Environmental Science: Creating a Sustainable Future introduces students to the root causes of the environmental crisis and ideas for systems reform leading to sustainability. Its balanced, up-to- date coverage, combined with exciting new features and an integrated technology package fosters critical thinking about the key principles of environmental science and sustainability. The Sixth Edition provides expanded global coverage, in-depth case studies, and the latest statistics and scientific findings within the field. The focus on the root-level causes and sustainable solutions. Examines the interactions between humans, our social systems, and environmental damage across the globe, emphasizes need for fundamental changes in human systems, and shows how systems can be redesigned to be sustainable.