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[Weather] S. Korea battling air pollution

good morning yellow dust mixed with toxic smog has blanketed Korea so don’t forget your anti pollution dust masks and scarves to protect yourself Seoul and Incheon as well as community to encounter provinces are under fine and does advisories this morning but we could breathe a little easier as the day goes on as …

[Weather] Cold snap eases, but poor air quality

[Weather] Cold snap eases, but poor air quality

good afternoon it was a freezing store to the new year but the cold hands is now and more bearable temperatures are on the course today with temperatures hovering way above these seasonal averages but you know it’s that ultrafine dust again that will make us want to stay inside those of us especially in …

Dust pollution raises flu infection rates

now we’re expecting a great Christmas here in Korea with fine dust pollution affecting air quality in many parts of the country and fact a recent study shows that high levels of fine dust makes people more vulnerable to the flu this time around Naruto Jonghyun has more in the second week of December for …

Air Pollution In Developing Countries

Air Pollution In Developing Countries

We’re here in Kathmandu and Kathmandu has an essential problem – namely, emissions from motor vehicles. Which mostly emit fine particulate matter. And this fine particulate matter is inhaled by the human beings here. And it stays in the lungs for quite a long time – several weeks – and is inducing diseases, respiratory diseases, …

Peltier Lab Studies Health Hazards of Air Pollution

Peltier Lab Studies Health Hazards of Air Pollution

Air pollution kills somewhere around between 6 and 7 million people per year across the planet. This is a profound public health hazard. We spend a large amount of our time measuring air pollution where air pollution is much worse, typically in the developing world. So the vast majority of our effort is based on …