Air pollution can make the local effects of hurricanes worse, according to a study of 2017’s devastating Hurricane Harvey.
A study conducted by Texas A&M professor and graduate student looked at the correlation between face mask mandates and COVID-19 case trends.
Researchers studied auto emissions relevant to urban areas, especially Beijing, which has some of the highest pollution from auto exhaust in the world.
Air pollution is a major cause of death around the world, and its intricate chemistry is still a puzzle. Exposure to the fine particles in haze killed an estimated 3 to 4.3 million people in 2015 (Lancet 2017, DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32345-0.
Cities tackling one major air pollutant risk inadvertently making things worse by fuelling the growth of another, potentially more harmful type of pollution.
By Katherine Bourzac In epidemiological studies, researchers have found that maternal exposure to particulate matter pollution…
Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this month argues that the deadly smog might have been the result of a chemical process that’s also happening in China — albeit in a different way.
Atmospheric scientist Renyi Zhang of Texas A&M University and his colleagues used satellite imagery to assess the thickness and pressure of clouds over the Pacific.