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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