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Ozone Crisis
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Sharon Roan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-08-30 - Publisher: Wiley

The real story behind the . Ozone Crisis Straight from today's headlines, award-winning science writer Sharon Roan offers an incisive look at one of the planet's most pressing ecological concerns. Ozone Crisis tells the compelling, often shocking story of the discovery of ozone depletion, the fight to ban chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs),
Human Population and the Environmental Crisis
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: University of California Los Angeles California Ben Zuckerman
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

This volume represents the proceedings of a symposium on "Human Population and the Environmental Crisis" held at the University of California, Los Angeles, in October 1993 and convened by the IGPP Center for the Study of Evolution and the Origin of Life (CSEOL). The expertise of the seven symposium speakers,
After Cooling
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Eric Dean Wilson
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-07-19 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

This “ambitious [and] delightful” (The New York Times) work of literary nonfiction interweaves the science and history of the powerful refrigerant (and dangerous greenhouse gas) Freon with a haunting meditation on how to live meaningfully and morally in a rapidly heating world. In After Cooling, Eric Dean Wilson braids together
Atmospheric Science at NASA
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Erik M. Conway
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-08 - Publisher: JHU Press

Atmospheric Science at NASA critically examines this politically controversial science, dissecting the often convoluted roles, motives, and relationships of the various institutional actors involved—among them NASA, congressional appropriation committees, government weather and climate bureaus, and the military.
Merchants of Doubt
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Naomi Oreskes, Erik M. Conway
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

The U.S. scientific community has long led the world in research on such areas as public health, environmental science, and issues affecting quality of life. Our scientists have produced landmark studies on the dangers of DDT, tobacco smoke, acid rain, and global warming. But at the same time, a small