UC Merced Graduate Studies: Environmental Systems

UC Merced Graduate Studies: Environmental Systems

If you are thinking about climate change or thinking about environmental sustainability, you have to think about human impacts as well as science questions, engineering problems, these are all linked together and we’re not going to solve big problems in sustainability of our planet unless we can really pull together those linkages and think about …

Response to Marine Oil Spills: Environmental impacts

Response to Marine Oil Spills: Environmental impacts

Globally we now consume four billion tonnes of oil every year. Oil spills from shipping accidents and offshore blowouts are rare, but when they happen, the impact on the environment… ..on livelihoods and on the local economy can be severe. In this series, we’ll be asking the key questions. What issues do we need to …

Dr. John Knox – Symposium on Environmental Rights

Dr. John Knox – Symposium on Environmental Rights

thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today at this timely and critically important symposium on environmental rights I very much appreciate the invitation from the David Suzuki Foundation and the other organizers and I’m only sorry that I can’t join you to be with you in person environmental rights our late arrivals …

The Nuclear Waste Problem

The Nuclear Waste Problem

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Environmental and Public Health Issues – Contd 1

Environmental and Public Health Issues – Contd 1

ok so welcome back so we will continue our discussion from the previous video we were looking at the different individual chemicals individual elements and their ah environment environmental and human health impact a bit a bit in detail so we looked at couple of elements now will try to see in terms of lead …

Two EPA advisers resign “in protest”

Two EPA advisers resign “in protest”

>>>WELCOME BACK. PRESIDENT TRUMP IS WEIGHING WHETHER TO ABANDON THE LANDMARK PARIS AGREEMENT NEGOTIATED BY MORE THAN 130 COUNTRIES INCLUDING THE U.S. IT AIMS TO MAKE THE AIR LESS DEADLY OBVIOUSLY AND TO PREVENT THE MOST CATASTROPHIC CONSEQUENCES OF GLOBAL WARMING. THURSDAY SECRETARY OF STATE REX TILLERSON CONTRADICTED THE ADMINISTRATION SIGNING AN INTERNATI INTERNATIONAL DECLARATION. …

Sackett v EPA – Supreme Court Authorizes Pre-Enforcement Review of Clean Water Act Compliance Orders

Sackett v EPA – Supreme Court Authorizes Pre-Enforcement Review of Clean Water Act Compliance Orders

– [Narrator] A Supreme Court decision in the case Sackett versus Environmental Protection Agency gives land owners one more option when faced with compliance orders from the EPA under the Federal Clean Water Act. – The concept is called pre-enforcement review, and up until the Sackett opinion, it was something that was simply unavailable to …