Switching to cleaner cookstoves can save lives, cut carbon emissions, and promote gender equality. At COP27, world leaders should take steps to ensure universal clean cooking access by 2030.
air pollution Archives - State of the Planet
Even if pollution goes down and climate change is slowed, deaths from air pollution in some regions may still rise.
Professor Peter Muennig discusses the state of New York City’s streets, and what could be done to make them safer.
In Houston, researchers are studying how air pollution particles affect the strength and lifecycle of storms in order to improve weather and climate forecasting.
Getting rid of some air pollutants might aggravate global warming. Here’s how.
A handful of countries, including the United States, may emit half the world’s greenhouse gases by 2050.
In a collaboration that included Columbia researchers, Belmont County residents set up a low-cost sensor network that is helping them fight for clean air.
A new study finds that annual air pollution levels in the city of Lomé are, on average, four to five times greater than recommended by the World Health Organization.
The first woman to earn tenure in Columbia’s chemical engineering department, McNeill is working for cleaner air in developing countries.
The ban of heating oil #6 has been effective in reducing air pollution.