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These pollutants can come from industrial facilities as well as from power plants and vehicles.New Research Shows Disproportionate Rate of Coronavirus Deaths in Polluted Areas|by Lylla Younes, ProPublica, and Sara Sneath|September 11, 2020|ProPublica
While researchers are not sure how this happens, they believe air pollutants could prevent the body’s immune system from being able to tell the difference between a harmless allergen and a dangerous particle, like a virus.New Research Shows Disproportionate Rate of Coronavirus Deaths in Polluted Areas|by Lylla Younes, ProPublica, and Sara Sneath|September 11, 2020|ProPublica
A new study published yesterday in Science Advances finds that asphalt pavement and roofing give off lots of gases that go on to form air pollutants.
To be clear, this finding applied to just one type of pollutant.
In summertime, asphalt in cities might contribute more to pollutants called secondary organic aerosols than cars and trucks.
Acid rock drainage is the single biggest pollutant associated with copper mining.Copper, the Metal That Runs the World: ‘Boom, Bust, Boom,’ by Bill Carter|Peter Madden|October 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A fresh start to climate diplomacy would emphasize that carbon dioxide is not the only warming pollutant.Hillary Clinton’s Plan to Get Serious About Global Warming|David G. Victor, Charles F. Kennel, Veerabhadran Ramanathan|June 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Although it's now regarded as a poisonous pollutant, you can, however, trade it.A Skeptic's Guide to Copenhagen|Tunku Varadarajan|December 6, 2009|DAILY BEAST