Category Archives: Air Pollution

Termites, air pollution, and ozone depletion

Excerpts from the book below.  Ozone depletion is also one of the 9 boundaries we must not cross. Klein, Hilary Dole, and Adrian M. Wenner 2001. Tiny Game Hunting: Environmentally Healthy Ways to Trap and Kill the Pests in Your … Continue reading

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Air Pollution effects on conifers in California

Below is an excerpt on how air pollution in California affects nearby forests from the book: Johnston, Verna R.  1994. California Forests and Woodlands: A Natural History.  University of California Press. It was in the Mixed Conifer Forests of the … Continue reading

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Air Pollution in “Deceit and Denial: The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution”

The fight against industrial chemicals is far from won. Chemical lobbyists spend tens of millions of dollars convincing legislators to not pass legislation that would protect you.  For example, check out the Green Policy Institute at the University of California, … Continue reading

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Air pollution from wood stoves kills 2 million, affects health of 3 billion

13 Oct 2011.  Inefficient Developing World Stoves Contribute to 2 Million Deaths a Year. ScienceDaily.com Smoke emitting stoves cause so much indoor air pollution that at least 2 million people die every year from them, and affects the health of … Continue reading

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Warming Arctic releases air pollutants

28 July 2011. Warming Arctic releases frozen organic air pollutants. NewScientist. Air pollutants buried in snow for decades are being freed as global warming melts the ice.  These persistent organic pollutants (POPs), banned since 2004, got there and are coming … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Stunts India’s Monsoons, ghg’s increase their fury

Air pollution is stunting India’s monsoon.    Marshall, Michael, 30 Sep 2011. NewScientist. 1.5 billion people, 20% of the world’s population, depends on the summer monsoon that brings 80% of India’s rain. In the future, monsoons may see-saw between too weak … Continue reading

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Air Pollution

Air pollution stunts India’s monsoon (drought) — other years global warming increases monsoon severity (floods), affecting 1.5 billion people, 20% of earth’s population.  Disruption of monsoon seasons is one of the 9 boundaries we must not cross. Air pollution from … Continue reading

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