Environmental Management 2008 Jacqueline Davey
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1. An Introduction to Environmental Management Jacqueline Davey
2. Environmental Management 2008
Jacqueline Davey & Rita Stephen
Week 1- Introduction/Global Environmental Policies and Environmental Management /set assignment
Week 2-Environment and Sustainable Development, Non-renewable energies
Week 3-Carbon Capture/Sustaining Key resources and ethical responsibility
Week 4 –Guest Lecturer- Brett Grosvenor from the E. A ‘National guidance and policy for flood risk management in the planning process’ and Rob Hillman from the E.A ‘Water Framework Directive’.
Week 5 – Water/Waste Management or Guest Speaker
Week 6 – Pat Foster- Mine Rehabilitation-case studies-2hrs
Week 7- Assignment Presentations
Week 8 – Assignment Presentations
Week 9 – Assignment Presentations
4. VERY IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER; The 3 Main Aims;
1) Identify Goals
2) Establish whether they can be met.
3) Develop and implement the means to do what it deems possible.
5. What are the main characteristics of environmental management?
6. Outline of 10 Main Characteristics Supports sustainable development. A generic term:- dealing with a world affected by humans(few wholly natural environments left today).
Is proactive in its processes
Needs a holistic, interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary approach.
Integrates and reconciles different development viewpoints.
Brings together and co-ordinates social sciences with science, planning and policy making.
Meets and exceeds basic human needs with desirable outcomes.
Is not short term in its time scales?
Local to global.
Stresses stewardship, not exploitation.
Identifies and addresses opportunities, threats and problems
7. Define What you Consider environmental management to be?
8. Some definitions.... An approach that encompasses the political, social and natural environment.
The formulation of an environmentally sound development strategy
A sustainable level of satisfying the basic human needs at a minimum level, whilst keeping the needs of the environment at an optimum level.
Seeking the best possible environmental option to promote sustainable development.
To control all human activities which have a significant impact upon the environment?
Environmental management-a generic description of the process undertaken by or, less, commonly an engineering , law or design background, tackling problems of the human-altered environment on an interdisciplinary basis from a quantitative and/or futuristic viewpoint (Dorney,1989).
9. Gwithian Sands
10. With Management can we keep a tunnel effect?
11. To Build or not to build?
12. To leave or not to leave?-this is the question!
13. Is this inkeeping with the area?
14. Can we tell just by looking?
15. This leaves many questions for you to think about.....? Leading you to next week.....