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TODAY'S NEWS: Air pollution from traffic increases odds of hospital readmission for asthma

Higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) dramatically increases the odds of readmission to the hospital for asthma — but only for white children, according to a new Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center study. 411 more words

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Celebrating Air Quality Awareness Week: April 28 – May 2, 2014

Do Your Part: Reduce Your Contribution to Air Pollution

Nearly every day, each of us contributes a little to air pollution – but we don’t always realize it.  295 more words

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TODAY'S NEWS: Researchers raise alarm about air pollution levels in Haiti

Air pollution in the island nation of Haiti can reach levels considered hazardous by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to recent findings by Tufts researchers. 371 more words

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Farage re-invents the wheel and claim expenses for his radical new discovery.

It’s been a busy few weeks for Nigel Farage. You’d have thought, like the rest of us, he’d take a couple of days off to enjoy an Easter break with his long-suffering, hard-working… 882 more words

"Travelling at the Speed of Smog"

The Effects of Traffic on Air Pollution

By: Emily Taubenblatt

It’s hard to talk about air pollution without mentioning one of its largest contributors: traffic.  Car exhaust from diesel burning engines contributes to roughly a quarter of air pollution.  320 more words

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TODAY'S NEWS: Air pollution deaths in south Essex revealed

AIR pollution kills 375 people a year in south Essex with many more having years shaved of their lives, health experts estimate.

Councils are considering lowering speed limits and urging people to reduce car use as new figures from Public Health England laid bare the impact of car emissions and industry on people’s lives. 364 more words

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A Look at the Post-Climate Change Globe

© Josh Sager – April 2014

The scientific community has long been in agreement that anthropogenic climate change is real, dangerous, and unavoidable unless drastic steps are taken by humanity as a whole. 865 more words

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