Renault Attacks Idling Pollution At Schools

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As a result, "1 in 3 children in the UK breathe unsafe levels of air pollution," according to Renault. 27% of parents in the UK admit to idling while waiting for their children — men more than 50% likely to do so than women (or more than 50% likely to admit it).

Air Pollution: Here For All Seasons?

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An email in my inbox today proclaimed, “it’s September and we’re heading into pollution season in many regions.” Does pollution have a season? I was taken aback.

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Air Pollution A Major Driver of Ill Health Worldwide — New Report

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Air pollution is now the world’s fourth-leading risk factor for early death according to the new State of Global Air Report released this week. Air Quality Fossil Fuels Health Research Science air pollution NRDC Pollution State Of Global Air Report World Health Organization

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Marathon Petroleum: Bailout Of A Racist Polluter

CleanTechnica

The coronavirus bailout has given big polluter Marathon Petroleum a free pass to make Detroit residents sick.

Cleaning Up Our Polluted Air Would Save More Money Than It Costs

CleanTechnica

The effects of polluted air are twice as severe as previously thought, according to the latest research. Fossil Fuels Health Science air pollution dave roberts Dr. Vox Drew Shindell IPCC secondary effects of air pollution

New Study Shows Air Pollution Has Decreased In The US — Mostly In Rich, White Communities

CleanTechnica

However, the areas that were the most polluted in 1982 are still the most polluted in 2020. Air Quality Health Research Science air pollution Arizona Arkansas California Los Angeles Oklahoma PM2.5 Pollution Texas

Link Between Air Pollution & Vascular Damage, Study Finds

CleanTechnica

A link between exposure to air pollution and vascular (heart) damage has been found in a new study. Air Quality Health Research Science air pollution COVID-19 heart disease India study

EU Parliament Tells VdL To Make Shipping Polluters Pay

CleanTechnica

MEPs said that for the first time shipping industry polluters must pay for their emissions in the EU carbon market. The European Parliament this week voted for ships to be required by EU law to cut their carbon emissions.

Road Microplastics Are Polluting The Oceans & Heating The Planet

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Air Quality Cars Clean Transport Climate Change Coupled Model Intercomparison Project GAINS (Greenhouse gas–Air pollution Interactions and Synergies) model Norwegian Institute for Air ResearchThose minuscule particles of plastics produced by car tires and brakes can't do much damage, right?

You Need To Know About Nitrogen Pollution — A CleanTechnica Exclusive

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Agriculture Climate Change Green Economy Haber-Bosch process nitrogen Nitrogen pollution Pivot Bio synthetic nitrogen fertilizerHow do microbes break down organic matter and help agricultural sustainability.

European Taxpayers Fork Out €32 Billion A Year To Subsidize Polluting Company Cars

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Air Quality Fossil Fuels Health Market Research Oil Policy & Politics Policy Research Press Releases Research Science auto industry BMW co2 emissions co2 reduction Company cars daimler EU EU Commission Europe green economy Subsidize Pollution taxpayers

200,000 Americans A Year Die From Air Pollution

CleanTechnica

As we consider perhaps more than ever how much different things cause death in the USA, I think it's good to take note of the vast number of premature deaths that come as a result of air pollution — 200,000 a year in the United States. Air Quality Clean Power Clean Transport Coal Electric Vehicles Fossil Fuels Health Natural Gas Oil Research Science Solar Energy Wind Energy air pollution Pollution World Health OrganizationBelow is an article I published in August 2017.

Local Pollution Has A Global Impact

CleanTechnica

Pollution, especially stuff dropped into rivers, lakes, and streams has to go somewhere. Cleantech News Media Water ireland louisiana lsu Mississippi River Pollution river pollutionLittering in rivers is a common thing in many countries. In many areas of the world, basic refuse management systems are lacking or people are just too lazy to walk over a trash can to properly dispose of their water bottle, plastic [&hellip.

Airlines To Pay Just 17¢ A Ticket For Pollution Under UN Scheme

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Airlines would pay at most €70 million a year for their pollution on long-haul flights from Europe — even after air traffic bounces back — under the UN’s aviation CO2 scheme, a new independent study shows.

