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Need one of this in LA as well

Smog Free Tower has finally become a reality in Beijing. The tower collects CO2 and turns it into a diamond. It’s a neat idea although I am not sure how cost effective it is. 61 more words


Four in 10 UK councils exceed air pollution limits, figures show 

Ministers reveal 169 local authorities breached annual legal limits on nitrogen oxide, linked to lung disease, last year

Four in 10 of Britain’s local authorities breached legal air quality limits last year, largely due to heavy road traffic, government records reveal. 464 more words

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Protecting people and planet from ‘invisible killer’ is focus of UN health campaign to tackle air pollution

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with the Coalition for Climate and Clean Air (CCAC) and the Government of Norway has launched a global awareness campaign on the dangers of air pollution – especially ‘invisible killers’ such as black carbon, ground-level ozone and methane – for the health of individuals and the planet. 343 more words

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WHO, Climate and Clean Air Coalition and the Government of Norway jointly launch the 'BreatheLife' campaign (19 October 2016)

The World Health Organization (WHO) has partnered with the Climate and Clean Air Coalition and the Government of Norway to launch a campaign to raise awareness about the health risks of short-lived climate pollutants, which contribute significantly to global warming and air pollution. 511 more words


Air pollution more deadly in Africa than malnutrition or dirty water, study warns 

Annual human and economic cost of tainted air runs to 712,000 lost lives and £364bn, finds Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Africa’s air pollution is causing more premature deaths than unsafe water or childhood malnutrition, and could develop into a health and climate crisis reminiscent of those seen in China and India, a study by a global policy forum has found. 866 more words

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Beijing issues air pollution alert 

Beijing environmental authorities issued a yellow alert for air pollution on Tuesday afternoon, as smog is forecast for the capital for two days.

The yellow alert, the third-highest warning level, came shortly after smog eased Sunday. 232 more words

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Air Quality in the City of Boston and Potential Health Effects

Studies examining links between increases in nitrogen oxide and particulate matter pollution exposure with human mortality identified statistically significant associations between pollutant exposure and increased health risk.   642 more words

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