pollution

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Schools in India’s capital New Delhi will reopen on Monday after closing for two days due to a spike in pollution levels, but air quality is likely to remain “very...

(Reuters) – Wildfires have raged across California for about a month and air problems persist in China, but no other place on Earth is battling the scale and severity of the pollution that chokes...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Authorities in India’s capital New Delhi banished from the roads cars with number plates ending in an odd number on Monday in a bid to cut hazardous air pollution shrouding...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Air pollution in some parts of the Indian capital deteriorated early on Monday to the worst recorded level, officials said, a day after revelers set off fireworks to mark Diwali...

Stone, Bronze, Iron and now the PLASTIC Age: Scientists say the man-made material has polluted the future fossil record Layers of earth were studied in a coastal region of California dating back to 1834 They...

Plastic pollution that ‘look like rocks and pebbles’ have been found littering British beaches and may be leaking LEAD into the environment The finding was made after researchers studied 165...

Air pollution could cut seven months off the life span of current primary school pupils King’s College London researchers based report on air pollution in Birmingham   Air pollution reduction...

It’s something that many Londoners worry about, but the amount of polluted air you breathe could soon be reduced, thanks to a fleet of new black cabs. Barclays and Airlabs have launched 10 taxis in the...

An average of about8 million tons of plastic enters the oceanas pollution annually. Most of this issingle-use plastics. Shoppers use 500 billion plastic bags worldwide every year. Most plastics never...

Humanspollute the air, land, and sea by burning fossil fuels, overusing chemicals and pesticides, and creating sewage run-off. Thehealth consequences of that pollution are clear: Air pollution causes...

Ancient Romans lit so many fires that the resulting air pollution caused the climate to cool across Europe Experts estimated how much air pollution the Romans would have generated They found that air...

Measures to reduce air pollution could make heatwaves worse, according to a new study. The study examined how man-made particles in the atmosphere – such as those produced by car exhausts and power plants...

The scourge of plastic pollution: Waste is one of the major health threats to the world, UN report warns The UN released its Sixth Global Environment Outlook on threats to the world The 700-page report...

If you’ve been struggling to get an erection , the location of your home may be to blame, according to a new study. Researchers from Guangzhou Medical University have revealed that men who live on...

Car fumes are toxic. It’s almost 20 years since leaded petrol was banned in the UK to ­protect children’s brains from its damaging effects. Other components of traffic ­pollution, including...

First major pollution event of the winter takes hold in China’s capital. Air quality was classed as “unhealthy for sensitive groups” in Beijing on Sunday, as the population braced for several...