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Clean air research converts toxic air pollutant into industrial chemical

November 26, 2019

A toxic pollutant produced by burning fossil fuels can be captured from the exhaust gas stream and converted…
New material captures and converts toxic air pollutant into industrial chemical

November 23, 2019

An international team of scientists, led by the University of Manchester, has developed a metal-organic framework, or MOF,…
Diesel is saved? Volkswagen found a way to reduce NOx emissions by 80%

September 3, 2019

People don’t really like diesel cars that much, even though at one point they were considered to be…
Getting Clear about Clean Air

August 22, 2019

PNNL researchers identified the molecular structure that breaks down an important component of smog. Nitrogen oxides, also known…
NASA-funded study aims to map air pollution in front of our faces

August 2, 2019

To measure air pollution across the United States and other large areas, scientists rely on a patchwork of…
Fossil gas is as bad for the climate as diesel, petrol and marine fuel – report

October 24, 2018

Using natural gas for transport is as bad for the climate as using petrol, diesel or conventional marine…
Robust MOF material exhibits selective, fully reversible and repeatable capture of toxic atmospheric gas

June 12, 2018

Led by the University of Manchester, an international team of scientists has developed a metal-organic framework material (MOF)…
Sentinel-5P brings air pollution into focus

December 4, 2017

Launched on 13 October, the Sentinel-5P satellite has delivered its first images of air pollution. Even though the…
Diesel power brings premature deaths all over the world – it is worse than we thought

May 17, 2017

Diesel cars have many advantages. They use less fuel, generally have more torque and can be rather cheap…
NASA Scientists Scrutinize Arctic Gas Flaring Pollution

April 28, 2016

  Flaring of waste natural gas from industrial oil fields in the Northern Hemisphere is a potential source…
New NASA Satellite Maps Show Human Fingerprint on Global Air Quality

December 15, 2015

Using new, high-resolution global satellite maps of air quality indicators, NASA scientists tracked air pollution trends over the…
Ultrasensitive sensors made from boron-doped graphene

November 3, 2015

Ultrasensitive gas sensors based on the infusion of boron atoms into graphene — a tightly bound matrix of…
NASA: Background Ozone a Major Issue in U.S. West

September 30, 2015

Fast Facts: › Study more accurately determines how much ozone in a given area comes from local, human-produced…
Hard-wearing sensor defying soot and heat

August 3, 2015

Measuring the content of nitrogen oxides (NOx) in the exhaust gases from a ship is, in itself, not…
Ocean source of a greenhouse gas has been underestimated

June 5, 2015

Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a potent greenhouse gas that can contribute to climate change and damage the ozone…
A step toward reduced nitrogen-oxide emissions in vehicles

December 23, 2014

Stricter environmental regulations enacted in the last few years are putting a squeeze on emissions from car engines,…
With Electron Beams, NRL to Clean Up NOx Emissions from Coal Power Plant

November 18, 2014

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has partnered with a power company to apply its pulsed electron beam…
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