Does Air Pollution Really Shorten Life Spans?

Guest essay by Dr. Indur M. Goklany Periodically we are flooded with reports of air pollution episodes in various developing countries, and claims of their staggering death toll, and consequent reductions in life spans. The Economic Times (India), for example, recently claimed: If you are in NCR [National Capital Region, i.e. Delhi] right now, you may…

EXCLUSIVE: Researcher Claims To Have Evidence One Of EPA’s Most Successful Clean Air Rules Is Based On Fabricated Data

Energy From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch 9:06 PM 08/07/2017 One of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) longest and most successful air pollution standards is based on a taxpayer-funded study plagued by “data fabrication and falsification,” according to a veteran toxicologist. Toxicologist Albert Donnay says he’s found evidence a 1989 study commissioned by EPA on…

New hi-tech gadget promises power from polluted air

From the “Chinese are already working on a copy” department: Researchers from the University of Antwerp and KU Leuven (University of Leuven), Belgium, have succeeded in developing a process that purifies air and, at the same time, generates power. The device need only be exposed to light in order to function. “We use a small…

California Auto Emissions Showdown

Guest essay by Eric Worrall California has geared up to defy President Trump’s efforts to dismantle ridiculously strict auto-emission standards. But there may be a way President Donald Trump can overturn their intransigence. California Upholds Auto Emissions Standards, Setting Up Face-Off With Trump By HIROKO TABUCHIMARCH 24, 2017 California’s clean-air agency voted on Friday to…