REACH and the Environmental Regulation of Nanotechnology Preventing and Reducing the Environmental Impacts of Nanomaterials


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Environmental protection | Published on 08/Oct/2019 07:00

278 pages , Routledge , 2019-07-23
REACH and the Environmental Regulation of Nanotechnology presents a thorough and comprehensive legal analysis on the status of nanoscale chemicals under the EU’s REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction) regulation, asking whether it effectively safeguards human health and environmental protection. This book exa...[Read More]



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Democracy in the Woods Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Environmental protection | Published on 07/Oct/2019 10:59

311 pages , Oxford University Press , 2017
How do societies negotiate the apparently competing agendas of environmental protection and social justice? Why do some countries perform much better than others? Democracy in the Woods answers these questions by explaining the trajectories of forest and land rights - and the fate offorest-dependent peasants - in the forested re...[Read More]



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This Could Be Our Future , Yancey Strickler


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Business & Personal Finance,Politics & Current Events,Political Science > green energy | Published on 07/Oct/2019 08:17

2019-10-29T07:00:00Z
A vision for building a society that looks beyond money and toward maximizing the values that make life worth living, from the cofounder of Kickstarter

Western society is trapped by three assumptions: 1) That the point of life is to maximize your self-interest and wealth, 2) That we're individuals trapped in an adversarial world, and 3) That this i...[Read More]



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International Environmental Politics Protecting the Antarctic


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Environmental protection | Published on 07/Oct/2019 06:35

336 pages , Springer , 1994-09-15
While environmental protection has been a focus of decision-making under the Antarctic Treaty, the rules adopted did not engender an effective protection regime. This book examines the international politics of environmental protection in the Antarctic. It analyses recent events, including the demise of the Antarctic Minerals Convention ...[Read More]



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Assessment of the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Studies Program III. Social and Economic Studies


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > environmental science | Published on 30/Sep/2019 13:08

164 pages , National Academies Press , 1992-01-01
This is the third of four volumes from the Committee to Review the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Environmental Studies Program (ESP). The first two dealt with physical, oceanographic, and ecological aspects of the program. This book presents the findings of the panel's investigation of the social and economic relevance of...[Read More]



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Savage Ecology , Jairus Victor Grove


Published in: itune > Political Science,Books,Politics & Current Events,Science & Nature > environmental management | Published on 19/Aug/2019 14:41

2019-08-16T07:00:00Z
Jairus Victor Grove contends that we live in a world made by war. In Savage Ecology he offers an ecological theory of geopolitics that argues that contemporary global crises are better understood when considered within the larger history of international politics. Infusing international relations with the theoretical interventions of fields ranging from new m...[Read More]



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Our children at risk


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Environment care | Published on 13/Aug/2019 05:28

149 pages , Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development , 1995



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Environmental Protection Policy and Experience in the U.S. and China's Western Regions


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Environmental protection | Published on 06/Aug/2019 00:47

196 pages , Lexington Books , 2010
"The UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen made clear that the fate of the planet rests in large part on the environmental policies of two superpowers: China and the United States. This volume could nut be more timely with its analysis and comparison of environmental policy in China and the United States."-Carlos Davidson, San Francisco S...[Read More]



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Strengthening Science at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Research-Management and Peer-Review Practices


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Environmental protection | Published on 05/Aug/2019 09:44

178 pages , National Academies Press , 2000-09-25
In the three decades since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created, the agency's scientific and technical practices and credibility have been independently assessed many times in reports from the National Research Council (NRC), EPA Science Advisory Board, General Accounting Office, and many other organ...[Read More]



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Rethinking Environmental Protection A Natural Approach to Nature


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Environmental protection | Published on 05/Aug/2019 09:04

225 pages , Lexington Books , 2000
Despite widespread popular support for environmental action, Phillip F. Cramer argues that current U.S. environmental policy approaches fail to address the real threat of environmental insecurity. Cramer traces this failure to a reluctance to recognize and address the interconnectedness of natural forces--just as all elements within the...[Read More]



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Air Pollution from Motor Vehicles Standards and Technologies for Controlling Emissions


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > pollution | Published on 25/Jun/2019 00:50

246 pages , World Bank Publications , 1996-01-01
Contributions by Surhid Gautam and Lit-Mian Chan. This book presents a state-of-the art review of vehicle emission standards and regulations and provides a synthesis of worldwide experience with vehicle emission control technologies and their applications in both industrial and developing countries. Topics covered include:...[Read More]



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Regulating Pollution Does the U.S. System Work


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > pollution | Published on 24/Jun/2019 05:35

50 pages , DIANE Publishing , 1997-06-01
Focusing largely on federal environmental efforts, this report provides a sound basis for considering the future of the pollution control regulatory system. It describes and evaluates the legislation, administrative decisionmaking, and federal-state division of labor that are the main elements of the U.S. regulatory process. The o...[Read More]



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