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2-Day Spare The Air Alert Issued For Bay Area

With ground-level ozone pollution forecast to be unhealthy Friday and Saturday, residents are asked to cut down on driving.<p>SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA …

Pollution

Eat Right to Offset Effects of Pollution

The Olympics allow us to witness the human body's peak abilities. But as major cities get more polluted, air quality can interfere with …

Pollution

Millions of British children breathing toxic air, Unicef warns

More than 4.5 million children in the UK are growing up in areas with toxic levels of air pollution, the UN children’s organisation Unicef has warned.<p>Tests suggesting that children walking along busy roads are exposed to a third more air pollution than adults, as their shorter height places them …

Pollution

Welsh charities issue urgent call for action on damaging effects of air pollution

Charities from across Wales have issued an urgent call for action to be taken on air pollution.<p>The call comes on Clean Air Day, a day marked to …

Welsh Government

Children exposed to 30 per cent more air pollution than adults because they are shorter, study finds

Children are exposed to 30 per cent more air pollution than adults when walking to school because they are shorter, and nearer to exhaust fumes, a new report has found.<p>Parents are being urged to pick quieter roads to protect them from toxic air and also ditch the car, because pollution inside …

Pollution

Poor air quality continues to plague Puna residents, alter landscapes

Adjusting to a life of toxic gases is something many Puna residents have had to do in the past 7 weeks.

Hawaii

The Growing Danger of Ecosystem Collapse and Trump's War on Nature

(Photo: Chris)<p>In 1992, 1,700 world scientists issued a prescient Warning to Humanity that “human beings and the natural world are on a collision …

Global Warming

Ex-Nasa scientist: 30 years on, world is failing 'miserably’ to address climate change

Thirty years after a former Nasa scientist sounded the alarm for the general public about climate change and human activity, the expert issued a fresh warning that the world is failing “miserably” to deal with the worsening dangers.<p>While Donald Trump and many conservatives like to argue that …

Climate

As Carbon Dioxide Levels Rise, Major Crops Are Losing Nutrients

Plants need carbon dioxide to live, but its effects on them are complicated.<p>As the level of carbon dioxide in the air continues to rise because of human activity, scientists are trying to pin down how the plants we eat are being affected.<p>Mounting evidence suggests that many key plants lose …

Climate Change

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Baltimore City

BALTIMORE - A Code Orange Air Quality Alert has been issued for Baltimore City, said the Maryland Department of the Environment.<p>Health officials warn …

Air Quality

Environment Canada issues air quality statement for region

Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Windsor-Essex County and Chatham-Kent.Hot and sunny conditions are expected to …

Southwestern Ontario

Heat, Air Quality Advisories Issued For Monday In Hartford

Monday’s sizzling forecast prompted the National Weather Service to issue heat and air quality advisories.<p>A head advisory, in effect from 1 p.m. to 7 …

Weather

Speed limits to be cut on North Wales roads to tackle air pollution

Speed limits will be reduced in Wrexham and Deeside next week in a bid to improve air quality.<p>A section of the A494 in Deeside and the A483 in …

Pollution

Air quality: 11 flights cancelled at Chandigarh airport, Centre asks Delhiites to ‘avoid exposure’

The weather department forecast thunderstorms with gusty winds and lightning for parts of North India till Tuesday.<p>Eleven flights arriving at and …

India

Toxic Air Is Now a Year-Round Problem for Delhi

Delhi’s toxic air is no longer limited to winters.<p>While Delhi is experiencing high levels of air pollution largely caused by a dust storm hitting …

Pollution

The booming market for products for ‘urban skin’ reflects anxieties about the health impacts of living in cities – but is it all just a marketing gimmick?<p>Fiona Westerhout talks about her skin as though she is giving directions in a familiar neighbourhood: oily around the T-zone, dry cheeks, …

Skin Care

Manchester Mayor falls short of convincing plan to clean up air pollution

<b>Catherine Thomson, from Manchester Friends of the Earth said:</b><p>“Air pollution is responsible for thousands of premature deaths each year in Greater …

Pollution

Air Pollution Advisory continues today for smog

An Air Pollution Advisory for smog remains in effect today for Butler, Clark, Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Warren counties.<p>Temperatures are expected …

Pollution

Sucking carbon out of the air won’t solve climate change

But it might fill in a few key pieces of the clean energy puzzle.<p>Climate change is caused by putting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. What if, instead, we took it out?<p>The idea of pulling carbon dioxide directly out of the air has been bouncing around climate change policy circles for well over a …

Fossil Fuels

Air quality targets will not be enforceable | Financial Times

The letter from the UK roads minister Jesse Norman needs to be seen in context (“New regulations will drive emissions cheats off road”, June 8). …

Air Quality

The Potential Pitfalls of Sucking Carbon From the Atmosphere

Last week, Canadian company Carbon Engineering published research findings that show how carbon dioxide could be sucked up from the atmosphere for …

Climate Change

Beijing one of China's worst offenders in air pollution in May

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's capital was once again identified as one of the worst places for air quality in May, ministry data showed on Wednesday, although general air quality in its nearby regions improved.<p>Concentration of small breathable particles, known as PM2.5, rose 8 percent to 54 …

Pollution

Delhi air quality beyond ‘severe’ due to dust storm in western India

The air quality in Delhi deteriorated beyond the “severe” level on Wednesday because of a ground-level dust storm in western India which increased …

Pollution

Unhealthy Air Quality To Blanket Parts Of San Gabriel Valley

The South Coast Air Quality Management District is warning residents with health concerns to stay indoors as much as possible Wednesday.<p>LOS ANGELES, …

Los Angeles

High humidity causes National Capital to choke again

Pollution at the national capital touched unprecedented levels on Tuesday, with the Air Quality Index (AQI) registering a hazardous 999 on the PM …

Pollution

This Crazy, Cheap Technology Can Turn Carbon Dioxide into Fuel

Scientists are working on a new method for creating carbon-neutral fuel that sounds like science fiction.<p>It sounds a bit like an environmental dream: a factory that sucks carbon dioxide from the air itself (cheaply, too), and converts it into fuel that can be used for cars and planes. But it's an …

Carbon Dioxide

6 of the world’s 10 most polluted cities are in India, 3 worse than even Delhi

<b>WHO study shows that of the estimated 7 million deaths per year from air pollution, more than 90% happen in low- and middle-income countries, mainly</b> …

Pollution

New air quality study to check 3,000 children’s lungs

The BBC is reporting that a new £2.5m study to assess the effectiveness of air quality control measures is to check the lungs of 3,000 children. … …

Pollution

Air quality chart shows startling drop in pollution levels since burst water main closed Otley Road

Drivers have been faced with disruption after a burst water main closed Otley Road in Headingley for two days while repairs take place.

Pollution

Something in the air: four indoor air quality monitors tested

With pollution, pollen and other unpleasant particulates floating around, a good air quality monitor could help you take control of the atmosphere …

Air Quality