China’s war on particulate air pollution is causing more severe ozone pollution

From Eurekalert! Public Release: 2-Jan-2019 PM 2.5 pollution is falling but ground-level ozone pollution is on the rise Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences In early 2013, the Chinese government declared a war on air pollution and began instituting stringent policies to regulate the emissions of fine particulate matter, a pollutant…

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A Christmas mercury miracle

From the IEA Clean Coal Centre – when the data fit the model, and mercury emissions come for free Mercury is a menace. It is an environmental liability and global emissions of this toxic metal continue to increase. (Several reports on mercury have been produced by the IEA Clean Coal Centre and all are available…

The EPA's Unethical PM2.5 Air Pollution Experiments

By John Dale Dunn MD JD (via email) United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson testified before Congress in September of 2011 that small-particle (2.5 microns or less) air pollution is lethal. “Particulate matter causes premature death. It’s directly causal to dying sooner than you should.” At the hearing, Representative Edward J. Markey…