air pollution

 
Air pollution is now the fourth biggest killer and children are the most vulnerable
Air pollution is now the fourth biggest killer and children are the most vulnerable
About 300-million children live in parts of the world where the air quality is so poor that it is deemed to be toxic, and two billion children live...
Air pollution kills 20 000 per year in South Africa - as many as in traffic
Air pollution kills 20 000 per year in South Africa - as many as in traffic
Air pollution kills 20 000 people in South Africa every year, costing the economy nearly R300-million. This is according to new research from...
We've done the sums and can reveal: Air pollution causes 53 000 deaths a year in SA
We've done the sums and can reveal: Air pollution causes 53 000 deaths a year in SA
Air pollution kills 53 000 people in South Africa every year. That costs the economy half a trillion rand in lost potential and healthcare....
Still breathless in Bonaero Park, where airplanes are making residents sick
Still breathless in Bonaero Park, where airplanes are making residents sick
It’s an obvious problem, if you know where to look. “You need to go to Bonaero Park. Everyone has respiratory problems. The kids …...
Air pollution responsible for one in every eight deaths worldwide
Air pollution responsible for one in every eight deaths worldwide
Cooking and eating - caring for our families at home, moving on to work, school and markets, and then back home again. These are universal...
Big polluters buy time on emissions
Big polluters buy time on emissions
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The worm is turning in the heart of São Paulo
The worm is turning in the heart of São Paulo
A Sunday in October in São Paulo, Brazil’s biggest city (population: 11-million), and Ezra Teter is setting off on his bike along the...
Dirty listed companies hide the truth
Dirty listed companies hide the truth
Some of South Africa's biggest listed companies are perennial breakers of environmental legislation, according to a comprehensive study by the...
Just admit it, corporate SA: You are killers
Just admit it, corporate SA: You are killers
The hardest part is leaving. I have done it dozens of times and each time I am left uttering some awkward line. It goes something along the lines of:...
Big business shrugs off health concerns
Big business shrugs off health concerns
"I loved sport, especially the freedom of just running. Now I can't even walk to the end of the street without breathing heavily." That freedom was...
Toxic air cuts crop yields
Toxic air cuts crop yields
Air pollution in India has become so severe that crop yields are being cut by almost half, scientists have found.
[Video]Eskom's deadly Mpumalanga pollution
[Video]Eskom's deadly Mpumalanga pollution
New research shows emissions from Eskom's coal-fired power stations are responsible for half the deaths related to air pollution in the province.

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