OpenStax CNX

You are here: Home » Content » Public Health and Sustainability

About: Public Health and Sustainability

Module by: Cindy Klein-Banai. E-mail the author

View the content: Public Health and Sustainability


Name: Public Health and Sustainability
ID: m43321
Language: English (en)
Summary: In this module, the following topics will be covered: 1) definition of public health, 2) public health impacts of non-sustainable development, 3) key public health impacts of climate change.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: morbidity, mortality, post-traumatic stress disorder, urban sprawl, volatile organic compounds
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Cindy Klein-Banai (
Copyright Holders: U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative (
Maintainers: U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative (

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Feb 29, 2012 2:08 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Mar 1, 2012 5:47 pm -0600


PDF: m43321_1.2.pdf PDF file, for viewing content offline and printing. Learn more.
EPUB: m43321_1.2.epub Electronic publication file, for viewing in handheld devices. Learn more.
XML: m43321_1.2.cnxml XML that defines the structure and contents of the module, minus any included media files. Can be reimported in the editing interface. Learn more.
Source Export ZIP: ZIP containing the module XML plus any included media files. Can be reimported in the editing interface. Learn more.
Offline ZIP: An offline HTML copy of the content. Also includes XML, included media files, and other support files. Learn more.

Version History

Version: 1.2 Mar 1, 2012 5:47 pm -0600 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
edited punctuation of references (mwl)

Version: 1.1 Feb 29, 2012 4:09 pm -0600 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Created module (mwl)

How to Reuse and Attribute This Content

If you derive a copy of this content using a OpenStax_CNX account and publish your version, proper attribution of the original work will be automatically done for you.

If you reuse this work elsewhere, in order to comply with the attribution requirements of the license (CC-BY 3.0), you must include

  • the authors' names: Cindy Klein-Banai
  • the title of the work: Public Health and Sustainability
  • the OpenStax_CNX URL where the work can be found:

See the citation section below for examples you can copy.

How to Cite and Attribute This Content

The following citation styles comply with the attribution requirements for the license (CC-BY 3.0) of this work:

American Chemical Society (ACS) Style Guide:

Klein-Banai, C. Public Health and Sustainability, OpenStax_CNX Web site., Mar 1, 2012.

American Medical Assocation (AMA) Manual of Style:

Klein-Banai C. Public Health and Sustainability [OpenStax_CNX Web site]. March 1, 2012. Available at:

American Psychological Assocation (APA) Publication Manual:

Klein-Banai, C. (2012, March 1). Public Health and Sustainability. Retrieved from the OpenStax_CNX Web site:

Chicago Manual of Style (Bibliography):

Klein-Banai, Cindy. "Public Health and Sustainability." OpenStax_CNX. March 1, 2012.

Chicago Manual of Style (Note):

Cindy Klein-Banai, "Public Health and Sustainability," OpenStax_CNX, March 1, 2012,

Chicago Manual of Style (Reference, in Author-Date style):

Klein-Banai, C. 2012. Public Health and Sustainability. OpenStax_CNX, March 1, 2012.

Modern Languages Association (MLA) Style Manual:

Klein-Banai, Cindy. Public Health and Sustainability. OpenStax_CNX. 1 Mar. 2012 <>.