Environmental and Pollution Science

Environmental and Pollution Science
Author: Mark L. Brusseau,Ian L. Pepper,Charles Gerba
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 662
Release: 2019-02-22
ISBN 10: 0128147202
ISBN 13: 9780128147207
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental and Pollution Science Book Review:

Environmental and Pollution Science, Third Edition, continues its tradition on providing readers with the scientific basis to understand, manage, mitigate, and prevent pollution across the environment, be it air, land, or water. Pollution originates from a wide variety of sources, both natural and man-made, and occurs in a wide variety of forms including, biological, chemical, particulate or even energy, making a multivariate approach to assessment and mitigation essential for success. This third edition has been updated and revised to include topics that are critical to addressing pollution issues, from human-health impacts to environmental justice to developing sustainable solutions. Environmental and Pollution Science, Third Edition is designed to give readers the tools to be able to understand and implement multi-disciplinary approaches to help solve current and future environmental pollution problems. Emphasizes conceptual understanding of environmental systems and can be used by students and professionals from a diversity of backgrounds focusing on the environment Covers many aspects critical to assessing and managing environmental pollution including characterization, risk assessment, regulation, transport and fate, and remediation or restoration New topics to this edition include Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services, Pollution in the Global System, Human Health Impacts, the interrelation between Soil and Human Health, Environmental Justice and Community Engagement, and Sustainability and Sustainable Solutions Includes color photos and diagrams, chapter questions and problems, and highlighted key words

Environmental and Pollution Science

Environmental and Pollution Science
Author: Ian L. Pepper,Charles P. Gerba,Mark L. Brusseau
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 552
Release: 2011-08-09
ISBN 10: 008049479X
ISBN 13: 9780080494791
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental and Pollution Science Book Review:

Environmental and Pollution Science, Second Edition, provides the latest information on the environmental influence of a significant number of subjects, and discusses their impact on a new generation of students. This updated edition of Pollution Science has been renamed to reflect a wider view of the environmental consequences we pay as a price for a modern economy. The authors have compiled the latest information to help students assess environmental quality using a framework of principles that can be applied to any environmental problem. The book covers key topics such as the fate and transport of contaminants, monitoring and remediation of pollution, sources and characteristics of pollution, and risk assessment and management. It contains more than 400 color photographs and diagrams, numerous questions and problems, case studies, and highlighted keywords. This book is ideally suited for professionals and students studying the environment, especially as it relates to pollution as well as government workers and conservationists/ecologists. * Emphasizes conceptual understanding of environmental impact, integrating the disciplines of biology, chemistry, and mathematics * Topics cover the fate and transport of contaminants; monitoring and remediation of pollution; sources and characteristics of pollution; and risk assessment and management * Includes color photos and diagrams, chapter questions and problems, and highlighted key words

The Science of Environmental Pollution

The Science of Environmental Pollution
Author: Frank R. Spellman
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 443
Release: 2017-07-20
ISBN 10: 1351849255
ISBN 13: 9781351849258
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Science of Environmental Pollution Book Review:

This new edition of The Science of Environmental Pollution presents common-sense approaches and practical examples based on scientific principles, models, and observations, but keeps the text lively and understandable for scientists and non-scientists alike. It addresses the important questions regarding environmental pollution: What is it? What is its impact? What are the causes and how can we mitigate them? But more than this, it stimulates new ways to think about the issues and their possible solutions. This third edition has been updated throughout, and contains new information on endocrine disruptors in drinking water, contaminated sediments in surface waters, hydraulic fracturing wastewater, and more. Also, it will include new case studies, examples, and study questions. Environmental issues continue to attract attention at all levels. Some sources say that pollution is the direct cause of climate change; others deny that the possibility even exists. This text sorts through the hyperbole, providing concepts and guidelines that not only aid in understanding the issues, but equip readers with the scientific rationale required to make informed decisions.

