News tagged with indoor air pollution

Saving Da Vinci's Last Supper from air pollution

Having survived long centuries, political upheaval, and even bombings during World War II, Leonardo Da Vinci's masterpiece Last Supper now faces the risk of damage from air pollution due to its location in one of Western ...

dateNov 22, 2011 in Other
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Better indoor air starts with minerals

One of the sources of emission for pollutants in living spaces are particleboards glued with adhesives that contain formaldehyde. There is a new method that will now provide another way to reduce these vapors. The trick can ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Materials Science
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Houseplants cut indoor ozone

Ozone, the main component of air pollution, or smog, is a highly reactive, colorless gas formed when oxygen reacts with other chemicals. Although ozone pollution is most often associated with outdoor air, the gas also infiltrates ...

dateSep 08, 2009 in Environment
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Cooking fuel transition in China

Despite China's booming economy, many poor individuals continue to use traditional stoves that burn low-grade solid fuels like charcoal and coal. Such stoves generate high levels of indoor air pollution that cause dire health ...

dateJul 03, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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