|definition||This Division covers R&D directed towards the development of social and economic environmental policies and understanding the impacts of climate change. It also includes studies of natural hazards, their environmental impact and how to manage this impact.|
|scope note||a) Rural, regional and urban planning issues, including environmental impact studies
of new developments, are included in Group 1204 Construction planning.
b) Economic aspects of resource consumption are included in Group 1505 Microeconomics.
c) Economic aspects of the environment are included in Group 1599 Other economic framework.
d) Control and treatment of human diseases within the country's borders are included in Division 20 Health.
e) Environmental ethics is included in Group 1303 Ethics.
|top concept of||2020 original|