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Understanding Environmental Pollution (Hardcover)

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Understanding Environmental Pollution delivers a concise overview of global and individual environmental pollution for undergraduate courses, presenting the tools for students to assess environmental issues. This edition, contains more than 30% new material, assessing pollution from an international perspective, including air and water pollution, global warming, energy, solid and hazardous waste, and pollution at home. Both the sources and the impacts of pollution are addressed, as well as governmental, corporate, and personal responsibility for pollution. Pollution prevention is emphasized throughout.

"...provides a thorough background to pollution, from global issues to personal pollution in the home... an excellent introduction to the subject, providing the right information to enable students to evaluate environmental problems for themselves." Environmental Assessment Magazine

"...clear and well organized." waste planning

"...a useful `primer' for students... There is a wealth of statistical information given, and jargon is either studiously avoided or fully explained." Journal of Biological Education


Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780521518666
SKU 212964766
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0521518660
Release Date 4/1/2010
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Book Format Hardcover
Edition 0003
Number of Pages 0585
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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