Coronavirus-hit carmakers urge EU to pull legislative handbrake

From EURACTIV By Sam Morgan | EURACTIV.com The car industry has warned Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and climate chief Frans Timmermans that the coronavirus will disrupt plans to meet EU standards. [Photo: European Commission] Europe’s largest auto manufacturers have argued that the coronavirus outbreak will limit their ability to comply with EU rules…

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Commercial Space Ride Secured for NASA’s New Air Pollution Sensor

From NASA July 22, 2019 RELEASE 19-050 NASA’s Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) instrument will provide near-real-time North American air quality information that will be available to the public. Credits: Ball Aerospace NASA has secured a host satellite provider and ride into space for an instrument that will dramatically advance our understanding of air…

Growth of legal pot farms drives smog worries

From Science Mag Leaf enclosure measurements for determining volatile organic compound emission capacity from Cannabis spp. Summary Air pollution researchers are going to pot. The expansion of legal pot farms in the 10 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., that have legalized recreational marijuana has researchers and regulators concerned about their impacts on air quality and…

Claim: Air Pollution, Not Greenhouse Gases, Is the Main Cause of Global Warming

NOTE: I don’t necessarily agree with this [at all], but I thought it worth exposing – Anthony In a recent article in the Journal of Geography, Environment and Earth Science International, Transdyne Corporation geoscientist J. Marvin Herndon makes the startling claim that climate scientists, including the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), have been chasing the wrong…