15 houseplants for improving indoor air quality
January 29, 2016, 1:07 p.m. by Julie Knapp
In the late '80s, NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America studied houseplants as a way to purify the air in space facilities. They found several plants that filter out common volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
Italian mayor puts kibosh on wood-fired pizza ovens
January 8, 2016, 3:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Neapolitan pies are served with a hint of smog in San Vitaliano.
Could cleaner air be worsening global warming?
December 28, 2015, 12:33 p.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Warming trends have spiked in certain areas of the world as they battle against smog.
Air pollution kills more than 3 million a year
September 17, 2015, 11:06 a.m. by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
Cities experience the most deaths, a bad sign as urban populations continue to grow.
India launches clean air index to help tackle pollution
April 13, 2015, 3:51 p.m. by Sami Grover
Prime Minister Modi's efforts aimed at tackling local air pollution, but the whole world stands to benefit.
Can a building standard help you live a healthier life?
April 12, 2015, 5:10 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
Do we really need another building standard? Perhaps we do, if we really care about our health and well-being.
'Under the Dome' air pollution documentary turns viral sensation
March 2, 2015, 10:17 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Since its release last Saturday, the film on China's crippling pollution has been viewed over 100 million times.