Air Pollution

The hidden dangers of air pollution: how safe is your home?

The smoke that’s generated by fires like these is rich in soot, otherwise known as black carbon. Image: REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Matthew Shupler

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Environmental Public Health, University of Liverpool


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