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Air pollution and climate change

Alan Wellburn

Air pollution and climate change

the biological impact

by Alan Wellburn

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Published by Longman Scientific & Technical, Wiley in Harlow, Essex, England, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Bioclimatology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan Wellburn.
    ContributionsWellburn, Alan, 1940-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH545.A3 W45 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 268 p. :
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1421503M
    ISBN 100470200065
    LC Control Number93031701

    This book provides a unique perspective on the multidimensional aspects of the health impacts of climate change and air pollution, which include the science, impacts, solutions, and advocacy of the solutions. The book is intended to add a new approach to climate change by focusing on its health impacts from a multidisciplinary understanding that can be used for academic, political, faith. In addition, climate change is predicted to exacerbate air pollution and its negative health effects in a region considered to be one of the most vulnerable to global climate change.

      The "State of the Air" report found nearly half of Americans live in areas with unhealthy air quality, and our changing climate worsens air pollution. Climate change . In addition, the recognition of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) on stratospheric ozone and its climate effects linked chemistry and climate strongly. What is less recognized, however, is a comparably major global problem dealing with air pollution. Until about ten years ago, air pollution was thought to be just an urban or a local problem.

    A review of the current status of air pollution and climate change (CC) in the United States from a perspective of their impacts on forest ecosystems is provided. Ambient ozone (O3) and nitrogen (N) deposition have important and widespread ecological impacts in U.S. : Thoroughly restructured and updated with new findings and new features The Second Edition of this internationally acclaimed text presents the latest developments in atmospheric science. It continues to be the premier text for both a rigorous and a complete treatment of the chemistry of the atmosphere, covering such pivotal topics as: * Chemistry of the stratosphere and troposphere * Formation Reviews: 3.


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