air pollution

 
Greenpeace hits back at unions
Greenpeace hits back at unions
Greenpeace has called on the National Union of Mineworkers and other unions to engage with them on renewable energy strategies, after the union...
World’s children bear the brunt of toxic air
World’s children bear the brunt of toxic air
The World Health Organisation (WHO) lists air pollution as one of the biggest burden on health.
Mpumalanga tops world nitrogen dioxide air pollution charts
Mpumalanga tops world nitrogen dioxide air pollution charts
Mpumalanga province has the highest levels of air pollution in the world, topping nitrogen dioxide levels across six continents, according to a new...
China 'winning' war on smog, helping life expectancy — study
China 'winning' war on smog, helping life expectancy — study
China appears to be "winning" its war on air pollution, making so much progress that life expectancy could rise by more than two years, according...
Smog in Delhi affects players in international cricket match
Smog in Delhi affects players in international cricket match
Pollution stopped play Sunday in the third Test between India and Sri Lanka, and visiting coach Nic Pothas said the smog was so extreme that his...
Hospitals fill up in New Delhi as 'killer' smog continues
Hospitals fill up in New Delhi as 'killer' smog continues
Prashant Saxena, head of pulmonology and critical care at Delhi's posh Max hospital in south Delhi's Saket, is a busy man.
Schools shut as toxic smog hits Delhi
Schools shut as toxic smog hits Delhi
Delhi authorities shut all schools in the Indian capital on Wednesday as pollution hit nearly 30 times the World Health Organisation's safe level,...
​Air pollution drives mental trauma
​Air pollution drives mental trauma
The air that they breathe kills about 20 000 South Africans each year. The number of those who struggle to breathe, sleep and exercise as a result of...
Santa lost his way in 2016 northern hemisphere smog
Santa lost his way in 2016 northern hemisphere smog
Turns out that there is an upside to having your festive season in the southern hemisphere; you get to breathe. That fact should cancel out having...
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...

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