Tag: Germany

Wood burners cause nearly half of urban air pollution cancer risk – study | Air pollution | The Guardian
Wood burning stoves in urban areas are responsible for almost half of people’s exposure to cancer-causing chemicals found in air pollution particles, new research has shown. The polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in tiny pollution particles are produced by burning fuels and have long been known to have carcinogenic effects. The new study examined the sources […]
2021's weather disasters brought home the reality of climate change
From punishing heat in North America to record-breaking floods in Europe and Asia, this year’s weather showed us what it looks like to live in a world that has warmed by 2 degrees Fahrenheit (1.1 degrees Celsius) over the past century. “Dangerous climate change is already here. That’s a harsh reality we need to recognize,” […]
LANXESS Again With Leading Positions In Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
First rank in Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe; second rank in DJSI World Outstanding results in the areas of product stewardship, management of water-related risks and human rights Germany/India: LANXESS once again convinces in terms of sustainability: The specialty chemicals company placed first in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe in the “Chemicals” […]