Toxic air can take an unexpected toll on physical and mental health.
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This year, the scariest Halloween costumes could be corrupt government officials or polluted water — at least according to a new survey ranking the top fears of Americans.
Dogs of a different color have been spotted roaming the streets of Navi Mumbai in India, according to news reports.
Since large-scale manufacturing of plastics took off in the 1950s and until 2015, humans have produced approximately 9 billion tons of plastic.
From inefficient grids, shortfalls in policy, and even an eclipse, solar-energy collection faces no shortage of hurdles. Scientists have discovered another stumbling block: air pollution.
So called "cleaner" gas-powered cars still emit pollutants that eventually turn into harmful particulate matter in the atmosphere, new research shows.
The new map for the city of Oakland, California, offers the highest-resolution view to date of air quality on a block-by-block basis.
A science/art installation for a Norwegian festival offers visitors the chance to sniff the polluted air from six different cities.
More than a quarter of deaths in children under age 5 worldwide are tied to polluted environments, such as contaminated water and smoggy air.
Not only does air pollution trap sunlight and cause climate change, but the relationship also works the other way: Rising temperatures increase levels of air pollution.
The "blob," a patch of warm water that sat off the Pacific Coast between 2014 and 2015, caused higher ozone levels throughout the western region of the United States, new research finds.
The health risks of climate change, and their potential solutions, were discussed here today in Atlanta.
The vast underwater wilderness of the deep sea may be largely unexplored by humans, but it's still incredibly polluted, a new study finds.
The Kaalink device can capture up to 93 percent of the emitted pollution from standard internal combustion engines.
The first river polluted by humanity may have been discovered in Jordan, contaminated by copper about 7,000 years ago, a new study finds.