Ozone pollution in India kills enough crops to feed 94 million in poverty
In one year, India's ozone pollution damaged millions of tons of the country's major crops, causing losses of more than a billion dollars and destroying enough food to feed tens of millions of people living ...
Life of city buildings can be reduced by trees and plants
Green spaces in towns and cities need extra consideration as they may be damaging buildings in the area, according to new research from the Universities of Southampton and Surrey.
Study of marine life near Newport finds no red flags for toxicity
(Phys.org) —Oregon State University scientists have examined a variety of coastal marine species near Newport, Ore., for concentrations of heavy metals and organic pollutants and found only trace amounts ...
Air quality worsening in world's cities
Most city dwellers around the world are exposed to air pollution levels that are considered unsafe, and the situation is getting worse, according to a World Health Organization report Wednesday.
Climate change threatens to worsen US ozone pollution
Ozone pollution across the continental United States will become far more difficult to keep in check as temperatures rise, according to new research led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). ...
Study shows lower ozone pollution in Sao Paulo when drivers switched from ethanol to gasoline
Researchers raise alarm about air pollution levels in Haiti
(Phys.org) —Air pollution in the island nation of Haiti can reach levels considered hazardous by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to recent findings by Tufts researchers.
England issues health warnings over air pollution spike
High air pollution levels across England prompted the government to issue health warnings on Wednesday.
The world's most polluted cities
Paris has leapt into the headlines over an alert for dangerous atmospheric particles, yet it does not ordinarily count among the world's most polluted cities. ...
Polluted Paris forces half cars off the road (Update)
Paris on Monday resorted to drastic measures to curb sky-high pollution by banning all cars with even number plates for the first time in nearly two decades.
Polluted Paris prepares for partial car ban (Update)
Paris on Monday launches alternate driving days for the first time in nearly 20 years to tackle dangerous air pollution levels amid controversy on whether the ban is warranted or will yield results.
Cold nights, warm days trigger pollution alerts across France
Nearly a third of the 22 regions in mainland France on Wednesday were on a maximum pollution alert including a swathe of the country's north, centre-east and the Paris region.
The relationship between fuel prices and traffic pollution levels
A QUT health statistician is urging Australian policy makers to provide more incentives for motorists to use alternative transport.
How much does African dust add to Houston's pollution?
A University of Houston professor is delving more deeply into how the migration of Saharan dust affects the city's air pollution levels, especially during the hottest months of the year.