Air Pollution Science for the 21st Century

Air Pollution Science for the 21st Century
Author: J. Austin,P. Brimblecombe,W.T. Sturges
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 686
Release: 2002-10-31
ISBN 10: 008052690X
ISBN 13: 9780080526904
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Air Pollution Science for the 21st Century Book Review:

Acid rain, photochemistry, long-range transport of pollutants, greenhouse gas emissions and aerosols have dominated tropospheric air pollution for the last 30 years of the 20th century. At the start of the 21st century, acid rain is subject to planned improvement in Europe and North America, but is still a growing problem in Asia. Tropospheric ozone is understood much better, but the problem is still with us, and desirable levels are difficult to achieve over continental Europe. The heterogeneous chemistry that is responsible for ozone depletion in the stratosphere is now reasonably clear, but there is on-going interest in the sources and sinks of CFC (chlorofluorocarbon) replacements in the troposphere. There is also increasing interest in indoor air quality, and the origin and health implications of atmospheric particles. Perhaps most important on a global perspective, intensive research has not yet determined the relationship between greenhouse gases, aerosols and surface temperature. The climactic implications of these are now more urgent than ever. This book, the first in the Developments in Environmental Science series, consists of a collection of authoritative reviews and essays on the science and application of air pollution research at the start of this new century.

An Introduction to Pollution Science

An Introduction to Pollution Science
Author: R M Harrison
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2015-11-09
ISBN 10: 1782625496
ISBN 13: 9781782625490
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Introduction to Pollution Science Book Review:

Understanding pollution, its behaviour and impact is becoming increasingly important, as new technologies and legislation continually lower the tolerable levels of pollutants released into the environment. Introduction to Pollution Science draws upon sections of the authors' previous text (Understanding our Environment) and reflects the growing trend of a more sophisticated approach to teaching environmental science at university. This new revised book discusses the basics of environmental pollution drawing upon chemistry, physics and biological sciences. The book, written by leading experts in the field, covers topics including pollution in the atmosphere, the world's waters and soil and land contamination. Subsequent sections discuss methods of investigating the environment, the impact of pollution on human health and ecological systems and institutional mechanisms for pollution management. Each section includes worked examples and questions and is aimed at undergraduates studying environmental science, but will also prove of value to others seeking knowledge of the field.

Introduction to Air Pollution Science

Introduction to Air Pollution Science
Author: Robert F. Phalen,Robert N. Phalen
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Total Pages: 333
Release: 2012-01-11
ISBN 10: 0763780448
ISBN 13: 9780763780449
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Air Pollution Science Book Review:

This unique textbook examines the basic health and environmental issues associated with air pollution including the relevant toxicology and epidemiology. It provides a foundation for the sampling and analysis of air pollutants as well as an understanding of international air quality regulations. Written for upper-level undergraduate and introductory graduate courses in air pollution, the book is also a valuable desk reference for practicing professionals who need to have a broad understanding of the topic. Key features: - Provides the most up-to-date coverage of the basic health and environmental issues associated with air pollution. - Offers a broader examination of air pollution topics, beyond just the meteorological and engineering aspects of air pollution. - Includes the following Instructor Resources: Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint Presentations, and a TestBank. The Phalens have put together a timely book on a critically important topic that affects all of us -- air pollution – and they do so in a new and highly relevant way: they consider the broad societal health impacts from a fundamental science viewpoint. The epidemiology, toxicology, and risks of air pollutants are included, and ethical issues of concern are highlighted. This book is a must-read for students who wish to become professionals in the air quality field and for students of environmental science whose work includes air pollution issues. The book is a significant contribution to the discipline." - Cliff I. Davidson, Director, Center for Sustainable Engineering; Thomas C. and Colleen L. Wilmot Professor of Engineering, Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Syracuse University "Truly, human well-being and public health in the 21st century may hinge on our ability to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, control, and confirm responsible management of air pollution. This timely, informative, and insightful text provides a solid introduction for students and a technically sound handbook for professionals seeking literacy and critical thinking, real-life examples, understanding (not just rote applications), opportunities for continuous improvement, and modern tools for assessing and managing current and evolving air pollution challenges." - Mark D. Hoover, PhD, CHP, CIH Aerosol and health science researcher, author, and editor

