๐Ÿš›๐Ÿ’จ "A disproportionate amount of NOx emissions from heavy-duty vehicles is emitted during the low-speed operation characteristic of urban driving".

theicct.org/publications/nox-e

๐Ÿ˜ท ๐Ÿง  โ€œToxic air has been linked to other effects on the brain, including huge reductions in intelligence, dementia and mental health problems in both adults and children.โ€

theguardian.com/environment/20

Jet lubrication oil found to be a significant component of aircraft exhaust nanoparticles โœˆ๏ธ

This means
- these particles are more toxic.
- they have a longer lifetime.
- emissions can be reduced using existing tech.

:OpenAccess: atmos-chem-phys.net/19/6389/20

Research linking fine particulate pollution and premature deaths is under attack in the United States and other countries. nature.com/articles/d4158โ€ฆ nature.com/articles/d41586-019

Rapid global shift to renewable energies can save millions of lives.

Fossil energy is the main source of and related health burdens.

mpic.de/en/news/press-informat

...improvements in air quality in the United States between 1990 and 2010 reduced deaths from by nearly half.

nasa.gov/feature/nasa-science-

The amount of premature deaths caused by long exposure to high concentrations of particulate matter in the atmosphere is larger than expected: 8.9 million in 2015.

:doi: doi.org/10.1073/pnas.180322211

Our recent study on light absorption over central Amazonia was published today on ACP :oa:

The significant increase of black and brown carbon during El Niรฑo 2015/6 shows how the atmosphere can be affected if warmer and drier conditions are more prevalent in the future.

:doi: doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-12817-2

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