Author(s): Broomfield, Mark,
Date of Publication: 11/07/2019,
Pagination: 320 pages,
Published By: Prelude,
Book Classification: Popular science, Weather
A fascinating journey through the atmosphere that will leave you breathless.
With seven million early deaths a year linked to air pollution, air quality is headline news around the world. But how do we measure air pollution and what on earth is an odour panel? Why are property prices higher upwind of cities? Should we buy, hold on to, or avoid a diesel car? And will our grandchildren inherit an atmosphere worth breathing?
From the atmosphere on distant planets to the stuff that gets into your lungs, from holes in the ozone layer to lazy and disappearing gases, air quality specialist and full-time breather Dr Mark Broomfield combines scientific evidence with personal stories and advice on what you can do to improve air quality, giving you the low-down on what's up high.