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Critical Government Documents on the Environment - Critical Documents Series (Hardback)
  • Critical Government Documents on the Environment - Critical Documents Series (Hardback)

Critical Government Documents on the Environment - Critical Documents Series (Hardback)

Hardback 382 Pages / Published: 08/09/2015
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Critical Government Documents on the Environment offers important government information on many of the leading environmental issues facing us today. This book does not offer any new science but attempts to collect and distill government documents so that you can get the information you need quickly and easily. Areas covered include global warming and greenhouse gases, the Keystone Pipeline and mining, water, air and marine pollution, mining and renewable energy. It includes a time line of important environmental events over the last 200 years and has an extensive glossary of environmental terms.

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781598887471
Number of pages: 382
Weight: 685 g
Dimensions: 239 x 163 x 31 mm

Critical Government Documents on the Environment does not seek to advocate any individual position or offer new science, but rather collects information to enable the reader to make their own, carefully evaluated judgment. Highly recommended, especially for public and college library Environmental Studies. * Midwest Book Review *
From canary-in-the-coal-mine moments to White House open-data initiatives, this highly informative and readable work is a valued addition to environmental discourse. Philpott crafts a compelling introduction to some of the most important government documents, acts, and initiatives related to the environment. He also includes primary source material and citations to help readers find original content discussed in the text. . . .A substantial glossary provides opportunities for novice readers to understand the technical vocabulary. . . .Covering global warming, clean air, clean water, and renewable energy, the work is an exceptional resource appropriate for nearly all academic and public libraries. Summing Up: Highly recommended. All audiences. * CHOICE *

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