Teya Cobcroft

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Sydney air pollution from scheduled burn led to 14 premature deaths, researchers find

Up to 14 people died prematurely due to smoke from a hazard reduction burn in Sydney, new research has found, prompting calls for better …

Last gasp for air polluters

Gasping: Dust creation at an Upper Hunter open cut mine. Doctors have backed calls for coal mining to be included in a scheme where polluters pay for …

Fossil Fuels

Even ‘Safe’ Pollution Levels Can Be Deadly

Just how bad is air pollution for you? A study of more than 60 million Medicare recipients has found that even pollution levels below those generally considered safe increase the risk for premature death.<p>Using satellite, meteorological and other data, plus data gathered from 3,805 monitoring …

Sydney's air pollution prompts NSW Health to issue warning about toxic ozone gas

New South Wales Health has issued a warning for people with respiratory conditions as a toxic gas lingers in Sydney.<p>A combination of hot, still …

Study Links 6.5 Million Deaths Each Year to Air Pollution

Air pollution kills no one. Disagree? Show us a body. Read the UN report. 85% of the deaths are allegedly due to particulate matter (PM). Much …

Air Pollution