Fine particle pollution thresholds: when is it time to worry?
Not a freezing winter or scorching summer goes by without a peak in fine particles. Though they are odourless and invisible, they still pollute the air we breathe and affect human health. When is it time to say enough is enough? When should we be implementing measures to protect ourselves?
Cancer, Alzheimer’s and cardiovascular diseases: what happens to your body when you breathe in brake dust?
When they are inhaled daily, brake wear particles can exacerbate pulmonary and respiratory diseases in the most vulnerable people. Scientists have also found other risks. We shed some light on this still relatively unknown danger.