Today is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day and is a time to think critically about sustainable solutions to environmental issues. Dan Chiras encourages students to do just that in his best-selling text, Environmental Science, now in it's tenth edition. Dan Chiras is a world-renown educator and author of 30 books on environmental science, natural resource conservation, sustainability, renewable energy, environmental education, and green building. He has taught at the University of Colorado at Denver, University of Denver, University of Colorado in Boulder, University of Washington, and Colorado College. Dan has done pioneering work on critical thinking, sustainability, and the root causes of the environmental crisis. He has been involved in environmental issues since the 1970s. As the founder and director of The Evergreen Institute, today Dan teaches classes on residential renewable energy and green building.
In the recently published tenth edition of Environmental Science, Dan:
- emphasizes sustainable solutions to local, regional, national, and global environmental issues with the goal of creating lasting solutions to all environmental problems;
- provides in-depth coverage of all topics to allow students to analyze environmental issues objectively and think critically about solutions;
- includes expanded discussions of contemporary environmental issues, including mountaintop removal, global climate change, solar and wind energy, species extinction, world energy demand and peak oil, acid deposition, and the progress in adoption of renewable energy.
Preview the front matter including, the complete table of contents and The Student Experience, and see why this book is the clear choice for an introductory environmental science course.