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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

It's not just the heat - it's the ozone: Study highlights hidden dangers

It's not just the heat - it's the ozone: Study highlights hidden dangers
York, UK (SPX) Jul 23, 2013 - During heat waves - when ozone production rises - plants' ozone absorption is curtailed, leaving more pollution in the air, and costing an estimated 460 lives in the UK in the hot summer of 2006. Vegetation plays a crucial role in reducing air pollution, but new research by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) at the University of York shows that they may not protect us when we need i ... moreIt's not just the heat - it's the ozone: Study highlights hidden dangers

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