World Health Organization (WHO) has raised the status of diesel exhaust from ‘probable carcinogen’ to carcinogen as it belongs and of the same category of a mustard gas and asbestos which are ‘major cancer risk’.
Exhaust from airplanes cause 2,000 deaths annually while emissions from the energy and industrial sectors and pollution originating from Europe bring the overall total up to 19,000 deaths per year in Britain.
The world’s expanding cities are currently on track to occupy an extra area of 1.5 million square kilometers by 2030, equivalent to France, Germany and Spain combined.
Green Groups are turning to social networking to drive their campaign for Earth Hour.
Some people using electric car seem not worried about running of power because of reliability and availability of recharging stations at work within their vicinity.
A mind boggling theory has been put forward by Lars-Georg Hersoug, a researcher of Denmark, who say that the increase in obese people in his country is roughly equivalent to the increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
General practitioner diagnoses of allergic rhinitis in the UK, which includes hay fever that has risen by 30 percent between 2001 and 2005.
The Asian Green City Index, conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by the German company Siemens AG, examined the environmental performance of 22 Asian cities in eight categories, including energy, land use, transport, waste, water and air quality.
The international energy agency estimates that the percentage of wind energy, solar energy and energy from water resources will rise 22 percent by 2030, but at the same time the demand for energy is set to grow 76 percent.