The Invisible Enemy of Beauty

The topic of polluted air and its devastating effects on our health and appearance are now being frequently raised in various publications. If in the last 20-30 years it was believed that the main external factors that cause premature skin aging…
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No new petrol or diesel cars in Scotland and Mazda will move to a fully electrified range - The latest auto news

The government of Scotland has announced a plan to phase out all vehicles with internal combustion engines by 2032 The deadline on new petrol and diesel cars puts Scotland eight years ahead of the timescale proposed for the rest of UK. "Our…

Foods that can protect you from air pollution

Once seen as localized problems of developing countries, air pollution has become a global phenomenon that is hard to shake. Even in areas where the atmospheric pollutants are within legally established limits, they can still increase the risk…

Smog-Eating Designs That Fight Air Pollution

Outdoor air pollution is ultimately responsible for more than 3 million deaths annually, according to the World Health Organization. Already the single biggest killer in the world, outdoor air pollution is expected to double its toll as urban…

The costs of fossil fuels are far greater than we think

The new report “Hidden Price Tags: How Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies Would Benefit Our Health”, recently published by European nonprofit Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), tried to make an economic comparison of fossil fuel subsidies…

Pakistani Province Grows One Billion Trees and Restores 350,000 Hectares of Forest

A province in Pakistan has added 1 billion trees in just more than two years and surpassed an international commitment of restoring 350,000 hectares of forests and degraded land. The “Billion Tree Tsunami” project is backed by cricketing…

Plants Might Be Better Problem-Solvers Than Humans When It Comes To Air Pollution

Australian researchers from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has stated an increase in how much CO2 are plants absorbing from the atmosphere. According to their study land-based vegetation is sucking up…

Are You At Risk?

The WHO's Ambient Air Pollution Database measures PM2.5 levels in about 3,000 cities in 103 countries. More than 80% of people living in cities that monitor air pollution are exposed to air which does not meet the WHO's guidelines. That rises…

Retirement age gets higher your life expectancy shorter!

The UK Government has just announced that a planned increase to 68, due to happen between 2044 and 2046, will now take place between 2037 and 2039.  Teenagers and those in their twenties can expect to work to age 70 as the state pension age…

Are You Safe Inside Your Car? In-car Pollution Can Be Twice More Dangerous Than Previously Thought

Air pollution is bad anyway, both indoor and outdoor, but scientists are warning that it's even worse inside your car. According to a new study that was performed as part of the Atlanta Commuter Exposures (ACE) Study, in-car air pollution…