Air Pollution Linked to Greater Risk of Mouth Cancer, Finds Study

Research in Taiwan has show a link between very high levels of air pollution and oral cancer. High levels of air pollution are linked to an increased risk of mouth cancer, new research has revealed. Scientists have previously linked high air pollution to a host of health problems, from an …

Diesel Cars are 10 Times More Toxic than Trucks and Buses, Data Shows

Modern diesel cars produce 10 times more toxic air pollution than heavy trucks and buses, new European data has revealed. The stark difference in emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) is due to the much stricter testing applied to large vehicles in the EU, according to the researchers behind a new …

Indian Government Declares Delhi Air Pollution an Emergency

The Indian government has declared severe levels of toxic air pollution in Delhian “emergency situation” as administrators announce a plan to temporarily shut construction sites and a coal-fired power station to bring the situation under control. Schools in the capital will be closed for three days and traffic may be …