Common environmental studies questions are about Air Quality Index (AQI)and air pollution. Air quality and air pollution are related, so this article focuses on the AQI.
The effects of air pollution caused by fire smoke vary, depending on your health and the intensity and contents of the smoke pollution. Long-term exposure is bad for everyone. Short-term can be harmful to some. The best thing to do is remove yourself from the area, getting to areas of better air quality, and stay […]
Pollution, smoke or exhaust, needs to be cleaned up because it’s harming our health. Lungs don’t recover from smoke as readily as we’d like. Chronic health problems can arise from long-term pollution smoke exposure.
Sometimes it’s valuable to read interesting air pollution facts in a list, rather than as prose. This list is just a start on the long list of facts to share, mostly scary facts.
Have you run out of ideas of where to find graphs on air pollution over the years? Check this article to see if it has more ideas for you.
If you can see your air be careful. The effects of air pollution on health can be serious, and are uncomfortable at the very least. Your life could be in danger if air quality is really bad.
In the U.S. we talk a lot about our air pollution problems. We act as if our air supply is infinitely available. But some areas have bigger pollution problems than others — less available air, in some ways. And different pollutants abound in different areas. My recent trip to China highlighted just what air quality […]
The world is a complex place and learning how to stop air pollution isn’t simple. The causes of air pollution aren’t simple so the actions we need to take to improve air quality and stop the degradation of clean air are involved. Taking one simple step is a good start. Taking several simple steps is […]
The cause of air pollution is not simple or even localized. You may live in an area that doesn’t create much of its own air pollution, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have any problems with it. Air quality is impacted from activities that happen far away, as well as close at hand. Changing your […]
Environmental issues happen on many fronts and in many ways. Cigarette smoke air pollution has typically been considered a health concern, but it’s a bigger concern than the focus has been. Sometimes interior air pollution is worse for people than exterior air pollution, but in some areas that may be a close tie because of […]