Girl Planting seeds

Indoor air pollution 10 times more harmful, say experts

Indoor air pollution may be as much or more of a problem as pollution outdoors, according to new research. Indoor air pollution is ten times more harmful than outdoor air pollution but more attention is given to the latter, participants from leading technology and research institutions said.  "Toxins remain trapped inside an enclosed room, depending on the ventilation, which make it worse. Factors causing IAP lead to release and accumulation of pollutants like formaldehyde, radon, asbestos, heavy metals, tobacco smoke, and those released by burning of cooking fuel and biomass."  Read more...



close (X)