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. Below is an article I published in August 2017.

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.

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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. Californians have now been sheltering in place since March 20.

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.

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 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.”. None of us are exempt — though, young children and the elderly are more vulnerable.

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

CleanTechnica

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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? Air Quality air pollution Carbon Emissions environment pollution solution urban planning

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

CleanTechnica

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

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

CleanTechnica

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 Pollution

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.

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.

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. These trips produce an estimated 69% more carbon emissions than driving by yourself.

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?

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

CleanTechnica

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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 Tesla

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.

Rethinking food packaging can dent the plastic pollution crisis

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Food & Agriculture Plastic Waste Pollution PreventionAlthough the global economy is increasingly wrapped in plastic, companies of all sizes are dramatically reducing their use of it.

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.

Uber Adds To Pollution & Traffic In European Cities

CleanTechnica

In terms of health, I believe pedestrian life, and more abundant, affordable electric mass transit is best. Yet, due to lack of good transit, inconvenience, work, and a litany of other issues, too many of us depend on car travel.

This Industry Is 4 Times More Polluting Than Air Travel

CleanTechnica

The construction industry is four times more polluting than air travel. So, making it more sustainable will be key if we want to protect both our health and our planet. Air Quality Buildings Climate Change Research Science air industry concrete construction

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.

The Journal of Epidemiology: Linking Air Pollution Nanoparticles & Incident of Brain Tumors

CleanTechnica

Science and modern biochemistry have all kinds of answers on the brain and human health, but scientific knowledge alone can't stop air pollution. They can let us know that air pollution is indeed a threat to the brain's and body's core functions.

Big Auto Begging To Pollute More — Electric Cars Too Clean ??

CleanTechnica

While the administration just finalized its reduction in vehicle efficiency from 5 percent per year to no better than a measly 1.5 percent per year (despite their own evidence showing how bad it is for the country), that hasn’t stopped the auto industry from seeking even further reductions.

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

Lyft or Uber Electric Car Cuts 3× More Pollution than Your Electric Car

CleanTechnica

A study published yesterday by researchers at the University of California, Davis, reminds us all why Lyft and Uber drivers should electrify faster than anyone, and why a Tesla app-based taxi service — robotaxis or not — would be so helpful.

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?

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

Around 10,000 More U.S. Deaths Last Year From This Silent Killer

CleanTechnica

Air pollution killed nearly 10,000 Americans in 2018, and 2019 must have seen a similar total.

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

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.

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

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.

Air Pollution Levels Are Falling, Falling | COVID-19 Self-Quarantines Have A Good Side

CleanTechnica

But are the lower levels of carbon emissions here to stay. Air Quality Climate Change Green Economy Health COP26 coronavirus COVID-19 Harvard School of Public Health NASA

108 Million Americans Live In Areas That Had 100+ Days Of Polluted Air In 2018

CleanTechnica

One-third of all Americans live in areas that suffered through at least 100 days of poor air quality due to air pollution in 2018, according to a new report by Environment America Research & Policy Center, Frontier Group and U.S.

Tesla Cars ? Pollution … Tesla’s Full Stack Disruption … Model 3 vs. Model Y — CleanTechnica Top 20

CleanTechnica

Last week's top stories on CleanTechnica included Andy Miles explaining why Tesla vehicles cut pollution rather than causing more pollution, a rundown of how Tesla's "full stack disruption" sets it apart from the auto crowd, and yet another comparison of the Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Model.

Coronavirus Partly Responsible For Dramatic Decrease In Nitrogen Dioxide Pollution Over China

CleanTechnica

Nitrogen dioxide emissions in China have plunged since the coronavirus outbreak. Is there a lesson we can learn from that? Fossil Fuels China coronavirus earth observatory esa NASA nitrogen dioxide emissions over China

Will Pollution Pauses Have a Lasting Impact?

GreenTechMedia

The world is experiencing a sudden, dramatic drop in all kinds of air pollution. The skies are dramatically different. People can hear birds they didn’t even know were there, and see landscapes that have been shrouded for decades.

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.

Global Shipping Is Making False Impressions About Circumventing Pollution — Billions Spent On “Cheat Devices”

CleanTechnica

To attach pollutants to that ingenious reach is counter to intelligence and consciousness. Water goes everywhere. It reaches places and distances that other things can't with such flexibility and ingenuity.

Covid-19 risk greater in urban centres affected by air pollution

Envirotec Magazine

People living in polluted cities are more at risk from Covid-19, according to health experts cited in a 16 March report from the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), an advocacy group. Even the latest diesel engines emit dangerous levels of pollution.

Reminder From Viv: Tesla Is A Global Revolution For A Better Future

CleanTechnica

"Tesla isn't a company. It's a global revolution for clean energy, state-of-the-art mobility, & a better future," a well known podcaster named Viv tweeted earlier today. I wanted to elaborate on that.

“Pollution Pavilion” revealing invisible air pollution arrives in Covent Garden

Envirotec Magazine

The Pollution Pavillion was designed in collaboration with artists Climate and Cities and King’s College London. Four out of five Britons are worried that UK air pollution limits don’t match WHO guidelines. pollution particles. • pollution.