Transportation

Overview

Are we doing enough to make our transportation sustainable?

Is green thinking making a difference?

We are all aware- of the importance of the environment. It's always in the news and it affects our behavior and the decisions we make every day. But what actual impact has environmental thinking had on the transport we take for granted?

The thought-provoking series The Impact of Environmentalism looks at the way ...

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Overview

Are we doing enough to make our transportation sustainable?

Is green thinking making a difference?

We are all aware- of the importance of the environment. It's always in the news and it affects our behavior and the decisions we make every day. But what actual impact has environmental thinking had on the transport we take for granted?

The thought-provoking series The Impact of Environmentalism looks at the way changing ideas about the environment and sustainability have affected our landscape, conservation efforts, our transportation, food and farming, and our towns and cities.

Features of the series include:

Thought-provoking content

Extended case studies, "Environmentalism in Action"

"Then and now" comparisons

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781432965204
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Publication date: 7/1/2012
  • Series: Impact of Environmentalism Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 11 - 15 Years
  • Lexile: 1050L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Transportation Today 4

The Scale of the Problem 6

Providing the Power 12

Noticing the Problem 14

Sustainable Development 22

Greener Fuels 30

Electrics and Hybrids 36

Rethinking Lifestyles 40

What Have We Learned? 56

Timeline 58

Glossary 60

Find Out More 62

Index 64

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