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Extinction Rebellion child activists stage ‘die-in' at Science Museum

8 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Children and families have held a die-in at the Science Museum in an Extinction Rebellion protest against air pollution.
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Opening your windows doesn't help reduce indoor air pollution

8 days ago   |   New Scientist

Cleaning and cooking can produce potentially harmful chemicals that stay in the air, and now researchers have found that briefly opening a window doesn't help as these...
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Plantwatch: how urban trees and hedges help cut air pollution

9 days ago   |   The Guardian

The plants trap polluting particles like natural air filters, and protect against flooding, too Hedges and trees in towns and cities are more than just attractive, they can...
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TEMPO Green Paper: Chemistry, physics, and meteorology experiments with the Tropospheric Emissions: monitoring of pollution instrument

16 days ago   |   Harvard

K. Chance, X. Liu, C. Chan Miller, G. González Abad, G. Huang, C. Nowlan, A. Souri, R. Suleiman, K. Sun, H. Wang, L. Zhu, P. Zoogman, J. Al-Saadi, J. -C. Antuña-Marrero, J...
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Microplastic pollution reduces animal life at the bottom of lakes

28 days ago   |   New Scientist

High concentrations of microplastics roughly halved the number of animals that are important to the ecosystems in lakes, ponds and canals
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A two-pollutant strategy for improving ozone and particulate air quality in China

1 month ago   |   Harvard

K. Li, D. Jacob, H. Liao, J. Zhu, V. Shah, L. Shen, K. Bates, Q. Zhang, and S. Zhai. 2019. “ A two-pollutant strategy for improving ozone and particulate air quality in China...
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Meteorology and Climate Influences on Tropospheric Ozone: a Review of Natural Sources, Chemistry, and Transport Patterns

1 month ago   |   Harvard

X. Lu, L. Zhang, and L. Shen. 2019. “ Meteorology and Climate Influences on Tropospheric Ozone: a Review of Natural Sources, Chemistry, and Transport Patterns. ” Curr. Pollut...
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‘Blatant manipulation': Trump administration exploited wildfire science to promote logging

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

Revealed: emails show Trump and appointees tried to craft a narrative that forest protection efforts are responsible for wildfires Political appointees at the interior...
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Smoke from Canadian wildfires caused pollution spikes in New York City

1 month ago   |   New Scientist

Two spells of unusually poor air quality in New York City have been traced to harmful smoke pouring from wildfires burning hundreds of kilometres away
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A Mixed Methods Evaluation of Sharing Air Pollution Results with Study Participants via Report-Back Communication

1 month ago   |   Harvard

Kathryn S. Tomsho, Claire Schollaert, Temana Aguilar, Roseann Bongiovanni, Marty Alvarez, Madeleine K. Scammell, and Gary Adamkiewicz. 10/25/2019. “ A Mixed Methods Evaluation...
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Legendary mathematician and physicist Freeman Dyson has died at the age of 96

Legendary mathematician and physicist Freeman Dyson has died at the age of 96

Mathematician and physicist Freeman Dyson has died at the age of 96, according to a press release issued by Princeton University . A former professor of physics at the... Read more ...

The science behind Married At First Sight's cheating scandal

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Glowing frogs and salamanders may be surprisingly common : Many animals - from marine species like fish to corals and land creatures like penguins and parrots - have a hidden... Read more ...

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Space shock: Mystery ‘alien object' orbiting Earth captured in stunning new Gemini photos

SPACE experts are scrambling to understand a mysterious alien object that has entered Earth's object. Read more ...

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Britain is step away from nuclear fusion's free clean energy - but Aussies...

Britain is step away from nuclear fusion's free clean energy - but Aussies set to beat us

AGAINST the odds, and years of underfunding, British scientists have led the world in nuclear fusion - the mind-bending science of turning sea water into limitless, free, clean... Read more ...

Train Your People to Think in Code

Train Your People to Think in Code

David Waller. 4/11/2019. “ Train Your People to Think in Code .” MIT Sloan Management Review. Publisher's Version Abstract Taking a code-centered approach to work will benefit... Read more ...