Mark Broomfield has a PhD in atmospheric chemistry, and has specialised in air quality, odour and health issues since 1992, both within the consultancy sector and as an industry specialist at ICI. He has completed research for DEFRA and Scottish Environment Protection Agency into the control of dioxins and furans, and carried out influential evaluations of the Government's Expert Panel on Air Quality Standards and Air Quality Expert Group. He lives in Shrewsbury.
'Mark Broomfield's writing is just the breath of fresh air needed to lift the fog on atmospheric sciences.' * Piers Forster, Professor of Physical Climate Change, University of Leeds * 'Not without raising a wry smile, the author takes us from the atmospheres of the planets to the air outside our front door... a fascinating read.' * Professor Duncan Laxen, Associate of Air Quality Consultants * 'Written in an easily accessible style yet get across important facts about the world and what we are doing to it.' * Peter Wadhams, author of A Farewell to Ice *