Pollution from coal and biomass burning blocks 13% of solar electricity.Ars Technica
A study by Leicester University warns air pollution is fuelling a rise in cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; a devastating illness that causes extreme breathlessness.Mail Online
Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world's most congested cities.U.S.
Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city.phys.org
Air pollution in India is at crisis point.The Telegraph
Exclusive: Study shows associated damage to critical pumping muscles, even in children The hearts of young city dwellers contain billions of toxic air pollution particles, research has revealed. Even in the study’s youngest subject, who was three, damage could be seen in the cells of the organ’s critical pumping muscles that contained the tiny particles. The study suggests these iron-rich particles, produced by vehicles and industry, could be the underlying cause of the long-established...the Guardian
A new report published by the Air Quality Expert Group said particles from brakes, tyres and road surfaces directly contribute to more than half of particle pollution from road transport.Mail Online