News tagged with indoor pollution

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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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 ...

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. ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Materials Science
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Household pesticide labels lack details on safe use

Label directions for using some household pesticides are written in a way that may leave consumers with the impression that "if a little is good, more is better," according to a study presented here today ...

dateMar 22, 2010 in Health
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