New discovery points to whole class of unregulated, understudied chemicals
Eastern officials blame the Midwest for the air pollution that still fouls their cities. Will the Supreme Court play referee?
(BUENOS AIRES, Argentina) — The picturesque La Boca district draws hordes of tourists to stroll its narrow streets lined with colorful buildings and eat at outdoor restaurants. Now it has a new, unwanted claim to fame: The Riachuelo river that flows through the neighborhood has been named one of the planet’s 10 dirtiest places.
The rise in carbon dioxide outpaced the last 10 years’ average annual increase
Bakersfield, Merced and Fresno top the American Lung Association’s list of cities with the most persistant air pollution in the country in 2013
Climate change may get most of the attention, but the biggest environmental risk to human health today isn’t global warming. It’s industrial pollution, often in poor cities and towns where factories, power plants and chemical …
China’s capital is perpetually wreathed in polluted air. Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde has a solution: get out the vacuum cleaner
Smog virtually short down the Chinese city of Harbin earlier this week. New satellite pictures show just how bad the air is.
Industrial pollution takes a major toll on human health in poor countries. Why we need to pay more attention to the biggest environmental problem out there
According to a new analysis published in “The Lancet,” more than 3.2 million people suffered premature deaths from air pollution in 2010, the largest number on record