Archive | Air Pollution

Effects of Air Pollution Caused by Fire Smoke

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 […]

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Pollution Smoke

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.

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The Air Problem In the United States

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 […]

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How to Stop Air Pollution

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 […]

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Cause of Air Pollution

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 […]

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Cigarette Smoke Air Pollution

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 […]

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