The Environmental Science of Drinking Water

The Environmental Science of Drinking Water
Author: Patrick Sullivan,Franklin J. Agardy,James J.J. Clark
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2005-08-01
ISBN 10: 008045772X
ISBN 13: 9780080457727
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Environmental Science of Drinking Water Book Review:

In today’s chemically dependent society, environmental studies demonstrate that drinking water in developed countries contains numerous industrial chemicals, pesticides, pharmaceuticals and chemicals from water treatment processes. This poses a real threat. As a result of the ever-expanding list of chemical and biochemical products industry, current drinking water standards that serve to preserve our drinking water quality are grossly out of date. Environmental Science of Drinking Water demonstrates why we need to make a fundamental change in our approach toward protecting our drinking water. Factual and circumstantial evidence showing the failure of current drinking water standards to adequately protect human health is presented along with analysis of the extent of pollution in our water resources and drinking water. The authors also present detail of the currently available state-of-the-art technologies which, if fully employed, can move us toward a healthier future. * Addresses the international problems of outdated standards and the overwhelming onslaught of new contaminants. * Includes new monitoring data on non-regulated chemicals in water sources and drinking water. * Includes a summary of different bottled waters as well as consumer water purification technologies.

Understanding Environmental Pollution

Understanding Environmental Pollution
Author: Marquita K. Hill
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 468
Release: 2004-08-26
ISBN 10: 9780521527262
ISBN 13: 0521527260
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding Environmental Pollution Book Review:

Fully-updated new edition of successful textbook introducing concepts of pollution, toxicology and risk assessment.

The Science of Environmental Pollution Second Edition

The Science of Environmental Pollution  Second Edition
Author: Frank R. Spellman
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2009-12-02
ISBN 10: 1439813035
ISBN 13: 9781439813034
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Science of Environmental Pollution Second Edition Book Review:

The Science of Environmental Pollution focuses on pollution of the atmosphere, of surface and groundwater, and of soil (the three environmental mediums) and solving pollution problems by using real world methods. This introductory textbook in environmental science focuses on pollution of the atmosphere, of surface and groundwater, and of soil, all critical to our very survival.

Environmental Pollution and Control

Environmental Pollution and Control
Author: J. Jeffrey Peirce,P Aarne Vesilind,Ruth Weiner
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 392
Release: 1998-01-15
ISBN 10: 9780080531113
ISBN 13: 0080531113
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Pollution and Control Book Review:

Complex environmental problems are often reduced to an inappropriate level of simplicity. While this book does not seek to present a comprehensive scientific and technical coverage of all aspects of the subject matter, it makes the issues, ideas, and language of environmental engineering accessible and understandable to the nontechnical reader. Improvements introduced in the fourth edition include a complete rewrite of the chapters dealing with risk assessment and ethics, the introduction of new theories of radiation damage, inclusion of environmental disasters like Chernobyl and Bhopal, and general updating of all the content, specifically that on radioactive waste. Since this book was first published in 1972, several generations of students have become environmentally aware and conscious of their responsibilities to the planet earth. Many of these environmental pioneers are now teaching in colleges and universities, and have in their classes students with the same sense of dedication and resolve that they themselves brought to the discipline. In those days, it was sometimes difficult to explain what indeed environmental science or engineering was, and why the development of these fields was so important to the future of the earth and to human civilization. Today there is no question that the human species has the capability of destroying its collective home, and that we have indeed taken major steps toward doing exactly that. And yet, while, a lot has changed in a generation, much has not. We still have air pollution; we still contaminate our water supplies; we still dispose of hazardous materials improperly; we still destroy natural habitats as if no other species mattered. And worst of all, we still continue to populate the earth at an alarming rate. There is still a need for this book, and for the college and university courses that use it as a text, and perhaps this need is more acute now than it was several decades ago. Although the battle to preserve the environment is still raging, some of the rules have changed. We now must take into account risk to humans, and be able to manipulate concepts of risk management. With increasing population, and fewer alternatives to waste disposal, this problem is intensified. Environmental laws have changed, and will no doubt continue to evolve. Attitudes toward the environment are often couched in what has become known as the environmental ethic. Finally, the environmental movement has become powerful politically, and environmentalism can be made to serve a political agenda. In revising this book, we have attempted to incorporate the evolving nature of environmental sciences and engineering by adding chapters as necessary and eliminating material that is less germane to today's students. We have nevertheless maintained the essential feature of this book -- to package the more important aspects of environmental engineering science and technology in an organized manner and present this mainly technical material to a nonengineering audience. This book has been used as a text in courses which require no prerequisites, although a high school knowledge of chemistry is important. A knowledge of college level algebra is also useful, but calculus is not required for the understanding of the technical and scientific concepts. We do not intend for this book to be scientifically and technically complete. In fact, many complex environmental problems have been simplified to the threshold of pain for many engineers and scientists. Our objective, however, is not to impress nontechnical students with the rigors and complexities of pollution control technology but rather to make some of the language and ideas of environmental engineering and science more understandable.

