Manila is one of the top five dirtiest cities when it comes to air pollution. Residents have high rates of asthma and air pollution is responsible for about 4,000 deaths a year. The city is trying to tackle the problem with an innovative solution -- paint.
The city has begun using a paint called Boysen KNOxOUT that is able to filter out nitrogen oxides from the air. The chemical within the paint reacts with sunlight and water vapor making it absorb NOx at a rate of about 20 percent.
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Most US cities with high soot and ozone pollution have improved the quality of their air, according to a new report, State of the Air 2011 by the American Lung Association. These improvements are in response to the Clean Air Act, th...
In response to Beijing's air pollution crisis, these designers are proposing an enclosed park with filtered air where the city's residents can finally breathe clean air.
The cities with the dirtiest air are finally cleaning up their act, the American Lung Association (ALA) reported Wednesday in its annual listing of cleanest and most polluted areas across the country.