News tagged with airports

Winds of change for pollution sensing

(Phys.org) -- The Great Smog of London is often upheld as a time when pollution reached appalling levels: over a four-day period in December 1952, the capital came to a standstill, cars were abandoned, airports closed and ...

dateJun 01, 2012 in Environment
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How thermal-imaging cameras can spot flu fevers

(AP) -- To screen passengers for swine flu and other contagious diseases, some airports use thermal imaging cameras to see whether travelers have fevers, without having to stick thermometers in their mouths. So how do the ...

dateMay 01, 2009 in Other
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Purchase Carbon Offsets at the Airport

(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the activities that puts a great deal of carbon dioxide into the environment is air travel. Air travel is one of the ways that individuals contribute to an increase in pollution and to global climate ...

dateSep 21, 2009 in Environment weblog
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