Air pollution is the world’s leading environmental risk factor, and causes more than nine million deaths per year.
Routing apps such as Google Maps or Nokia’s Here platform could offer a cost-effective way of calculating emission hotspots in real time, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Bacteria that can help defuse highly toxic dioxin in sediments in the Passaic River – a Superfund hazardous waste site – could eventually aid cleanup efforts at other dioxin-contaminated sites around the world, according to Rutgers scientists.
A study conducted by Associate Professor Alberto Salvo from NUS Economics revealed that households respond to ambient air pollution by increasing electricity consumption, which in turn increases the carbon emissions that are co-produced in supplying the electricity.
An article released today by researchers at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy in the journal Nature Climate Change introduces a new approach for pricing carbon — Near-term to Net Zero.
As a global center for petrochemical manufacturing, Houston, Texas, experiences some of the worst air quality in the country, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Researchers analysed plastic pollution levels across 22 sites off the coast of Naifaru, the most populous island in the Maldives.
A world-first study examining the scales of management of the Great Barrier Reef has the potential to help sustain other ecosystems across the world.
Key knowledge gaps exist in our understanding of how ocean microplastics transport bacteria and viruses – and whether this affects the health of humans and animals, researchers say.
Metal-rich sediment is mixed into the water column each spring and fall
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