Widespread remote work may have kept air pollution lower than pre-COVID-19 lockdown levels even though restrictions were lifted in 2020, a new study finds.
Reducing fires lit for agricultural management and deforestation, which unduly affect poorer populations, could help prevent 59,000 premature deaths per year.
Silicone wristbands can help monitor pregnant women’s exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Tracking these toxic chemicals, produced by combustion, could improve public health outcomes.
In a new study, researchers apply a global Earth system model to estimate the impacts of emissions reductions by sector.
No todos los residentes citadinos tienen el mismo acceso a los beneficios que brindan los espacios verdes. Para abordar esa inequidad se requiere la participación de la comunidad en cada etapa, desde la planificación hasta el desarrollo y la gestión.
Calibrated low-cost sensors in Kinshasa and Brazzaville provide new information on pollution and help scientists model a way to improve access to air quality data.
NASA scientists will be teaming up with epidemiologists in the agency’s first health-focused mission. With satellite data, they’ll find out how air pollution affects health in cities around the world.
Decarbonizing the aviation industry won’t be easy. The coronavirus pandemic complicates the situation but also presents an opportunity.
Otherwise, fossil fuel emissions will return to normal.
Australia’s road to recovery may be long: Here’s a developing list of how the fires are affecting glaciers, wildlife, water supplies, and global carbon emissions.