Brazil’s passion for pizza causing surprise levels of air pollution
NewsJune 23, 2016Chloe Parkin

Brazil’s passion for pizza causing surprise levels of air pollution

Traditionally cooked pizza revealed to have unexpected environmental cost

Rajshahi: the city that took on air pollution – and won
NewsJune 20, 2016The Guardian

Rajshahi: the city that took on air pollution – and won

The formerly polluted city in Bangladesh that is showing the world how to effectively clean up their citizens' air

'Suggestive evidence' for link between air pollution, heightened stillbirth risk
NewsMay 24, 2016Science Daily

'Suggestive evidence' for link between air pollution, heightened stillbirth risk

According to data published on Occupational & Environmental Medicine there seems to be a link between high air pollution levels and still births, a 4 ug/m3 increase in exposure to small particulate matter of less than 2.5 in diameter (PM2.5) was associated with a 2% increased risk of stillbirth.

Air pollution rising at an 'alarming rate' in world's cities
NewsMay 12, 2016The Guardian

Air pollution rising at an 'alarming rate' in world's cities

WHO data finds that outdoor air pollution has risen by 8% in the past 5 years, with fast-growing cities in the developing world affected the most.

Iranian, Indian cities ranked worst for air pollution
NewsMay 12, 2016Reuters

Iranian, Indian cities ranked worst for air pollution

Iran and India rank worst for air pollution yet other countries without monitoring systems are likely worse.

UK government accused of pursuing 'gimmicks' to tackle air pollution
NewsMay 9, 2016The Guardian

UK government accused of pursuing 'gimmicks' to tackle air pollution

In search for air quality solutions, UK government proposes controversial paint that could reduce the illegal levels of NO2 in the air.

Wildfires in Canada, Northern Minn. Send Air Pollution into Cities
NewsMay 9, 2016WDay 6

Wildfires in Canada, Northern Minn. Send Air Pollution into Cities

Wildfires in Hubbard County and Fort McMurray, Alberta has caused an air pollution alert for the Twin Cities, Rochester, Mankato, Owatonna, Faribault and Winona.

What scientists are discovering about the air you breathe indoors
NewsMay 3, 2016Washington Post

What scientists are discovering about the air you breathe indoors

Studies examine the effects of breathing high levels of CO2, common to indoor work environments.

UK government faces second court battle over air pollution plans
NewsApril 28, 2016The Guardian

UK government faces second court battle over air pollution plans

UK high court moves to hear case on the suing of the government on failing to fulfill it's legal duty, following the Supreme Court hearing last year, to dramatically reduce it's air pollution.

How NASA Is Using Space-Age Technology To Stop Air Pollution
NewsApril 27, 2016Huffington Post

How NASA Is Using Space-Age Technology To Stop Air Pollution

NASA, in conjunction with Europe and South Korea, will be launching air pollution sensors into space in May. The project hopes to better understand how pollution particles travel across the globe.

Even a little air pollution may have long-term health effects on developing fetus
NewsApril 27, 2016Science Daily

Even a little air pollution may have long-term health effects on developing fetus

New study from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that even small amounts of air pollution raise the risk of premature births in pregnant women and lifelong neurological and respiratory disorders in their children.

Cities with most air pollution revealed [US]
NewsApril 25, 2016CNN

Cities with most air pollution revealed [US]

The American Lung Association released a list of the best and worst cities for particulate and ozone air pollution. Findings show 50% of Americans live in areas with unhealthy air pollution.

Going by air pollution data, early morning exercise isn't a good idea in these four metros
NewsApril 24, 2016Scroll

Going by air pollution data, early morning exercise isn't a good idea in these four metros

Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, and Mumbai are analyzed for the best and worst times for air quality.

While Beijing’s Air Quality Improves, Smog Makes Journey to the West, Greenpeace Finds
NewsApril 20, 2016The Wall Street Journal

While Beijing’s Air Quality Improves, Smog Makes Journey to the West, Greenpeace Finds

Greenpeace East Asia has found that, while air quality has improved in Beijing, Tianjin and surrounding Hebei province for the first quarter of the year, more than 90 cities in Central and Western China experienced a 20% increase in PM2.5.

Los Angeles and Bakersfield top list of worst air pollution in the nation
NewsApril 20, 2016Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles and Bakersfield top list of worst air pollution in the nation

California's most recent air quality report card issued on April 20th deems Bakersfield worst in the US for particulate pollution while LA scores worst for Ozone.

Greenpeace activists put gas mask on Nelson's column in pollution protest
NewsApril 18, 2016The Guardian

Greenpeace activists put gas mask on Nelson's column in pollution protest

A city wide protest to London's toxic air pollution has lead activists to adorn 18 London statues with bespoke air pollution masks. Greenpeace regards the statement as a success for its effectiveness in making what’s invisible, visible - and bringing increased attention to the problem.

Delhi's car limits won't clean up city's filthy air
NewsApril 15, 2016CNN Money

Delhi's car limits won't clean up city's filthy air

Delhi returns to an odd-even car schedule in an effort to reduce air pollution. Earlier this year, when the same program was initiated, air pollution was reduced by 10%, "with many caveats," causing experts to question the long-term effectiveness of the program.

India's Golden Temple Loses Sheen Because Of Air Pollution
NewsApril 4, 2016Tech Times

India's Golden Temple Loses Sheen Because Of Air Pollution

The gold plated walls of India's Golden Temple are losing their shine due to air pollution, causing a call to action to create more stringent local air pollution regulations.

This Is How Mexico Plans To Fight Air Pollution And Why This May Not Work
NewsApril 4, 2016Tech Times

This Is How Mexico Plans To Fight Air Pollution And Why This May Not Work

Starting April 5th, and lasting through June 30th, a stricter car ban will be put in place in Mexico city - requiring even sticker-carrying vehicles to not drive once a week - in an attempt to reduce air pollution.

Supreme Court won’t hear EPA air pollution case [US]
NewsApril 1, 2016The Hill

Supreme Court won’t hear EPA air pollution case [US]

The Supreme Court has refused to the Ohio v. Sierra Club case which would refute Ohio's need to submit a plan to reduce pollution levels after being found to violate the maximum level under EPA rules, as long as concentration drops to acceptable levels before the plan is submitted. The result is to maintain the stringent rules originally set forth, as interpreted by the Sierra Club.

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