Coronavirus pandemic triggers reduction in global air pollution
March 23, 2020, 12:16 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers studying the declines say more lives may end up being saved from air quality improvements than are lost to the virus itself.
Sweden has invented a word to shame people for flying
November 8, 2019, 12:12 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
And it's actually working.
How California's improving air quality is putting a dent in the region's dangerous fog
April 24, 2019, 1:41 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The dense fog has dropped 76% in recent years.
Rare weather phenomenon triggers air-quality alerts in D.C.
February 7, 2019, 11:12 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
A 'capped inversion' trapped air pollutants near the ground.
More than 95% of the world's population is breathing unsafe air
December 7, 2018, 11:36 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Air pollution falls behind high blood pressure, smoking and poor diet as a leading cause of death.
These 10 cities are embracing 100% renewable energy
September 15, 2018, 8:14 a.m. by Matt Hickman
St. Louis, Orlando and Norman, Oklahoma, have more in common than you might think.
NASA brings 'aerosol Earth' into mesmerizing color
August 28, 2018, 8:12 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
This NASA image highlights wildfires, hurricanes and dust storms to show off the Earth's air quality.
The worst everyday air pollutants and what they do to our bodies
July 9, 2018, 12 p.m. by Katherine Butler
Here's how some of the most common air pollutants are created and the effect they have on our health.