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    International Environmental Justice

    Environmental justice encompasses the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people – regardless of race, class or colour – with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations and policies that could negatively impact their lifestyles.  The focus of this volume is to offer a ...

  • Why Scientists Disagree about Global Warming

    The most important fact about climate science, often overlooked, is that scientists disagree about the environmental impacts of the combustion of fossil fuels on the global climate. There is no survey or study showing “consensus” on the most important scientific issues, despite frequent claims by advocates to the ...

  • Water Consumption, Tariffs and Regulation

    Water Consumption, Tariffs and Regulation aims to provide a statistical overview about water abstraction, consumption, tariffs and data on sewage and wastewater treatment at an international level. It is mainly based on the statistical information provided by IWA Specialist Group on Statistics and Economics.  The book is structured in three main ...

  • The Governance of Water Regulators

    The establishment of dedicated regulatory bodies in charge of regulating water services, whilst being recent, is nevertheless a consistent trend among OECD and non-OECD countries. This report presents a picture as of September 2014 of the governance arrangements, operational modalities and use of regulatory tools across a sample of 34 established ...

  • Environmental Forensics Fundamentals: A Practical Guide

    Releasing contaminants into the environment—whether deliberate or unintentional—can be thought of as a crime against the environment. The role of environmental forensics is to identify and prevent environmental pollution, or crimes. Environmental Forensics Fundamentals: A Practical Guide examines this growing field, and provides environmental ...

  • Environmental Forensics - Proceedings of the 211 INEF Conference

    This publication includes peer-reviewed manuscripts from the 2011 International Network of Environmental Forensics (INEF) Conference held at St. John's College in Cambridge, UK. INEF is an organization founded by environmental forensic scientists for the express purpose of sharing and disseminating environmental forensic information to the ...

  • Unstoppable Solar Cycles: Rethinking Global Warming

    When Erik the Red first arrived in Greenland, the fertile green land was perfect for farming. But within a few centuries the thriving Viking settlements had been wiped out by global ...

  • Utility Benchmarking and Regulation in Developing Countries

    Utility performance, especially in developing countries is still working toward the standard necessary to deliver best practice. Utility Benchmarking and Regulation in Developing Countries examines performance monitoring and regulation as a prominent efficiency enhancement tool and clarifies many of the unknowns regarding the design and approach ...

  • Global Scream

    Are you hearing Nature’s global scream?” is the question posed by this new novel. Veteran South African biologist from Stellenbosch University, Adriaan Reinecke, is probably best known in scientific circles for his book chapters and scientific papers in international journals (see for example ScienceDirect on the web). His research papers report ...

  • Regulation of Water and Wastewater Services

    This book, published in collaboration with ERSAR, presents a unique account of governance and regulatory methods used by different countries, states and municipalities that will help regulators and governments all over the world to improve their regulatory approaches. It is the first book to compile such an amount of data about regulatory ...

  • Global Warming: Facts vs. Faith

    Walter Cunningham has enjoyed careers in the United States Marine Corps, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and private industry, including 12 years as a venture ...

  • Environmental Forensics - Proceedings of the 29 INEF Annual Conference

    This publication includes peer-reviewed manuscripts from the 2009 International Network of Environmental Forensics (INEF) held in Calgary, Canada on August 31 through September 1, 2009. INEF is an organization founded by environmental forensic scientists for the express purpose of sharing and disseminating environmental forensic information to the ...

  • Understanding the Costs of Environmental Regulation in Europe

    Government regulation is necessary to the economic life of all developed countries. However the costs of regulation, in particular the cost estimates employed in the policy-making process, are often hotly debated. Drawing on recent case studies from Europe, this innovative and thoroughly accessible book examines the accuracy of regulatory cost ...

  • US Water Law: An Introduction

    Providing a concise description of different aspects of law and policy, this volume reviews the different systems for determining water rights in the United States. The book looks at the systems used in the west, which take into account the arid nature of the climate and the vast amount of government-owned property, and contrast those against ...

  • Methods in Environmental Forensics

    While environmental catastrophes can be naturally occurring, often they are the result of criminal intent or malfeasance. Sorting out the details when the land itself is the only witness requires a special set of investigative skills. For accountability to be established, investigators must be able to answer these questions with a measure of ...

  • Weston & Sampson Essential news

    Weston & Sampson has changed the name of its newsletter from Inspector to EssentialNews. The new name and look are part of our new corporate identity program.  Although we are not adverse to promoting our company, Weston & Sampson feels its newsletter should primarily address the needs of our clients. Our purpose is displayed on every Issue …to ...

  • Environmental Forensics

    Environmental forensics' is a combination of analytical and environmental chemistry, which is useful in the court room context. It therefore involves field analytical studies and both data interpretation and modelling connected with the attribution of pollution events to their causes. Recent decades have seen a burgeoning of legislation designed ...

  • Solidification/Stabilization with Cement CD021

    Coded CD021, This compact disk contains a collection of PCA, Cement Association of Canada, (CAC) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency technical and promotional material on solidification/stabilization (S/S) treatment of waste. Included are a 10-minute video primer on cement-based S/S and PDF versions of PCA printed publications on S/S. ...

  • Genomics and Environmental Regulation: Science, Ethics, and Law

    Genomics and Environmental Regulation: Science, Ethics, and Law, The Johns Hopkins University Press ...

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