eBook Today's Environmental Issues: Democrats and Republicans, 1st Edition

  • Teri J. Walker
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  • ISBN-10: 144084710X
  • ISBN-13: 9781440847103
  • DDC: 363.7
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 390 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

An accessible and impartial survey of the positions of the Republican and Democratic parties on the most pressing environmental issues of our time, from climate change and wilderness preservation to air and water pollution.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Across the Aisle Series.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface: Partisan Environmental Priorities.
Introduction.
1: Climate Change.
2: Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations.
3: Emissions Trading.
4: Endangered Species.
5: Environmental Justice.
6: Freshwater Use and Pollution.
7: Fuel and Energy Efficiency Standards.
8: Genetically Modified Foods.
9: Grazing.
10: Hazardous Waste Disposal.
11: Hydraulic Fracturing (“Fracking”).
12: Hydroelectric Energy.
13: Indoor Air Pollution.
14: Logging on Public Lands.
15: Marine Pollution and Protection.
16: Mining.
17: Motorized Recreation on Public Lands.
18: National Parks.
19: Noise Pollution.
20: Nuclear Waste Disposal.
21: Oil and Natural Gas Drilling.
22: Outdoor Air Pollution.
23: Ozone Depletion.
24: Pesticides.
25: Public Lands.
26: Solar Energy.
27: Sustainability.
28: Transportation.
29: Wetlands.
30: Wilderness Conservation.
31: Wind Energy.
Glossary.
Selected Bibliography.
Index.
About the Contributors.