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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A new way to track truck pollution


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

How farmers and seaweed can help tackle ocean pollution


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

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.

New York City is using its fleets to fight air pollution


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

Rethinking food packaging can dent the plastic pollution crisis


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.

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


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

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


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

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?

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.

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 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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tackling Asia’s plastic pollution


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

Asia 123

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


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

The Plastic Pollution Crisis

R-Squared Energy

Just about anywhere you travel in the world, you will encounter plastic pollution. Plastic pollution is now ubiquitous in our oceans, and remote islands are an ideal place to get an objective view of the volume of plastic debris now circling the globe.”. But why should plastic pollution be such a serious environmental threat? Support is growing for a global treaty on plastic pollution, such as the Paris Climate Agreement that is aimed at curbing carbon emissions.

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.

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

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?

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.

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

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

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 stunning impact of COVID-19 social distancing on air pollution


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

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


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

New study reveals main sources of light pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

Sewage pollution makes popular Oxford bathing site unsafe after rainfall, say researchers

Envirotec Magazine

Sewage pollution is raising bacteria levels in Oxford’s popular swimming spots to unsafe levels after rainfall, new research appears to find. Geese grazing in Port Meadown, Oxford (image credit: Fr Lawrence Lew, O.P. , CC BY-NC 2.0 license).

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.

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.

Study shows denim microfibers are polluting our waters

Inhabitat - Innovation

Did you know that your favorite jeans are polluting the environment