Better air quality has led to a significant reduction of premature deaths over the past decade in Europe. However, the European Environment Agency’s (EEA) latest official data show that almost all Europeans still suffer from air pollution, leading to about 400,000 premature deaths across the continent.

The heating of the fluids used in electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes”) used to create “vaping” aerosols is capable of causing a wide range of degradation reaction products. We investigated formation of benzene (an important human carcinogen) from e-cigarette fluids containing propylene glycol (PG), glycerol (GL), benzoic acid, the flavor chemical benzaldehyde, and nicotine.

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The contractor hired to carry out the final round of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s groundwater survey at the new Toyosu wholesale food market said Saturday it was told to use a method that de

According to scientists, benzene concentrations are higher in colder areas and if the temperature drops in the coming days — which is expected — the levels are bound to rise.

While the thick blanket of fog engulfed Delhi on Sunday, air quality remained “severe” with four-fold increase of pollutant values.

Terming the latest WHO report on air pollution "misleading", environment minister Prakash Javadekar said India would soon come out with air pollution data of major cities across the US and Europe s

Delhiites can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to air quality.

Hydraulic fracturing technologies, developed over the last 65 years, have only recently been combined with horizontal drilling to unlock oil and gas reserves previously deemed inaccessible. While these technologies have dramatically increased domestic oil and natural gas production, they have also raised concerns for the potential contamination of local water supplies with the approximately 1,000 chemicals used throughout the process, including many known or suspected endocrine-disrupting chemicals.

Australia's coal industry is driving increases in air pollution according to a new analysis which names coal mining as the dominant source of air particle pollution.

LOCAL environment watchdog Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) has called into question the accuracy and integrity of the air quality report released by the Ministry of Health (MOH) last week, in which

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