Environmental Services Association
ESA is a trade association representing the UK's waste management and secondary resources industry. The website includes industry news, articles from ESA's publications and details of their member associations.
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Integrated health, safety and environmental management
A brief introduction to this album.
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4.1 Three approaches to global environmental change
Human societies have to take urgent action to end their dependences on fossil fuels. We have to alter the whole path of our development and decision making in order to make our societies both environmentally adaptable and sustainable. This unit takes on the task of trying to chart some of the ways in which it might be possible.
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2.3 Using conversation to construct environmental responsibility
This unit focuses on the substance of environmental responsibility – what matters. The question ‘What should constitute our prime focus of attention?’ can prompt different responses. We consider two points of contrast in differing focuses on what matters: 1 a distinction between nature and the environment 2 a distinction between nature/environment and related human interactions
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2.1 Accounting for the consequences of environmental harm
This unit considers environmental responsibility and what may matter from a caring perspective and an accountability perspective. Caring for an environment compromising the natural world and ensuring accountability for harm or wrong done to the environment.
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1.3 The influence of environmental ethics: value and care
This unit considers environmental responsibility and what may matter from a caring perspective and an accountability perspective. Caring for an environment compromising the natural world and ensuring accountability for harm or wrong done to the environment.
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2.2 Environmental pragmatism: positioning expert support
This unit explores conceptual tools for assisting our thinking and deliberation on what matters. The notion of ‘framing’ nature is introduced and three readings provide an understanding of systems thinking for explicitly framing issues of environmental responsibility.
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3.4 Environmental effects of reservoir construction
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there area areas where water supplies are limited, shown by recent droughts. Globally, there are many areas that do not have enought water to support the currently population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a
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Showcase: Environmental Change Institute
Showcase: Environmental Change Institute
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When Worlds Collide: Reconciling Human and Environmental Systems
This talk focuses on how cultural values, especially those associated with the United States, impact individuals' sense of belonging to nature and engaging in pro-environmental behaviour.
Author(s): Professor Stephan Mayer, Environmental Psychology,

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Climate Change and the Fate of the Amazon 2007 - What drives environmental policymaking in the Brazi
What drives environmental policymaking in the Brazilian Amazon?
Author(s): Timmons Roberts

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Climate Change and the Fate of the Amazon 2007 - Social-science perspectives on environmental change
Social-science perspectives on environmental change in the Brazilian Amazon
Author(s): Diogenes Alves

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Reflections on the ECI's MSc Environmental Change and Management
Students Max and Astrid give their insights on this MSc programme, including why they applied, what they learned, the fieldtrips, the students and more.
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A World of Hurt. The true global death count of environmental degradation.
It's no secret that environmental degradation has been shown to have damaged people's health, often fatally, in many specific cases. Now, however, world-leading research at the University of Adelaide has linked the two on a staggering global scale.
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China’s Development and Managing its Environmental Responsibilities
In this panel discussion, members will explore the interaction between China's economic development and it'd environmental responsibilities, from a range of social, political, environmental and economic perspectives.
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Environmental Planning and Politics in New York State
Susan Riha discusses environmental issues and the role of politics in climate change and gas drilling in New York State.
Date: 05/12/2010

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Governance: A New Challenge in Global Environmental Governance
Franklyn Lisk (Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick)
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Food and the Environment: Societal and Cultural Impacts of Environmental Change Sustainability and S
Lenore Manderson (Monash University)
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BEYOND KYOTO: Green Innovation and Enterprise for the 21st Century - Innovations in Environmental Fi
There is a great deal of innovation in the areas of green enterprise and clean technology in Oxford and the greater Oxford-London-Cambridge region, resenting an infrastructural advantage supported by world-class universities and businesses. The Oxford Business and Environment Network, with the support of Saïd Business School, the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, the Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, is organising th
Author(s): Moderator: David Mott, Oxford Capital Partners; Ro

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BEYOND KYOTO: Green Innovation and Enterprise for the 21st Century - Innovations in Environmental Fi
There is a great deal of innovation in the areas of green enterprise and clean technology in Oxford and the greater Oxford-London-Cambridge region, presenting an infrastructural advantage supported by world-class universities and businesses. The Oxford Business and Environment Network, with the support of Saïd Business School, the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, the Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, is organising t
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