Tag: smog

Pollution and Exercise: The Real Damage of Smog

When you get out and exercise, how much are you benefiting from the physical activity if you’re in a smog-ridden area? As it turns out, not very much, according to the most recent research compiled by scientists from Duke University and Imperial College London (Sinharay et al., 2017). To learn more about how exercise can …

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smog, pollution, environment

What Is Really Going On With the Smog in China?

China’s cities (specifically Beijing and Shanghai) are known for its smog, and it’s a big problem. Aside from the obvious aesthetic problems, smog can cause a wide range of diseases and negatively impact the environment – but how bad is the issue? Is it really as damaging as the media portrays? Smog Problems of the …

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Beijing is Finally Winning Its War Against Pollution

Before you start giving China grief over its pollution, take a moment to listen to the latest news from the Paulson Institute and Greenpeace. Statistics show that in 2015, Beijing saw a 16 percent drop in its concentration of the most deadly type of air pollutant, according to The World Post. The air quality data, …

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China Will Get a $300M Loan to Get Rid of Some Smog

We all already knew that China had a problem with its smog, and now, it may be getting a little assistance. The Associated Press reported on Dec. 10 that the Asian Development Bank has given China $300 million to clean up its capital. The goal is to help the country further develop environmental and clean …

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