This resource provides an overview of air quality issues, starting with a historical account from the industrial revolution, through the infamous London smog of 1952 to the present attempt to speed up technological development to combat air pollution problems. Materials provided here include information on all types of pollution, from ozone and particulates outside to radon and dustmites indoors. Other topics include the source and nature of pollutants, both natural and man-made, their effect on living organisms, and technological and political efforts towards abatement.