aller au contenu
The silent epidemic : coal and the hidden threat to health Aperçu de cet ouvrage
FermerAperçu de cet ouvrage
Vérifiant…

The silent epidemic : coal and the hidden threat to health

Auteur : Alan H Lockwood
Éditeur : Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2012.
Édition/format :   Livre : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
"Alan Lockwood, a physician, describes and documents the adverse health effects of burning coals. Lockwood's comprehensive treatment examines every aspect of coal, from its complex chemical makeup to details of mining, transporting, burning, and disposal--each of which generates significant health concerns. He describes coal pollution's effects on the respiratory, cardiovascular, and nervous systems, and how these  Lire la suite...
Évaluation :

(pas encore évalué) 0 avec des critiques - Soyez le premier.

Sujets
Plus comme ceci

 

Trouver un exemplaire dans la bibliothèque

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Recherche de bibliothèques qui possèdent cet ouvrage...

Détails

Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Alan H Lockwood
ISBN : 9780262017893 026201789X
Numéro OCLC : 777945794
Description : xi, 229 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contenu : Introduction --
Coal --
The pollutants --
From mine to ash --
Mitigation of pollutants from burning coal --
Pathophysiology: how pollution damages cells and tissues --
Basic health considerations --
Diseases of the respiratory system --
Diseases of the cardiovascular system --
Diseases of the nervous system --
Health effects on the horizon --
Coal, global warming, and health --
Energy and health care economics --
Policy implications.
Responsabilité : Alan H. Lockwood.

Résumé :

"Alan Lockwood, a physician, describes and documents the adverse health effects of burning coals. Lockwood's comprehensive treatment examines every aspect of coal, from its complex chemical makeup to details of mining, transporting, burning, and disposal--each of which generates significant health concerns. He describes coal pollution's effects on the respiratory, cardiovascular, and nervous systems, and how these problems will only get worse; explains the impact of global warming on coal-related health problems; and discusses possible policy approaches to combat coal pollution."--Provided by publisher.

Critiques

Critiques éditoriales

Synopsis de l’éditeur

"Energy policy is health policy. In The Silent Epidemic, Alan Lockwood makes clear that coal is a pressing health concern. Just as a microbiology text analyzes bacteria, this book provides a guide Lire la suite...

 
Critiques d’utilisateurs
Récupération des critiques de GoodReads...
Récuperation des critiques DOGObooks…

Tags

Tous les tags des utilisateurs (1)

Voir les tags les plus utilisés sous forme de : liste de tags | nuage de tags

Confirmez cette demande

Vous avez peut-être déjà demandé cet ouvrage. Veuillez sélectionner OK si vous voulez poursuivre avec cette demande quand même.

Données liées


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/777945794>
library:oclcnum"777945794"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/777945794>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/865130>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Coal--Environmental aspects"@en
schema:name"Coal--Environmental aspects."@en
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1070115>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Pollution--Health aspects"@en
schema:name"Pollution--Health aspects."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:copyrightYear"2012"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2012"
schema:description""Alan Lockwood, a physician, describes and documents the adverse health effects of burning coals. Lockwood's comprehensive treatment examines every aspect of coal, from its complex chemical makeup to details of mining, transporting, burning, and disposal--each of which generates significant health concerns. He describes coal pollution's effects on the respiratory, cardiovascular, and nervous systems, and how these problems will only get worse; explains the impact of global warming on coal-related health problems; and discusses possible policy approaches to combat coal pollution."--Provided by publisher."@en
schema:description"Introduction -- Coal -- The pollutants -- From mine to ash -- Mitigation of pollutants from burning coal -- Pathophysiology: how pollution damages cells and tissues -- Basic health considerations -- Diseases of the respiratory system -- Diseases of the cardiovascular system -- Diseases of the nervous system -- Health effects on the horizon -- Coal, global warming, and health -- Energy and health care economics -- Policy implications."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1081794240>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The silent epidemic : coal and the hidden threat to health"@en
schema:numberOfPages"229"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Fermer la fenêtre

Veuillez vous identifier dans WorldCat 

Vous n’avez pas de compte? Vous pouvez facilement créer un compte gratuit.