Occupational Safety: Health & Environment and Sustainable Economic Development

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  • Author :Pradeep Chaturvedi
  • Year of Publication :2007
  • ISBN: :9788180694134
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XI, 303
  • Size: 26 cms
  • Categories: Ayurveda and Health Sciences, Economics, Environmental Science, Sustainable Development

About the Book :

This book attempts at reinforcing the human cause for freeing the world from nuclear weapons. Providing background of nuclear arms control and the concept and history of nuclear-free zones; it makes political and comparative analysis of the proposals of the treaties of Antarctica, outer space and Sea-bed. Further, the book studies the Latin America nuclear-free zone, established by the Tlatelolco Treaty; and the South Pacific nuclear-free zone, established by the Rarotonga Treaty. It also evaluates the implications of nuclear-free zones and their connections. Finally, it explores the possibilities of attaining nuclear-free world based on non-violent approaches of Mahatma Gandhi.

About Author :

Pradeep Chaturvedi, Chairman of the Institution of Engineers (India), Delhi State Centre is a Mechanical Engineer and an energy and environment expert. He has been involved with sustainable development issues, mainly the energy policy and planning and implementation of environment friendly sustainable energy projects for over three decades in India and other Asian and Pacific countries. As a Member of the Perspective Planning Group of Planning Commission, preparing Development Vision 2020, he contributed 'India's Energy Vision 2020'. He has been actively involved with the formulation of Energy Conservation Act 2001 and the Electricity Bill 2001. Mr. Chaturvedi has been involved with the Studies Programme of the World Energy Council since 1983. His understanding of energy issues of the South Asia Region, in the global context, has been widely appreciated. Mr. Chaturvedi was deeply involved with the preparatory phase of the World Summit of Sustainable Development. He is also involved in the follow-up phase. Mr. Chaturvedi is Vice-Chairman of the UNESCO sponsored World Renewable Energy Network; and Vice Chairman of the World Environment Foundation, both based in UK; and President of the Bio Energy Society of India. He is also a Visiting Faculty at IIT, Delhi. Mr. Chaturvedi has authored six and edited 25 books on Energy Management and Sustainable Development. These books are widely referred to understand the situation in the country.