Environment, Health and Safety Books

  • Economics for Environmental Professionals

    Environmental professionals are often called upon to find solutions to environmental degradation problems or to lead the way in planning to prevent them. Because they come mainly from the environmental and science disciplines, most environmental professionals have limited training in the fundamentals of economics. This book is designed to provide ...

  • Environmental Chemistry, Ninth Edition

    Completely revised, this ninth edition of a perennial bestseller retains the organizational structure that has made past editions so popular while updating coverage of principles, tools, and techniques to provide fundamental understanding of environmental chemistry and its applications. With clear explanations, real-world examples, and updated ...

  • Greening Growth in Asia and the Pacific: Follow-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development

    The book explains three basic principles of Greening growth: quality of economic growth, eco-efficiency of economic growth, and environmental sustainability vis-a-vis environmental performance: and four pillars of Green growth: eco-tax reform, sustainable infrastructure, the greening of business and sustainable consumption. It explores them as ...

  • Eco-Architecture II

    This book contains papers presented at the second International Conference on Eco-Architecture. The original Conference was the first to be held worldwide on the subject of sustainable architecture in order to define what ECO-ARCHITECTURE actually is, i.e. 'Harmonisation between Architecture and Nature'.The subject has matured in the two years ...

  • NEPA and Environmental Planning: Tools, Techniques, and Approaches for Practitioners

    “… the most comprehensive book on NEPA and impact assessment to date….provides practical guidance for navigating the complexities of NEPA, environmental planning, readers are provided with a single guide describing modern tools, techniques, and approaches for streamlining project implementation.” Dr. Lynton K. Caldwell, “The Father of NEPA” ...

  • Science and Environmental Education

    This book tries to bridge the gap between science and environmental education by describing a set of projects, initiatives and field activities, which aim at raising awareness on the environment and encourage action. Via the descriptions of approaches, methods and projects, it shows how different organisations have been linking science with ...

  • Applications of Environmental Aquatic Chemistry: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

    Professionals and students who come from disciplines other than chemistry need a concise, yet reliable guide that explains key concepts in environmental chemistry, from the fundamental science to the necessary calculations for applying them. Updated and reorganized, Applications of Environmental Aquatic Chemistry: A Practical Guide, Second Edition ...

  • Access to Environmental Information in Uganda

    This study assesses the laws and practices related to public access to environmental information in Uganda. To review the quality and implementation of the legal framework it uses a set of indicators developed by The Access Initiative (TAI). These indicators are applied with a special focus on forestry and oil ...

  • Environmental Modeling: A Practical Introduction

    Increasingly used to represent climatic, biogeochemical, and ecological systems, computer modeling has become an important tool that should be in every environmental professional’s toolbox. Environmental Modeling: A Practical Introduction is just what it purports to be, a practical introduction to the various methods, techniques, and skills ...

  • Design for Sustainability : A Practical Approach for Developing Economies

    Design for Sustainability (D4S), improving products while taking environmental and social concerns as key strategic elements into consideration, is one of the most useful innovation approaches available to enterprises today.This publication describes what D4S is and what might motivate companies to adopt it. The backbone of the publication is ...

  • Dams and Development Relevant Practices for Improved Decision Making

    This is a compilation of relevant practices of dealing with environmental and social issues during the planning, design and management of dams. It is designed as an informative learning tool for decision-makers and technical practitioners. The Compendium covers 9 topics selected by the multistakeholder Dams and Development Forum. It discusses the ...

  • Safety Meetings Library

    Safety Meetings Library on CDHere's everything you need to prepare and deliver great safety meetings in just minutes -now updated with easy to use and expanded Version 2. This easy-to-use CD-ROM delivers 100's of safety meetings, toolbox talks, and handouts on every key OSHA topics - from HazCom to workplace emergencies. You just schedule the ...

  • Towards better practice in smallholder palm oil production

    Demand for palm oil is growing fast. Global production has doubled over the past ten years and is expected to double again in the next decade. This report provides a systematic overview of the main types of arrangements for smallholder palm oil production, and identies the most promising current options for improving practice, particularly in ...

  • Tourism and Deserts : A Practical Guide to Managing the Social and Environmental Impacts in the Desert Recreation Sector

    This Practical Guide to Good Practice has grown out of the experiences of UNEP, the Tour Operators, Initiative for Sustainable Development (TOI) and its partners.Recognizing the need to respect the desert environment and the importance of positive relations with the local people, the guide seeks to promote desert tourism as a leading source of ...

  • Practical Guide to Environmental Management, 10th Edition

    Frank Friedman’s Practical Guide to Environmental Management, 10th Edition (PGEM) has earned its place among the classic texts on environmental management. PGEM provides readers with the firm grounding in history necessary to put environmental issues in context and a practical map to avoid the pitfalls and capitalize on the potential rewards ...

  • Eco-efficiency Learning Module

    Eco-efficiency is a management philosophy that encourages business to search for environmental improvements that yield parallel economic benefits. The eco-efficiency module is designed to capture interest, to inform and to engage on issues surrounding eco-efficiency at different levels within an organization. It includes practical approaches to ...

  • Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessemnt : Toward an Integrated Approach

    This document on 'Environmental Impact Assesment and Strategic Environmental Assessment : Towards an Integrated Approach' updates the earlier UNEP publication on 'Environmental Impact Assessment : Issues, Trends & Practice'. As before, it provides a companion volume to the UNEP 'EIA Training Resource Manaual' issued in an updated and revised ...

  • Cross-Cutting Themes

    The WBCSD’s brand new publication, Cross-Cutting Themes, zeroes in on six topics that are shaping the sustainability agenda - Eco-Efficiency, Innovation & Technology, Corporate Social Responsibility, Ecosystems, Sustainability & Markets, and Risk. Past Council initiatives have done much to raise the profile of these themes, and by tracking their ...

  • Successful Safety Committees: They’re No Accident

    This comprehensive video-based training program is an excellent way to form effective Safety Committees in your organization. • With this one video program your team will be able to develop solid safety committees, teach each individual how to play an important role in keeping your organization safe, and foster the teamwork necessary to be a part ...

  • Safety Meeting Repros

    • This safety training system gives you over 50 safety training lesson plans on OSHA-required safety topics. You simply choose the topic, make the number of copies you need, and hold your training session. • You can rely on the handouts to clearly demonstrate each safety principle. • Easy-to-use safety training program requires no prior training ...

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