Pollutionwatch: major sources of air pollution often overlooked
The roles of agriculture and home heating in causing particle pollution are often neglected
When I talk to people about air pollution sources they normally blame the nearest busy road.
In new research, 16,000 people were asked where they thought air pollution came from, revealing some important misunderstandings. Respondents from seven European countries were asked to pick the two main sources of air pollution. Top choices everywhere were industry and traffic. However, the reality is very different.