Researchers are measuring severe drops in pollutants at the ground level, but warn that the benefits will be short-lived unless we take away some longer-term lessons.
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Dan Westervelt, a 2019 Center for Climate and Life Fellow, received funding to address the ongoing air pollution crisis in three large sub-Saharan African cities.
Quickly transitioning our energy supplies to clean, low-carbon energy sources is a tremendous opportunity to improve our health.
Lower air pollution levels saved an estimated 5,660 lives in New York State in 2012, compared to 2002 levels, according to a new study.
Climate change could worsen China’s already bad ozone pollution problem — but a new study shows that it doesn’t have to be that way.
The three new Fellows, all scientists at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, will pursue high-risk, high-reward research that furthers understanding of how climate change impacts human sustainability.
A recent study is the first to show that pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions have directly affected the 20th century evolution of rainfall over a region.
Atmospheric scientists discover surprising levels and unexpected types of pollution that seem to be originating in Africa.
Anti-regulatory ideology is an obstacle to the development of the technology needed to transition to environmental sustainability.
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