The Resource Making better environmental decisions : an alternative to risk assessment, Mary O'Brien

Making better environmental decisions : an alternative to risk assessment, Mary O'Brien

Label
Making better environmental decisions : an alternative to risk assessment
Title
Making better environmental decisions
Title remainder
an alternative to risk assessment
Statement of responsibility
Mary O'Brien
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Brien, Mary
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GE145
LC item number
.O27 2000
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
GE145
NAL item number
.O27 2000
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Environmental Research Foundation (Annapolis, Md.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmental risk assessment
  • Environmental policy
  • Environnement
  • Environnement
  • Environmental policy
  • Environmental risk assessment
  • MER
  • Risk management
  • Milieubeleid
  • Risicoanalyse
  • Risikoanalyse
  • Umweltpolitik
Label
Making better environmental decisions : an alternative to risk assessment, Mary O'Brien
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published in association with the Environmental Research Foundation."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-283) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Goal : replace risk assessment with alternatives assessment -- How does risk assessment actually work? -- What are we defending with risk assessment? -- When scientists shut their eyes : pretending that the safety of hazardous activities can be estimated -- When decision makers become compromised : pronouncing unnecessary hazardous activities "acceptable" -- When a society isn't serious about environmental health : assessing a narrow range of options -- Who loves, uses, or cooperates with risk assessment? -- Unnecessary societal triage : comparative risk assessment -- Alternatives assessment : the case of bovine growth hormone and rotational grazing -- Alternatives assessment vs. cost-benefit analysis : there is more to life than money -- We already know how to do alternatives assessment -- We know how to push for alternatives assessments -- The essential features of an alternatives assessment -- A society that assesses it alternatives -- Alternatives assessment : more information, fewer pages -- Getting started -- Barriers to alternatives assessment -- Forces for alternatives assessment
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 286 pages
Isbn
9780262150514
Lccn
99056868
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42786283
  • (OCoLC)ocm42786283
Label
Making better environmental decisions : an alternative to risk assessment, Mary O'Brien
Publication
Note
"Published in association with the Environmental Research Foundation."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-283) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Goal : replace risk assessment with alternatives assessment -- How does risk assessment actually work? -- What are we defending with risk assessment? -- When scientists shut their eyes : pretending that the safety of hazardous activities can be estimated -- When decision makers become compromised : pronouncing unnecessary hazardous activities "acceptable" -- When a society isn't serious about environmental health : assessing a narrow range of options -- Who loves, uses, or cooperates with risk assessment? -- Unnecessary societal triage : comparative risk assessment -- Alternatives assessment : the case of bovine growth hormone and rotational grazing -- Alternatives assessment vs. cost-benefit analysis : there is more to life than money -- We already know how to do alternatives assessment -- We know how to push for alternatives assessments -- The essential features of an alternatives assessment -- A society that assesses it alternatives -- Alternatives assessment : more information, fewer pages -- Getting started -- Barriers to alternatives assessment -- Forces for alternatives assessment
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 286 pages
Isbn
9780262150514
Lccn
99056868
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42786283
  • (OCoLC)ocm42786283

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