Issues for Debate in Environmental Management is a contemporary collection of articles covering core issues within the broad topic of environmental management. The book is intended to supplement core courses in the Business and Management curriculum titled Environmental Management, Sustainability, and Business and Society, among other similarly titled courses.
The book begins with a feature article titled, "The New Environmentalism: Can New Business Policies Save the Environment?" and progresses through 16 articles of topics generally covered in environmental management courses, including global warming, the green economy, clean energy sources, water sources, and other opportunities for business and management exploration.
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Annotated Contents Preface Contributors 1. The New Environmentalism: Can New Business Policies Save the Environment? - Tom Price 2. Curbing Climate Change: Is the World Doing Enough? - Colin Woodard 3. Confronting Warming: Can States and Localities Prevent Climate Change? - Alan Greenblatt 4. Reducing Your Carbon Footprint: Can Individual Actions Reduce Global Warning? - Thomas J. Billitteri 5. Carbon Trading: Will It Reduce Global Warming? - Jennifer Weeks 6. Race for the Arctic: Who Owns the Region's Undiscovered Oil and Gas? - Brian Beary 7. Future of Recycling: Is a Zero-Waste Society Achievable? - Jennifer Weeks 8. Buying Green: Does It Really Help the Environment? - Jennifer Weeks 9. Regulating Toxic Chemicals: Do We Know Enough About Chemical Risks? - Jennifer Weeks 10. Coal's Comeback: Can Coal Become a Clean Energy Source? - Jennifer Weeks 11. Ecotourism: Does It Help or Hurt Fragile Lands and Cultures? - Rachel S. Cox 12. Rebuilding New Orleans: Should Flood-Prone Areas Be Redeveloped? - Peter Katel 13. Protecting Wetlands: Is the Government Doing Enough? - Jennifer Weeks 14. Looming Water Crisis: Is the World Running Out of Water? - Peter Behr 15. Oceans in Crisis: Can the Loss of Ocean Biodiversity Be Halted? - Colin Woodard 16. Biofuels Boom: Can Ethanol Satisfy America's Thirst for Foreign Oil? - Adriel Bettelheim 17. Fish Farming: Is It Safe for Humans and the Environment? - Jennifer Weeks