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Kicking the car(bon) habit better for air pollution than technology revolution

Added: 17.07.2018 18:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

Changing our lifestyles and the way we travel could have as big -- if not more of an impact on carbon dioxide transport emissions, as electric vehicles and the transport technology revolution, according to new research. The study uses Scotland as an example and suggests that, radical lifestyle change can show quicker results than the gradual transition to Electric Vehicles and phasing out of conventional petrol and diesel vehicles.

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Why the UK’s plan to tackle air pollution is mostly hot air

Added: 15.07.2018 18:33 | 1 views | 0 comments

A ban on using polluting wet wood isn’t nearly enough to halt the rise in dangerous particulates from trendy wood burners

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| Pollutionwatch: smoke from wildfires causes pollution over large distances

Added: 13.07.2018 18:18 | 15 views | 0 comments

Impact of moorland fires in the UK is far-reaching as air pollution hits eight on 10-point scale
The moorland fires around Manchester have been exceptional for the UK in terms of their size and proximity to big cities. Close to the fires people were advised to stay indoors with windows closed, but the impact spread much further; 27 June was an especially bad day, with covering much of Greater Manchester, causing air pollution to reach eight on the government’s 10-point scale.
Particle pollution from the fire spread to Warrington, Wigan and St Helens, 37 miles (60km) away.

These Are the 5 Most Colorful Cities in the Americas

Added: 13.07.2018 9:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

The grays of concrete and pollution are not the only representation of cities and towns in the Americas. As perfect postcard material, many cities in the new world express the vibrancy of the people and places through color. , ArchDaily's partner, has selected five of these cities, which show us how color can bring light to the day-to-day life of cities.

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Brexit 'could damage UK environment'

Added: 13.07.2018 0:39 | 6 views | 0 comments

MPs demand legislation to ensure the government delivers on post-Brexit air pollution promises

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In a warming world, could air conditioning make things worse?

Added: 11.07.2018 19:22 | 11 views | 0 comments

As climate change continues to push summer temperatures ever higher, the increased use of air conditioning in buildings could add to the problems of a warming world by further degrading air quality and compounding the toll of air pollution on human health, according to a new study.

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Asian residents are exposed to 9 times more air pollution than Americans or Europeans

Added: 11.07.2018 16:20 | 18 views | 0 comments

Asian car drivers are exposed to nine times more pollution than their European and American counterparts, a comprehensive study has found.

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Exposure to air pollution in pregnancy does not increase symptoms of attention-deficit

Added: 25.06.2018 17:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

A study of 30,000 children from seven European countries found no association between prenatal exposure to air pollution and symptoms of attention-deficit and hyperactivity.

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Air pollution linked to cardiovascular disease; air purifiers may lessen impact

Added: 15.08.2017 14:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Exposure to high levels of air pollution increased stress hormone levels and negative metabolic changes in otherwise healthy, young adults in a recent study conducted in China.

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

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