Pollution in the Air: Problems, Policies and Priorities, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Pollution in the Air

Problems, Policies and Priorities, 1st Edition

By R. S. Scorer


154 pages

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Hardback: 9780367365189
pub: 2019-11-14
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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.

Table of Contents

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….

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

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:

  • The economic, social, political and strategic implications of weather and climate
  • The health & prosperity of future generations
  • The economics of a green economy
  • Sustainable security, poverty and inequitable land distribution
  • And will be of interest to decision makers in agriculture, economics and business, politicians

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics
NATURE / Ecology
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change