Environmental Policy and Public Health : Air Pollution, Global Climate Change, and Wilderness Paperback / softback
Part of the Public Health/Environmental Health series
This important resource provides an overview of the major environmental policy issues, both historic and topical, and explains how science plays a role in various forms of policy response.
It scrutinizes the sources of pollution and threats to environmental integrity, the consequences of pollution on the environment and health and explains the legal basis for environmental action.
The book explains science-based environmental regulation versus cost-benefit scenarios and advocacy by regulated industry and public health organizations.
This resource is designed for graduate students in public health and environmental studies.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 29/09/2011
- Category: Public health & preventive medicine
- ISBN: 9780470593431