Indoor levels of carbon dioxide could be clouding our thinking and may even pose a wider danger to human health, researchers say.
While air pollutants such as tiny particles and nitrogen oxides have been the subject of much research, there have been far fewer studies looking into the health impact of CO2.
However, the authors of the latest study – which reviews current evidence on the issue – say there is a growing body of research suggesting levels of CO2 that can be found in bedrooms, classrooms and offices might have harmful effects on the body, including affecting cognitive performance.
Air pollution is putting millions of us at risk from serious lung disease, a new study has concluded.
Scientists looked at more than 300,000 people and found that exposure to outdoor air pollution can age our lungs by two years and put us at risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).Read More