Air

Anything related to air quality, air pollution, or the atmosphere

"West Coast Wildfires Spark Headaches and Hospital Visits"

"The splitting headaches began when smoke from wildfires rolled in around Tim Hunt’s suburban Seattle home. Next came a debilitating fatigue. As deadly wildfires rage across the U.S. West, Hunt and others are struggling with some of the world’s worst air pollution."

Source: Reuters, 09/16/2020

In Bipartisan Agreement, Senators Plan To Slash Use Of Greenhouse Gas

"In a rare show of defiance of the Trump administration, key Senate Republicans joined Democrats on Thursday in agreeing to phase out chemicals widely used in air conditioners and refrigeration that are warming the planet."

Source: Washington Post, 09/11/2020

California Temperatures Break Records, Wildfires Rage

"A record-smashing heat wave sent temperatures in areas across the Bay Area well over 100 degrees Sunday, choking the region with the smoke of weeks’ worth of wildfires and putting more than 2 million customers under the threat of rolling blackouts as the state’s energy grid neared capacity."

Source: San Jose Mercury News, 09/07/2020

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