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Embedding New Technologies into Society: A Regulatory, Ethical and Societal Perspective

Diana M. Bowman, Elen Stokes, Arie Rip
October 30, 2017

The embedding of any new technologies in society is challenging. The evolving state of the scientific art, often-unquantifiable risks and ill-defined developmental trajectories have the potential to hinder innovation and/or the commercial success of a technology. The are, however, a number of tools...

Environmental Policy and Public Health, Second Edition

Barry L. Johnson, Maureen Y. Lichtveld
October 26, 2017

As with the first edition, this second edition describes how environmental health policies are developed, the statutes and other policies that have evolved to address public health concerns associated with specific environmental hazards, and the public health foundations of the policies. It lays...

Contractor Health and Safety Compliance for Small to Medium-Sized Construction Companies

Zakari Mustapha, Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala
October 24, 2017

This book explores the formation of small and medium-sized construction company's (SME) compliance with health and safety issues in developing countries. Little has been written about the formation of SME contractors' health and safety compliance for developing countries, especially, in the...

The Social Effects of Global Trade

Joy Murray, Arunima Malik, Arne Geschke
October 24, 2017

The inclusion of qualitative social data into global environmental and economic input-output (IO) models remained illusive for many years. It was not until around 2013 that researchers found ways to include data, for example, on poverty, inequality, and worker safety, into IO models capable of...

Handbook of Chemical Regulations: Benchmarking, Implementation, and Engineering Concepts

Martha J. Boss, Brad Boss, Cybil Boss, Dennis W. Day
September 30, 2017

The first book of its kind, Handbook of Chemical Regulations: Benchmarking, Implementation, and Engineering Concepts introduces the concept of global harmonization and interlinks between regulations and examines the reasons behind major requirements for chemical manufacture, article production, and...

Safe Drinking Water Act (1989)

Edward J. Calabrese
August 31, 2017

This new book covers drinking water regulations such as disinfectant by-products, synthetic organics, inorganic chemicals, microbiological contaminants, volatile organic chemicals, radionuclides, fluoride, toxicological approaches to setting new national drinking water regulations, and...

Introduction to Energy and Climate: Developing a Sustainable Environment

Julie Kerr
August 24, 2017

The purpose of this textbook is to provide a well-rounded working knowledge of both climate change and environmental sustainability for a wide range of students. Students will learn core concepts and methods to analyze energy and environmental impacts; will understand what is changing the earth’s...

Composting and Recycling Municipal Solid Waste

Luis F. Diaz, Clarence G. Golueke, George M. Savage, Linda L. Eggerth
July 27, 2017

Composting and Recycling Municipal Solid Waste is a comprehensive guide that identifies, describes, explains, and evaluates the options available when composting and recycling municipal solid waste (MSW). The book begins with an introductory chapter on the nature of MSW and the importance of solid...

Sustainability: An Environmental Science Perspective

John C. Ayers
June 21, 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...

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