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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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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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?

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 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

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

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

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.

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

New study reveals main sources of light pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

Study shows denim microfibers are polluting our waters

Inhabitat - Innovation

Did you know that your favorite jeans are polluting the environment

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

Subway commuters are exposed to dangerous amounts of air pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

Taking public transit is a huge win for the environment, but a new study shows that underground subway systems expose commuters to excessive air pollution

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.

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

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

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.

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

AI pinpoints local pollution hotspots using satellite images

Envirotec Magazine

The algorithm picked out these city-block-sized satellite images as local hotspots (top) and cool spots (bottom) for air pollution in Beijing (image credit: Tongshu Zheng, Duke University). Being able to find local hotspots of air pollution using satellite images is hugely advantageous.”

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.

Air pollution caused by fossil fuels kills millions

Inhabitat - Innovation

A new study has found that more than 8 million people died in 2018 from poor air quality caused by fossil fuel combustion

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.

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.

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.

“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.

Air pollution risks health of all, especially drivers, says TfL report

Envirotec Magazine

I note how many of these drivers already had breathing problems, which the infection worsened – this raises the question of whether drivers’ exposure to polluted air at work contributed to their underlying poor health. Photo credit: Yuri Turkov/Shutterstock.com.

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Only 1% of global rivers contribute 80% of riverine plastic pollution to oceans

Inhabitat - Innovation

Most riverine plastic that flows into the oceans comes from just 1% of rivers worldwide

First of its kind study examines the impact of ocean noise pollution on Ireland’s marine life

Envirotec Magazine

Commenting on the project, lead researcher Emer Keaveney, Marine Mammal Ecologist, Ocean Research & Conservation Association Ireland said: “Increased levels of marine traffic from container ships, pleasure boats, speedboats and eco-tour operators has created a significant noise pollution issue.

Sandstorms and pollution create hazardous air quality in Beijing

Inhabitat - Innovation

On Monday, citizens of Beijing woke up to an orange sky, with the air quality recorded as hazardous

Property industry likely to be breaking the law by failing to disclose air pollution levels

Envirotec Magazine

Explosive new QC legal opinion suggests estate agents, property websites, surveyors and conveyancers are now legally obliged to inform prospective buyers and renters of air pollution levels. Firm offering free air pollution rating system for every UK address, using 1.5

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In London, coroner rules air pollution as cause of death of a child

Inhabitat - Innovation

Coroner Philip Barlow ruled that failure to keep air pollution below legal limits was one of the causes of Ella Kissi-Debrah’s death in 2013

Plastic pollution disproportionately hitting marginalised groups, UN environment report finds

Eco-Business

Vulnerable communities disproportionately bear the brunt of environmental degradation caused by plastics pollution, and action is urgently needed to address the issue and restore access to human rights, health and well-being, according to a new UN report published on Tuesday

Here's how we can eradicate plastic pollution by 2040

Eco-Business

The business-as-usual approach to plastic pollution isn’t working. In the midst of a pandemic, Indonesia leads with ambitious plans to reduce plastic waste and pollution

Tech innovators should pay attention to NYC’s new air pollution monitoring pilot

EDF + Business

But what if while completing their routine routes, doing their regular jobs, these vehicles were doubling as mobile air pollution monitoring networks? This pilot will help determine the tremendous potential that innovative technologies hold for improving our understanding of air pollution. “

Shipping, Pollution and Technology – Can a Dirty Sector Clean up?

CleanTech Group

Maritime transport accounts for 7% of global oil consumption, and the bunker oil used in the industry is heavily polluting due to its’. Logistics Shipping Transportation Martitime Shipping