Seasonal average of winter pollution in Delhi-NCR in 2020-2021 was higher than in the previous year but the severity and duration of smog episodes was lower, a new analysis by environment think tank Centre for Science and Environment says.
Have you seen the pictures? The City of Los Angeles without the smog? The City of New York, the City of Chicago? Other cities around the United States and the world? The differences are stark and a testament to the impacts auto emissions have on our air quality.
The effects of air pollution on children appear to be more dangerous than realized. A new study shows how pollutants like wildfire smoke and car exhaust can affect heart development in children, posing risks later in life.
A lot has been written about how air quality has improved over lockdown, as people haven't been using their cars as much to get around. But that doesn't mean the pandemic has been good for the environment across the board.
Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.