Archive | Outdoor Air Quality

Air Pollution in Mexico

Air pollution in Mexico is a huge problem. Cleaning the air in Mexico is a challenge because of the resistance to change by the citizens, finances, and a late start in the process. Health problems aggravate financial problems, which hinder fixing the health problems. It’s a vicious cycle. Steps are being taken to improve Mexico’s […]

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Air Pollution in Kathmandu

Air pollution in Kathmandu has reached critical conditions. Because of its bowl shape and being surrounded by mountains, pollutants created by exhaust fumes from vehicles and industry get trapped. People can wear masks when they are outside, but that only helps a little. Air pollution controls and programs are under way, but it will take […]

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Main Cause of Air Pollution

The main cause of air pollution is particulates and gasses that aren’t intended to be in the air, at least not in the concentration we create. Filtering exhaust stacks will help clean up air pollution, but attitudes need to change too. Changing how we do things will go a long way to creating clean air.

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What is Air Pollution?

Watching beautiful sunsets can raise the question of “what is air pollution” by you and others. Sometimes it’s as simple as dust and smoke blown in from surrounding areas, but most of the time it’s a mixture of particulates and gasses created by our lifestyle. Our lifestyle includes industry, transportation, and energy consumption to live […]

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