Smog getting you down? New study shows PM2.5’s impact on human stress levels

Smog getting you down? New study shows PM2.5’s impact on human stress levels

PM2.5 particles are well-known to harm human health. But what else can happen when you breathe them in? Recent research in Shanghai reveals some unknown interactions of PM2.5 with the human metabolism.

NewsSeptember 4, 2017Paule D
Liuzhou Forest City offers a peek into the future of green spaces
NewsJuly 18, 2017Paule D

Liuzhou Forest City offers a peek into the future of green spaces

Architect Stefano Boeri Architetti paves way for forest, residential co-habitation with latest self-sufficient town in Liuzhou China

Economic cost of air pollution in Canada reaches huge $40 billion in one year
NewsJune 14, 2017Paule D

Economic cost of air pollution in Canada reaches huge $40 billion in one year

While Canada’s air quality is ranked as one of the cleanest in the world, the welfare cost of its air pollution is still significant.

London to impose new daily charges on polluting vehicles to fight air pollution
NewsApril 12, 2017Ronny Agyeman

London to impose new daily charges on polluting vehicles to fight air pollution

The new rule, replacing the previous toxicity charge, is set to go into effect April 2019 and estimated to affect more than 150,000 cars.

Barcelona implements Europe’s largest car ban to-date in a leap to reach WHO standard air quality
NewsApril 7, 2017Ronnie Agyeman

Barcelona implements Europe’s largest car ban to-date in a leap to reach WHO standard air quality

The proposed car ban will affect residents in Barcelona and 39 surrounding municipalities, removing more than 100,000 cars from the roads.

Paris confronts worst wintertime pollution in 10 years with bold transport limitations
NewsDecember 9, 2016Chloe Parkin

Paris confronts worst wintertime pollution in 10 years with bold transport limitations

The City of Light enters its fourth day of traffic restrictions in a bid to ease the persistent smog

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