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Cleaner, greener, healthier : a prescription for stronger Canadian environmental laws and policies

Author: David R Boyd
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2015.
Series: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Canadians are tired of getting sick from toxins in their air, food, water, and consumer products. In Cleaner, Greener, Healthier David Boyd sets out to remedy Canada's environmental health problems. He begins by assessing the environmental burden of disease, identifies its unequal distribution, and estimates the associated economic costs. He then compares Canada's environmental laws and policies with those in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Boyd, David R. (David Richard), 1964-
Cleaner, greener, healthier.
(CaOONL)20159038774
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David R Boyd
ISBN: 9780774830485 0774830484 9780774830492 0774830492
OCLC Number: 915058782
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part 1. Examination --
1. A neglected but vital issue --
2. Environmental influences on human health --
3. The environmental burden of disease --
4. Environmental injustices --
5. The economic costs of the environmental burden of disease --
part 2. Diagnosis --
6. Environmental health law and policy : the big picture --
7. A comparative analysis of environmental health laws and policies --
8. Canada's failure to make polluters pay --
9. Why does Canada lag behind? --
part 3. Prescription --
10. A preventive and precautionary approach --
11. Systemic changes in pursuit of sustainability --
12. The time for action is now.
Series Title: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Responsibility: David R. Boyd.
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David R. Boyd reveals striking weaknesses in Canadian environmental law, describes the damage these flaws are wreaking on human health, and identifies practical, proven, and affordable solutions to  Read more...

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