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Based on measurements gathered by the Copernicus Sentinel-5P mission between April 2018 and March 2019, the image shows nitrogen dioxide over Europe. Nitrogen dioxide pollutes the air mainly as a result of traffic and the combustion of fossil fuel in industrial processes. It has a significant impact on human health, contributing particularly to respiratory problems.

The air we breathe

Air pollution is a major concern of the new civilized world, which has a serious toxicological impact on human health and the environment. It...
indoor pollution

Particulate Matter from cigarettes, mosquito coils make indoor pollution toxic: study

Indoor pollution is a major cause of worry in homes and closed environments. Now a new study has warned that burning of mosquito coils...
Artist impression of Arborea panels on London roofs (credit: Imperial College London // Thomas Glover)

World’s first ‘BioSolar Leaf’ to purify the air in London

Technology is everywhere nowadays. Some might say technology, in general, hurts the environment, but some forms of tech like EVs, smart home technologies, Saving...
Air pollution may impact fetal cardiovascular system, study

Air pollution may impact fetal cardiovascular system, study

Exposure of the maternal environment to engineered nanomaterials (ENM) during pregnancy has been shown to impact the health of the dam, fetus, and adult...
New study says haze may be contributing to warming in South Asia

New study says haze may be contributing to warming in South Asia

The haze over the national capital and Northwest India seen during winters is not only causing problems to people on the ground but also...
Government launches Clean Air Strategy to tackle air pollution

Government launches Clean Air Strategy to tackle air pollution

Air pollution is now one of the biggest threats to public health in the UK. Almost six in ten deaths related to air pollution worldwide...
A team of economists from the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences discovered that prolonged air pollution in China negatively impacted the productivity of textile factory workers.

NUS study finds that severe air pollution affects the productivity of workers

Economists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have completed an extensive study which reveals that exposure to air pollution over several weeks is...
Air pollution killing more people than tobacco: study

Air pollution killing more people than tobacco: study

One in every eight deaths in India is attributable to air pollution in India, making it a leading risk factor for death in the...
Startup shows how crop residue can generate useful products

Startup shows how crop residue can generate useful products

Crop residue burning has begun in the Northern states, posing a threat to air quality in the region. While several measures are being tried...

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