Linsey Marr: Solving the case of airborne transmission of Coronavirus, public health issues with interdisciplinary studies
Linsey Marr’s lab found a large stockpile of expired respiratory masks and found that they were still effective but 3D printed masks were not.
Even with the COVID-19 lockdown pulling the brakes on economies, CO2 emission hit a new record in May
Carbon dioxide recorded at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii reached 417 parts per million in May, higher than the record of 414.8 ppm set last year.
Air pollution causes respiratory problems. Ironically, so might a too-rapid pollution clean up.
Rise in industrial activity in China, post-COVID-19 lockdown, leads to increase in air pollution levels
Regions with factories reported bigger increases in nitrogen dioxide emissions while densely populated urban areas - showed smaller increases.
India accounts for the highest pollution-related deaths in the world with more than two million people every year, according to a December 2019 report.
Nitrogen dioxide damages the human respiratory tract and it has been known to cause respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in humans.
Air pollution causes around 400,000 premature deaths each year in Europe, EEA data show.
NASA released images that show a significant decrease in nitrogen dioxide levels all over the country.
Dharmendra Pradhan reviews BS-VI fuel roll-out plan from 1 April; says upgradation to bring down sulphur level
India will leapfrog to BS-VI, equivalent to Euro-VI grade fuel, from current BS-IV fuel from 1 April in a bid to cut vehicular emissions.
122 non-attainment cities have been asked to reduce particulate pollution by 20-30 percent by 2024 from 2017 levels.
Delhi Election 2020: National Capital needs govt with a vision of sustainable development to tackle air pollution crisis
The new Delhi government should commit to local area planning and citizen monitoring to ensure government policies are relevant and implemented and government representatives are accessible to citizens.
Delhi voters struggled to breathe clean air mere months ago, don't see air pollution as election issue
Sustainable moves towards tackling air pollution require policy discussions that don't just feature air pollution in isolation.
In practice, existing laws and policies invite widespread non-compliance; environmental objectives are perceived as incompatible with growth.
We’re seeing a wave of entrepreneurs and innovators coming out of Indian schools
Volvo Cars is enabling the future leaders of tomorrow and their school buses to be emissaries of the breathe free message.
Indians breathe some of the world’s most toxic air — India is home to 15 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world.
Australia Fires: Aboriginals point to methods of preventing destructive wildfires, cutting emissions
Using well-timed, low-intensity fires, indigenous people burn their properties periodically to avoid wildfire risk.
Volvo Cars is setting the tone for the industry by addressing the air pollution problem in India.
Delhi, famous for resembling a gas chamber during winter, reeled under emergency levels of air quality las year.
From climate change-related health problems to providing medical services in conflict areas, the list contains issues that affect millions of people.