News tagged with ozone pollution

It's not just the heat – it's the ozone

During heat waves – when ozone production rises – plants' ozone absorption is curtailed, leaving more pollution in the air, and costing an estimated 460 lives in the UK in the hot summer of 2006.

dateJul 19, 2013 in Environment
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Calculate your nitrogen footprint

Carbon footprints are a familiar way to assess how green your lifestyle is, but now you can also measure your nitrogen footprint using a new tool, the N-Calculator.

dateMay 15, 2013 in Environment
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Air quality in an app

Thanks to sensors installed on trams that send data live to mobile phones, people can check air pollution levels around the city with just one click and in real time. This new app developed by EPFL researchers was recently ...

dateMar 11, 2013 in Engineering
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Europe clears the air

Satellite measurements show that nitrogen dioxide in the lower atmosphere over parts of Europe and the US has fallen over the past decade. More than 15 years of atmospheric observations have revealed trends in air quality.

dateJul 09, 2012 in Environment
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