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Title:Making Better Environmental Decisions: An Alternative to Risk Assessment
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Making Better Environmental Decisions: An Alternative to Risk Assessment by Mary O'Brien

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Making Better Environmental Decisions: An Alternative to Risk Assessment For the past quarter century government and the private sector have relied heavily on risk assessment for making decisions allowing widespread environmental deterioration In this book Mary O Brien recommends a simple yet profound shift to another decision making technique alternatives assessment Instead of asking how much of a hazardous activity is safe which translates into how much damage the environment can tolerate alternatives assessment asks how we can avoid or minimize damage while achieving society s goals Alternatives assessment is a simple commonsense alternative to risk assessment It is based on the premise that it is not acceptable to damage human and nonhuman health or the environment if there are reasonable alternatives The approach calls for taking precautionary measures even if some cause and effect relationships have not been fully established scientifically The process must involve an examination of the full range of alternatives including no action at all Equally important it must be democratic and include potentially affected parties O Brien not only makes a persuasive case for alternative assessment she tells how to implement it She also shows how this technique has profound implications for public health for our stewardship of the environment and for a truly democratic government Published in association with the Environmental Research Foundation

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For the past quarter century government and the private sector have relied heavily on risk assessment for making decisions allowing widespread environmental deterioration In this book Mary O Brien recommends a simple yet profound shift to another decision making technique alternatives assessment Instead of asking how much of a hazardous activity is safe which translates into how much damage the environment can tolerate alternatives assessment asks how we can avoid or minimize damage while achieving society s goals Alternatives assessment is a simple commonsense alternative to risk assessment It is based on the premise that it is not acceptable to damage human and nonhuman health or the environment if there are reasonable alternatives The approach calls for taking precautionary measures even if some cause and effect relationships have not been fully established scientifically The process must involve an examination of the full range of alternatives including no action at all Equally important it must be democratic and include potentially affected parties O Brien not only makes a persuasive case for alternative assessment she tells how to implement it She also shows how this technique has profound implications for public health for our stewardship of the environment and for a truly democratic government Published in association with the Environmental Research Foundation, No description available, No description available, Messages from your Soul is the first book in the series CONVERSATIONS WITH DZAR It contains practices and a powerful Meditation brought forward by DZAR a group of compassionate Energies from All That Is to support your reconnection to your Soul and to your Expanded Being As you begin to understand your own expansiveness you will begin to feel your connection to everything you will begin to feel your expression of Self that is connected to those around you and to the earth you walk upon When you do this you will see yourself in the stars for they are expressing the same light as you We are Messengers from All That Is called forward by you to reconnect you to your pure essence of joy and compassion So many of you feel alone you feel separate isolated and disconnected We want you to know that you are not alone for you have access to Energies inside and outside of you that are waiting to support you to live a life of joy and connection with all things It is time for you to remember that you are part of something much bigger than your physical body much bigger than the consciousness and the environment that you exist within It is time for you to connect to your Expanded Being Your essence and that of the universe are the frequency of compassion because you are the same there is no difference there is no separation As you connect to your Expanded Being and learn to listen to the messages of your Soul you will merge back into that boundless sea of compassion and begin to experience the joy and abundance of all creation This is the message we bring to you DZAR Mary and Gary O Brien share the messages brought forward by DZAR They have over years experience working with people to create change in their lives and since they have become the vehicle for the message channelled from Spirit called The Path of DZAR Based in Australia they offer workshops and events in many countries as well as online courses More information about their workshops as well as free Meditations podcasts and videos are available at a target blank href http www thepathofdzar com rel nofollow www thepathofdzar com a