Choked : life and breath in the age of air pollution
by Gardiner, Beth (Author)
"Nothing is as elemental, as essential to human life, as the air we breathe. Yet around the world, in rich countries and poor ones, it is quietly poisoning us. Air pollution prematurely kills seven million people every year, including more than one hundred thousand Americans. It is strongly linked t... Full description
- Inhale: the meaning of a breath
- Part one.
- Holding our breath.
- The measure of a lung: charting pollution's power
- Ground zero: Delhi's health emergency
- 9,416: living London's diesel disaster
- Air you can chew : Poland and the price of coal
- Cows, almonds, asthma: crisis in the San Joaquin Valley
- Home fires burning: a paradigm shifts
- Part two
- Coming up for air. To change a nation: the story of America's Clean Air Act
- Reluctant innovators: air and the automakers
- Inch by inch: L.A.'s long road
- Live from the "airpocalypse": China's next revolution
- "To whom belongs the city?": Berlin looks beyond cars
- Epilogue. Exhale: what comes next.