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

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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

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.

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.

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.

Energy politics: Why oil giant BP wants Washington lawmakers to put a price on carbon pollution

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Seattle Times, Hal Bernton and Evan Bush, Jan 19 2020 Declaring that the “findings of climate scientists are real, and the world is on an unsustainable path,” energy giant BP is launching a public relations campaign this weekend to promote putting a price on carbon pollution in Washington state.

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.

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. “

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

Dutch company collects plastic pollution from rivers to make parks and products

Inhabitat - Innovation

Plastic pollution is a worldwide problem, with piles of debris along coastlines, on roadsides, in landfills and floating in waterways. Environmentally conscious companies are looking for ways to clean up the mess while simultaneously seeking out methods to recycle products into other products.

To reduce air pollution, New Delhi restricts cars to alternate days on the road

Inhabitat - Innovation

Air pollution in New Delhi has reached its worst levels this year, prompting the Indian government to legislate for a two-week rationing of private car usage

Air pollution map goes global, with more localised detail, and covering more pollutants

Envirotec Magazine

Air quality expert EarthSense has announced a new release of its MappAir® high-resolution map of air pollution, with powerful new features and improved scalability from global down to 10 metres or street level. Travellers can check pollution levels before deciding on a destination.

Geothermal-powered bus station will use anti-smog blocks to fight pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Polish city of Lublin will soon be home to an environmentally friendly bus station that not only offers a new and attractive public space, but also combats urban air pollution.

Air pollution on track to exceed limits at 4 out of 5 Breathe London sites

Envirotec Magazine

The two cars have been driving London’s streets, measuring air pollution, since 2018. The new data confirms a concerning trend: Air pollution across the capital remains dangerously high. pollution – at the vast majority of measuring sites – is at unsafe levels.

30% Of Microplastic Pollution Comes From Washing Clothes, But This Company Has A Solution

CleanTechnica

The company has come up with a great way to significantly reduce the problem at the source, directly at the washing machine. Its solution is a new kind of smart filter that can either be integrated or added onto existing washing machines. Consumer Technology Micro Catch microplastics plastics

Fast Fashion: the second biggest polluter on Earth

Envirotec Magazine

Below he discusses the issue of water pollution in the fashion industry. Startlingly, the fashion industry is now the second largest generator of pollution on Earth after the oil industry, which is driven by the snowballing effect of ‘fast fashion’.

Higher air pollution days trigger hundreds of cardiac arrests and hospitalisations for strokes and asthma

Envirotec Magazine

New data from King’s College London show 124 additional out-of-hospital cardiac arrests and 424 hospital admissions for stroke and asthma on higher pollution days. one of the most dangerous forms of pollution.

Political and business leaders meet to agree new action for tackling air pollution

Envirotec Magazine

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, said: “Air pollution is an urgent matter of health injustice and inequality. The reality is that it is children in our poorest communities who are most exposed to polluted air.

It’s Not About Meatloaf Or Greta. It’s More Than That.

CleanTechnica

Climate Change air pollution Australia global warming denial global warming deniers Global Weirding Greta Thunberg marine pollution Meatloaf WildfiresThe musician Meatloaf tweeted recently that he didn't believe in climate change and that Greta Thunberg was brainwashed.

Research finds heart attacks and strokes surge on high pollution days in England

Inhabitat - Innovation

A new study published by King’s College London (KCL) reports that elevated levels of air pollution contribute to increased spikes in cardiac arrests, stroke admissions and asthma hospitalizations

Study reveals "ugly sweaters" add to the plastic pollution problem

Inhabitat - Innovation

New research shows the waste generated by ugly holiday sweaters

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Government is “passing water pollution buck to the car industry”, experts warn

Envirotec Magazine

Poisonous particle pollution from brake and tyre wear is carried in runoff then enters rivers and streams. According to Highways England (HE) assessment tool (HAWRAT), more than 2500 outfalls in England pose a ‘very high’ or ‘high’ risk of pollution. “It’s

Proprietary formulation improves river pollution measures in São Paulo

Envirotec Magazine

Part of São Paulo’s River Pinheiros in Brazil, where the FOG Stop formulation has been deployed to tackle pollution.

Sead Pod offers grassroots solution to air pollution and global warming

Inhabitat - Innovation

Gardening should be good for the environment, adding oxygen to the air, nutrients to the soil, and filtering water for consumption. But plastic and toxins have become ubiquitous, leaving the home gardener to make intentional choices about which products to use.

The EPA fired these air pollution scientists. They’re meeting anyway.

Grist

An advisory panel of air pollution scientists disbanded by the Trump administration plans to continue their work with or without the U.S. The Trump administration is accused by at least half a dozen whistleblowers of muzzling climate and pollution science.

The largest green wall in Europe will absorb 8 tons of air pollution per year

Inhabitat - Innovation

Located in London, U.K., the Citicape House by Sheppard Robson will feature a 40,000-square-foot green wall, the largest in Europe, that sets the standard for urban green development in the city

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Babylegs the inexpensive, educational way to monitor ocean plastic pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

Do you have plastic in your nearby waterway? If you want to find out, you can collect a sample for testing using Babylegs, a trawl for monitoring ocean plastic

Event - Environmental Pollution and Health

Green Market Oracle

The 2nd Annual Congress on Environmental Pollution and Health will take place on October 21-22, 2019 Sydney, Australia. The theme is: "Sustainable Environmental Practices for Reducing Global Pollution and related Health hazards".

The latest in wearables is the Flow air pollution monitor

Treehugger - Technology

I want to know what I am breathing and I don't leave home without it. Technology

Birmingham mulls pollution-busting car ban

Business Green

Private cars taking 'through trips' could be banned from the city centre under radical plans to improve air quality

Delta Flight Dumps Fuel On School Children

CleanTechnica

Aviation Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Fossil Fuels Health airplanes delta Delta flight 89 diesel electric aircraft electric airplanes engine failure gasoline Pollution TeslaA Delta flight bound for Shanghai had to make an emergency fuel dump earlier today.