Tag Archives: Air Pollution

Pollution Revolution: How to Combat Air Pollution

Pollution Revolution: How to Combat Air Pollution

  Air pollution has a variety of contributors from stationary sources, like factories and power plants, to natural sources, like forest fires and dust storms. Air pollution has been shown ...

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Air Pollution Costs France 100 Billion Euros Per Year

Air Pollution Costs France 100 Billion Euros Per Year

  Paris, France – The effects of air pollution cost France some 100 billion euros ($110.1 billion) each year, a French Senate committee report estimated Wednesday, citing impact to health as ...

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Cleaner Air Would Save Two Million Lives A Year: Study

Cleaner Air Would Save Two Million Lives A Year: Study

  Washington, United States – Cleaner air worldwide would save two million lives a year and not only in the most polluted countries, a study released. “We were surprised to find ...

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Cold Weather More Lethal than Hot Spells, Says Study

Cold Weather More Lethal than Hot Spells, Says Study

  Paris, France – Colder weather kills more people than hot spells, a probe into a key issue of public-health policy said on Thursday. Researchers looked into 74 million deaths between 1985 and 2012 ...

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Britain on Air Pollution Alert Over Toxic Cloud

Britain on Air Pollution Alert Over Toxic Cloud

  London, United Kingdom – A toxic air pollution cloud blew over Britain on Thursday causing potential health problems for vulnerable people as the country struggles to meet its clean air targets. Smog blowing ...

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2.8 Bn Risk Ill Health from Home Air Pollution: Research

2.8 Bn Risk Ill Health from Home Air Pollution: Research

  PARIS, September 3, 2014 (AFP) – Nearly three billion people risk ill health and early death merely from breathing the air in their homes that is polluted by fires made for ...

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Cooking, Pollution Linked to High Blood Pressure in China

Cooking, Pollution Linked to High Blood Pressure in China

  WASHINGTON, August 25, 2014 (AFP) – Women in China who are exposed to pollution from cookstoves and highways face a greater risk of high blood pressure, researchers said Monday. ...

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