Tag Archives: air pollution

Human health and air pollution

Air pollution impacts to human health are estimated to reduce human lives by eight months to two years, depending upon the region in which one lives. A recent report by the European Environment Agency states that microscopic particles, among the … Continue reading

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Reducing congestion, is this the panacea UK roads need?

Google has been operating a driverless car for 190,000 miles around California without fault. The automated transport could make traffic flows more efficient, improve congestion, and reduce accidents and air pollution. Crucially, congestion has a direct impact on health and … Continue reading

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Putting China in the spotlight

Sometimes looks can be deceiving. China has recently surpassed the US becoming the world’s largest emitter of CO2. They also suffer from terrible air pollution and currently build the equivalent of a 400MW coal fired power station every 3 days. … Continue reading

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