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Sustainability: An Environmental Science Perspective

John C. Ayers
June 14, 2017

This book presents an earth science-based overview of the challenges to sustainability. It provides a detailed study of climate change, as well as energy, food, and water security across different regions. The author uncovers the problems caused by current social and environmental practices, and...

Loss Prevention and Safety Control: Terms and Definitions

Dennis P. Nolan
June 14, 2017

An encyclopedic, A-Z listing of terminology, Loss Prevention and Safety Control: Terms and Definitions addresses the need for a comprehensive reference that provides a complete and sufficient description of the terminology used in the safety/loss prevention field. Fostering clarity in communication...

Economics and Ecology: United for a Sustainable World

Charles R. Beaton, Chris Maser
May 31, 2017

The earth, our home, is in crisis. There are two sides to this crisis—our global economy, and its effect on the ecology of our home planet. Despite conventional thinking that typical monetary and fiscal manipulations will put us back on the path of economic growth, the reality is not that simple....

Fundamentals of Practical Environmentalism

Mark B. Weldon
May 31, 2017

Environmental decisions present themselves every day in forms large and small. Should I walk to work today? What about global warming—should I write my congressperson and demand that the government do something? Should I put solar panels on my roof? Should I get a different car or turn up the...

Discrimination Law Issues for the Safety Professional

Thomas D. Schneid
May 31, 2017

Safety professionals communicate, directly and indirectly with a large number of employees and others on a daily basis. While not lawyers, they regularly deal with legal issues. A subset of their responsibilities includes how to discuss safety without crossing the discriminatory line. To do this,...

Toxic Chemicals: Risk Prevention Through Use Reduction

Thomas E. Higgins, Jayanti A. Sachdev, Stephen A. Engleman
May 31, 2017

Catastrophic events such as the Bhopal, India tragedy and rising incidences of cancer in areas neighboring industrial facilities have heightened concern over the use of toxic chemicals in manufacturing and industry, particularly with respect to long-term exposure. While legislation and publicity...

Labor and Employment Issues for the Safety Professional

Thomas D. Schneid
May 31, 2017

Safety professionals interact with many other functions within the organization, including but not limited to production, human resources, and medical, with each function possessing specific laws and regulations which govern their actions and inactions. In order to function within the...

Sustainability and the Rights of Nature: An Introduction

Cameron La Follette, Chris Maser
May 23, 2017

Sustainability and the Rights of Nature: An Introduction is a much-needed guide that addresses the exciting and significant paradigm shift to the Rights of Nature, as it is occurring both in the United States and internationally in the fields of environmental law and environmental sustainability....

Global Environmental Policy: Concepts, Principles, and Practice

Charles H. Eccleston, Frederic March
May 22, 2017

Environmental policy is often practiced reactively with each crisis addressed as an isolated event. Focusing on development of proactive policies, Global Environment Policy: Concepts, Principles, and Practice provides the essential scientific and socioeconomic framework for formulating pragmatic...

Geologic Disposal of Low- and Intermediate-Level Radioactive Waste

Roland Pusch, Raymond N. Yong, Masashi Nakano
April 21, 2017

This book will address concepts and techniques for preparation and disposal of low- (LLW) and intermediate-level (ILW) radioactive waste from the nuclear industry, the weapons industry, university labs, research institutes, and from the commercial industry. It will aid decision-makers in finding...

Preparing NEPA Environmental Assessments: A User’s Guide to Best Professional Practices

Charles Eccleston, J. Peyton Doub
March 31, 2017

Although upwards of 50,000 environmental assessments (EAs) are prepared annually—compared to some 500 environmental impact statements (EISs)—the focus of U.S. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations is on defining requirements for preparing EISs. Written by Charles Eccleston and J....

Production, Growth, and the Environment: An Economic Approach

William L. Weber
March 30, 2017

Written in a way that facilitates understanding of complex concepts, laws, and policy, Production, Growth, and the Environment: An Economic Approach explores how economic growth usually makes people better off, but also asks at what environmental cost? These costs are not often realized until after...

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