Air pollution is doing a lot more harm than people thought. Air pollution kills around 600,000 every year and makes another 2 billion people sick. Pollution in the air especially in countries that are still considered to be developing countries are seeing millions of children die every year and many more are at risk. This is according to a study by the group UNICEF. This information is based on health records as well as satellite projections of air Read More>>>
10 Common Air Pollutants Around Your Life
Air pollution is a concern that should be on the minds of every individual. Unfortunately, it is something that continues to get worse with time and unless something is done to mitigate the circumstances, the problem could become even worse in the very near future. In order to better understand the types of air pollution that have come to exist, it is important to understand the 10 most Read More>>>
Understanding the Air Quality Index
Chances are, you have at least heard of the Air Quality Index, also referred to as the AQI. However, you might be asking yourself what it really means or how it is interpreted. The truth is, this is one of the most important things that you can listen to when it comes to understanding a daily forecast. Read More>>>
Understanding How to Deal With Particle Pollution
Many people learn about things like particle pollution in school, but aside from that fact, it usually isn’t something that most people typically think about.
Air Pollution Tied To Shorter Lung Cancer Survival Rates
Air pollution and exposure to it has been found that could increase risks of lung cancer for several years, but now a new study has take this one step further to suggest it may be linked to a shorter survival rate.
Ten Countries in The World with The Highest Levels of Air Pollution
Air pollution is becoming a global health issue according to the World Health Organization. Tests conducted show that there is good reason for concern about the quality of the air we all breathe.
Children Are Sensitive To Air Pollution and Climate Change Stressors
Frederica Perera PhD, the current director of the CCCEH (Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health), wrote an interesting article published in Environmental Health Perspectives. There she commented that fossil fuel combustion in association with air pollution and carbon dioxide levels, were the underlying reason for why many children suffer Read More>>>
Which Are The Top 3 Carbon Dioxide Producing Countries?
Carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, has been determined to be a severe pollutant and the degree to which it is polluting the air we breathe is growing every day. Just about every country contributes to this problem. There are, however, three countries who top this list with the most polluted atmospheres and, thus, the most Read More>>>
The Staggering Economic Costs Due to Air Pollution
The damage, caused in 2011 by air pollution, was 131 billion dollars as reported by statistic analysis. That sounds like a lot, and it is. However, just a few years earlier in 2002, that amount was in the 175 billion dollar range, meaning that at the very least, the 131 billion figure was an improvement.