Concepts of Environmental Management for Sustainable Development

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Concepts of Environmental Management for Sustainable Development by MC Dash
Book Summary:

In the last century unprecedented deterioration in the state of environment occurred mainly due to huge human population growth, demand on resources, and loss of habitats, unscientific land use, industrialization and urbanization. This led to discharge of high volumes of effluents and municipal sewage which polluted the rivers and water bodies. Huge quantity of industrial emissions to the atmosphere caused environmental pollution and health hazards. This also led to the loss of biodiversity and environmental deterioration. The extent of deterioration could be judged due to the pollution of soil, water and air, global warming, ozone depletion in stratosphere, acid rain, eutrophication, loss and degradation of habitat, loss of vegetal cover and loss of biodiversity, excessive concentration of harmful chemicals and magnification through food chain, growing risk of environmental accidents, and threat to life support systems

Audience of the Book :
The textbook is suitable for environmental science and management, MBA and BBA students both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Key Features:

The main features of the book are as follows:

1.Concepts of environmental management including corporate environmental indicators, legal, technological and managerial tools.

2.Detailed treatment of environmental laws, EIA and EMP, life cycle analysis, pollution control technology, EMS certification, environmental auditing, accounting, industrial safety practices, disaster management, corporate social responsibility, etc.

3.Waste treatment, municipal, hazardous, biomedical wastes, secured landfill, Hazchem code, risk assessment analysis, etc.

Table of Contents:

1. Background: Environment and Ecology

2. Concept of Sustainable Development

3. Environmental Management

4. Environmental Law

5. Waste Management

6. Energy Management – Global Climate Change