Air pollution in industrializing england

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)22_Publication in policy or professional journal

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Author(s)

  • Peter Brimblecombe

Detail(s)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-118
Journal / PublicationJournal of the Air Pollution Control Association
Volume28
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1978
Externally publishedYes

Abstract

Over the period 1660-1800 the concentration of industries within the cities of England and the complete switch to coal as a fuel made the atmosphere of many of them more polluted than it would be at any other time in their history. While scientists and doctors realized the effects of these emissions there were no attempts to improve the quality of urban air, the desire to stop environmental pollution came more from the insight given by the new philosophic and literary movements that arise at the end of the eighteenth century. © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

Citation Format(s)

Air pollution in industrializing england. / Brimblecombe, Peter.

In: Journal of the Air Pollution Control Association, Vol. 28, No. 2, 02.1978, p. 115-118.

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)22_Publication in policy or professional journal