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Main Title Making better environmental decisions : an alternative to risk assessment /
Author O'Brien, Mary,
Publisher MIT Press,
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 42786283
ISBN 0262150514; 9780262150514; 0262650533; 9780262650533
Subjects Environmental risk assessment ; Environmental policy--Decision making ; MER ; Risk management ; Milieubeleid ; Risicoanalyse ; Risikoanalyse ; Umweltpolitik
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  GE145.O27 2000 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 12/29/2000
EKBM  GE145.O27 2000 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 08/02/2002
ELBM  GE145.O27 2000 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 12/15/2014
ELDM  GE145.O27 2000 CCTE/GLTED Library/Duluth,MN 10/06/2006
ERAM  GE145.O27 2000 2 copies; Sustainability Book Club Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 07/24/2014
ESAM  GE145.O27 2000 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 12/01/2000
Collation xviii, 286 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Notes "Published in association with the Environmental Research Foundation." Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-283) and index.
Contents Notes 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.
Place Published Cambridge
Corporate Au Added Ent Environmental Research Foundation (Annapolis, Md.)
PUB Date Free Form ©2000
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
Content text
Carrier volume
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 99056868
Merged OCLC records 44787402; 47357125; 50666655; 773251541; 1022638396; 1159759339
OCLC Time Stamp 20141208130144
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 04023cam 22007934a 45020