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Theory: Basic concepts; Relationship between environment and city & regional planning. Environmental issues and priorities at global, regional and local levels. Environmental problems at home, workplace and city; Concept of planning for Sustainable Development; Environmental Impact Assessment and Social Impact Assessment; Environmental plans and policies. National Conservation Strategy; National Environmental Quality Standards; Ecology;Introduction to environmental management systems. Industrial and traffic pollution and associated hazards. Environmental risk reduction and management. Cities and climate change, Cities as contributor to climate change, the need for mitigation and development of carbon neutral cities, Impacts of climate change on cities and the need for adaptation. Practical: Studies and analysis of environmental degradation in urban and rural communities. Preparation of environmental management programme for commercial, industrial and residential areas of the city or for the whole city.

Course Learning Outcomes

To develop understanding of environmental issues and familiarize with environmental planning and management approaches.

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Book Title : Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions,
Author : Miller, G. T. and Spoolman, S. (2012)
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Brooks/Cole, CENGAGE Learning. 2

Book Title : Cities and Climate Change: Global Report on Human Settlements 2011
Author : UN-HABITAT (2011),
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : UN-HABITAT (2011),

Book Title : The Principles of Green Urbanism: Transforming the City for Sustainability
Author : Lehmann, S. (2010),
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Earthscan

Book Title : Institutional Barriers to Sustainable Urban Transport in Pakistan,
Author : Imran, Muhammad (2010)
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Oxford University Press Pakistan

Book Title : Environmental land use planning and management
Author : Randolph, J. (2004).
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Covelo, CA. Island Press.

Book Title : Planning for a sustainable environment: A Report by the Town and Country Planning Association,
Author : Blowers, A. (ed) (1993)
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Amazon.

Book Title : Man and Environment
Author : Arvill, Robert
Edition : 4th Edition
Publisher : England, Penguin

Book Title : Environmental Planning 1939-1969
Author : Cullingworth, J. B (1980)
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : London, Mayestyes

Book Title : The Law and Administration relating to protection of the Environment,
Author : Bigham, D. Plastair
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : London, Oyez.

Book Title : Environmental Impact Assessment
Author : Canter
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : McGraw Hill

Book Title : How Cities are Saved
Author : New York, Universal Press
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Lottnan, R. Herbert

Book Title : Use and Misuse of Earth Surface
Author : Skiner J. Brian (1981)
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : California, WK Inc.,

Book Title : Pollution Control in a Developing Economy, Accra,
Author : Alrroffo, S. B. (1989)
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Ghana University Press.

Book Title : Environmental Planning
Author : Selman, Paul (1993)
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : London, Paul

Book Title : Environmental Management: Basic and Applied Aspects of Management of Ecology and Environments System
Author : Mukherjiee, Biswarup
Edition : Latest Edition
Publisher : Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi

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