Anything related to air quality, air pollution, or the atmosphere

"Scientists Just Discovered Dozens Of New Sources Of Air Pollution"

"Scientists may have significantly underestimated a dangerous source of pollution in the atmosphere, new research suggests. A satellite study, published Monday in the journal Nature Geoscience, has revealed nearly 40 previously unreported major sources of sulfur dioxide emissions — a pollutant that can cause multiple harmful health and environmental impacts and even exacerbate global warming."

Source: Wash Post, 06/01/2016

Oil Sands Found To Be A Leading Source Of Air Pollution In N. America

"A cloud of noxious particles brewing in the air above the Alberta oil sands is one of the most prolific sources of air pollution in North America, often exceeding the total emissions from Canada’s largest city, federal scientists have discovered."

Source: Toronto Globe & Mail, 05/27/2016


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