Our environmental problems are huge, and they require careful attention and action. The twenty-first century will be a crucial time in human history, a time when we must find solutions that allow people on all parts of our planet to live in a clean, healthy environment and have the resources they need for a good life. - p. 5.
"Your World, Your Turn" is not just a subtitle, it's a philosophy. Jay Withgott wants students to feel empowered, to feel that their actions can make a difference -- from measuring their own ecological footprint to understanding the impact of society upon the environment. - Back cover.