Air pollution shortens life spans is currently dragging global life expectancy down by 1.8 years, a new University of Chicago study found. But Americans have gotten 1.5 years back with regulation.
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/aug/14/microplastics-found-at-profuse-levels-in-snow-from-arctic-to-alps-contaminationDiscovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impacts Abundant levels of microplastic pollution have been found in snow from the Arctic […]
http://www.climatecentral.org/news/report-air-pollution-progress-still-undermined-by-western-wildfires-21911Research Report by Climate Central August 2018 Summary This report is part of “Breathing Fire,” a series of research reports and journalism features by Climate Central.Download report PDF In more than half of the states […]
https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2907/New data from NASA’s Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument, aboard the Aqua satellite, shows the movement high in the atmosphere of carbon monoxide associated with fires in the Amazon region of Brazil. This time series […]