Life support: The political ecology of urban air

  title={Life support: The political ecology of urban air},
  author={Stephen Graham},
  pages={192 - 215}
  • S. Graham
  • Published 1 April 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • City
Humans, increasingly, manufacture their own air. In and around the three-dimensional aerial environments within and above urban regions, this manufacture of air reaches particular levels of intensity. For a species that expires without air in two or three minutes, this anthropogenic manufacture of air is of incalculable importance. Curiously, however, urban air remains remarkably neglected within the political–ecological literatures. Accordingly, this paper suggests a range of key themes, which… 
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