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Air pollution affects respiratory health in children with asthma
A new study reports that inner-city children with asthma may be particularly vulnerable to air pollution at levels below current air quality standards. View News Article (2008-04-16)

Comparatively low levels of air pollution boost early death risk
Even comparatively low levels of air pollution boost the chances of an early death, suggests research published ahead of print in Thorax. View News Article (2007-07-31)

£1.6m project to monitor London air pollution begins
A four-year, £1.6 million research project that aims to answer fundamental questions about city traffic and air pollution has begun in Central London. The project will examine the best ways of making localised pollution hot spots less unpleasant and unhealthy, and attempt to discover the pollution differences between road zones where traffic accelerates and that of a larger area where... View News Article (2002-04-29)

Hidden hazards found in green products
Dr. Anne Steinemann, Professor of Civil Engineering, and the Chair of Sustainable Cities, from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, Melbourne School of Engineering, is a world expert on environmental pollutants, air quality, and health effects. View News Article (2015-03-06)

Future air quality could put plants and people at risk
By combining projections of climate change, emissions reductions and changes in land use across the USA, an international research team estimate that by 2050, cumulative exposure to ozone during the summer will be high enough to damage vegetation.  View News Article (2014-11-07)

Unique Cooperation For Air Pollution Study Between Hebrew University, Palestinians
Within the framework of a unique project of cooperation between the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Palestinian research organizations, two engineers of the Palestinian Meteorological Service have come to the university for training and advanced study. This was the first time in many months that this has been possible. View News Article (2005-03-16)

Breathing better, living longer
Arden Pope's students know him as an excellent economics teacher, but some would be surprised to learn that, thanks to him, the air they breathe today is cleaner than the first breath they ever took. View News Article (2013-09-18)

New study shows how trees clean the air in London
New research by scientists at the University of Southampton has shown how London's trees can improve air quality by filtering out pollution particulates, which are damaging to human health. View News Article (2011-10-06)

Air Quality Forecasts for China
With less than a month remaining before the Beijing Olympics, Chinese officials have introduced a series of measures to improve air quality for the Games. A new tool has been installed in the capital city to allow the Chinese to monitor the effectiveness of these efforts. View News Article (2008-07-24)

Air contaminants databases ease healthy homes planning
Air pollution sources are everywhere in the home, from the bacon and eggs frying in the kitchen, to the woodburning stove in the family room, the newly painted hallway, and even the carpet in the living room. View News Article (2007-02-16)

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