55.3% Of The World’s Population Exposed To Increasing Air Pollution

CleanTechnica

A new study shows that over half of the world's population is exposed to increasing air pollution. Air Quality Health Research Science air pollution

California Air Pollution Drops In Every County During Pandemic

CleanTechnica

While social distancing is slowing the spread of COVID-19, it’s also significantly reducing air pollutant and greenhouse gas levels across the state. Residents from San Diego to Sacramento are seeing clearer skies and breathing cleaner air, even in the center of cities that rarely experience a noticeable reduction in air pollution. Californians have now been sheltering in place since March 20.

Air Pollution Plummets As China, Europe, New York Go On COVID-19 Lockdown

CleanTechnica

The European Environmental Agency (EEA) has confirmed NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) data that shows a rapid, dramatic reduction in air pollution over those areas most affected by the COVID-19 lockdowns. Air Quality Cleantech News Climate Change Fossil Fuels Research Science air pollution China coronavirus COVID-19 data esa NASA Pollution qir quality satellite images

The Importance Of Reducing Light Pollution

CleanTechnica

While light pollution is a topic we've covered here before, it's something that doesn't get enough attention. Buildings Consumer Technology Energy Efficiency Green Economy Health Lighting Policy & Politics Dr. Kelsey Johnson International Dark Sky Association light pollution

Early Exposure To Traffic-Related Air Pollution Linked To Increased Risk Of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

CleanTechnica

Traffic pollution is a distinct cause of neurodevelopmental disorders, according to new research out of the University of California at Davis. Air Quality Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Health Mass Transit / Public Transit Research Science air pollution carbon-free transportation epidemiology neurodevelopmental disorders traffic-related air pollution TRAP University of California at Davis

Air Pollution “Pandemic” Worse Than Wars, Parasitic & Vector-Born Diseases, HIV/AIDS, And Smoking

CleanTechnica

Air pollution is taking three years from your life, on average, worldwide. Recent findings indicate that the world is facing an air pollution “pandemic.”. Air Quality Coal Fossil Fuels Health Natural Gas Oil Research Science air pollution Air pollution deaths Cardiovascular Research co2 emissions European Society of Cardiology Global Exposure Mortality Model HIV malaria parasitic smoking smoking deaths vector-born diseases

Air Pollution Is Killing Honeybees, New Study Finds

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Air pollution isn't just affecting us humans, but also our furry, scaly, and winged co-inhabitants on this planet — honeybees. Air Quality Health Research Science bees Bengaluru Honeybees India National Center for Biological Sciences

11,000 Air Pollution-Related Deaths Avoided In Europe As Coal & Oil Consumption Plummet

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Air Quality Coal Fossil Fuels Health Natural Gas Oil Policy & Politics Research Science air pollution Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air China clean air co2 emissions COVID-19 Europe NASA NO2 pollution pandemics united statesScientists are observing what the idling of cars and factories, and plummeting of the fossil fuel business, reveals in the satellite data from NASA and other vital environmental databases.

How Are The Environment & Digital Landscapes Similar? They’re Both Polluted

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Air Quality CleanTechnica Exclusive Climate Change Media media education lab Pollution You Are Here: A Field Guide for Navigating Polarized SpeechHave you ever thought about how the digital world feeds our interpretion of the natural world.

The Brain, Air Pollution, & CO2 — The Years Project Connects The Dots (Videos)

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Air Quality Fossil Fuels Health Natural Gas Oil Policy & Politics Research Science air pollution air pollution Alzheimers air pollution brain health Alzheimers brain Brain health enviromental research Medical research The YEARS Project"Excess CO2 isn’t just heating the planet, it’s making our brains fuzzy," according to research from Harvard University.

Roadside Filters Could Scrub 99% Of Air Pollution

CleanTechnica

Reducing the output of harmful emissions is a necessary thing, but what can we do about the pollution that's already out there? That's the question being asked by UK-based firm Pollution Solutions, and its answer is a new "cat's eye-style" in-ground filter that the company claims will be able to substantially reduce air pollution at busy intersections. Air Quality air pollution Carbon Emissions environment pollution solution urban planning

COVID-19 Lockdown Illustrates Connection Between People, The Earth, & Pollution

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Despite the turmoil caused by the coronavirus, people are waking to find they have a new view of the world thanks to a dramatic drop in pollution. Air Quality Clean Power Climate Change coronavirus COVID-19 PollutionThere may be a lesson for us all in there.

