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02 06 2020 | 08:54

Cut air pollution to help avoid second coronavirus peak, MPs urge.

Cross-party group highlights new evidence on how dirty air may worsen infections Air pollution must be kept at low levels to help avoid a second peak of coronavirus infections, according to a cross-…

31 05 2020 | 08:55

World’s largest all-electric aircraft set for first flight.

The world’s largest all-electric aircraft is about to take to the skies for the first time. The Cessna Caravan, retrofitted with an electric engine, is expected to fly for 20-30 minutes over…

15 05 2020 | 07:17

Drop in pollution may bring hotter weather and heavier monsoons.

Scientists say fewer particles and polluting gases means more sunlight can reach Earth’s surface. The dramatic improvements in air quality associated with the coronavirus lockdown could increase…

11 05 2020 | 07:32

‘Postcard from the future’: Virus and solar cause record fall in CO2.

Business interruption during the coronavirus crisis has caused a 14% fall in demand for electricity in Europe over the past month. Combined with record solar output, this has caused a 39% drop in…

07 05 2020 | 07:18

Emptying Skies to Cut Airline Emissions 38% in 2020, Report Says.

Airlines’ carbon emissions could drop by more than one-third this year as travel demand sinks, a trend that could continue as businesses reassess their need to fly, according to the Australia…

07 05 2020 | 07:05

Gas stoves making indoor air up to five times dirtier than outdoor air, report finds.

Gas stoves are making people sick, contributing pollution that makes indoor air up to two to five times dirtier than outdoor air, according to a new report. Despite the risks, regulators have failed…

06 05 2020 | 08:30

Coronavirus detected on particles of air pollution.

Exclusive: Scientists examine whether this route enables infections at longer distances Coronavirus has been detected on particles of air pollution by scientists investigating whether this could…

02 05 2020 | 07:39

Pollutionwatch: why has particle pollution increased under lockdown?

Air pollution from traffic has dropped but particles also come from gas heating and agriculture. News reports have focused on reductions in air pollution from traffic during the lockdown, but…

29 04 2020 | 06:35

The deadly link between COVID-19 and air pollution.

The COVID-19 lockdown has led to cleaner air, but will do little to address the issue of air pollution in the long run. People living with poor air quality may be more susceptible to this disease,…

29 04 2020 | 06:13

Air pollution may be ‘key contributor’ to Covid-19 deaths – study.

High levels of air pollution may be “one of the most important contributors” to deaths from Covid-19, according to research. The analysis shows that of the coronavirus deaths across 66…

25 04 2020 | 12:15

Air pollution remains low as Europeans stay at home.

Further analyses are showing the continued low levels of nitrogen dioxide concentrations across Europe – coinciding with lockdown measures implemented to stop the spread of the coronavirus. New data…

15 04 2020 | 09:00

Carbon emissions from fossil fuels could fall by 2.5bn tonnes in 2020.

Reduction of 5% would represent biggest drop in demand for industry on record Global carbon emissions from the fossil fuel industry could fall by a record 2.5bn tonnes this year, a reduction of 5%,…

15 04 2020 | 08:58

'It's positively alpine!': Disbelief in big cities as air pollution falls.

Delhi is one of many capitals enjoying improved air quality since restrictions were introduced due to the coronavirus The screenshots began to circulate on Delhi WhatsApp groups last week, captioned…

13 04 2020 | 07:25

Air pollution linked to far higher Covid-19 death rates, study finds.

Dirty air increases risk of respiratory problems that can be fatal for coronavirus patients. Air pollution is linked to significantly higher rates of death in people with Covid-19, according to…

09 04 2020 | 10:36

Some new habits may continue as coronovirus drives 38% drop in airline emission.

Airlines’ greenhouse gas emissions are set to fall 38% this year as the coronavirus pandemic drives down travel demand, and the Australia Institute says some of the reductions may be permanent as…

29 03 2020 | 14:25

Coronavirus lockdown leading to drop in pollution across Europe.

New data, based on observations from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite, are showing strong reductions in nitrogen dioxide concentrations over several major cities across Europe – including Paris,…

26 03 2020 | 09:40

Coronavirus pandemic leading to huge drop in air pollution.

Largest scale experiment ever’ shows what is possible as satellite images reveal marked fall in global nitrogen dioxide levels The coronavirus pandemic is shutting down industrial activity and…

18 03 2020 | 08:50

COVID-19 Pandemic rekindles discussion on climate change, infectious desease.

From shifting disease patterns in a warming world, to shrinking animal habitats, to the impact of air pollution in making people more vulnerable to infection, news stories over the last several days…

17 03 2020 | 12:34

Air pollution likely to increase coronavirus death rate, warn experts.

The health damage inflicted on people by long-standing air pollution in cities is likely to increase the death rate from coronavirus infections, experts have said.

16 03 2020 | 19:34

Ministry of Defence hosts £2m competition to mitigate radar risk of windfarms.

The Ministry of Defence has launched a £2m innovation competition to reduce impact of windfarms of UK’s Air Defence systems. With 30% of the nation’s energy to come from wind power by 2030, the MoD…