Smoke from wildfires in Western Canada has drifted across the border and is prompting air quality alerts across multiple U.S. states this week and into the Memorial Day weekend.
According to a new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Sarah-Jeanne Royer and co-workers from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, a widely used compostable plastic remains unmodified in marine environments for at least 14 months.
According to a study presented at Heart Failure 2023, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), heart failure patients are at a higher risk of dying from their condition on polluted days and for up to two days thereafter.
Researchers at the University of Cambridge have recently published details of a groundbreaking development describing innovative solar-powered technology that is able to synthesize multicarbon liquid drop-in fuels for cars using just carbon dioxide (CO2), water (H2O), and the power of photosynthesis.
Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) drive larger emissions reductions over time, due to increased operating efficiency and a greener electricity mix, according to a study.
A horizon-scan of chemical pollution research requirements in Antarctica has urged a call for the Antarctic Treaty consultative parties to broaden their national chemical monitoring programs to include their Antarctic research stations and Territories.
Investigators from Kyushu University and Asahi Kasei Corporation have created a new technique to assess the age of microplastics found in the upper oceans.
New research finds that Canada's electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) has more than tripled in the last two decades, the equivalent of filling the CN tower 110 times and generating close to a million tons in 2020 alone.
Air pollution is a severe threat to public health worldwide. Ambient fine particulate matter (PM2.5), which consists of minute particles suspended in the air with a diameter of less than or equal to 2.5 µm, is a major air pollutant connected to health hazards.
Researchers at Northwestern University (NU) have been working in collaboration with international partners to find ways to capture carbon and produce acetic acid out of carbon monoxide.