|Read About Our Air a partnership of the St. Louis Public Library and the St. Louis Community Air Project (CAP)|
|The St. Louis Public Library in partnership with the St. Louis Community Air Project developed a list of books, videos and other library materials to help people learn more about environmental issues.|
|Organizations | Websites | Videos | Books
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American Lung Association of Eastern
Choose Environmental Excellence
Gardens Gateway Center for Resource Efficiency
Missouri Coalition for the
St. Louis Community Air
St. Louis Earth Day
St. Louis Regional Clean Air
U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency, Region 7
The following websites and books are helpful sources to learn more about air pollution, other environment issues, and what we can all do for a cleaner and healthier planet.
Clean Air Counts
Conservation, endangered species, rainforests, forests, toxic waste sites, health issues, and many more ecological concerns are covered on this website.
U.S. EPA Environmental
U.S. EPA Environmental Explorers Club Air Page
U.S. EPA, Region
7, Charlies Corner
U.S. EPA Student Center
The Importance of Clean Air. Roosevelt High School and St. Louis CAP.
Air Pollution Control Program Report 2000. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Natural Resources, 2001.
Bell, Nigel. Air Pollution and Plant Life. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 2002.
Building Air Quality: A Guide for Building Owners and Facility Managers. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1991. (non-circulating)
Clean Air Program: Design Guidelines for Bus Transit Systems Using Alcohol Fuel (Methanol and Ethanol) as an Alternative Fuel. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1996.
Community-Based Environmental Protection: A Resource Book for Protecting Ecosystems and Communities. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1997.
Council on Environmental Quality. President Clinton and Vice President Gore: A Healthy Environment for the 21st Century. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2000.
Dadd, Debra Lynn. Home Safe Home: Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Everyday Toxins and Harmful Household Products . New York, N.Y: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 1997.
Environmental Trends. Washington, D.C.: Council on Environmental Quality, 1989.
EPAs State and Local Climate Change Outreach Kit. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2000. (CD-ROM)
Federal Air Quality Research 1998-2000. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1999.
Godish, Thad. Air Quality. Boca Raton, FL.: CRC/Lewis Publishers, 1997.
Goldstein, Inge F. and Martin Goldstein. How Much Risk? A Guide to Understanding Environmental Health Hazards. New York, N.Y: Oxford University Press, 2002.
Harris, Marjorie. The Green Book of Household Hints: Keeping an Efficient and Ecologically Sound Home. Buffalo, N.Y: Firefly Books, 2001.
Hoffmann, Peter. Tomorrows Energy: Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, and the Prospects for a Cleaner Planet. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2001.
Inventory of Missouris Estimated Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 1990. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Natural Resources, 1996. (non-circulating)
McNeill, J.R. Something New Under the Sun: an Environmental History of the Twentieth Century. New York: Norton, 2000.
Miller, E. Willard. Environmental Hazards: Air Pollution, A Reference Handbook. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1989.
Missouris Natural Resources: A 1999 Progress Report on Our Water, Air and Land. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Natural Resources, 1999.
Moore, Gary S. Living with the Earth: Concepts in Environmental Health Science. Boca Raton, FL: Lewis Publishers, 1999.
An Organizational Guide to Pollution Prevention. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2001.
Pearce, Fred. Global Warming. New York: DK Publishing, 2002.
Rifkin, Jeremy. The Hydrogen Economy: the Creation of the Worldwide Energy Web and the Redistribution of Power on Earth. New York, N.Y: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 2002.
Siegel-Maier, Karyn. The Naturally Clean Home: Over 100 Safe and Easy Herbal Formulas for Nontoxic Cleansers. North Adams, MA: Storey Books, 1999.
The State of Garbage in Missouri, 1999. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Natural Resources, 1999. (non-circulating)
Steinman, David and Samuel S. Epstein. The Safe Shoppers Bible: A Consumers Guide to Nontoxic Household Products,Cosmetics, and Food. New York, N.Y: Wiley Publishing, Inc., 1995.
Sustainable America: A New Consensus for Prosperity, Opportunity, and a Healthy Environment for the Future. Washington, D.C.: The Presidents Council on Sustainable Development, 1996.
Taking Toxics Out of the Air. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2000. EP 4.52:T 66
Turco, Richard P. Earth Under Siege: From Air Pollution to Global Change. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Turner, Martyn. The Whole Worlds Watching: Decarbonizing the Economy and Saving the World. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 2001.
U.S. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Changing by Degrees: Steps to Reduce Greenhouse Gases. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1991.
Urban Atmosphere and Its Effects. River Edge, N.J. : World Scientific Publishing, Inc., 1999.
Wolverton, B.C. How to Grow Fresh Air: 50 Houseplants that Purify your Home or Office. New York, N.Y: Penguin Books, 1997.
Books for Youth
Air Pollution by Rhonda Lucas Donald (Childrens
Cleaning the Air by Sharon Dalgleish (Chelsea House Publishers,
Earth Under Siege: From Air Pollution to Global Change by Richard
P. Turco (Oxford University Press, 2001).
State of the World 2003 by Worldwatch Institute
Whether young or old, these picture books remind us how precious the environment is.
Just a Dream by Chris Van Allsburg.
Tools for Schools
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