Farewell, King Coal

Farewell, King Coal : from industrial triumph to climatic disaster

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In writing this account of the rise and decline of the coal industry and its effects on the health of the miners, of those who worked with coal products and of almost all of us who have breathed in the pollution from its combustion, Professor Seaton points to the often hidden adverse consequences of transformative technologies.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 22.86mm | 725.75g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • First Edition, New ed.
  • colour illustrations
  • 1780460775
  • 9781780460772
  • 1,784,007

About Anthony Seaton

Professor Seaton has worked as a chest physician and environmental medicine academic in West Virginia, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. He has been involved in research into lung diseases and air pollution for most of his career. His other publications include several medical textbooks and many popular essays in the Scottish Review.
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