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Airborne chemicals instantly identified using new technology

Scientists have developed a device that can identify a wide range of airborne gases and chemicals instantly.

Electronic solid could reduce carbon emissions in fridges and air conditioners

A promising replacement for the toxic and flammable greenhouse gases that are used in most refrigerators and air conditioners has been identified.

China is on track to meet its emissions goals for 2020

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How much are you polluting your office air just by existing?

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Exposure to air pollution increases violent crime rates

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African child deaths could be prevented by improving environmental quality and reducing population

Children under 5 years of age in Africa are much more likely to die as a direct result of poor health linked to air...

Curbing diesel emission could reduce big city mortality rate

US cities could see a decline in mortality rates and an improved economy through midcentury if federal and local governments maintain stringent air pollution...

To reduce pollution, policymakers should broaden focus beyond smokestacks

Researchers used integrated assessment models to compute marginal damages from fine particulate matter-related emissions to measure economy-wide gross external damage due to premature mortality...

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