Fine particulate matter is so tiny that it’s invisible to the naked eye. And it’s everywhere – including in every breath we take. That’s just one reason scientists are taking a closer look.
Carbon monoxide can be a nightmare for unknowing victims. Even the air in shisha bars can put you in the hospital. DW has the facts surrounding CO poisoning.
The Indian capital is covered in a blanket of thick smog as the concentration of harmful particulate matter in the air reached hazardous levels. Local officials have asked schools to remain shut until Sunday.
A blanket of thick smog carrying harmful particulate matter has engulfed large parts of northern India and Pakistan. Hospitals in the region are witnessing a huge spike in patients suffering from respiratory problems.
Germany is heavily debating whether diesel cars should be banned. Yet we should all keep one thing in mind amidst the emotions of this debate: We have not breathed better air since ancient times.
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