Indoor Air Pollution

U.S. Green Technology

The post Indoor Air Pollution appeared first on U.S. Green Business, Green Business News Green Stories Air pollutionImpact Of Poor Indoor Air Quality The impact of poor indoor air quality can be measured in many ways.

How to Combat Noise Pollution

U.S. Green Technology

Noise pollution, also known as environmental noise or sound pollution, is defined as regular exposure to elevated sound levels that may have adverse effects in humans and other living organisms. The post How to Combat Noise Pollution appeared first on U.S.

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Which creates more jobs? Green or polluting industries?

GreenBiz

Climate-friendly investments can create more jobs per dollar than polluting alternatives

A new way to track truck pollution

GreenBiz

By accounting for, disclosing and then mitigating transport pollution, companies can be better local neighbors and better global citizens

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

5 Ways to Prevent Neighborhood Sewage Pollution

Green Living Guy

Here are five ways to prevent neighborhood sewage pollution and increase environmental conservation. The post 5 Ways to Prevent Neighborhood Sewage Pollution appeared first on Green Living Guy. Environment pollution neighborhood prevent pollution sewage

New York City is using its fleets to fight air pollution

GreenBiz

Cities Pollution Prevention Transportation & MobilityIn a "race to the top," more cities are gaining unprecedented insights toward cleaning up air quality.

COVID-19 lockdowns lead to decreasing light pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

One welcome side effect of COVID-19 lockdowns is the reduction of light pollution

How farmers and seaweed can help tackle ocean pollution

GreenBiz

Seaweed’s benefits as part of a superfood are well-sung but its potential to tackle the destabilization of the Earth’s natural nitrogen and phosphorous cycles deserve more attention

Understanding Particle Pollution and What You Can Do to Stop It

The Environmental Blog

Pollution can have significant effects on air quality. The two main kinds of air pollution are ozone and particle contamination. You’ve probably heard people talking about ozone before, but you may be less familiar with particle pollution. What Is Particle Pollution?

The Future of Transportation is Green: A Pollution-Free World

The Environmental Blog

Unfortunately, our current transportation systems don’t seem to have a path to a pollution-free world. In fact, the transportation sector remains to be one of the most polluting bodies we have right now. Nowadays, there seems to be no distance we cannot cover.

Comment: New year brings resolution on pollution

Envirotec Magazine

Ofwat’s PR24 performance commitment document PR24 and beyond, published in November 2021, recognises that an outcomes-based approach to PR24 will include pollution incidents and environmental performance.

The Ten Most Polluted Cities On Earth

Jim Conca

The most polluted cities in the world highlight the fact that pollution kills more people than anything else. But this pollution also involves noise and light pollution for their role in neurodegenerative diseases Cairo tops the list. Los Angeles is the only US city on the list and comes in tenth.

More solution than pollution?

Envirotec Magazine

Tom never aimed to go into the renewable power business, but his belief that pig farming can be more about solution than pollution has seen him scale a whole new learning curve.

Can you guess the most water-intensive and polluting sectors?

GreenBiz

CDP published its first ever Water Impact Index to improve investor understanding of water-related risks

Air pollution from US meat production causes 16,000 deaths annually

Inhabitat - Innovation

Over 16,000 Americans die each year as a result of air pollution caused by meat production and related agricultural practices

Describing pollutant distribution in 3d

Envirotec Magazine

A team led by environmental physicist Stefan Schreier at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences in Vienna is attempting to build up a better picture of nitrogen dioxide pollution in the city. Monitoring of other pollutants.

Plastic Pollution Awareness • 7/15/21

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Join WCS and Votes for the Planet to discuss the impact of plastic pollution and create your own Plastic Pollution Plan! Plastic pollution wreaks havoc on our oceans, soil, air, and has become a leading cause of climate change. July 15, 2021. 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM PST. Virtual Event.

How nine states and D.C. plan to cut carbon pollution from transportation

GreenBiz

carbon pollution comes from transportation. Carbon Pricing Pollution Prevention resilience Transportation & MobilityAlmost 30% of U.S.

Survey identifies significant micro plastic pollution on summit of Snowdon

Envirotec Magazine

Geoscience technology firm CGG has conducted a microplastics pollution survey as part of a scoping study into whether it would be possible to create a “Plastic Free zone” on Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon). This highlights pollution ‘hotpots’ with high microplastic concentrations.

