Atmospheric aerosol formation from biogenic vapors is strongly affected by air pollutants

According to a recent study, air pollution not only affects air quality, but it also changes the pathways along which new particles are formed...

Megacity traffic soot contributes to global warming

Soot from road traffic in emerging countries can reach high altitudes, where it can be transported over long distances and thus contributes to global...

Professor models system using baking soda filled capsules to capture CO2 emissions

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Pollution: New ammonia emission sources detected from space

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Global carbon dioxide emissions rise even as coal wanes and renewables boom

Renewable energy capacity has hit record levels and global coal use may have already peaked. But the world's carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels...

Neighborhoods with more green space may mean less heart disease

People who live in neighborhoods with more green spaces may have better blood vessel health and lower levels of stress, and a lower risk...

Microplastics pollution in Falklands as high as UK

The first study to investigate microplastics around Ascension Island and the Falkland Islands -- two of the most remote locations in the South Atlantic...

Study uncovers link between air pollution and intellectual disabilities in children

British children with intellectual disabilities are more likely than their peers to live in areas with high outdoor air pollution, according to a new...

Long-term exposure to road traffic noise may increase the risk of obesity

Long term exposure to road traffic noise is associated with increased risk of obesity.

Natural solutions can reduce global warming

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