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NYC air pollution at all-time low, data reveals 

New Yorkers can breathe a little easier — air pollution in the city is at the lowest level ever recorded, new data from the city Health Department shows. The amount of particulate matter in the air — considered the most … Continue reading

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Air Pollution NYC | Air Pollution Manhattan

Thank God for Central Park, because everywhere else in the city is pretty damn polluted. According to a new study from MIT Senseable City Lab, most New Yorkers are breathing toxic air. If you thought the air in your office … Continue reading

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Air pollution causes wrinkles and premature ageing, new research shows 

Toxic fumes may be the primary cause of skin ageing in polluted cities such as London, New York and Beijing, scientists say Air pollution is prematurely ageing the faces of city dwellers by accelerating wrinkles and age spots, according to … Continue reading

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Air pollution rising at an ‘alarming rate’ in world’s cities 

Outdoor pollution has risen 8% in five years with fast-growing cities in the developing world worst affected, WHO data shows Outdoor air pollution has grown 8% globally in the past five years, with billions of people around the world now … Continue reading

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Drivers May Pay for Next Step in Fight Against Air Pollution

Some U.S. drivers may soon see a new expense at the gas pump: the cost of taking the global-warming fight on the road. New York and four other states are exploring ways to put a price on the air pollution … Continue reading

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How does London’s air pollution compare to other cities? 

While the UK issues a weather warning over Saharan dust cloud, over 1,500 cities around the world have a higher level of pollution Despite its reputation as a smog-filled metropolis affected by air pollution, dust from the Sahara and other … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Now Threatening Health Worldwide

Humanity is losing the battle for clean air. Despite decades of efforts to combat it, air pollution is taking a growing toll on human health, the environment, and the economy, according to a new Worldwatch Institute study. Once primarily an … Continue reading

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Is city biking hazardous to your health?

People used to say that exercising in New York City was like smoking a pack of cigarettes. Luckily, conditions have vastly improved, according to a recent NYC Health Department report, but some areas of the city continue to have high … Continue reading

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