Anish Attarde

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Air pollution takes its toll on productivity even for those with desk jobs

Each month, the NBER Digest summarizes several recent NBER working papers. These papers have not been peer-reviewed, but are circulated by their …

Pollution

Air pollution hurts office workers' productivity, study finds

We've known air pollution is dangerous for decades. But, sadly, it can sometimes take a profit-driven argument to make companies pay attention.<p>Now …

Air Pollution Is Making Office Workers Less Productive

Businesses invest a great deal of time and money in interventions that claim to increase workers’ productivity through on-the-job training, new protocols, advice from consultants, and so on. Recent research suggests that there’s a surprising input into productivity that no one ever thinks about: …

Southeast Asia's Unsafe Air Costs Lives, National GDP

Home<p>News<p>Saigon<br>• Vietnam<br>• Asia<p>Saigon Is Vietnam's 8th Most Competitive Locality: Index<p>D8 Apartment Fire, Saigon's Worst in 15 Years, Kills 13, Injures …

9 Out Of 10 People On Earth Are Breathing Polluted Air

The World Health Organization has released its most comprehensive study yet on outdoor air pollution.<p>Ninety-two percent of people on Earth are …

Pollution

Most of the world breathes polluted air, WHO says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Almost everyone on Earth now breathes polluted air, according to an air quality map released Tuesday by the World Health Organization.<p>The interactive map, based on global air pollution data, confirms that 92% of the world's population lives in places where outdoor air quality fails to meet …

Pollution

Air Pollution Behind 1 In 9 Deaths Worldwide, WHO Report Says

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that 92 percent of the world’s population lives in places where the air quality levels are well above the …

Air Pollution in America

The problem of air pollution in America has been increasing in severity since the early 1700s when coal mining first began. There are numerous …

Pollution

With Air Pollution Up, Delhi Appeals To Centre Neighbouring States To Stop Crop Burning

Delhi government on Tuesday appealed to the Centre and governments of three neighbouring states to take effective steps for prevention of burning of …

Pollution

Urban air pollution, health, and equity

<b>Pope CA</b>, III, Dockery DW. Epidemiology of particle effects. In: Holgate ST, Samet JM, Koren HS, <i>et al</i>. Air pollution and health. San Diego: Academic …

Air Pollution Linked to Road Accidents in the UK

The study on the link between pollution and car accidents focuses on pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide, as gas from diesel cars and other vehicles. …

WHO finds 92% of the world's population exposed to unsafe levels of air pollution

A new air quality model by the World Health Organization shows that practically all of the world’s population is breathing air that exceeds the …

How air pollution affects office workers—and the economy

FOR anyone who has tried jogging through smog, the physically sapping impacts of air pollution should come as no surprise. But pollution doesn’t just …