A recent shocking report published by UNICEF this week raises concern on kids' health because of the heavy levels of polluted air they are breathing in. They discovered that roughly two billion children live in regions where the pollution levels are way above the threshold limit set by the World Health Organization.
The pollution in New Delhi peaked during the Diwali festival but experts say the festival of lights isn't the only cause of the hazardous air quality index.
A new study reveals that air pollution emitted from countries near the equator has a bigger impact on the formation of global ozone.
New Delhi officials announce the suspension of classes and halting of government projects amidst worsening smog
Around 300 million children worlwide are exposed to high levels of air pollution with about 600,000 of them dying every year due to illnesses caused or exacerbated by air pollution.
Breathing polluted air can result in cancer, heart disease, and other health issues that can sometimes prove to be fatal. As the world totters toward using different energy sources that don't discharge these detrimental particles into the air, Dutch scientists on Tuesday announced the building of a stoppage solution to this growing menace. The world's first giant air vacuum cleaner was revealed at a conference held in the Netherlands, reported the Daily Mail.
The alarming levels of air pollution pose serious health risk, with people being exposed to high concentration every time they walk or ride a bicycle for exercise or as means of transportation. Now, a new study from the University of British Columbia has calculated how fast a person should travel to significantly reduce exposure to air pollution.
Minute particles of polluted air can impair the inner lining of veins and arteries even in healthy individuals, exposing them at a greater risk of developing high blood pressure, stroke, and heart disease, according to a three-year study in Utah.
With water scarcity and accessibility, especially in far-flung areas, a global problem, various technologies have popped up to provide a solution for this problem. Apart from the WaterSeer, another water generator called SunToWater adds to the list of revolutionary devices that can produce clean water from thin air.
The Arctic is rapidly changing. Scientists found that sea salt could be contributing to local air pollutants in the Arctic.
Some damages cannot be undone, and the planet just recorded one of them. This month, Earth officially recorded its atmospheric carbon dioxide moving beyond the 400 parts per million (ppm) mark – permanently.
The World health Organization has estimated that 6.5 million around the world have died due to air pollution in 2012, which accounts to 11.6 percent of global deaths during that year.
Think you’re breathing fresh air? Most likely not. World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that about 92 percent of people in the entire planet is inhaling poor quality air. The effects of air pollution on human health can be disastrous.
Former EPA chief Christin Todd Whitman apologized for wrongfully reassuring people near the ground zero after the 9/11 attacks that the air and water are safe.