Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine

AirUCI faculty maps air pollution migration

Date: 
Wed, 03/29/2017

AirUCI faculty Steven Davis is working to map the migration of air pollution risk to regions far from factories that produce the pollution.  “Previous studies proved that air pollution can travel great distances and cause harm far from emitting factories,” Steve says. “Our research shows that trade extends the distance between cause and effect by separating consumers in one region and people who suffer adverse health impacts, who are often on the other side of the world.”
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