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Great London Smog
Environmental Information FOE Future Flight Geography World National Building Specification Think Energy Great London Smog During the 19th century, the increase in industrialisation in the major cities of ... smog pollution in urban areas. However, on December 4th 1952, an anticyclone settled over London. The wind dropped and the air grew damp; a thick fog began to form. The Great London Smog ...
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Air Pollution: What's the Solution?
Study: London Read about London's Historic "Pea-Soupers" and the American Lung Association's report on the Lethal London Smog of 1952 How long has air pollution been a problem in London? What happened ...
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Environmental Health Perspectives: Volume 112, Number 1, January 2004
McLaughlin et al. p. 1 [HTML] [ Download PDF] A Retrospective Assessment of Mortality from the London Smog Episode of 1952: The Role of Influenza and Pollution Bell et al. p. 6 [HTML ...
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Smog
London to see the fog. Despite gradual improvements in air quality during the 20th century, another major smog occurred in London in December 1952. The Great London Smog lasted for five days and resulted in about 4000 more deaths than usual. In response to the Great London Smog, the ...
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Environmental History Podcast
Middle Ages the use of coal in cities such as London was beginning to increase. By the the 17th century the ... air pollution levels further up with sometime disastrous results. The Great London Smog of 1952 resulted in around 4,000 extra deaths in the ... of the Centre for Metropolitan History, Institute of Historical Research in London, reviews the evidence of the impact of storm surges on the ...
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Environmental History Timeline: 1960 - 1970
Idaho Falls. 1961 -- International Clean Air Congress held in London. 1961 -- World Wildlife Fund founded. 1961 -- US President John. F. Kennedy tells the United ... in either India or Kenya until 1977, although attempts began much earlier). 1962 1962 -- Another London smog; 750 die. 1962 -- Amendments to the Food Drug and Cosmetic Act say that drugs need ...
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Smog
Air Acts Cleaner Fuels Dispersion Doing Our Bit Dustmite Emissions Fossil Fuels Great London Smog History of Air Pollution Human Health Impacts of Air Pollution Indoor Air Pollution ... smog episodes in Britain occurred in London on December 4th 1952. The Great London Smog lasted for five days and results in approximately four thousand more deaths than usual. In response to the Great London Smog ...
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Environmental History - Bibliography of urban pollution history
The worst smog in Britain was the famous London smog of December 1952 in which ... The Big Smoke: a history of air pollution in London since medieval times (London: Methuen, 1987) Brimblecombe, P., "History of air pollution", ... Purdue University Press, 1997). Halliday, Stephen, The Great Stink of London. Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the Cleansing of the Victorian Metropolis ...
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Monthly summary for September 1999
BBC (Asia/Pacific) Sep 24: Typhoon death toll rises in Japan - BBC (World) Sep 24: London-bound jet skids off runway - BBC (Asia/Pacific) Sep 24: Drought hits Jordan and Syria ... with Floyd flood misery - CNN Sep 29: Floods inundate Nigerian villages - BBC (World) Sep 30: Smog, pollution? Don't blame cars, says AAA study - CNN Sep 30: Storms cause more flight ...
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London's Historic "Pea-Soupers" | EPA History | US EPA
London's Historic "Pea-Soupers" London's Historic "Pea-Soupers" by David Urbinato [EPA Journal - Summer 1994] Americans may think smog was invented in Los Angeles. Not so. In fact, a Londoner coined the term "smog ... the fog and filthy air." Smog in London predates Shakespeare by four centuries. ...
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