Chemical Warfare’s Home Front
Since World War I we’ve been solving problems with dangerous chemicals that introduce new problems.
The Chemical Age: How Chemists Fought Famine and Disease, Killed Millions, and Changed Our Relationship with the Earth
by Frank A. von Hippel
The Contamination of the Earth: A History of Pollutions in the Industrial Age
by François Jarrige and Thomas Le Roux, translated from the French by Janice Egan and Michael Egan
February 11, 2021 issue