The capability to fully model the global methane cycle advances the international climate science community’s ability of providing essential evidence to underpin climate mitigation policy.
Health Impacts of Air Pollution from Australian Megafires
Models suggest that thousands of Australians experienced dangerous levels of air pollution for several months, leading to more than a hundred deaths.
Podcast: Night of the Killer Smog
In the latest episode of its Centennial series, AGU’s Third Pod from the Sun tells the story of two air quality disasters that served as catalysts for clean air regulations in the mid-20th century.
No Evidence for Unknown Source of Ozone Precursor
A study suggests that known combustion and photochemical sources of nitrous acid, a precursor to ground-level ozone, are enough to explain levels seen in the atmosphere.
High Smog Levels Seen in Mecca During the Annual Pilgrimage
Surveys of air quality show that smog and other pollutants in Islam’s holiest city during the Hajj are among the worst in the world, prompting the Saudi government to look for ways to clear the air.