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Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change


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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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A Bibliography of the Literature on North American Climates of the Past 13,000 Years

A Bibliography of the Literature on North American Climates of the Past 13,000 Years

1st Edition

Donald K Grayson
November 11, 2019

Originally published in 1975, this extensive bibliography has been drawn from archaeological, botanical, geological, meteorological and zoological sources. It covers those studies which deal with periods of time for which modern observational data are not available. Included sources range from ...

A Brief History of Pollution

A Brief History of Pollution

1st Edition

Adam C. Markham
November 11, 2019

Originally published in 1994, this book links the distant past with the urgent problems of today, taking the reader on a literary and scientific tour of global pollution from pre-history to the post-industrial age. Ancient problems such as lead poisoning in Rome and water pollution in Mesopotamia ...

Acid Rain

Acid Rain

1st Edition

J. Rose
November 11, 2019

Originally published in 1994 this volume includes contributions from environmental scientists, consultants and research workers. The incidence and effects of the phenomenon of acid rain in the late 1970s, 80s and early 1990s , as well as certain remedies, are discussed at length. The roles of ...

Atmospheric Processes

Atmospheric Processes

1st Edition

James Hanwell
November 11, 2019

Originally published in 1980, this book is an original approach to the study of the atmosphere at A Level and introductory undergraduate courses. A true understanding of the way the atmosphere works is only attainable on a firm basis of science and the book concentrates on this aspect in a clear ...

Climate Change and World Agriculture

Climate Change and World Agriculture

1st Edition

Martin L. Parry
November 11, 2019

Originally published in 1990, this book analysed the sensitivity of the world food system and looked at the variety of ways in which it would be affected by climate change. It describes the effects of climate change on agriculture, estimates the impacts on plant and animal growth and looks at the ...

Climatology

Climatology

1st Edition

A. Austin Miller
November 11, 2019

Originally published in 1931 (this re-issues the 8th edition of 1953), this book gives students a comprehensive account of global climatic types and the impact of climate on economics, issues of race, health, meteorology and geography. Climate change is covered from earliest times up until the ...

Climatology from Satellites

Climatology from Satellites

1st Edition

Eric Barrett
November 11, 2019

Originally published in 1974, was a pioneering study which summarized, within the pre-existing framework of atmospheric knowledge, the more significant findings that emerged from the first decade of climatological analyses of meteorological satellite data. It shows how these data complement and ...

Climatology of West Africa

Climatology of West Africa

1st Edition

Derek F. Hayward, Julius S. Oguntoyinbo
November 11, 2019

Originally published in 1987, this book brings together information previously buried in specialist sources and makes it available to the student in a non-technical and well-illustrated synthesis. It builds a clear and detailed picture of the climates of West Africa, describing and explaining them ...

Environmental Pollution Control Technical, Economic and Legal Aspects

Environmental Pollution Control Technical, Economic and Legal Aspects

1st Edition

Allan D. McKnight, Pauline K. Marstrand, T. Craig Sinclair
November 11, 2019

Originally published in 1974 this volume brings together contributions from lawyers, a nuclear physicist, a landscape architect, biologist, engineers and a former Inspector of the International Atomic Energy Agency. It covers technical and legal information on air, water, sea, land and noise ...

Oil Pollution Control

Oil Pollution Control

1st Edition

Sonia M. Zaide
November 11, 2019

Oil pollution has been a major environmental concern since the 1920s. The search for a solution has ranged from prevention to partial measures coupled with compensation and remedial action. This book, originally published in 1987, offers a different assessment of the efforts of governments and the ...

Only One Earth Living for the Future

Only One Earth Living for the Future

1st Edition

Lloyd Timberlake
November 11, 2019

Originally published in 1987, this book showcases global examples of people and communities who are learning to use the world’s resources without despoiling them for future generations. It includes chapters on nomadic life in Kenya, food supply in a Peruvian shantytown and a Buddhist monk in Sri ...

Pollution in the Air Problems, Policies and Priorities

Pollution in the Air Problems, Policies and Priorities

1st Edition

R. S. Scorer
November 11, 2019

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...

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