Particulate pollution continues to be the world’s greatest risk to human health, but improving the air quality is possible if correct policies are implemented, the report says.
If air pollution permanently reduced to meet WHO air quality guidelines, it would "add 2.2 years onto average life expectancy", researchers say.
Air pollution from industrial processes along with urbanisation drove a seven percent increase in pollution-related deaths from 2015 to 2019, according to scientists.
While the aviation industry attempts to clear our skies with zero-emission flights, there are some challenges electric planes need to overcome to transition to a carbon-free future.
A new study suggests California’s environmental policies systemically protect white over minority neighbourhoods in the state.
Fresh data from the World Health Organization showed that every corner of the globe is dealing with air pollution, although the problem is much worse in poorer countries.
While some countries have made notable efforts to reduce air pollution, the World Health Organization has said that air quality is getting significantly worse around the world.
The latest IPCC report has found that the magnitude of the climate crisis and its impacts are far more substantial than previously estimated.
Atmospheric pollution is the leading environmental threat to human health in Europe, and most EU countries’ levels are still above recommended pollution limits.
More than half of the country’s 135 coal-fired power plants are running on fumes.
World Health Organisation issues its first air quality guidelines since 2005, which aim to reduce deaths from key pollutants that cause cardiovascular and respiratory diseases by moving towards clean sources of energy.
Indonesian court rules President Joko Widodo and six other top officials neglected to fulfil citizens' rights to clean air, orders them to improve poor air quality in capital.
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