People
4 years ago | 48 IMPRESSIONS
COVID-19 PM2.5 national study from Harvard University
Background: United States government scientists estimate that COVID-19 may kill between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans. The majority of the pre-existing conditions that increase the risk of death for COVID-19 are the same diseases that are affected by long-term exposure to air pollution. ...
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health
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Oxford University Press
4 years ago | 49 IMPRESSIONS
Loss of life expectancy from air pollution compared to other risk factors: a worldwide perspective
Long-term exposure of humans to air pollution enhances the risk of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. A novel Global Exposure Mortality Model (GEMM) has been derived from many cohort studies, providing much-improved coverage of the exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5). ...
air pollution
health
Erik Stokstad
4 years ago | 42 IMPRESSIONS
Deadly air pollution is blowing into your state from a surprisingly large source
Air pollution doesn’t respect borders. A power plant in one place often ends up killing people who live far downwind. ...
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health
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cleanair4health.eu
4 years ago | 51 IMPRESSIONS
cleanair4health
THIS IS WHAT AIR POLLUTION IS DOING TO US. FIND OUT HOW TO TAKE ACTION AND HELP US PUT AN END TO THIS NOW! #cleanair4health Dirty air is killing us and it’s time for change. Now is the time to send a signal to your government that our right to breathe is non-negotiable. ...
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health
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www.the-scientist.com
4 years ago | 26 IMPRESSIONS
Air Pollution Tied to Brain Cancer: Study
Inhaling combustion-produced particles may lead to the development of brain tumors. For the first time, ultra-fine particles produced by burning fuel have been linked to the development of malignant brain tumors, according to a study published in Epidemiology on November 6. ...
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health
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blogs.worldbank.org
4 years ago | 38 IMPRESSIONS
The fight for clean air in Poland requires both knowledge and determination
The problem of smog in Poland is multi-dimensional - requiring a multi-pronged policy approach. Summer in Poland is coming to an end, which means months of cloudy weather and low temperatures ahead. This also means that smog will make its annual appearance—a huge problem the country has grappled with for years. This is most clearly illustrated by the fact that 33 of the most polluted cities in European Union are in Poland. Tens of thousands of people die prematurely every year because of poor air quality ...
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poland
Zoë Schlanger
5 years ago | 17 IMPRESSIONS
Air pollution in Europe is reducing the average lifespan by 2 years
The average person living in Europe loses two years of their life to the health effects of breathing polluted air, according to a report published in the European Heart Journal on March 12. ...
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Caspar Henderson
5 years ago | 16 IMPRESSIONS
Choked by Beth Gardiner review – the toxic truth about the air we breathe
Ambient air pollution, like smoking, can seldom be definitively linked to individual cases of debility or premature death, but it greatly increases the risks. In Choked, Beth Gardiner reports that it cuts short about 7 million lives worldwide every year. ...
air pollution
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5 years ago | 16 IMPRESSIONS
World Economic Forum on Twitter
Air pollution killing more people than smoking, say scientists https://wef. ...
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www.who.int
5 years ago | 20 IMPRESSIONS
How air pollution is destroying our health
As the world gets hotter and more crowded, our engines continue to pump out dirty emissions, and half the world has no access to clean fuels or technologies (e.g. ...
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health
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WHO/Europe,EU_Health,Dr Maria Neira,Health&Environment,WHO at the EU,Marius Serban,TEDROS ADHANOM GHEBREYESUS,Dr. Ajantha Perera
5 years ago | 22 IMPRESSIONS
WHO at the EU on Twitter
#AirPollution continues to be the number environmental cause of early in the EU @WHO will continue working w/ @KarmenuVella @EU_ENV to improve #AirQuality and save lives #BreatheLife ...
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JOANNA SLATER
5 years ago | 25 IMPRESSIONS
India’s pollution refugees: People are fleeing Delhi because of the toxic air
PANAJI, India —  When Deepikah Bhardwaj was a child in New Delhi, she would look forward to the arrival of the Indian winter. The mornings would become chilly and crisp, while evenings were pleasantly cool. But in recent years, that sense of anticipation turned to dread.  ...
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Zen,Janusz Wojciechowski,Miasto Jest Nasze,Czyste Ogrzewanie,Karwat Zenon,adela rock,Grzegorz .
5 years ago | 11 IMPRESSIONS
Janusz Wojciechowski on Twitter
Każdego roku zanieczyszczenie powietrza powoduje około 400 000 przedwczesnych zgonów w UE i setki miliardów euro kosztów zewnętrznych związanych ze zdrowiem. ...
air pollution
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The Data Team
6 years ago | 15 IMPRESSIONS
Wood-burning stoves, the picturesque polluters
INTERIOR-DESIGN magazines and television programmes have in recent years fuelled a fashion for wood-burning stoves. About 7.5% of homes in Britain burn wood for ambience or warmth, according to a survey in 2015. By now the share is probably higher, since about 175,000 new stoves are sold each year. ...
air pollution
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stove
wood
energy.gov
6 years ago | 12 IMPRESSIONS
Maintaining Your Air Conditioner
An air conditioner's filters, coils, and fins require regular maintenance for the unit to function effectively and efficiently throughout its years of service. Neglecting necessary maintenance ensures a steady decline in air conditioning performance while energy use steadily increases. ...
air conditioner
cooling
etips
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