According to new research from the University of Harvard, fossil fuel air pollution is responsible for more than 8 million people worldwide in 2018.
Previous estimates have put the total number of global deaths at 4.2 million, however, this study has highlighted that the death toll is much greater than previously suggested.
Regions with the highest concentrations of fossil fuel-related...Read More
In the last 24 hours, ” very polluted air ” was inhaled by residents of Subotica, Pancevo, Novi Sad, Beocin, while ” polluted air ” was in Valjevo, Kosjeric, Uzice, Bor, Leskovac, Belgrade, data were published on the website of the Environmental Protection Agency.
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...Read More
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).
Citizens of all major cities across the Balkans face a worryingly high level of air pollution, which reduces their lifespan as the region remains heavily dependent on coal to generate electricity, according to a recent UN report.
When winter arrives in the Western Balkans, it is not unusual for dense smog to envelop its cities, making it hard to breathe and impairing visibility. But this year, pollution levels are among the highest in the world.
The WHO states that five out of Europe’s top ten most polluted cities are in the Balkans – Tuzla in Bosnia and Herzegovina; Pljevlja in Montenegro; Skopje,...Read More