air pollution

Air pollution: The silent killer called PM2.5

Published: 11Mar2021

Millions of people die prematurely every year from diseases and cancer caused by air pollution. The first line of defence against this carnage is ambient air quality standards. Yet, according to...

Indigenous Peoples around the globe are disproportionately affected by pollution

Published: 19May2020

Indigenous Peoples around the world are suffering disproportionately from the impacts of pollution. After surveying close to 700 articles covering different disciplines and regions of the world, a...

Expert - Air Quality in Delhi

Published: 30Jan2020

Rain lashed parts of Delhi on Tuesday as the air quality remained in the “very poor” category in several areas of the national capital.

As rural China rapidly adopts clean energy, use of traditional wood and coal stoves persists

Published: 5Dec2019

Old habits are hard to break. A McGill-led study of replacement of traditional wood and coal burning stoves with clean energy in China suggests that, without a better understanding of the reasons...

Air pollution nanoparticles linked to brain cancer

Published: 13Nov2019

New research from McGill University links air pollution nanoparticles to brain cancer.

Global project to reduce health inequalities in cities around the world

Published: 6Feb2018

A major new research partnership has been launched to explore ways of reducing health inequalities in cities around the world.  

Experts: Smog in Montreal

Published: 4Jan2018

“Officials in the city of Montreal have issued the latest of several smog alerts today and they hope to improve air quality by restricting the use of wood-burning appliances made popular after the...

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