Air pollution climbing back to pre-pandemic levels

Inhabitat - Innovation

China's pollution levels are rising. Will Europe follow? Or will some countries take measures to preserve one of the few happy by-products of COVID-19

Air pollution could make COVID-19 more dangerous

Inhabitat - Innovation

Some climate experts are hypothesizing that areas with high air pollution could make cases of COVID-19 worse

England Environment Agency tells people to ignore pollution

Inhabitant

England Environment Agency tells people to ignore pollution

Top 3 plastic polluters are CocaCola, PepsiCo and Nestle. Again.

Inhabitat - Innovation

Let's see who this year's top plastic polluters are May we have the envelope, please?

No more plastic pollution: How to give a Christmas present to the Earth

The Environmental Blog

The plastic gift was definitely more than welcome for giant corporations such as Coca cola: Currently the biggest plastic polluter in the world. Let’s look at some facts about the plastic pollution caused by the staple of our Christmas shopping. Does our planet like Christmas?

The stunning impact of COVID-19 social distancing on air pollution

GreenBiz

How efforts to flatten the curve of COVID-19 have reflected air quality in the San Francisco Bay area. COVID-19 Transportation & Mobility

How victims can pay polluters for a win-win result

Eco-Business

With smoke haze posing a significant pollution problem for Southeast Asia, a victim-pays approach could result in cleaner air for all

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This "super plant" can actually absorb air pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

Scientists at the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) have found that Cotoneaster franchetii could help absorb pollution on heavily trafficked roads

Public debate on water pollution “oversimplified”, believes expert panel

Envirotec Magazine

The water sector must get better at communicating the challenges of tackling pollution and why there is an urgent need for better collaboration between utilities, government bodies, regulators and customers.

Air pollution could increase risk of irreversible blindness

Inhabitat - Innovation

A study published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology has revealed that exposure to air pollution increases the risk of blindness in elderly people

Mapping data used for air-pollution postcode checker

Envirotec Magazine

Recently-launched water filtration and air purification company Aqua Perfecta is developing a UK postcode checker for customers to measure air pollution and help the company offer advice on air purifying products.

Is global plastic pollution nearing an irreversible tipping point?

Envirotec Magazine

According to the authors, plastic pollution is a global threat, and actions to drastically reduce emissions of plastic to the environment are “the rational policy response” Plastic is found everywhere on the planet: from deserts and mountaintops to deep oceans and Arctic snow.

Tackling Asia’s plastic pollution

Eco-Business

Asian governments must now enact and properly implement policies and regulations that will help to scale up grassroots initiatives and hold plastics producers accountable for addressing the plastic pollution crisis

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New study reveals main sources of light pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

Recent research shines a light on the biggest causes of light pollution

River research reveals scale of macroplastic pollution

Envirotec Magazine

Plastic pollution clogs river systems for considerably longer than previously thought, new research from the University of Leicester appears to show.

Climate change has led to more temperature inversions and the rise of 'super pollution events'

GreenBiz

Pollution PreventionThis is why the air was unsafe to breathe and reeked of "hospital waste" in a Pennsylvania community in late December.

The world gets serious about cutting methane pollution

EDF Voices

The urgency of tackling methane is finally being recognized at the highest levels — and new satellite-based tools are coming to make that possible. Here’s how we got to this Methane Moment

Artist creates mesmerizing paintings using coal pollution from local streams

Inhabitat - Innovation

A group of artists, engineers and dedicated community members are finding ways to clean up local pollution and turn it into something meaningful

Exxon's leaked documents reveal devastating pollution plan

Inhabitat - Innovation

Earlier this year when ExxonMobil announced its intention to reduce its methane emissions and gas-burning, many welcomed and celebrated the news. Despite these initial claims, the company's internal documents paint a different picture

Study shows denim microfibers are polluting our waters

Inhabitat - Innovation

Did you know that your favorite jeans are polluting the environment

How Much Do Electric Vehicles Help in Reducing Pollution?

The Environmental Blog

The question remains, however, how much do they actually help in the reduction of pollution? The US is one of the countries with the highest number of motorized vehicles per capita, with a fleet of well over 250 million.

Regenerative agriculture won’t solve the fashion industry’s pollution problems

GreenBiz

The fashion industry is focusing on crops when it should be focusing on its business model

Initiative turns marine plastic pollution into reusable PPE

Envirotec Magazine

” The post Initiative turns marine plastic pollution into reusable PPE first appeared on Envirotec. The initiative appears to be a world first for reusable PPE.