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Air : our planet's ailing atmosphere

Author: H Y Tammemagi
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H Y Tammemagi
ISBN: 9780195430073 0195430077
OCLC Number: 282528801
Description: xii, 244 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The plight of the atmosphere --
The delicate atmosphere --
The ever-changing weather --
Smog: the deadly haze --
Transportation: a large environmental tire print --
Acid rain: the scourge of the loons --
King coal and fossil fuels --
The tenuous ozone shield --
The globe is heating up --
More signs that the canary is choking --
The path forward.
Responsibility: Hans Tammemagi.
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"Very readable description of all aspects of the atmosphere and the impacts of humans on it. Recommended."--Choice"While exploring the beauty and mystery of air, this title also examines its Read more...

 
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