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Every Breath You Take: Exploring the Science of Our Changing Atmosphere

Every Breath You Take: Exploring the Science of Our Changing Atmosphere (Hardback)

By Broomfield, Mark

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With seven million early deaths a year linked to air pollution, air quality is headline news around the world. But even though we breathe in and out every few seconds, few of us really know what's in the air all around us. In Every Breath You Take, air quality specialist--and ful...l-time breather--Dr. Mark Broomfield connects the dots from the atmosphere on distant planets to the holes in the ozone layer to the particles in our lungs. How do we measure air pollution and what on earth is an odor panel? Why are property prices higher upwind of cities? And will our grandchildren inherit an atmosphere worth breathing? With keen insights on the atmospheric effects of climate change, industrial air pollution, and urbanization in the twenty-first century, Every Breath You Take combines the latest scientific research with Mark's personal stories to answer these questions and many more in a readable and surprising journey through the atmosphere.
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ISBN 9781643133348
Released AU 6 Oct 2020
Publisher Pegasus Books
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781643133348
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Pegasus Books
Imprint Pegasus Books
Released 6 Oct 2020
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Broomfield, Mark
Category Science: General Issues
Environmental Engineering & Technology
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Dewey Code 551.5
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Earth Sciences
ONIX Text General/trade