Overview of Environmental Problems
This introductory document presents a comprehensive background of
environmental issues, intended to help individuals understand the impact
that human actions have on the environment. This 125-page document is
designed to aid faculty and students who need to become more familiar and
knowledgeable with environmental issues by providing background
information, scientific concepts, and terminology on the following
topics: Energy, Global Climate Change, Stratospheric Ozone Depletion,
Resource Depletion, Land Use and Development, Waste, Air Quality, Water,
Ecological Health, and Human Health. For people who are already familiar
with these issues, it is a convenient, concise source of current data and
research. An introduction, numerous figures and tables, as well as a
glossary of terms and concepts, have been included to serve as useful
teaching tools. $19.00
Pollution Prevention Concepts and Principles
This 16-page document introduces the concepts, terminology, objectives,
and scope of pollution prevention. It dicusses how government and the
provate sector are currently percieving and implementing pollution
prevention and describes the barriers and benefits ecountered.
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Center for Sustainable Systems*
University of Michigan
440 Church Street, Dana Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1041 USA
Tel: 734.764.1412 Fax: 734.647.5841
*formerly the National Pollution Prevention Center for Higher Education
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last revised: August 11, 1998.