air pollution

air pollution

Air Pollution Killed 600,000 Children in 2016, According to WHO Report

The World Health Organization found that 1.8 billion people under 15 are at risk of respiratory infections due to contaminated air.
Becky Ferreira
10.29.18
dirty air

Air Pollution Can Make Us Dumber, Study Finds

Seniors and men are especially vulnerable to cognitive decline due to dirty air.
Becky Ferreira
8.28.18
soot

What It’s Like Surviving In Nigeria’s City of Soot

Port Hartcourt residents are protesting against the unregulated oil refineries that have polluted their entire city.
Oluwatosin Adeshokan
5.2.18
cough cough

Rush-Hour Drivers Are Breathing In Twice as Much Pollution As Previously Thought

Even with the windows up.
Michael Byrne
7.22.17
Fuming heart baby

Diesel Pollution Is Choking London

And it's stopping our hearts.
Nicole Kobie
5.26.17
getting around

These Bicycles Eat Smog and Spit Out Clean Air

The Smog Free Project was inspired by air pollution problems in Beijing.
Lisa Cumming
5.21.17
studies

Spending Time Around Traffic Is Literally Destroying Your Brain

New research finds a marked increase in dementia among those living by busy roadways.
Michael Byrne
1.21.17
Trump

Postcards from the American Dark Ages of Smog

Donald Trump has called the EPA a 'disgrace.' There was a time when it didn't exist.
Michael Byrne
11.19.16
Toronto

I Put an Air Quality Monitor on My Bike And Went Looking For Smog

A new project in Toronto is keeping tabs on the city’s air quality.
Amanda Roth
5.6.16
Gaming

In ‘Hazy Days,’ You Try to Keep a Child Healthy for One Week in China’s Smog

Developer Mike Ren wanted to show how difficult it is to breathe in an air polluted environment.
Rachel Pick
2.7.16
Los Angeles

Cities Are Overheating, and Cooling Them Off Will Be Risky

The urban heat island effect is going to be tough to mitigate.
Kendra Pierre-Louis
11.4.15
nasa

Air Pollution Could Actually Save Arctic Sea Ice. But Should We Use It?

Some types of pollution, it turns out, could actually save some of the sea ice that other types of pollution are melting.
Melissa Cronin
10.24.15
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