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Which Particulate Air Pollution Poses the Greatest Health Risk?

Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI, together with colleagues from several other European institutions, have investigated whether particulate matter from certain sources can...

How COVID-19 Ended Up Saving 11,000 People in the EU

The COVID-19 outbreak has infected millions of people and killed hundreds of thousands worldwide. However, the pandemic has had an unexpected silver lining —...

The COVID-19 Pandemic Gives Us a Glimpse of a Greener Earth

The spread of COVID-19 has killed thousands of people, lowered economic activity, pushed millions into unemployment, and basically spread misery everywhere. But there is...

Study Verifies a Missing Piece to the Urban Air Quality Puzzle

Despite the prominent health threat posed by fine particulate pollution, fundamental aspects of its formation and evolution continue to elude scientists. This is true...

Why Communist China Cannot Lead Global Climate Change Efforts Even as US Backs Off

When it became clear that President Donald Trump wanted to pull out of the Paris Agreement, many media houses started promoting China as the...

Indian Capital Suffering From Serious Air Pollution

The Indian capital city of Delhi has some of the most polluted air in the world. In November 2018, the pollutants in the city...

Global Pollution: Who’s Really to Blame?

The West seems to have been successful in reducing its carbon footprint over the past few decades. However, a closer look at the numbers...

Innovative Way to Clean Air Promises Attractive Revenues

Dealing with carbon pollution in the atmosphere has been a difficult task due to how expensive it is. However, a method that involves converting...

Researchers Detect Bromine Atoms in Springtime Arctic

For the first time, researchers at the University of Michigan have detected bromine atoms in the atmosphere, and in doing so, have confirmed the...

Is Traffic-Related Air Pollution Killing Us?

It’s summer getaway season. According to AAA, two-thirds of American families are taking a summer vacation this year, and more than half of us...

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Thunderstorms often provoke violent cloud bursts that can result in devastating flooding. But what actually spawns thunderstorms and cloud bursts? This question has spurred...