Another Study Shows: Air Pollution Hurts Us — A Lot

CleanTechnica

Another scientific article is out on the health effects of air pollution, and this one exposes both the long and the short of it. The comprehensive study proves what numerous other studies and common sense told us: air pollution hurts us.

6 Practical Ways We Can Reduce Ocean Plastic Pollution

The Environmental Blog

Plastic pollution is one of the most visible environmental issues of our generation. If we work together, we can all contribute to the ongoing global efforts and work towards turning the tide against oceans of plastic pollution. Pollution Recycle

Study: Uber & Lyft Create More Pollution In Net

CleanTechnica

Uber and Lyft create more pollution than trips according to new data from a study conducted by the Union of Concerned Scientists. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Fossil Fuels Green Jobs Polls/Surveys Research Science Smartphone Apps Lyft Pollution ridesharing UberThese trips produce an estimated 69% more carbon emissions than driving by yourself.

The Most Successful Air Pollution Treaty You’ve Never Heard Of

CleanTechnica

International consensus on cross-border environmental issues has been difficult to achieve, but the 40-year-old Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air-Pollution (or LRTAP as it is known to development professionals) has enjoyed great, if largely unsung, success in the fight against air pollution and climate change.

New Harvard Study Links COVID Deaths & Air Pollution — Interview With Dr. Francesca Dominici

CleanTechnica

A new study was made public this week that sheds light on the connection between COVID-19 health impacts and air pollution. and what researchers plan to do next to further our understanding of air pollution’s impact on coronavirus health outcomes. I sat down (virtually of course) with Dr. Francesca Dominici, author and Director of the Data Science Initiative at Harvard’s T.H.

This Space Technology Can Cut Climate Pollution On Earth: MethaneSAT 

CleanTechnica

The latest science warns that the window for preventing the most catastrophic global warming is closing fast. A seemingly small difference — just half a degree Celsius — can intensify the effects.

Airborne Coronavirus: Scientists In Italy Find Coronavirus On Air Pollution Particles

CleanTechnica

Air Quality Health Policy & Politics Research Science air pollution disease COVID-19 COVID-19 and the Coronavirus Pandemic COVID-19 epidemic fine particulates (PM 2.5 How far can that invasive airborne coronavirus that shut down much of the world travel? Further, perhaps, if it latches onto some particulates.

Is It True That A Tesla Creates More Pollution Than A Conventional Car?

CleanTechnica

This question gets asked a lot: "Is it true that a Tesla creates more pollution than a conventional car?" Air Quality Clean Transport Climate Change Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV batteries EV pollution greenhouse gases Pollution TeslaIt is often asked without any real interest in the answer, but more as a statement that this might be a possibility. It is part of the propaganda against electric vehicles.

California Focused On Cleaning Up Heavy-Duty Truck Pollution

CleanTechnica

Next Thursday, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) will vote a proposal to reduce smog-forming and soot emissions from heavy-duty vehicles sold in the state over the next decade.

Union of Concerned Scientists: Inequitable Exposure to Air Pollution From Vehicles in the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic

CleanTechnica

Asian American, African American, and Latino residents in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region are exposed to substantially more air pollution from cars, trucks, and buses than other demographic groups. Air Quality Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Fossil Fuels Health Oil Policy & Politics Research Science African-American air pollution air pollution costs cities co2 emissions electric trucks Electrifying Cities Nitrogen oxides Northeast Particulate matter PM2.5

How Have Lobbyists Worked To Influence Air Pollution Policy?

CleanTechnica

How is behind-the-scenes lobbying affecting our air quality. Air Quality Climate Change Fossil Fuels Health Policy & Politics DeSmog National Environmental Policy Act UN Sustainable Development Goals

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Fixing EU Carbon Market Is Crucial To Airlines “Building Back Better”

CleanTechnica

Capping the number of EU pollution permits that airlines can buy, and abolishing the permits that they get for free, will be necessary to drive the uptake of cleaner technology in aviation, a new study finds.

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Dear Mr. Elon Musk: A Letter From Russian Indigenous Peoples About Nickel Mining Pollution

CleanTechnica

The letter to Musk acknowledges that Nornickel is an international leader in nickel production but is “also a global leader in environmental pollution.".

Minnesota Clean Cars Will Save Money & Cut Pollution, New Study Shows

CleanTechnica

An independent consultant report released today confirmed that Minnesota’s efforts to adopt a clean cars program will significantly cut air pollution, benefit public health, and save consumers money.