Ritically assess the (tool) Risk Assesment in relation to environmental management.

Critically evaluate the Risk assesment in realtion to environmetal management.


-Brief intro
-Main body, use case study examples..

Need to show:

1. An understanding of the issues, science and philosophy that underpin environmental management
2. Understand and critically appraisals methods used for identifying and assessing the impact that a process or company can have on the environment

Recommend Text

Sheldon and Yoxon (2002) Installing Environmental Management Systems. Earthscan
Welford, R (1997) Corporate Environmental Management
ORiordan, T (1999) Environmental Science for Environmental Management Harlow: Longman Scientific

Further reading and support materials:

Barton, H. (1995). A guide to local environmental auditing / Hugh Barton, Noel Bruder ... et al. London : Earthscan, One Week Loan 333.714/BAR
British Library, Science Reference and Information Service, (1993) Environmental Auditing: An introduction and practical guide. London: British Library, One Week Loan 333.717/ENV
Cascio, J. ISO 14000 guide : the new international environmental management standards /. New York; London : McGraw-Hill, 1996. -(Environmental engineering books). 0070116253
Croner s (2000) Environmental Management. Croner Publications Ltd. shelf mark ref. 333.715./cd
Croners (1995) Environmental Policy and Procedures. Kingston upon Thames : Croner Publications,. 1855243237
Department of the Environment (1997) Environmental Assessment: A Guide to the Procedures. 9th edition HMSO. 333.714 ENV.
Gray, R (1993) Accounting for the Environment. Paul Chapman Publishing. shelf mark. 333.717 ENV
Grayson, L (1992) Environmental Auditing: A Guide to Best Practice in the UK and Europe. British Library. shelf mark 333.717 ENV.
Grayson, L & Woolston, H (1993) Business and Environmental Accountability: An Overview and Guide to the Literature. British Library. shelf mark 333.70681.
Institute of Environmental Assessment, (1998) EC Eco-Management and Audit Scheme : a participants guide.G05677202 (seriously good clear coverage of EMAS requirement)
Turner, R.K, et. al. (1994) Environmental Economics: An Elementary Introduction. Harvester Wheatsheaf. shelf mark 333.717. (The best introduction to environmental economics)
Welford and Starky eds. (1996) An Earthscan Reader in Business and the Environment. Earthscan. shelf mark One Week Loan 333.715/EAR
Welford, R & Gouldson, A (1993) Environmental Management and Business Strategy. Pitman Publishing. 333.70681.
Woolston, H (1993) Environmental Auditing: An Introduction and Practical Guide. British Library. 333.717 ENV (A useful introduction to environmental auditing.)
Carlow Peter, ed (1998). Handbook of environmental risk assessment and management. Oxford : Blackwell Science,

Library Journals
The ENDS Report (anyone wanting a career in consultancy should be reading this every issue just for the jobs section).
Journal of Environmental Management (the academic environmental management journal with a discerning eye for good quality articles!)
Business Strategy and the Environment.
Eco-Management and Audit
Planning for the Natural and Built Environment.
Environment Briefing.

Web pages (key word for search)
Institute for Environmental Management and Assessment (dgs/environment/index_en.htm)

European environment Agency

Communities and local government
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