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Air Pollution

A Dirty Economic Restart Can Be Deadlier Than The Coronavirus

Pedestrians wearing protective masks cross a road in front of an electronic stock board displaying ... the Nikkei 225 Stock Average outside a securities firm in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, March 2, 2020. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg © 2020 Bloomberg Finance LP The coronavirus lockdown hasn’t just slowed the march of…
bubmag
March 29, 2020
Air Pollution

Taking Cars Off The Road May Slow Coronavirus Spread: Study

Image: AP ImagesSmog is the natural enemy of humanity. The pollution created by transportation, shipping, and industry has been killing us slowly for decades, contributing to numerous respiratory diseases. And according to a new joint study from the universities of Bologna and Bari in Italy, smog may have been a…
bubmag
March 24, 2020
Air Pollution

COVID-19: Nitrogen dioxide over China

This image, using data from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite, shows the nitrogen dioxide emissions over China from 7 to 16 March 2020. Credit: contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2020), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO Recent data have shown a decline of air pollution over northern Italy coinciding with…
bubmag
March 20, 2020