Menu Fermer

Articles sur Air pollution

Affichage de 1 à 20 de 397 articles

Practising sport in a polluted environment can expose you to elements that are hazardous to health. RossHelen/Shutterstock

How air pollution can affect athletes

Sports activities can expose you to pollutants that are hazardous to your health.
Wildfire smoke traveling hundreds of miles caused hazy skies all the way to Virginia in 2023. AP Photo/Alex Brandon

Wildfire smoke is back – fires burning across Canada are already triggering US air quality alerts in the Midwest and Plains

States could be in for another summer of unhealthy wildfire smoke as ‘zombie fires’ resurface in western Canada and more blazes break out in the dry conditions.
Certain chemicals in synthetic fabrics such as spandex, nylon and polyester can alter the skin microbiome. SBenitez/Moment via Getty Images

Chemical pollutants can change your skin bacteria and increase your eczema risk − new research explores how

From synthetic fabrics to car exhaust to wildfires, exposure to environmental pollutants push the skin microbiome to adapt in ways that reduce its ability to protect the skin.
Large industrial facilities like this oil refinery outside Houston are major sources of fine particulate air pollution. AP Photo/David J. Phillip

Heart attacks, cancer, dementia, premature deaths: 4 essential reads on the health effects driving EPA’s new fine particle air pollution standard

On Feb. 7, 2024, the EPA strengthened the federal limit for annual levels of fine particulate air pollution, or PM2.5. Many serious health effects have been linked to PM2.5 exposure.
A heat exchanger and transfer pipes at Dominion Energy’s Cove Point LNG Terminal in Lusby, Md. AP Photo/Cliff Owen

Biden’s ‘hard look’ at liquefied natural gas exports raises a critical question: How does natural gas fit with US climate goals?

The US, a minor liquefied natural gas supplier a decade ago, now is the world’s top source. That’s good for energy security, but bad for Earth’s climate. An energy scholar explains the trade-offs.
Climate action will check air pollution in Africa. James Wakibia / Getty Images

Tackling climate change can improve public health in Africa – new report highlights how

Africa can check climate impact on health by taking 37 actions endorsed by environment ministers.

Les contributeurs les plus fréquents

Plus