Author Archives: Respro® UK Ltd

About Respro® UK Ltd

Respro® Masks: Cycle masks, motorcycle masks and allergy masks. External wear for internal protection.

Australian cities see higher death toll from worsening air pollution

Air pollution in Australia’s major cities will worsen, in turn causing more premature deaths, according to a latest Australian-linked research on Monday (July 16). More than 3,000 premature deaths in the country every year are related to urban air pollution … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Expansion of Odd-Even Policy Reduces Air Pollution in Jakarta

Head of Jakarta Environment Department Isnawa Adji claimed the air quality in Jakarta has improved after the expansion of odd-even policy since July 2. “In general, all parameters of air quality in Jakarta are still below the quality standard. But … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Stuttgart to bring in city-wide diesel ban at start of next year

Close to 200,000 owners of older diesel cars will be impacted by a ban on diesel engines in the city centre of Stuttgart that was announced on Wednesday. The state government of Baden-Württemberg decided that the diesel ban would apply … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

TOP STORIES

Asian residents are exposed to nine times more air pollution than Americans or Europeans According to the World Health Organisation, about 88 percent of premature deaths in low- and middle-income countries in Asia can be attributed to air pollution. Car cabin pollution … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality | Leave a comment

Groundbreaking Dundee University research finds air pollution linked to rise in hospital admissions

High levels of air pollution have been linked to spikes in hospital admissions due to breathing problems. Researchers at Dundee University studied nearly 15 years of data for air pollution levels in Dundee, Perth and the surrounding area and matched … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

According to the World Health Organisation, about 88 percent of premature deaths in low- and middle-income countries in Asia can be attributed to air pollution. The number of road vehicles in Beijing increased from 1.5 million in 2000 to more … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Car cabin pollution scare prompts calls for new air conditioning rules

Experts have called for the regulation of car air conditioning systems after new trials revealed that popular models are letting in dangerous amounts of pollution. Safety tests on 11 types of car have shown huge variation the the ability to … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Air pollution – a neglected cause of death 

In 2015, around 4.5 million people died prematurely from diseases attributed to ambient air pollution, including 237,000 children under the age of five from respiratory infections. This is the result of a study published by the Max Planck Institute for … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment