Major Environmental Issues Facing the 21st Century

Major Environmental Issues Facing the 21st Century

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This work, intended for informed, non-technical readers, provides an objective overview of important environmental issues. The book starts with the traditional topics of air, land and water pollution, but also presents newer issues, including solid waste management, the greenhouse effect, electromagnetic fields and questions of environmental equity. The authors also focus on how to prevent the pollution in the first place, rather than on simply cleaning it up afterwards.Consult the ownera#39;s guide for other maintenance recommendations. b. For families with an automatic dishwasher, the hot water heater setting can safely belowered to I30 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. Without a dishwasher, the setting can be lowered to 110 to I20 degrees. c. Install low-flow showerheads in the ... Lighting controls or a€œtimersa€ can help save energy dollars. c. Consider using task lightinganbsp;...

Title:Major Environmental Issues Facing the 21st Century
Author:Mary K. Theodore
Publisher: - 1996


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