Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Health

  • Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals: Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices book cover

    Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals

    Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices

    By Adam D. K. Abelkop, John D. Graham, Todd V. Royer

    Developed from the efforts of a multiyear, international project examining how persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) chemicals are evaluated and managed, Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals: Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices focuses on improving the processes that…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Community Management of Rural Water Supply: Case Studies of Success from India book cover

    Community Management of Rural Water Supply

    Case Studies of Success from India

    By Paul Hutchings, Richard Franceys, Stef Smits, Snehalatha Mekala

    The supply of reliable and safe water is a key challenge for developing economies, particularly India. Community management has long been the declared model for rural water supply and is recognised to be critical for its implementation and success. Based on twenty detailed successful…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • China's Soil Pollution and Degradation Problems

    By Claudio Delang

    China’s air pollution is infamous. The haze can make it impossible to see buildings across the street, and the pollution forces schools to close and creates health and morbidity problems, in addition to tremendous environmental degradation. However, China also faces another important environmental…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    Routledge

  • Safe Drinking Water: Current and Future Problems book cover

    Safe Drinking Water

    Current and Future Problems

    Edited by Clifford S. Russell

    Originally published in 1978, this volume addresses the scientific, economic, and administrative aspects of the public policy problem raised by the United States’ Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974. In this collection of papers, the authors examine the various problems presented by drinking…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Controlling Asbestos in Buildings: An Economic Investigation book cover

    Controlling Asbestos in Buildings

    An Economic Investigation

    By Donald N. Dewees

    Asbestos dust is well-known for causing cancer and other life-threatening illnesses yet still contaminates countless schools, factories and office buildings. This raises the issue of the best way to deal with Asbestos; immediate removal, containment or removal at renovation or demolition.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sustainable Diets: How Ecological Nutrition Can Transform Consumption and the Food System book cover

    Sustainable Diets

    How Ecological Nutrition Can Transform Consumption and the Food System

    By Pamela Mason, Tim Lang

    How can huge populations be fed healthily, equitably and affordably while maintaining the ecosystems on which life depends? The evidence of diet’s impact on public health and the environment has grown in recent decades, yet changing food supply, consumer habits and economic aspirations proves…

    Paperback – 2017-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China book cover

    Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China

    The Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China details the environmental laws, regulations and standards in China for those enforcing and creating environmental policy as it stood in the early 1990’s. Originally published in English in 1994, this translation aims to illuminate an…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Management of Schistosomiasis book cover

    The Management of Schistosomiasis

    By Patricia L. Rosenfield

    One of the major considerations of any environmental resource project must be the effect on human well-being; originally published in 1979, this study aims to deal specifically with the transmission of Schistosomiasis as a human environmental impact. Due to its relationship with water,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Economics and Episodic Disease: The Benefits of Preventing a Giardiasis Outbreak book cover

    Economics and Episodic Disease

    The Benefits of Preventing a Giardiasis Outbreak

    By Winston Harrington, Alan J. Krupnick, Walter O. Spofford Jr.

    Originally published in 1991, this study uses the 1983 outbreak of Giardiasis in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania as a case study to explore the social costs of waterborne illnesses to a community. With over 6,000 people affected in that particular case, Economics and Episodic Disease emphasises the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Analyzing Superfund: Economics, Science and Law book cover

    Analyzing Superfund

    Economics, Science and Law

    Edited by Richard L. Revesz, Richard B. Stewart

    Originally published in 1995, Analyzing Superfund outlines the key issues of the superfund reauthorization debate in the United States. The Superfund law faced criticism for being wasteful, inefficient and expensive. These papers sought to shed light on this argument in relation to clean-up…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Introducing Environmental Health

    By Graeme Mitchell

    Environmental Health is an area within the field of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that affect the health of a population. In this landmark text, Graeme Mitchell eschews the traditional model of environmental health, which views the primary…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge

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