Environmental Policy and Public Health: Air Pollution, Global Climate Change, and Wilderness
This textbook provides an overview of the major environmental policy issues, past and present, and explains the interplay among law, science, and advocacy as related to environmental policymaking in the United States and abroad.
Environmental Policy and Public Health examines the main sources of pollution and threats to environmental integrity and explores the consequences of pollution on the environment and the population. Throughout the book, noted environmental policy expert William N. Rom explains the legal basis for environmental action, beginning with the Clean Air Act, the Wilderness Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, and international treaties. In addition to providing information about existing laws, the author presents potential policy alternatives that offer real-world solutions.
Comprehensive in scope, the book incorporates developments in law, economics, global warming, and air pollution. Environmental Policy and Public Health covers these topics and also puts an emphasis on wilderness protection. An important focus of the book is an assessment of the role of policy analysis in the formation and implementation of national and local environmental policy.
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"We know what we are, but know not what we may be."
"Better three hours too soon than a minute too late." William Shakespeare
We the society sit entertained in virtuality while our children's future weeps. Even if there is a one percent chance we can turn GW around we need to seize the moment. Many don't seem to grasp the power and momentum of weather, until it's too late.
It isn't whether fracking methane is better than coal or petrol is better, it's that they all have the same goal.
"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."
Environmental Policy and Public Health: Air Pollution, Global Climate Change ...
William N. Rom is a great book by a great man who cares about the family's future.
Price of the book must be made affordable for the masses, although what's available for free makes good enough points.
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1 Global average temperature 18502007
National Green Energy Plan
1 Global oil reserves
3 Annual direct normal solar radiation twoaxis
Climate Change Policy Options
1 LiebermanWarner Climate Security Act allows
men in three categories of tobacco use
and age at quitting smoking in men in the
5 Annual adult per capita consumption
Mercury and Lead
1 The World Trade Center disaster
Chlorofluorocarbons and the Development
1 Regions of the atmosphere
4 Largest Antarctic ozone hole ever recorded
Global Warming Science and Consequences
Environmental Policy and the Land
1 Robert Marshall
2 The signing of the historic Private Land
3 Caribbean National Forest wild and scenic
A Case Study
1 Olaus and Mardy Murie in the Sheenjek River
2 Author in the North Koyukuk River Valley with