Shifting to a less meat-intensive diet could reduce air pollution and avoid 75,000 annual premature deaths in China.
For working to achieve clean water and clean air, Singapore's Dr. Li Hongying and Indonesia's Dr. Neni Sintawardani have won the Underwriters Laboratory-ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2021.
Researchers in India and the US have found that residual crop burning to clear farmland is linked to poor respiratory health and up to US$30 million in economic losses annually.
Scientists in China have developed a silver-nylon mesh which can be used as a smart window to regulate indoor light intensity and reduce exposure to air pollution.
Prolonged exposure to pollutant particles takes a toll on the productivity of workers in China, research shows.
Eliminating emissions by switching to cleaner power sources could add years to people’s lives in China and India, according to a study by scientists in the US.