China sees post-lockdown rise in air pollution

Asia Pacific May 18, 2020

China sees post-lockdown rise in air pollution

Some air pollutants in China have risen back to above last year's levels after dropping when the government imposed strict lockdown measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study published Monday. The rebound was likely due to industrial activity, the researchers said, adding ...

Clean lockdown air saves lives, especially in Los Angeles

World May 13, 2020

Clean lockdown air saves lives, especially in Los Angeles

America’s air is cleaner as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown, and that’s likely to reduce the number of premature deaths caused by pollution, according to a new study. The number of such deaths is set to drop by about 360 per month while current ...