition Toward Sustainability (1999)



 


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