Thursday, 14 November 2019

Enviro news this week

Environmental EP voted this the most relevant and important news item from the articles suggested this week:

Air pollution nanoparticles linked to brain cancer for first time

Traffic on the M25 in Surrey

Ultra-fine particles are produced by fuel
burning, particularly in diesel vehicles.
The chances of people having brain
cancer is increasing and getting to a level to
where people may die.
Nanoparticles get into your brain, which is
a problem because they carry carcinogenic
chemicals.
Lastly, a scientist says brain cancer are usually rare
and that’s why this is a very bad problem.
They have calculated that busy streets leads
an extra case of brain cancer for every
100,000 people.

By Amalia 2º ESO


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/13/air-pollution-particles-linked-to-brain-cancer-in-new-research

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