Urban Pollution

Urban Pollution
Author: Susanne M. Charlesworth,Colin A. Booth
Publsiher: Wiley-Blackwell
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2018-12-03
ISBN 10: 1119260485
ISBN 13: 9781119260486
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Urban Pollution Book Review:

Multidisciplinary treatment of the urgent issues surrounding urban pollution worldwide Written by some of the top experts on the subject in the world, this book presents the diverse, complex and current themes of the urban pollution debate across the built environment, urban development and management continuum. It uniquely combines the science of urban pollution with associated policy that seeks to control it, and includes a comprehensive collection of international case studies showing the status of the problem worldwide. Urban Pollution: Science and Management is a multifaceted collection of chapters that address the contemporary concomitant issues of increasing urban living and associated issues with contamination by offering solutions specifically for the built environment. It covers: the impacts of urban pollution; historical urban pollution; evolution of air quality policy and management in urban areas; ground gases in urban environments; bioaccessibility of trace elements in urban environments; urban wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal; living green roofs; light pollution; river ecology; greywater recycling and reuse; containment of pollution from urban waste disposal sites; bioremediation in urban pollution mitigation; air quality monitoring; urban pollution in China and India; urban planning in sub–Saharan Africa and more. Deals with both the science and the relevant policy and management issues Examines the main sources of urban pollution Covers both first-world and developing world urban pollution issues Integrates the latest scientific research with practical case studies Deals with both legacy and emerging pollutants and their effects The integration of physical and environmental sciences, combined with social, economic and political sciences and the use of case studies makes Urban Pollution: Science and Management an incredibly useful resource for policy experts, scientists, engineers and those interested in the subject.

Wildland Fires and Air Pollution

Wildland Fires and Air Pollution
Author: Andrzej Bytnerowicz
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 638
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 0080556094
ISBN 13: 9780080556093
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wildland Fires and Air Pollution Book Review:

"Wildland fires are one of the most devastating and terrifying forces of nature. While their effects are mostly destructive they also help with regeneration of forests and other ecosystems. Low-intensity fires clear accumulating biomass reducing risk of catastrophic crown fires and can be used as an effective management tool. This book presents current understanding of wildland fires and air quality as well as their effects on human health, forests and other ecosystems. In the first section of the book the basics of wildland fires and resulting emissions are presented from the perspective of changing global climate, air quality impairment and effects on environment and human health and security. In the second section, effects of wildland fires on air quality, visibility and human health in various regions of the Earth are discussed. The third section of the book deals with complex issues of the ecological impacts of fire and air pollution in forests and chaparral in North America. --

Atmosphere of Collaboration

Atmosphere of Collaboration
Author: Rohit Negi,Prerna Srigyan
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 118
Release: 2021-05-25
ISBN 10: 1000379825
ISBN 13: 9781000379822
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Atmosphere of Collaboration Book Review:

