Fossil Fuels and Pollution: The Future of Air Quality

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Infobase Publishing, 2010 - Environmental protection - 285 pages
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Clean air is essential to life and good health. Several important pollutants are produced by fossil fuel combustion and emitted directly into the atmosphere. With an examination of fossil fuels as energy sources and the world population's reliance on them, this work outlines the connection of fossil fuels to global warming.
  

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Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Energy Fossil Fuels and Global Warming
Greenhouse Gases Health and the Environment
Evolution since the Industrial Revolution
Global Warming and Pollution Buildings and Homes
Global Warming and Pollution Green Transportation
Green Technology Tomorrows Cars Today
Conclusionsthe Future of Air Quality
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Chronology
Glossary
Further Resources

Global Warming and Pollution Cities and Industry
Global Warming Agriculture Today
Fuel Technology

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