COSMOS Episode 7: The Clean Room (2014) links civilization‚Äôs impact on the environment to our abilities to make drastic changes in the way our society‚Äôs consumerism functions. Neil DeGrasse Tyson uses lessons from Ancient Rome to examine the impact of toxic material in the environment and our society. He also tells the dramatic story of Pat Patterson who, at great personal cost, used scientific research to change laws regarding the use of lead in gasoline.
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