A new report released by the Health Effects Institute synthesizing nine research and policy studies conducted in Ghana finds that household air pollution is a significant contributor to fine particle outdoor air pollution in Ghana.

The objectives of this study were to characterize the emissions of indoor air pollutants from the burning of mosquito coils and cigarettes using a closed environmental chamber, to compare air pollutant emissions from different types of mosquito coils and cigarettes, which are popular in Indian market; to quantify emissions from burning of mosquito coils and cigarettes with respect to particulate matter (PM0.25, PM1.0, PM2.5, and PM10) and metals.

Green roofs -- roofs that are planted with vegetation -- may improve the indoor air quality of commercial buildings by cutting the amount of ozone coming into the buildings from the outside, accord

Study recommends that the scheme should move beyond benefits for women alone to change household behaviour

A transition away from the use of fuelwood and charcoal for cooking can prevent hundreds of thousands of premature deaths caused by household air pollution.

The life expectancy of children born today will be shortened by 20 months on average by breathing the toxic air that is widespread across the globe, with the greatest toll in south Asia, according

Over 1.2 million Indians died early due to exposure to unsafe air in 2017 reveals the State of Global Air 2019 released by the Health Effects Institute.  Air pollution is now the third-highest cause of death among all health risks, ranking just above smoking, in India.  

GENEVA, Switzerland - Shifting to renewable energy could save up to 150 million lives by the end of the century.

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Union ministry of environment and forests on Thursday to examine the effect of hookah with respect to indoor air pollution and prescribe appropriate stan

Air pollution is a major planetary health risk, with India estimated to have some of the worst levels globally. To inform action at subnational levels in India, we estimated the exposure to air pollution and its impact on deaths, disease burden, and life expectancy in every state of India in 2017.

Pages