9780073515564

Annual Editions: Environment 10/11

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073515564

  • ISBN10:

    0073515566

  • Edition: 29th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/12/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
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TheAnnual Editionsseries is designed to provide convenient, inexpensive access to a wide range of current articles from some of the most respected magazines, newspapers, and journals published today.Annual Editionsare updated on a regular basis through a continuous monitoring of over 300 periodical sources. The articles selected are authored by prominent scholars, researchers, and commentators writing for a general audience. TheAnnual Editionsvolumes have a number of common organizational features designed to make them particularly useful in the classroom: a general introduction; an annotated table of contents; a topic guide; an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites; and a brief overview for each section. Each volume also offers an onlineInstructor's Resource Guidewith testing materials.Using Annual Editions in the Classroomis a general guide that provides a number of interesting and functional ideas for usingAnnual Editionsreaders in the classroom. Visit www.mhhe.com/annualeditions for more details.

Table of Contents

Preface
Correlation Guide
Topic Guide
Internet References
The Global Environment: An Emerging World View
Unit Overview
IPCC, 2007: Summary for Policymakers
Global Warming Battlefields: How Climate Change Threatens Security
China Needs Help with Climate Change
Where Oil and Water Do Mix: Environmental Scarcity and Future Conflict in the Middle East and North Africa
Population, Policy, and Economy
Unit Overview
Do Global Attitudes and Behaviors Support Sustainable Development?
Paying for Climate Change
High-Tech Trash: Will Your Discarded TV or Computer End up in a Ditch in Ghana?
Down with Carbon: Scientists Work to Put the Greenhouse Gas in Its Place
Energy: Present and Future Problems
Unit Overview
Gassing up with Hydrogen
Wind Power: Obstacles and Opportunities
A Solar Grand Plan
The Rise of Renewable Energy
What Nuclear Renaissance?
The Biofuel Future: Scientists Seek Ways to Make Green Energy Pay Off
Putting Your Home on an Energy Diet
Biosphere: Endangered Species
Unit Overview
Forest Invades Tundra . . . and the New Tenants Could Aggravate Global Warming
America’s Coral Reefs: Awash with Problems
Seabird Signals
Taming the Blue Frontier
Nature’s Revenge
Resources: Land and Water
Unit Overview
Tracking U.S. Groundwater: Reserves for the Future?
How Much Is Clean Water Worth?
Searching for Sustainability: Forest Policies, Smallholders, and the Trans-Amazon Highway
Diet, Energy, and Global Warming
Landfill-on-Sea
The Politics of Climate Change
Unit Overview
The Truth about Denial
Swift Boating, Stealth Budgeting, and Unitary Executives
The Myth of the 1970s Global Cooling Scientific Consensus
How to Stop Climate Change: The Easy Way
Environmental Justice for All
Test-Your-Knowledge Form
Article Rating Form
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