Air pollution is linked to more than 1,000 deaths in the Liverpool region every year, new research suggests

Air quality scientist Dr David Dajnak, of King’s College London, said: ‘In Liverpool city region, people’s lives are being cut short. The most vulnerable could benefit the most from immediate, ambitious actions to reduce air pollution.’

Air pollution can ‘significantly’ reduce intelligence: Study

A study published by Environment International found that found toxic air was linked to “extremely high mortality” in people with mental disorders, while another study revealed that people who live closest to major traffic arteries were up to 12 percent more likely to be diagnosed with dementia.Get access to India’s fastest growing financial subscriptions service […]

Urban populations in south-east at greatest risk from air pollution

Responding to the report Zak Bond, policy and public affairs officer at the British Lung Foundation, said: “Whilst it’s shocking that more than one in 19 deaths in UK towns and cities can be linked to air pollution, it doesn’t tell the full story in terms of the millions of people whose lives are affected […]

Almost one-fifth of deaths in British cities is linked to air pollution, new report suggests

Zak Bond, of the British Lung Foundation, said: ‘Breathing in toxic air is bad for everyone and can lead to a wide range of health conditions including lung disease, stroke and cancer.

Air Pollution Increases Under Trump, Despite His Claim of World’s ‘Cleanest Air’

Despite all this, Trump has touted clean air and water as a touchstone of his administration’s success, boasting of “crystal clean water and the cleanest and the purest air on the planet.” Though that isn’t correct, it sounds good to the swath of Republican voters generally agnostic on climate change but concerned with access to […]

Tackling air pollution

Billions of animals perished during the heartbreaking bushfires in Australia. These bushfires became so galvanising that they generated their own weather in the form of thunderstorms that started more fires. Air pollution is indeed a borderless challenge which has emerged as one of the most pivotal threats to the world. With accelerated climate change and […]

Several Italian cities exceeding air pollution limits: report

Nonetheless, air pollution has remained “an awful constant” for Italian major urban centers, with 67 of them entering the national ranking for breaking limits (for one or both pollutants) at least once in the 10-year period analyzed.

Study examines mortality costs of air pollution in U.S.

“Mortality is only one of many potential costs of air pollution,” said David Molitor, another UI professor of finance. “The elderly who aren’t dying may engage in other costly activities such as going to the hospital for preventive or emergency care. Those steps may help them avoid death, but it doesn’t mean that pollution has […]

Green groups criticize automakers over support for ‘more carbon pollution’

“Since 2010, America has had a unified fuel economy in greenhouse gas emission and programs on improved fuel efficiency,” coalition spokesman John Bozzella said at the time. “Recent federal and California rulemakings have threatened to end this balanced approach, creating uncertainty for consumers.”