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Archive for March, 2017

Want to find out if something is carcinogenic?

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has a summary list of all classified substances that it updates regularly located here.

This list may also be downloaded in convenient excel spreadsheet or pdf formats. Good times.

Auckland Council’s draft bylaw for indoor fires

Auckland Council’s Draft Air Quality Bylaw for Indoor Domestic Fires was notified in the New Zealand Herald on 27 February 2017.

Submissions on the draft bylaw are open until 27 March 2017 and public hearings will take place in April for those keen present their written submissions to a hearings panel.

You can find the by-law proposal and information on how to make a submission via the following link.

http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/licencesregulations/Bylaws/Pages/home.aspx

What does air pollution do to our bodies?

The BBC’s science editor David Shukman examines the effect that air pollution has on our bodies.

UK scientists estimate that air pollution cuts British people’s lives by an average of six months.

Watch the short 2 minute video via the following link:

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39170488

[Source: BBC, 2017]