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When Smoke Ran Like Water

Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution

by Devra Lee Davis

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Published by Basic Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7593228M
ISBN 100465015212
ISBN 109780465015214

WHEN SMOKE RAN LIKE WATER: Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution Devra Davis, Author, with a foreword by Mitchell . AP Environmental Science Name_____ Mr. Leslie Period ____ Date _____ Book Excerpt: When Smoke Ran Like Water, Chapter 1: Where I Come From Background Questions Answer these questions before you read the chapter. 1. Explain what occurs during a temperature inversion. 2. What geographic areas are the most likely to experience temperature inversions?

Basic Books ($26) Instead, in "When Smoke Ran Like Water," she convincingly appeals to our own selfishness by proving that if we make our environment unhealthy, it will make us unhealthy. Her science, epidemiology, demonstrates that pollution will make you sick or kill you, and if you haven't thought of that, it may be because, as Davis points. BOOK REVIEWS When smoke ran like water Devra Davis. Perseus Press, , pp , £ ISBN This is a powerfully written book, and it is not only about environmental research and epidemiology itself, but also about the life of a scientist before and after research. In movingly written chapters the childhoodCited by: 7.

When smoke ran like water: tales of environmental deception and the battle against pollution. [Devra L Davis] The National Book Award Finalist from a leading public-health expert, this is the unknown story of how environmental pollution . When Smoke Ran Like Water the world-renowned epidemiologist Devra Davis confronts the public triumphs and private failures of her lifelong battle against environmental pollution. She documents the shocking toll of a public-health disaster deaths a year in the U.S. and Europe from the effects of pollution-and asks why we remain silent.


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