Tag: air pollution
Wildfire smoke is a problem because it contributes to air pollution.
"We took action so that lawmakers, decision makers and politicians finally take this climate and air quality crisis seriously, for everyone's sake."
“Anything we can do today to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and stabilize the global climate system will have significant benefits.”
“If you want to get to a net-zero aviation sector, this is a potential way of solving the air pollution part of it, which is significant, and in a way that’s technologically quite viable.”
University College London researchers hypothesized that air pollution might heighten the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration.
“Our research shows that the benefits of environmental regulation have likely been underestimated.”
Indian startup Carbon Craft Design (CCD)'s ultimate vision is to construct a "carbon-conscious building" with each component derived from processing air pollutants.
“[Particulate matter] is responsible for more deaths and sickness than any other air pollutant in the world.”
While environmentalists and large oil companies including Shell, BP and ExxonMobil oppose the changes to the rules, the Trump administration said the move will benefit smaller producers.