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Acid rain, the silent crisis

Phil Weller

Acid rain, the silent crisis

by Phil Weller

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Published by Between The Lines in Kitchener, Ont., Canada .
Written in English

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    • Acid rain -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 82.

      StatementPhil Weller and the Waterloo Public Interest Research Group.
      ContributionsWaterloo Public Interest Research Group.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD196.A25 W44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination94 p. :
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4171032M
      ISBN 10091994616X, 0919946178
      LC Control Number80153937

      Formed when sulfur emissions from coal-fired power plants and metallurgical smelters combine with natural atmospheric moisture, acid rain has already created a silent ecological disaster. Contaminated rainfall has eliminated fish from over lakes in the Adirondak region of New York State and lakes in Ontario. Library. If you prefer, you may choose a book, written in or after , concerning an environmental topic such as the ozone hole, acid rain, water or air pollution, toxic waste, indoor pollution, etc., but your instructor must see and approve the book before you read and report on it.

        The Government study on acid rain found high acidity in percent of 1, lakes that were assessed and in about 3 percent of the nearly 4, miles of streams.   Acid rain is a problem throughout much of the nation and is not limited to the Northeast, according to a report issued today by the National Wildlife Federation.

      Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water.   Silent Spring by Rachel Carson ( Outstanding Books for the College Bound) First published in this book caused enough alarm and outrage that it led to the banning of the pesticide DDT. Still considered a quintessential book in the environmental cannon.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weller, Phil, Acid rain, the silent crisis. Kitchener, Ont., Canada: Between The Lines, © Get this from a library. Acid rain, the silent crisis. [Phil Weller; Waterloo Public Interest Research Group.]. Acid rain - Acid rain - History: Modern anthropogenic acid deposition began in Europe and eastern North America after World War II, as countries in those areas greatly increased their consumption of fossil fuels.

International cooperation to address air pollution and acid deposition began with the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm. Yet a generation ago, acid rain was one of the highest-profile green issues, of concern to all the main campaigning environmental groups and to the general public, who were presented with.

The climate change reckoning looms. As scientists try to discern what the Earth’s changing weather patterns mean for our future, Rachel Rothschild seeks to understand the current scientific and political debates surrounding the environment through the history of another global environmental threat: acid rain.

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The book’s scenes, vivid and wrenching, are lodged inside my memory. Acid rain is also called acid deposition because this term includes other forms of acidic precipitation such as snow. Acidic deposition occurs in two ways: wet and dry. Wet deposition is any form of precipitation that removes acids from the atmosphere and deposits them on the Earth’s surface.

This acid rain problem became THE environmental issue of the s and eventually led to President George H. Bush signing into law in OctoberClean Air Act Amendments that specifically addressed acid rain and mandated reductions in emissions of sulfur and nitrogen oxides — the major precursors of acid rain in the atmosphere.

His first book, The End of Nature, is an important call to action to combat climate change, and a natural successor to Rachel Carson’s seminal book, Silent Spring, which focused more narrowly on the impact of pesticides on the environment. McKibben’s book is, given the additional twenty years of environmental impact studies and the emerging Reviews: Analysing both social and environmental components of the issues - global warming, ozone depletion, acid rain and drought - the book offers a valuable integrative approach and a detailed analysis of environmental issues in a clear, non-technical ising the climatological dimension common to all environmental issues, Global.

Directed by Just Philippot. With Maud Wyler, Sofian Khammes, Antonin Chaussoy, Jérôme Deruti. An ominous cloud is slowly moving inland, forcing the population to run away. As the cloud keeps on moving forward inescapably, panic strikes. The cloud is acid. Robert Angus Smith () was a Scottish chemist and a leading investigator into what came to be known as 'acid rain'.

This study of his working life, contextualized through discussion of his childhood, education, beliefs, family, interests and influences sheds light on the evolving understanding of sanitary science during the nineteenth. Acid rain is a growing problem, and if we do not employ and enforce corrective solutions immediately, the damage could be irreversible.

Understanding the causes, effects, and solutions of acid rain is essential for everybody. It must be made mandatory for vehicles to comply with efficient emission standards. Gene E. Likens and Richard T. Holmes— Acid rain or acid precipitation or acid deposition as it is variably called, was first identified in North America more than five decades ago at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

Scientists who were initiating the Hubbard. Continue reading. The financial crisis and the Great Recession bared and exacerbated the consequences that came from embracing market forces in ways that 10 years of recovery have not erased, writes John Harwood.book Silent Spring (4), a stark warning about the devastating the brink of nuclear confrontation during the Cuban Missile Crisis just a few years earlier.

The conflict in Vietnam was rapidly esca- dustrial pollution created acid rain, and turned some rivers and lakes into flammable toxic sludge. In the United States, the cata.