Environmental Politics: Annotated Bibliography

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Chasek, Pamela S., David Leonard. Downie, and Janet Welsh. Brown. Global
Environmental Politics. 5th edition. Boulder, CO: Westview, 2014. Print. Global Environmental Politics have provided an up-to-date, accurate, and unbiased introduction to the world’s most high- priority environmental issues. This text provides case studies on key issues such as climate change, toxic chemicals, and biodiversity loss, the authors detail the development of major environmental regimes. The text gives a reference of the effects of toxic chemicals in bodies of water. Also, it provides information on the adoption of global Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; the December 2015 Paris Climate Change conference; and recent meetings of major conventions on desertification, biological diversity, and so much more; the authors present a comprehensive overview of contemporary international environmental politics. Global Environmental Politics are vital reading for any student wishing to understand the current state of the field and to make informed decisions about which policies might best safeguard our environment for
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Contaminants in the Environment: A Multidisciplinary Assessment of Risks to Man and Other Organisms.
Boca Raton: Lewis, 1994. Print.
This book provides a broad, interdisciplinary assessment of the hazards presented by direct and indirect environmental contaminants to humans. It explores disparate aspects of risk assessment ranging from molecular mechanisms to the practical and administrative issues of environmental management. The book's first three sections focus on principles relevant to living organisms in general, the fourth addresses the question of risks to human health, while the final section considers issues relevant to both "human" and "natural" environments.

Wild, Alan. Soils and the Environment: An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge
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