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.

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.

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Let The Children Breathe Pollution — Trump Policies Are Hurting Children Big Time

CleanTechnica

petcoke Pollution Superfund sitesLet the children suffocate. That is the vicious message from President Trump in his proposed budget cuts for the Environmental Protection Agency for fiscal year.

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.

The Importance Of Reducing Light Pollution

CleanTechnica

While light pollution is a topic we've covered here before, it's something that doesn't get enough attention. Buildings Consumer Technology Energy Efficiency Green Economy Health Lighting Policy & Politics Dr. Kelsey Johnson International Dark Sky Association light pollution

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

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.

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

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

CleanTechnica

Air Quality Coal Fossil Fuels Health Natural Gas Oil Policy & Politics Research Science air pollution Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air-Pollution Regional Acidification Information Simulation UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) World Health Organization

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

“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.

These adorable fish lamps raise awareness of plastic pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

Heliograf found design inspiration from tiny, fish-shaped soy sauce packets

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

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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. “

WOHA to transform polluted swamp into green university

Inhabitat - Innovation

For nearly 50 years, Bangladesh-based nonprofit BRAC has championed change for good, and now the NGO will take its do-gooding a big step forward with the establishment of BRAC University in Dhaka.

US Federal Court Requires EPA To Protect Communities Against Worst-Case Chemical Spills

CleanTechnica

Millions of people will soon be safer from the thousands of dangerous chemical facilities that sit in flood-prone areas.

Natural Gas Provided False Promise, Deception — Severe Health Problems From “Natural” Gas

CleanTechnica

Who knew there were not even laws on the books to address the hidden pollutants, and that there would be much information lacking about the truth of the acid stimulation, hydraulic fracturing, and other new extraction technologies.

Trump administration guts air pollution standards

Charged

The weakened rule “does all of those things by improving fuel economy, continuing to reduce air pollution, and making new vehicles more affordable for all Americans.”. As the rest of the world develops innovative technologies to increase efficiency and reduce air pollution, American automakers will be encouraged to focus on gas guzzlers.

Air pollution and premature death: Life expectancy impacts described in Bristol study

Envirotec Magazine

Five people dying prematurely every week – 260 for the year as a result of two most harmful forms of air pollution, PM2.5 The economic health impact costs of air pollution in Bristol estimated to be up to £170 million a year. Areas of Bristol most affected by air pollution.

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.

Architects design giant air purifying towers to fight Delhis air pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

ra air purifiers rely on a curved shape and air pressure differentials to intake polluted air and produce cool, clean air Developed using the principles of aerodynamics, the A?ra

The growing movement to help farmers reduce pollution and make a profit

GreenBiz

In Pennsylvania, an innovative program is showing farmers how to plant cash crops in buffer zones to help stabilize stream banks and clean up waterways. Agriculture Conservation farmers Food & Agriculture Food Systems