Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tag: air pollution

Reducing air pollution has helped children in northeast U.S., study finds

“Because of biological vulnerability, developing fetuses and young [children] are disproportionately affected by air pollution and climate change.”

Report: Nearly half of Americans breathing unhealthy air

The EPA recently announced it would not be strengthening the standard for particle pollution or soot, despite the agency’s own analysis showing that strengthening the standard by 25 percent could save 12,500 lives per year.

Burning fossil fuels made coronavirus death rate worse, and kills 200K...

Coal companies and Big Oil like ExxonMobil and all those fracking companies are thus killing off a million Americans every five years.

Massive drop in air pollution amid coronavirus makes Himalayan Mountain Range...

"The nationwide Janta Curfew on March 22, 2020 and lock down since March 24, 2020, have resulted in significant improvement in air quality in the country, as revealed by data analysis and comparison of data for time before enforcement of restrictions."

Decades of heavy air pollution could make some areas more likely...

"When we get to the other side, we need to have a real and honest conversation about the failure to tackle harmful air pollution."

Exposure to air pollution leads to higher risk of dementia

“By 2050, 68% of the world population is expected to live in urban areas, where they are continuously exposed to air pollution.”

EPA enforcement in distress — and more trouble is brewing

The White House has now quietly and ominously asked polluters to help identify new opportunities for deregulation.

‘Mass murder’: New report says air pollution from fossil fuel combustion...

“Moving our energy generation sector from fossil fuels to renewables is an essential step towards preventing catastrophic climate change and protecting our health.”

New study confirms ‘no safe level’ of air pollution protects against...

"Our study supports recent evidence that there is no safe level of air pollution—finding an increased risk of cardiac arrest despite air quality generally meeting the standards."

New study names modern pollution a major cause of premature deaths...

"Pollution is an enormous and poorly addressed health problem."

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