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Topic: Air Pollution Info

What is Particulate Matter?
By Dr. Yvonne Boose on September 30, 2020

In the world of air pollution and air quality, there is a lot of discussion about particulate matter and its impact on our health...but what exactly...

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Farming & Fires: Understanding Southeast Asia’s Seasonal Smoke Haze
By Dr Gabriela Adler Katz on September 9, 2020

Each year, multiple countries across Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific suffer from extremely poor air quality for months on end. This poor air...

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Godzilla Dust Cloud Impact on USA Air Quality: As it Happened
By Amalia Helen on June 28, 2020

As a record-breaking dust plume makes its way to the USA, we explain what makes this year's dust storm different and why it's so important to monitor...

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Air Pollution Impact on COVID-19 Mortality Shocks Scientists
By Amalia Helen on April 20, 2020

Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, a connection between air pollution and COVID-19 severity had been suspected but not proven. In the first...

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Fewer Cars on the Road Doesn’t Mean There’s No Pollution
By Dr Gabriela Adler Katz on April 14, 2020

Overall air quality improved in many urban centers under national COVID-19 lockdowns but this doesn’t mean air pollution totally went away....

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What Do Air Pollution Levels Tell Us About Urban Life & COVID-19 Lockdowns?
By Ran Korber on March 24, 2020

During mandatory lockdowns, some of the busiest cities around the world have become quieter than they have done in a generation. Many people have...

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Severe Coronavirus & Poor Air Quality Could be Linked
By Ran Korber on March 19, 2020

The Coronavirus, now referred to as COVID-19, has been declared an official pandemic. At the time of writing, the virus has spread to 176 countries ...

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How Air Pollution Moves Between Countries
By Shaked Katzir on February 25, 2020

You probably already know that local weather is greatly affected by meteorological changes on larger scales, such as fronts and jet streams. However,...

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