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Indoor (and outdoor) air of your house may be polluted. Why ? How to clean it ? Here are some scoops about it.
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[France] Quelles différences entre les maisons BBC, HQE, RT 2012… ?

[France] Quelles différences entre les maisons BBC, HQE, RT 2012… ? | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
Beaucoup d'appellations sont données aux bâtiments économes en énergie. Comment s’y retrouver ? Quelles différences entre tous ces termes ?

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[New Zealand] Timaru pollution stats climbing

[New Zealand] Timaru pollution stats climbing | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
High pollution nights over the weekend mean Timaru has now had 18 high-pollution nights this winter.
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[Illinois] Air quality good in Rockford, less regulated indoors

[Illinois] Air quality good in Rockford, less regulated indoors | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
While outdoor air quality is heavily regulated, indoor air quality is not.
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[China] 1,600 Die Prematurely in Hong Kong As Smog Spikes

[China] 1,600 Die Prematurely in Hong Kong As Smog Spikes | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
Air pollution prematurely killed 1,600 people in Hong Kong during the first half of this year, according to a new study out by the Clean Air Network, which blames such deaths on surging levels of local pollution.
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[Australia] Coal-dust action group to take own pollution readings

[Australia] Coal-dust action group to take own pollution readings | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
Newcastle community groups attempting to reduce coal-dust pollution along the city's main rail corridor will begin two days of monitoring on Monday after losing confidence in official environmental studies.
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[Science] Air Pollution May Raise Appendicitis Risk

[Science] Air Pollution May Raise Appendicitis Risk | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
High ozone levels were associated with an increased number of hospitalizations for appendicitis and were even more strongly associated with cases of burst appendix in a recent study.
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[China] Widening Car-Purchase Restrictions to Fight Pollution

[China] Widening Car-Purchase Restrictions to Fight Pollution | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
China, the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, plans to widen the number of cities curbing auto purchases to fight pollution and congestion, threatening vehicle sales, the government-backed car association said.
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[Blog] 'Carbon Pollution' and Wealth Redistribution

[Blog] 'Carbon Pollution' and Wealth Redistribution | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
by Benjamin Zycher   President Obama’s recently proposed policies will do little to combat climate change — but they will do much for his political and economic objectives. No crisis should go to w...
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[Science] Geological controls on radon potential in England

[Science] Geological controls on radon potential in England | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
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Scientific journal article, you may not be able to download it...

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Scientific journal article, you may not be able to download it...

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[Blog] 5 Ways to Clear the Air for Summer

[Blog] 5 Ways to Clear the Air for Summer | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
The air in your house may not be as clean as it seems.
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Basic but important advice

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[Science] Smog-Busting Pavement Reduces Air Pollution By Almost Half

[Science] Smog-Busting Pavement Reduces Air Pollution By Almost Half | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
What if the roads we drive on could reduce the pollution emitted by our cars It might be possible.
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[Alaska] How wildfire smoke can affect your health

[Alaska] How wildfire smoke can affect your health | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
FAIRBANKS — Wildfire smoke is a recurring part of life in Interior Alaska. Summer 2013 is no exception, as residents well know from the many fires burning throughout the region.
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[California] Mountain fire adds to smog season woes

[California] Mountain fire adds to smog season woes | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
We were already in the midst of an unrelenting smog season when the Mountain Fire broke out Monday, July 15, near Idyllwild  and made air quality even worse in some parts of Riverside County. The s...
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[Blog] The importance of indoor air quality (IAQ) monitoring

[Blog] The importance of indoor air quality (IAQ) monitoring | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
Indoor air quality (IAQ) can easily be overlooked when facilities managers focus on energy efficiency and operating costs.
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[Blog] Hidden toxins invading homes

[Blog] Hidden toxins invading homes | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
Household cleaning agents, personal care products, pesticides, paints and tobacco products emit hundreds of potentially harmful chemicals.
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[EU] Glossary Indoor Air Quality

[EU] Glossary Indoor Air Quality | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
Air pollution – be it indoors or outdoors – is a major environmental health concern as it can lead to serious health effects, such as respiratory diseases, including asthma and lung cancer.
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[New York] Clean Indoor Air Act marks ten year anniversary July 24

[New York] Clean Indoor Air Act marks ten year anniversary July 24 | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
To the Editor,
July 24th marks the ten year anniversary of the Clean Indoor Air Act which prohibits smoking inside public buildings.
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[Science] Researchers estimate over two million deaths annually from air pollution

[Science] Researchers estimate over two million deaths annually from air pollution | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
Over two million deaths occur each year as a direct result of human-caused outdoor air pollution, a new study has found.
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[Nevada] Air quality alert issued for unhealthy levels of pollutants

[Nevada] Air quality alert issued for unhealthy levels of pollutants | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
An air quality alert has been issued because of the smoke from the Carpenter 1 wildfire for Wednesday through Thursday.
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Décorer votre maison avec une peinture écologique

Décorer votre maison avec une peinture écologique | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it

Engager un chantier avec  des peintures écologiques est accessible à tous et les avantages sont nombreux : Leur facilité d’emploi sans odeur agressive et tenace, la grande diversité des gammes et des nuances presque inépuisables pour vous permettre de posséder un intérieur déco, le développement de peintures naturelles à la fois inoffensive pour la santé et sans impact négatif sur l’environnement, tout cela soutenu par une réglementation exigeante en matière de qualité de l’air et de recyclage des déchets de peinture et enfin les conseils avisés des professionnels décrits sur les sites spécialisés et les moyens d’achats facilités par la vente et le paiement en ligne.
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Et n'oubliez pas que StopAlpha est en train de développer sa propre gamme de peintures pare-radon 100% naturelles. Pas de COV, pas de radon, que du bonheur :)

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Une peinture sans odeur ! le bonheur quand il faut faire toute sa maison !

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[Science] Traffic fumes can raise lung cancer risk, say experts

A new pan-European study made the conclusions after analysing air pollution levels and individuals who developed lung cancer.
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[Colorado] AIRNow

[Colorado] AIRNow | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
AIRNow - Fort Collins, CO Air Quality -
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Get your air quality index live !

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[China] Pollution Leads to Drop in Life Span in Northern China, Research Finds

[China] Pollution Leads to Drop in Life Span in Northern China, Research Finds | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
Widespread coal use in the north has led in recent decades to an average decrease in life span of more than five years, research indicates.
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[USA] Obama climate speech: More hot air?

[USA] Obama climate speech: More hot air? | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
American co-leadership on climate change is desperately needed, but the gap between Obama's self-congratulatory, upbeat tone and the meagre policy is too wide.
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[GB] Londres : une tour qui capture la pollution et la transforme en biocarburant

[GB] Londres : une tour qui capture la pollution et la transforme en biocarburant | Indoor air pollution | Scoop.it
Un projet étonnant vient d’être présenté par une école d’architecture visant la modification de la BT Tower de Londres.

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