How Air Pollution Impacts Pollination

U.S. Green Technology

The release of greenhouse gases from manufacturing and residential processes causes air pollution. Here are some of the ways air pollution harms pollination. The post How Air Pollution Impacts Pollination appeared first on U.S.

Which creates more jobs? Green or polluting industries?

GreenBiz

Climate-friendly investments can create more jobs per dollar than polluting alternatives

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A new way to track truck pollution

GreenBiz

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

Final report on flagship air pollution reporting pilot scheme released

Envirotec Magazine

Thursday, 16 June marks the release of findings from a UK pilot scoping study looking at development of an air pollution reporting system for businesses. Air pollution emissions and its impacts are not required in standard corporate reporting of GHG emissions.

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.

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

GreenBiz

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

Plastic pollution in the ocean may harbour novel antiobiotics

Envirotec Magazine

Plastic pollution in the ocean may serve as a source for novel antibiotics, according to a new student-led study conducted in collaboration with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. A polyethylene bag floats in the open sea.

Customisable air pollution alerts now available for monitor series

Envirotec Magazine

Alerting PRThe development means the likes of local authorities, construction site managers, and transport professionals will be able to rapidly respond to high concentrations of air pollution. The new alerting capabilities are available to users of Zephyr® air quality monitors.

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 Changes Through The Pandemic – A European Barometer

Jim Conca

Athens, Greece improved air quality with a ~35% drop in pollutants from 2019 to 2021 while Reykjavík had the highest air pollution increase of ~14%.

COVID-19 lockdowns lead to decreasing light pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

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 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.

How farmers and seaweed can help tackle ocean pollution

GreenBiz

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

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.

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

GreenBiz

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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 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

Less air pollution leads to higher crop yields, says study

Envirotec Magazine

A new Stanford University-led study seems to reveal that removing one thing in particular – a common air pollutant – could lead to dramatic gains in crop yields. Nitrogen oxides, or NOx, are among the most widely emitted pollutants in the world.

Plastic pollution is bad, but how exactly is it linked to climate change?

GreenBiz

It's a burning problem, among others

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

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?

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.

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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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

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

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.

Air pollution significantly reduces pollination by confusing butterflies and bees

Envirotec Magazine

Common air pollutants from both urban and rural environments may be reducing the pollinating abilities of insects by preventing them from sniffing out the crops and wildflowers that depend on them, new research seems to show. Image credit: Patty O’Hearn Kickham , CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.

These innovations pull plastic pollution from rivers before it reaches the ocean

GreenBiz

Over 90 percent of ocean plastic waste comes from just 10 rivers. But innovative businesses are deploying low-cost, low-tech solutions to stop them

These innovations pull plastic pollution from rivers before it reaches the ocean —here’s how

GreenBiz

Over 90% of ocean plastic waste comes from just 10 rivers. But innovative businesses are deploying low-cost, low-tech solutions to stop them

Strengthen red route pollution monitoring to save lives, says London air report

Envirotec Magazine

The London Assembly Environment Committee launched ‘Clean Air for all Londoners’ – a report on air pollution in the capital – on 23 March. A regular report should be produced on the changes in pollution on London’s main roads.

New study reveals main sources of light pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

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.

Chemical recycling: Will the ‘green’ plastics solution make more pollution?

Eco-Business

Critics say the chemical recycling industry’s multi-step incineration processes are polluting and generating greenhouse gases without alleviating virgin plastic demand