The turnout at the recently concluded climate summit was impressive and loaded with declarations and pledges for net zero emissions. However, whether (and how fast) countries redeem their pledges has nothing to do with what their diplomats said in Glasgow....
India's polluted capital again ordered schools closed on Thursday over dangerous smog levels, as the country's top court demanded officials take action to address the toxic haze.
Researchers have long known that air pollution can increase the risk of disorders such as obesity, diabetes, and fertility, but they did not know the exact mechanism for how it can lead to these health conditions.
No fewer than 1.1 million people died across Africa in 2019 due to air pollution, with household air pollution driven largely by indoor cookstoves accounting for 700,000 fatalities, while increased outdoor air pollution claimed 400,000 lives.
The World Health Organization strengthened its air quality guidelines on Wednesday, saying air pollution was now one of the biggest environmental threats to human health, causing seven million premature deaths a year.
In a bid to curb COVID-19 pandemic, especially with the deadly third variant, experts have stressed the need to curb air pollution indoors.
30 Jun 2021
In the process of mitigating the challenges of air pollution, a large number of Internet of Things (IoT)-related technologies have been developed to evaluate and monitor various parameters of air quality.
18 Feb 2021
Serious pollution caused around 160,000 premature deaths in the world's five most populous cities last year, even as air quality improved in some places due to coronavirus lockdowns, an environmental group said Thursday.
2 Feb 2021
Leading cardiovascular organisations have called for urgent action to reduce air pollution, which they identified as a key risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and a major contributor to global disease burden.
26 Jan 2021
To ensure environmental sustainability in the country, the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, yesterday, unveiled the U.S. Consulate General’s reference-grade Air Quality Monitor.
31 Jul 2020
People who regularly exercise tend to have a lower risk of high blood pressure, even if they live in areas where air pollution is relatively high, according to new research published...