The Forgiving Air: Understanding Environmental Change
by Richard C. J. Somerville
Publisher: University of California Press 1998
Number of pages: 224
This is an authoritative, up-to-date handbook on global change. Written by a scientist for nonscientists, this primer humanizes the great environmental issues of our time - the hole in the ozone layer, the greenhouse effect, acid rain, and air pollution.
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This monograph was conceived after the author had done a good deal of broadcasting, within the UK and internationally, on the Gulf Coast oil spill. The approach to writing this monograph has been a totally disinterested one.
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Modern technology give us much of what we value, but they also gave us Bhopal, Chernobyl, and Three Mile Island. What is acceptable risk? The author finds a pattern of decision-making based on relationships among organizations.
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