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Oslo, London lead push for greener transport - study

Oslo, London and Amsterdam are leading a shift by major cities to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from transport, helped by new technologies that will curb climate change and reduce air pollution, a study showed on Tuesday. 408 more words

Air Quality

Bad Air Contributing to Poor Mental Health and Being Unhappy, Study Finds

Economic progress in many developing countries is often accompanied by increased air pollution and this, in turn, is contributing to higher levels of depression, a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health finds. 635 more words

Air Quality

This may be one reason people in China are becoming less happy

As societies become wealthier, they don’t necessarily become happier. It’s called the Easterlin paradox, named for happiness economist Richard Easterlin. He observed in 2012 that people in China appeared to be experiencing the paradox.  369 more words

Cleaning up Oregon's air will require a deft touch - and trust: Editorial

Entek International, a manufacturing firm and longtime employer in Lebanon, uses the nasty chemical trichloroethylene (TCE) in its processes. It does so carefully, however, having worked consistently over the years to reclaim and contain the chemical in all its forms and falling well below use limits established by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. 16 more words

The Oregonian

Toxic fumes more deadly inside a car than on the pavement, researchers say

Being inside a car can expose you to 10 times the amount of fumes you would experience outside.

It is well known that cars produce dangerous levels of toxic fumes for passing pedestrians and cyclists. 288 more words

Air Quality

Tornado Quest Science Week In Review For April 16 - 23, 2017

Greetings to one and all…and a belated Happy Earth Day! While every day should be Earth day, this is the one of the few days during the year that global consciousness on the current state and fragile future of our humble home can be brought to the forefront of public consciousness. 775 more words

Environmental Science

Bay Area Refinery To Pay $340,000 To Settle Air Quality Lawsuit

BENICIA (CBS SF) — A refinery in Benicia has agreed to pay $340,000 to settle a case alleging it violated air quality rules, officials with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Friday. 116 more words