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Pollution: the world crisis.

Lynette Kaye Hamblin

Pollution: the world crisis.

by Lynette Kaye Hamblin

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Published by T. Stacey in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pollution

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 168 p. illus. ;
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19476899M

      Plastic products made with polyurethane, a synthetic chemical compound, typically end up landfilled. (The World Crisis, p) The World Crisis is Churchill's history of the First World War, originally published in six books between and The first four books comprise the history of the war years and were published between and .

      The severe impact of Covid on people from minority ethnic groups has been linked to air pollution and overcrowded and poor-standard homes by a study of hospital patients.   As more and more capital goes towards resource extraction, industrial output per capita starts to fall – in the book, from about As pollution mounts and industrial input into agriculture.

      World news Environment Soccer Indian authorities have repeatedly struggled and failed to tackle air pollution that is now at crisis levels. As David Wallace Wells notes in his recent book.   The world was facing, she declared, a “crisis like no other”. For the first time since records began, the entire world economy is contracting, rich and poor countries alike.


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