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  1. Implementing the Precautionary Principle

    Approaches from the Nordic Countries, EU and USA

    Edited by Nicolas de Sadeleer

    From fisheries to persistent organic pollutants to climate change itself, no other environmental principle in environmental law has produced as much controversy as the precautionary principle. Unlike a preventive approach in which action is taken provided that the threats to the environment are...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Trust in Cooperative Risk Management

    Uncertainty and Scepticism in the Public Mind

    By Timothy C. Earle

    Edited by Michael Siegrist, Heinz Gutscher

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Trust is an important factor in risk management, affecting judgements of risk and benefit, technology acceptance and other forms of cooperation. In this book the world?s leading risk researchers explore all aspects of trust as it relates to risk management and communication. Drawing on a wide...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Delivering Change

    Towards Fit-for-Purpose Governance of Adaptation to Flooding and Drought, UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Jeroen Rijke

    This book addresses pressing challenges of policy makers, planners and project managers in the water sector to successfully implement adaptation action. Taking into account both strategic planning and implementation of adaptation projects, it provides principles and attributes that contribute to...

    Published April 4th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Delivering Integrated Flood Risk Management

    Governance for Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation - UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Sebastiaan van Herk

    The frequency and consequences of extreme flood events have increased rapidly worldwide in recent decades and climate change and economic growth are likely to exacerbate this trend. Flood protection measures alone cannot accommodate the future frequencies and impacts of flooding. Integrated flood...

    Published March 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Debris Flow, 2nd edition

    Mechanics, Prediction and Countermeasures, 2nd Edition

    By Tamotsu Takahashi

    This is the 2nd edition of one of the most comprehensive accounts of debris flow, describing both theoretical and applied aspects. In the first part, the fundamental mechanical characteristics are discussed, including flow characteristics, type classification, mechanics, occurrence and development,...

    Published March 9th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Environmental Impact Analysis

    Process and Methods

    By James T. Maughan

    There are thousands of environmental analyses prepared each year to meet the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and similar programs. Written by an expert with 35 years of experience in environmental consulting, research, and education, Environmental Impact Analysis:...

    Published December 19th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Megacities and the Coast

    Risk, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The EIS Book

    Managing and Preparing Environmental Impact Statements

    By Charles H. Eccleston

    Poor Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) practice leads to poorly planned projects, and ultimately poor environmental protection. Written by recognized NEPA authority Charles H. Eccleston, The EIS Book: Managing and Preparing Environmental Impact Statements supplies focused direction on preparing...

    Published December 12th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Resolving Messy Policy Problems

    Handling Conflict in Environmental, Transport, Health and Ageing Policy

    By Steven Ney

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Our lives increasingly take place in ever more complex and interconnected networks that blur the boundaries we have traditionally used to define our social and political spaces. Accordingly, the policy problems that governments are called upon to deal with have become less clear-cut and far messier...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Transboundary Risk Governance

    By Rolf Lidskog, Linda Soneryd, Ylva Uggla

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Governing environmental risk, particularly large-scale transboundary risks associated with climate change and pollution, is one of the most pressing problems facing society . This book focuses on a set of key questions relating to environmental regulation: How are activities regulated in a...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge