Category Archives: Air Quality

New anti-idling campaign targets drivers in London

Drivers who leave their engines idling are being targeted in a new campaign led by the City of London Corporation and Camden Council The ‘Engine Off, Every Stop’ campaign, which is being funded by the Mayor of London,  features posters … Continue reading

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Rising air pollution led to 41,090 deaths in Punjab in 2019: Report

The report, which was released on Saturday, stated that 1.67 million Indians died due to air pollution in 2019 as per the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 on health and economic impact of air pollution in the states of … Continue reading

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Air quality dips to unhealthy levels in many parts of Taiwan

Poor air quality was recorded in multiple locations across Taiwan on Thursday, as stagnant winds limited the dispersal of domestic air pollutants, according to the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA). In an air quality report on Thursday, the EPA said its … Continue reading

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Air pollution kills thousands in megacities despite lockdowns

– Air pollution is the largest environmental risk to human health globally. – Tens of thousands of people died from related deaths last year, despite an economic slow down caused by coronavirus. – In the five most-populated cities air pollution … Continue reading

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Early exposure to air pollution puts children at higher risk of disease in adulthood

First of its kind study reveals evidence that early exposure to dirty air alters genes in a way that could lead to adult heart disease, among other ailments. Exposure to air pollution has been linked to various diseases in adults. … Continue reading

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How outdoor pollution affects indoor air quality

Wildfire and firework smoke more impactful than inversions Just when you thought you could head indoors to be safe from the air pollution that plagues the Salt Lake Valley, new research shows that elevated air pollution events, like horror movie … Continue reading

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Long-term exposure to low levels of air pollution increases risk of heart and lung disease

Exposure to what is considered low levels of air pollution over a long period of time can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, atrial fibrillation and pneumonia among people ages 65 and older, according to new research published today … Continue reading

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