This book discusses air pollution in Delhi from scientific, social and entrepreneurial perspectives. Using key debates and interventions on air pollution, it examines the trajectories of environmental politics in the Delhi region, one of the most polluted areas in the world. It highlights the administrative struggles, public advocacy, and entrepreneurial innovations that have built creative new links between science and urban citizenship. The book describes the atmosphere of collaboration that pervades these otherwise disparate spheres in contemporary Delhi. Key features: · Presents an original case study on urban environmentalism from the Global South · Cuts across science, policy, advocacy and innovation · Includes behind-the-scenes discussions, tensions and experimentations in the Indian air pollution space · Uses immersive ethnography to study a topical and relevant urban issue As South Asian and Global South cities confront fast-intensifying environmental risks, this study presents a dialogue between urban political ecology (UPE) and science and technology studies on Delhi’s air. The book explores how the governance of air is challenged by scales, jurisdictions, and institutional structures. It also shows how technical experts are bridging disciplinary silos as they engage in advocacy by translating science for public understanding. The book serves as a reminder of the enduring struggles over space, quality of life, and citizenship while pointing to the possibilities for different urban futures being negotiated by variegated agents. The book will interest scholars and researchers of science and technology studies, urban studies, urban geography, environmental studies, environmental politics, governance, public administration, and sociology, especially in the Global South context. It will also be useful to practitioners, policymakers, bureaucrats, government bodies, civil society organisations, and those working on air pollution advocacy.

The Elements of Environmental Pollution

The Elements of Environmental Pollution
Author: John Rieuwerts
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2017-07-14
ISBN 10: 1135126720
ISBN 13: 9781135126728
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Elements of Environmental Pollution Book Review:

Environmental pollution is one of humanity’s most pressing issues and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Anthropogenic activity is disturbing natural cycles and generating pollutants that are altering the atmosphere, accumulating in the food chain and contaminating the world’s soils, rivers and oceans. Human health and ecosystems continue to be damaged by toxic metals, persistent organic pollutants, radionuclides and other hazardous materials. The Elements of Environmental Pollution provides comprehensive coverage of this essential subject. It explains the key principles of pollution science, assesses human disturbances of natural element cycles and describes local and global pollution impacts, from smoggy cities, polluted lakes and toxic soils to climate change, ocean acidification and marine dead zones. The book is informed by the latest pollution research and benefits from numerous real-world examples and international case studies. A comprehensive glossary provides clear and concise explanations of key concepts. This textbook will support teaching and learning in environment-related university courses and will be vital reading for anyone with an interest in environmental protection.

Urban Pollution

Urban Pollution
Author: Susanne M. Charlesworth,Colin A. Booth
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2018-10-19
ISBN 10: 1119260507
ISBN 13: 9781119260509
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Urban Pollution Book Review:

Multidisciplinary treatment of the urgent issues surrounding urban pollution worldwide Written by some of the top experts on the subject in the world, this book presents the diverse, complex and current themes of the urban pollution debate across the built environment, urban development and management continuum. It uniquely combines the science of urban pollution with associated policy that seeks to control it, and includes a comprehensive collection of international case studies showing the status of the problem worldwide. Urban Pollution: Science and Management is a multifaceted collection of chapters that address the contemporary concomitant issues of increasing urban living and associated issues with contamination by offering solutions specifically for the built environment. It covers: the impacts of urban pollution; historical urban pollution; evolution of air quality policy and management in urban areas; ground gases in urban environments; bioaccessibility of trace elements in urban environments; urban wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal; living green roofs; light pollution; river ecology; greywater recycling and reuse; containment of pollution from urban waste disposal sites; bioremediation in urban pollution mitigation; air quality monitoring; urban pollution in China and India; urban planning in sub–Saharan Africa and more. Deals with both the science and the relevant policy and management issues Examines the main sources of urban pollution Covers both first-world and developing world urban pollution issues Integrates the latest scientific research with practical case studies Deals with both legacy and emerging pollutants and their effects The integration of physical and environmental sciences, combined with social, economic and political sciences and the use of case studies makes Urban Pollution: Science and Management an incredibly useful resource for policy experts, scientists, engineers and those interested in the subject.

