Offers coverage of the history, politics, and ethical debates related to climate change, including the impact of climate change on daily life, trade and commerce, travel, and the future of both industrialized and impoverished nations. Provides insights on leading social issues and spurs critical thinking about the impact of environmental issues on daily life and globalization.
Includes entries on disasters that have had the greatest historical, environmental, and cultural impact.
Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.
More than 170 native peoples around the world are facing life-and-death struggles to maintain environments threatened by oil spills, explosions, toxic chemicals, global warming, and other pollutants. This resource surveys those indigenous peoples and the environmental hazards they face. Each entry focuses on the peoples of a particular country.
Covers all important water science concepts and current issues and highlights major historical developments and key figures.