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Enhanced secondary haze by emission reduction during COVID-19 lockdown in China
The research, led by Nanjing University and Tsinghua University, investigated China's emission change due to the sharp drop of anthropogenic activities. (2020-06-22)
During the COVID-19 outbreak in China, marked emission reductions, but unexpected air pollution
Using a combination of satellite and ground-based observations to study air pollution changes in China during COVID-19 lockdowns, researchers report up to 90% reductions of certain emissions, but also an unexpected increase in particulate matter pollution. (2020-06-17)
Scientists call for long-term research on ozone source apportionment
More long-term research should be carried out to provide references for the development of emission reduction strategies to achieve long-term ozone attainment in China (2020-06-12)
New findings help design highly efficient metal oxide catalyst for ozone removal
A research team led by Prof. CHEN Yunfa from the Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences demonstrated the electron generation, compensation and transfer between ZnO and O3 through tuning crystal defects in ZnO. (2020-06-11)
Study shows erosion of ozone layer responsible for mass extinction event
Researchers at the University of Southampton have shown that an extinction event 360 million years ago, that killed much of the Earth's plant and freshwater aquatic life, was caused by a brief breakdown of the ozone layer that shields the Earth from damaging ultraviolet (UV) radiation. (2020-05-27)
Ozone disinfectants can be used to sterilize cloth and n95 masks against COVID-19
Ozone gas has been shown to kill the SARS coronavirus in at least seventeen separate studies [1, 2]. (2020-05-26)
Scientists find a high hydrofluorocarbon emissions intensity in the Yangtze River Delta region
A new study estimates the emissions of HFCs in the Yangtze River Delta (YRD) region by a tracer ratio method for the period 2012-2016 and finds the emissions intensity of HFCs in this area is higher than both national and global levels, in terms of per capita, per unit area, or per unit GDP. (2020-05-19)
A new look into the sources and impacts of greenhouse gases in China
Special issue of Advances in Atmospheric Sciences reveals new findings on China's GHG emissions and documents changes in local and regional environments. (2020-05-18)
Ozone-depleting chemical alternatives getting into our food and water
An international environmental agreement to regulate the use of chemicals depleting the ozone layer may have inadvertently allowed higher levels of other harmful chemicals to flourish, new research co-led by York University and Environment and Climate Change Canada has found. (2020-05-14)
CFC replacements are a source of persistent organic pollution in the Arctic
Substances used to replace ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) may be just as problematic as their predecessors, a new study shows. (2020-05-14)
Contrasting trends of PM2.5 and surface ozone in China
In a paper published online in National Science Review, an international team of scientists led by Dr. (2020-05-13)
COVID-19 lockdowns significantly impacting global air quality
Levels of two major air pollutants have been drastically reduced since lockdowns began in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but a secondary pollutant -- ground-level ozone -- has increased in China, according to new research. (2020-05-11)
Traffic pollution drops in lockdown -- but other risks revealed by Manchester experts
Traffic pollution for most parts of the UK is plummeting thanks to the COVID-19 lockdown but more urban ozone -- a dangerous air pollutant which can cause airway inflammation in humans -- is probably being generated, say experts from The University of Manchester. (2020-05-07)
Investigating the causes of the ozone levels in the Valderejo Nature Reserve
The UPV/EHU's Atmospheric Research Group (GIA) has presented a database comprising over 60 volatile organic compounds (VOC) measured continuously over the last ten years in the Valderejo Nature Reserve (Álava, Basque Country). (2020-04-27)
Zero-emissions Boston could save 288 lives and $2.4 billion annually: BU study
With much of the City of Boston shut down by COVID-19, the region is enjoying better air quality than it has seen in decades, a preview of the reduced emissions that will come as part of the city's ambitious 'Carbon Free Boston' goals. (2020-04-23)
Nearly half of US breathing unhealthy air; record-breaking air pollution in nine cities
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the impact of air pollution on lung health is of heightened concern. (2020-04-21)
Princeton scientist solves air quality puzzle: Why does ozone linger long after its ban?
As global climate change leads to more hot and dry weather, the resulting droughts are stressing plants, making them less able to remove ozone from the air -- despite laws successfully limiting pollution. (2020-04-20)
NASA reports Arctic stratospheric ozone depletion hit record low in March
Ozone levels above the Arctic reached a record low for March, NASA researchers report. (2020-04-16)
International ozone treaty stops changes in Southern Hemisphere winds
The Montreal Protocol of 1987 phased out production of ozone-destroying substances such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). (2020-03-25)
Emissions of several ozone-depleting chemicals are larger than expected
MIT researchers have found that much of the current emission of these gases likely stems from large CFC 'banks' -- old equipment such as building insulation foam, refrigerators and cooling systems, and foam insulation, that was manufactured before the global phaseout of CFCs and is still leaking the gases into the atmosphere. (2020-03-17)
California's strict air quality regulations help farmers prosper, UCI-led study finds
In a new study in Nature Food, scientists from the University of California, Irvine and other institutions found that pollution controls mandated by the government of California have helped perennial crops produce more fruits and nuts, boosting productivity by $600 million per year from 1980 to 2015. (2020-03-16)
Can poor air quality make you gain weight?