Environmental Pollution

Environmental Pollution
Author: S. V. S. Rana
Publsiher: Alpha Science Int'l Ltd.
Total Pages: 269
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 9781842652435
ISBN 13: 1842652435
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Pollution Book Review:

Environmental Pollution: Health and Toxicology offers a comprehensive account of environmental pollution, environmental heath and environmental toxicology. While introducing different types of pollution, it simultaneously describes their effects on ecosystems (ecotoxicology), man, animals and plants. Due emphasis has been given to recently emerging problems viz. indoor air pollution, ground water pollution and solid waste pollution. It incorporates separate chapters on environmental toxicology of heavy metals, pesticides, insecticides and organic solvents. The book is an invaluable resource for those studying environmental pollution, ecology, ecotoxicology, epidemiology, occupational health, public health, environmental chemistry, medicine, environmental engineering and other related disciplines.

Bioremediation of Contaminated Soils

Bioremediation of Contaminated Soils
Author: Donald L. Wise
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 920
Release: 2000-06-09
ISBN 10: 9780824703332
ISBN 13: 0824703332
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioremediation of Contaminated Soils Book Review:

This volume focuses on innovative bioremediation techniques and applications for the cleanup of contaminated media and sites. It includes quantitative and design methods that elucidate the relationships among various operational parameters, and waste chemistry that defines the cost effectiveness of bioremediation projects. It also presents numerical models.

Remediation Engineering of Contaminated Soils

Remediation Engineering of Contaminated Soils
Author: Donald L. Wise
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 1008
Release: 2000-07-25
ISBN 10: 9780824703325
ISBN 13: 0824703324
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Remediation Engineering of Contaminated Soils Book Review:

"Offers thorough coverage of the remediation of soils contaminated by hazardous wastes, including materials, analytical techniques, cleanup design and methodology, characterization of geomedia, monitoring of contaminants in the subsurface, and waste containment. Cites specific case studies in hydrocarbon remediation that offer a concise overview of possible technological approaches."

Pollution Science

Pollution Science
Author: Ian L. Pepper,Charles P. Gerba,Mark L. Brusseau,Jeffrey W. Brendecke
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 397
Release: 1996
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UOM:39015037790956
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pollution Science Book Review:

This beautifully illustrated text is designed to serve the integrated, rigorous science-based undergraduate curriculum that is emerging in environmental science. Emphasis is placed on a conceptual understanding of environmental impact by integrating the key scientific disciplines that investigate the sources, fate, transport, mitigation, and toxicology of pollutants. Abiotic and biotic processes in the soil/vadose zone, surface waters, and the atmosphere are all examined in the context of existing pollution and the potential to minimize future pollution. Innovative coverage includes the practical problems of remediation, environmental monitoring and risk assessment and management. The book will also serve as an authoritative reference for advanced students and environmental professionals. Key Features * Integrates areas of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and earth sciences related to the fate, mitigation, and transport of pollutants * Evaluates pollution in the soil/vadose zone, the atmosphere, surface water, and groundwater * Written by nationally recognized experts * Richly illustrated and documented with 186 full color illustrations and photographs and 79 tables * Concepts are clearly presented yet maintain rigor

Only One Chance

Only One Chance
Author: Philippe Grandjean
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2015-07-30
ISBN 10: 0190239735
ISBN 13: 9780190239732
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Only One Chance Book Review:

Environmental pollutants such as lead, mercury, and pesticides interfere with brain development, yet we do not test industrial chemicals for brain toxicity. In this book, Philippe Grandjean argues for the necessity of protecting the brains of future generations and proposes a plan of action to halt what he refers to as chemical brain drain.