The eighth edition of this college textbook on environmental science has been expanded to include in...
The eighth edition of this college textbook on environmental science has been expanded to include information on global climate change, a completely revised chapter on sustainable economics and a brand new section on nuclear energy and its resurgence. Chiras (environmental science, Colorado College) includes hundreds of photographs and illustrations to discuss the most important environmental issues such as preserving biological diversity, energy conservation and consumption, environmental protection policies, stabilizing human populations and creating renewable food and energy sources. A companion website provides various e-learning tools such as study quizzes, flash cards and chapter reviews. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)