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Beijing Ain’t Got Nothing On This City’s Pollution

Beijing Ain’t Got Nothing On This City’s Pollution

>>OVER THE PAST WEEK THE INDIAN CAPITAL OF DELHI HAS BEEN BLANKETED BY SMOG THAT’S SO TOXIC, I’M NOT JOKING, THEY LITERALLY HAVE HAD TO REMAKE THE CHARTS THAT MEASURE ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IN THE AIR BECAUSE PREVIOUSLY IT WOULDN’T HAVE FIT ON THE CHART –>>THAT’S FROM BREATHING THE AIR THEY ARE EXPERIENCING RIGHT NOW –>>WE …

Economic Impact of Air Pollution

Economic Impact of Air Pollution

AIR POLLUTION HAS A PERVASIVE ECONOMIC EFFECT AND MOST OF IT YOU DON’T EVEN THINK ABOUT. EVERY TIME SOMEBODY LOSES A WORK DAY DUE TO AN ASTHMA ATTACK OR SOME OTHER RESPIRATORY INFECTION THAT’S BEEN AGGRAVATED BY AIR POLLUTION, WE LOSE HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS. EVERY TIME THE FACE OF BUILDING CORRODES A LITTLE MORE OR …

Linking Air Pollution to Human Health

Linking Air Pollution to Human Health

Meenakshi Rao, environmental science Ph.D. candidate I work with a wonderful, multidisciplinary team of scientist here at PSU to understand air pollution in the Portland metropolitan area and to estimate the economic cost of this air pollution to human health. Cities are hot spots for air pollution and it has an effect on people’s health …

Household Air Pollution and Child Health

Liam O’Fallon: Good afternoon, and welcome to the first Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Webinar for 2013 titled, Household Air Pollution and Child Health. My name is Liam O’Fallon, and I coordinate the Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Program at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Extramural Research and Training. I will …