Environment Impact Assessment: Precept & Practice deals with theoretical, practical, managerial and legal issues in multidisciplinary holism to suit Indian environmental planning and governance. Environment Impact Assessment is not only considered a tool for sustainable development but a promissory augury of creation of equitable regime of for ecosystem governance. The book is laced with polemical issues in dexterous detail to cater erudite demand of environmental planners besides fulfilling the void of curriculum and pedagogic requirements of technical universities, environmental management and legal studies. The book oﬀers diversity of thoughts across discipline on Environment Impact Assessment discourse in rounded perspective having immense potential for textual and reference utilities. The treatment of subject is not only discursive but paradigmatic to eradicate contemporary crisis in Environment Impact Assessment regime. It combines theoretical postulate with deeper empiricism and penetrative case studies to make an intriguing subject of Environment Impact Assessment with greater ease and lucidity.
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Table of Contents
1. Genuine Savings Rates in India: An Indicator of Measuring Environmental Sustainability 2. Environmental Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Sustainability, Food and Livelihood Security: A South Asian Perspective 3. Effect of Eco-Literacy, Consumer Effectiveness and Perceived Seriousness on Consumer Environmental Attitude: A CFA Approach 4. Water Policy in India: Building Blocks for Synergy with Science, Technology and Innovation 5. Use of Geospatial Technology in Environmental Impact Assessment 6. Environmental Risk Assessment Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms 7. Need for Environmental Information Policy: An Analysis of Environmental Impact Assessment for Proposed Integrated Steel Complex Site,Halakundi Village, Karnataka, India 8. Communication for Climate Change and Control in India 9. Of Climate Change and The Calamitous Events of Kashmir Ecology (16TH C. Onwords): An Historical Analysis 10. Environment Impact Assessment in India: Constitutional Perspective 11. Environment Impact Assessment Principles Under Land and Heritage Conservation Laws: An Enviro-Legal Analysis 12. Environmental Impact Assessment in India: An Analysis of Law and Judicial Trends in Contemporary Perspective 13. Environmental Impact Analysis: A Socio-Legal Study of Kol Dam In Himachal Pradesh 14. Sustainable Mining and Concept of Mine Closure in India – Policy Regulation and Practice Perspective: A Case Study of Coal Mining in Meghalaya 15. Environmental Impact Assessment of Mining In India: A Review of Legal and Institutional Mechanism
K. M. Baharul Islam, Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur, India
Zafar Mahfooz Nomani, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India