A new study links air pollution to changes in the human gut microbiome which could fuel diabetes, obesity and inflammatory bowel diseases like colitis and Crohn's disease. (2020-03-11)
TRAX air quality study expands
In a new study published in Urban Science, researchers including Daniel Mendoza and Logan Mitchell report the latest from the TRAX Observation Project, including data validation studies that bolster the data's value for other researchers and three case studies from recent events showcasing the abilities of the mobile air quality sensors. (2020-02-26)
Chemists use mass spectrometry tools to determine age of fingerprints
Chemists at Iowa State University may have solved a puzzle of forensic science: How do you determine the age of a fingerprint? (2020-02-18)
Hybrid transistor improves next-generation displays
A simple, cost-effective technique uses solution-based printing to make better ultrathin transistors. (2020-02-11)
Daily exposure to ozone pollution linked to increased risk of death
Daily exposure to ground level ozone in cities worldwide is associated with an increased risk of death, finds the largest study of its kind published by The BMJ today. (2020-02-10)
Treating wastewater with ozone could convert pharmaceuticals into toxic compounds
With water scarcity intensifying, wastewater treatment and reuse are gaining popularity. (2020-02-05)
All things considered, wooden pallets are more eco-friendly than plastic pallets
Weighing in on a debate that has raged for decades, Penn State researchers, after conducting a series of ultra-detailed comparisons, have declared that shipping pallets made of wood are slightly more environmentally friendly and sustainable than those made of plastic. (2020-02-04)
Making high-temperature superconductivity disappear to understand its origin
Purely electronic interactions could be behind copper-oxygen compounds conducting electricity without resistance at relatively high temperatures. (2020-02-03)
Another reason to reduce man-made ozone: To cool a warming planet
In a News and Views article in Nature Climate Change ('Cleaner Air is a Win-Win,') Lehigh University Professor of Earth and Environmental Science, Benjamin S. (2020-01-27)
Cutting road transport pollution could help plants grow
Cutting emissions of particular gases could improve conditions for plants, allowing them to grow faster and capture more carbon, new research suggests. (2020-01-27)
FSU Research: Despite less ozone pollution, not all plants benefit
Policies and new technologies have reduced emissions of precursor gases that lead to ozone air pollution, but despite those improvements, the amount of ozone that plants are taking in has not followed the same trend, according to Florida State University researchers. (2020-01-22)
Emissions of potent greenhouse gas have grown, contradicting reports of huge reductions
Despite reports that global emissions of the potent greenhouse gas were almost eliminated in 2017, an international team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has found atmospheric levels growing at record values. (2020-01-21)
Ozone-depleting substances caused half of late 20th-century Arctic warming, says study
A study examines the greenhouse warming effects of ozone-depleting substances and finds that they caused about a third of all global warming from 1955 to 2005, and half of Arctic warming and sea ice loss during that period. (2020-01-20)
Brazilian wildfire pollution worsens air quality in distant cities -- study
Wildfires in south eastern Brazil produce airborne pollution that worsens air quality in major cities such as Sao Paulo -- cancelling out efforts to improve the urban environment and posing health risks to citizens, according to a new study. (2020-01-20)
Air pollution from oil and gas production sites visible from space
US and European satellites help scientists measure nitrogen dioxide from drilling, production and flaring. (2020-01-15)
From smoke going round the world to aerosol levels, NASA observes Australia's bushfires
NASA scientists using data from its NOAA/NASA Suomi NPP satellite, has traced the movement of the smoke coming off the Australian fires across the globe showing that it has circumnavigated the Earth. (2020-01-14)
Iodine may slow ozone layer recovery
Air pollution and iodine from the ocean contribute to damage of Earth's ozone layer. (2020-01-13)
New study shows dominance of local air pollution sources in Delhi
The University of Surrey has revealed results from a new, comprehensive study that suggests that activities such as construction and vehicle traffic contribute significantly to the Delhi National Capital Region's high concentrations of harmful air pollutants and gases. (2020-01-09)
Researchers use remote sensing to estimate nitrogen deposition in North China
A new study estimated the nitrogen deposition in northern China through a combination of remote sensing data and atmospheric chemical transport model simulations. (2020-01-06)
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