Originally published in 1973, this book has enduring relevance in the 21st Century. Asking difficult questions it encourages the reader to think about the individual and societal changes which are needed to protect the planet and the health and prosperity of future generations. Despite the title of the book, it covers air, water and land pollution, evolution, the industrial revolution, the growth of technology, climatology and meteorology, pollution legislation and the economics of a green economy.
1. The Need for Air Pollution 2. Cleansing the Air 3. The Further Evolution of Industrial Man 4. Local Air Pollution 5. A Theory of Anti-Pollution Law 6. The Cultivation of the World 7. Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch….
The volumes in this set, originally published between 1931 and 1997 make major contributions to applied climatology. They include environmental debates about greenhouse gases, ozone, acid rain and land, water and air pollution and discuss: