Nitrogen oxide Current Affairs, GK & News

Study on Children Asthma and Traffic-related pollution

As per new study on Children Asthma, traffic-related air pollutants accounts for around 2 million new cases of paediatric asthma, from Mumbai to Los Angeles. Highlights Asthma is a chronic illness, causing inflammation of the lung’s airways. Researchers studied ground concentrations of nitrogen dioxide (NO2), which is a pollutant coming from tailpipe vehicle emissions, industrial ..

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Corona Virus: NASA reports Pollution Levels in China have dropped greatly

On March 2, 2020, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) reported that Nitrous Oxide pollution in China has declined greatly between January and February 2020.  According to the report, nitrous oxide pollution has declined by more than 100 tonnes of carbon-dioxide. Highlights The report says that every year, after New Year Celebrations, air pollution in ..

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South Asian Nitrogen Hub

The British government has announced a research project, South Asian Nitrogen Hub to study nitrogen pollution in India and South Asia. The project led by UK’s Centre for Ecology and Hydrology will partner with 50 organisations from the UK and South Asia. The Indian Institutions partnering the study are: National Institute of Oceanography Guru Gobind Singh ..

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