Posts Tagged ‘pollution’

Researchers find Breathing Polluted Air Diminishes Cognitive Abilities

Air pollution harms more than our lungs. European researchers have found that breathing polluted air also impairs brain function. Scientists have known for a while that reduced lung function can have harmful effects on our brains, and they’ve thought that pollution hinders our cognitive response through this lung connection. What’s interesting about this latest study, […]

China Extends Green Vehicle Subsidies to Fight Pollution

China’s green vehicle incentive plan that was set to expire at the end of 2015 has been extended to 202o. The policy represents China’s latest effort to fight severe pollution and snarling traffic and is a boon to firms such as BYD Co., the country’s biggest maker of electric vehicles. Subsidies will be granted to […]