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Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


Particular Particulates

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0050
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter addresses how racially or ethnically marginalized and poor communities in the United States are likelier to be situated near landfills and pollution-producing industrial sites than ... More


Naturalist Smellscapes and Environmental Justice

Hsuan L. Hsu

in The Smell of Risk: Environmental Disparities and Olfactory Aesthetics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479807215
eISBN:
9781479805372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807215.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 traces formal and thematic connections between naturalist fiction and environmental justice narratives by analyzing their pervasive, underexamined references to smell. In representative ... More


Emissions, Deposition, and Accumulation

William G. Wilson

in Stormwater: A Resource for Scientists, Engineers, and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226364957
eISBN:
9780226365145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365145.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses pollution emissions and deposition in urban areas, which range from smokestacks to cars and trucks shedding pollutants and stirring up roadside dust to forest fires releasing ... More


Imperviousness

William G. Wilson

in Stormwater: A Resource for Scientists, Engineers, and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226364957
eISBN:
9780226365145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365145.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes the surfaces that prevent the infiltration of precipitation into soil. It pictures how, as a village grows from a few businesses and a neighborhood to a large city, the ... More


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