Most UK primary schools experience levels of pollution which exceed the safe levels set out by the World Health Organisation. Yet, simple measures can cut outdoor and indoor exposure to toxins by almost half, according to a new study, by Professor Prashant Khumar from the University of Surrey.
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Surrey project to improve indoor air pollution of millions in developing countries
The University of Surrey will launch an investigation into the ways to improve indoor air pollution.
Wood burners should come with a health warning, study suggests
Wood burners have been found to triple levels of harmful indoor pollution, and should not be used around the vulnerable, scientists determine. People who load wood into a wood burner are exposed to twice as much pollution than those who…
Indoor air pollution – an acute and life-threatening problem
Since Boris first announced his ‘Stay at Home’ campaign over six months ago, most of us have been guilty of becoming interior designers and redecorating our homes. However, we overlooked a critical consideration: indoor air pollution. WCRAQ reports. Air pollutants…