Environment and You, The, 3rd edition

  • Norm Christensen, 
  • Lissa Leege, 
  • Justin St. Juliana

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Overview

The Environment and You gives you reason to be hopeful about environmental challenges. The authors draw on their pedagogical expertise and classroom experience to help you establish a reliable foundation in science. They also strive to inspire students like yourself, connecting the course to choices you can make as citizens and demonstrating the role science can play in influencing personal, community, and global environmental issues. The authors convey their belief that we can all change the world in directions that are truly sustainable and that you will be part of that process of change.

With the 3rd Edition, You Decide discussions provide complex environmental issues that prompt you to consider options and take a position. New Misconceptions address common misunderstandings and push you to examine evidence that contradicts your opinions and ideas.

Published by Pearson (May 4th 2018) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780135213087

Subject: Environmental Science

Category: Environmental Science / Studies

Table of contents

  1. Environment, Sustainability, and Science 
  2. Environmental Ethics, Economics, and Policy 
  3. The Physical Science of the Environment
  4. Organism and Population Ecology and Evolution
  5. Human Population Growth 
  6. Communities and Ecosystems 
  7. The Geography of Life 
  8. Biodiversity Conservation 
  9. Climate Change and Global Warming 
  10. Air Quality 
  11. Water 
  12. Agriculture and the Ecology of Food 
  13. Forest Resources 
  14. Nonrenewable Energy and Electricity 
  15. Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation 
  16. Urban Ecosystems 
  17. Waste Management 
  18. The Environment and Human Health 
  19. The Environment and You 1. Environment, Sustainability, and Science 
  20. Environmental Ethics, Economics, and Policy 
  21. The Physical Science of the Environment 
  22. Organism and Population Ecology and Evolution 
  23. Human Population Growth 
  24. Communities and Ecosystems 
  25. The Geography of Life 
  26. Biodiversity Conservation 
  27. Climate Change and Global Warming 
  28. Air Quality 
  29. Water 
  30. Agriculture and the Ecology of Food 
  31. Forest Resources 
  32. Nonrenewable Energy and Electricity 
  33. Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation 
  34. Urban Ecosystems 
  35. Waste Management 
  36. The Environment and Human Health 
  37. The Environment and You 

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