Do carbon offsets slow climate change? Will the growing competition for energy trigger new international conflicts? Should water be privatized? Will global warming increase species losses? Can individual action significantly reduce global climate change?Global Environmental Issues, drawn from recent reports from CQ Press&BAD:rsquo;s award-winning CQ Researcher, takes up these and other compelling questions. Each selection explores who the key players are and what&BAD:rsquo;s at stake, skillfully covering the range of perspectives and scholarship surrounding an issue and preparing students to engage in the debate. Features include a pron box, chronology, annotated bibliography, web resources, photos, charts, graphs, and maps.