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Energy and Environment is a must read for students pursuing environment as an elective in the science stream. Focus on environment is the key feature of this book. It begins with a chapter on the need for energy and briefly introduces the various generation techniques and important environmental issues. It then deals with the different power generation technologies viz. Coal, Hydro, Petroleum, Biomass, Solar, Wind, Geothermal and Nuclear, bringing out the features of energy generation and related environmental issues. Energy storage technologies and related environmental issues have been specifically dealt in detail. The text ends with a comparative study of the different technologies and brings out techniques that should influence decision making.