Tag archive for ‘Air pollution’
Niall McCarthy On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

The 20 Worst Cities Worldwide For Air Pollution

  The World Health Organisation has warned that over 80 percent of people in urban areas around the world are exposed to dangerous levels of air pollution with risk greater in lower and middle-income countries. More...

Niall McCarthy On Monday, May 9th, 2016

Europe Matches Asian Giants In Air Pollution Deaths

  Heavily polluted air caused over 5.5 million premature deaths around the world in 2013, according to findings revealed at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

One oil field a key culprit in global ethane gas increase

  The researchers found that the Bakken Formation, an oil and gas field in North Dakota and Montana, is emitting roughly 2 percent of the globe’s ethane. That’s about 250, 000 tons per More...

JNS On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Haifa babies born with smaller heads likely due to pollution

  Data from a study commissioned by the Haifa Municipal Association shows that Israeli babies born in or near Haifa are being exposed to higher levels of pollution, and are born with lower than average More...

News Brief On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

VIDEO: Chinese buy fresh air from Canada

  Beijing is shrouded under a toxic haze again, as the city enters the fourth day of its ‘red alert’. The measures are aimed at trying to curb the city’s notorious smog. More and more More...

News Brief On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

China orders factories shut as air pollution reaches hazardous levels

  China has ordered thousands of factories to shut as it grapples with swathes of choking smog that were nearly 24 times safe levels on Tuesday (Dec 1), casting a shadow over the country’s participation More...

Leonard Nimoy’s Daughter Planning Documentary on Disease that Killed her Father

  The daughter of late actor Leonard Nimoy announced today that she will be developing a new documentary film to help those suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Nimoy, who is best More...

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