The Global Casino

Rating: Nick Middleton. 2013. The Global Casino: an introduction to environmental issues.5e.  Routledge. ISBN. 978 1 4441 4662 2 At a time when there are so many specialist texts on matters dealing with environmental issues (usually with only one topic in mind) it’s good to see one that tackles so many different ones and impressive to see it through 5 editions and 18 years. Having seen a few of these earlier incarnations, a new arrival always piques interest. The basic […]

Understanding Environmental Pollution 3e

Rating: Marquita K Hill. 2010. Understanding Environmental Pollution. 3e. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978 0 521 73669 5. The need for a text looking at pollution (other than global climate change) is pressing and yet there are few texts taking this more comprehensive route. It is clear such a text is still needed and indeed, judging by the size difference between the first edition (reviewed here many years ago) and the current one, there is even more to say! Of […]