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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 38 new and published books in the subject of Environment & Health — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Crises, Conflict and Disability

    Ensuring Equality

    Edited by David Mitchell, Valerie Karr

    Series: Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

    People with disabilities are among the most adversely affected during conflict situations or when natural disasters strike. They experience higher mortality rates, have fewer available resources and less access to help, especially in refugee camps, as well as in post-disaster environments. Already...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Future of Public Water Governance

    Has Water Privatization Peaked?

    Edited by Christopher A. Scott, Bernard de Gouvello

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    The privatization of water supply and wastewater systems, together with institutional restructuring of governance – through decentralization and the penetration of global firms in local and regional markets – have been promoted as solutions to increase economic efficiency and achieve universal...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Edited by Erika Weinthal, Jessica J. Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

    Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster

    Investigating the Myth and Reality

    By The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Common Sense Guide to Environmental Management

    By Subash Ludhra

    Series: Common Sense Guides to Health and Safety

    An essential and short guide for those who need to know more about environmental management in the workplace without wanting to spend hours reading dozens of different documents. Whether it’s for use alongside a training course or simply to brush up on your knowledge, it’s perfect for equipping you...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Water and Sanitation Services

    The Life-Cycle Cost Approach to Planning and Management

    By Livelihoods & Natural Resource Management Institute, Irc International Water & Sanitation Centre, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Watershed Support Services & Activities Network

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Based on the work of the WASHCost project run by the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC), this book provides an evaluation of the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sectors in the context of developing countries and is the first systematic study of applying the...

    Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Healthy Indoor Environment

    How to assess occupants' wellbeing in buildings

    By Philomena M. Bluyssen

    Despite policy directives, standards and guidelines, indoor environmental quality is still poor in many cases. The Healthy Indoor Environment aims to help architects, building engineers and anyone concerned with the wellbeing of building occupants to better understand the effects of spending time...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Trade, Health and the Environment

    The European Union Put to the Test

    By Marjolein van Asselt, Michelle Everson, Ellen Vos

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    The trade conflicts that the EU has faced within the EU or WTO context demonstrate that the question of how to balance trade and other societal values in situations of uncertainty has not been solved by the regulatory model evolved by the EU in the aftermath of the BSE crisis – one which privileges...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Landscape, Well-Being and Environment

    Edited by Richard Coles, Zoe Millman

    Well-being is now firmly established as an overarching theme of key concern to all professionals that work, manage or design the environment. However, well-being is a complex multi-dimensional issue rooted in the ways that we encounter, perceive and interpret the environment. No single discipline...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Four Degrees of Global Warming

    Australia in a Hot World

    Edited by Peter Christoff

    At Copenhagen in December 2009, the international community agreed to limit global warming to below two degrees Celsius to avoid the worst impacts of human-induced climate change. However climate scientists agree that current national emissions targets collectively will still not achieve this goal....

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge