Tag Archive for 'car exhaust'

Vehicle exhaust fumes worsen failing hearts and fill hospital beds

July 11th, 2013 by British Heart Foundation

Air pollution is a danger to people living with heart failure, and increases their chance of hospitalisation, according to a global study by British Heart Foundation (BHF) funded researchers. The research, published in the paper “Air pollution and lung cancer incidence in 17 European cohorts: prospective analyses from the European Study of Cohorts for Air […]

Broadest worldwide study to date shows complexity and variability of ocean acidification

January 29th, 2012 by UC Santa Barbara

Might a penguin’s next meal be affected by your car exhaust? The answer may be yes, when you add your exhaust fumes to the total amount of carbon dioxide lofted into the atmosphere by humans since the start of the industrial revolution. One-third of that carbon dioxide is absorbed by the world’s oceans, making them […]