All articles related to "air pollution":

Opinion: Medical community can help advance climate action

In the face of the current administration’s inaction on climate change, medical professionals can take steps to protect people from the health harms caused by increasing levels of carbon pollution, say two experts from Harvard T.H. Chan School…

The dangers of indoor air pollution

Using a toaster, frying food on the stove, mopping a floor, even breathing—these are all activities that could push indoor air pollution to dangerous levels, according to recent findings. An April 1, 2019 article in The New Yorker…

How should hospitals respond to climate change?

Hospitals should tackle climate change by taking steps such as better preparing for natural disasters and curbing their own greenhouse gas emissions, said Ashish Jha of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health at a recent Congressional hearing.…

Poor indoor air quality may dull cognitive abilities

Gases such as carbon dioxide and substances released from office furniture, carpets, and desks may be dulling our minds at work, according to experts. A May 6, 2019 New York Times article catalogued recent evidence suggesting that carbon…