Hong Kong Air Pollution Setting Records

Hong Kong Air Pollution Setting Records

High air pollution levels are often cited by international companies as a major drawback of doing business in Hong Kong, and may hinder the city’s efforts to bolster its image as a desirable place to live. Pollution levels, even back in 2010, were 12 to 14 times the amount recommended by the World Health Organization, […]

The Cities that Climate Change Hits First

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The term ‘Climate Departure’ is sometimes used to describe the tipping point from historic climate to new, the point of permanent change. It is represented by the year after which average temperatures in cool years will be hotter than average temperatures of the previous hot years measured up to 2005. So, from the Climate Departure […]

New NASA Map Shows Where You Are Most Likely To Die From Air Pollution

New NASA Map Shows Where You Are Most Likely To Die From Air Pollution

Each year millions of premature deaths world-wide result from various forms of air pollution. According to a new atmospheric pollution model designed by earth scientist Jason West of the University of North Carolina (data from which informs the NASA map shown above), some 2.1 million deaths per year result from just one particular form of […]