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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

COVID-19 lockdowns lead to decreasing light pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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?

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 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

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?

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

Pollution turned this lagoon in Argentina stinky and pink

Inhabitant

An Argentinian lagoon turned hot pink last week from chemical pollution. And it stinks

Air pollution may affect elderly male cognition

Envirotec Magazine

Exposure to air pollution, even over the course of just a few weeks, can impede mental performance, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Aging. Air pollution levels were obtained from a site in Boston.

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

New study reveals main sources of light pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

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

Cargo ships' exhaust purification systems are polluting the oceans

Inhabitat - Innovation

Waste from the exhaust cleaning systems, also known as "scrubbers", is dumped close to ocean shores

Report reveals hypocrisy of world’s biggest plastic polluters

Envirotec Magazine

Talking Trash critically analysed voluntary commitments from the ten biggest plastic polluters (Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, Danone, Mars Incorporated, Mondel?z The Coca-Cola Company is the biggest plastic polluter in the world, with a plastic footprint of 2.9

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

Polluted Air and Water Is a Racial Justice Issue. Let’s Fight it that Way.

The City Fix

Around the world, communities of color and marginalized groups disproportionately feel the effects of pollution and other environmental impacts.

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.

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.

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

Pollution linked to high blood pressure in children, says study

Envirotec Magazine

Asian boy wearing mouth mask against air pollution (Beijing). The study is published in a special issue on air pollution in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The post Pollution linked to high blood pressure in children, says study first appeared on Envirotec.

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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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.

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 London Uses Road Fees to Tackle Air Pollution and Inequality

The City Fix

More recently, in 2013, Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah died at the hands of air pollution. Half a century ago, a lethal haze of smoke and fog, otherwise known as the Great Smog of 1952, covered London and killed as many as 12,000 people.

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.

“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.

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.

The Australian government unveils plan to end plastic pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

With the National Plastic Plan, Australia aims to address challenges with biodegradable, recyclable and compostable plastics

Sponsored content: Landfill pollution monitoring platform

Envirotec Magazine

Heiko Balzter, Director of the Centre for Landscape and Climate Research, at the University of Leicester explained: “In this project, we are investigating whether satellites can see where plants are suffering from stress due to pollution from landfill sites.

Study shows denim microfibers are polluting our waters

Inhabitat - Innovation

Did you know that your favorite jeans are polluting the environment

Sponsored content: Microplastic and pollution removal partnership extended

Envirotec Magazine

Not only will this allow us to bring our experience in the removal of micro-pollutions and micro-plastic into the UK but also extending it further into the drinking water industry is another milestone in our collaboration.”

1% of global population causes 50% of all carbon pollution emitted by the aviation industry

Inhabitat - Innovation

Only 1% of people cause half of all aviation pollution globally. Super emitters pollute the environment at the expense of millions of people who do not fly