All Pollution articles – Page 5

  • A photograph of queuing urban traffic, showing steam rising from car exhaust pipes
    Lesson plan

    How do car exhaust gases impact the environment? | 16-18 years

    Explore the origin and environmental impact of pollutants in car exhaust emissions using peer-assessed writing in this lesson plan for 16–18 year olds.

  • Trifluoromethyl sulfur pentafluoride

    CF3SF5 - a 'super' greenhouse gas


    Trifluoromethyl sulfur pentafluoride - a byproduct of the electronics industry - has been named a 'super' greenhouse gas by physical chemists

  • Stored nuclear waste

    Dealing with nuclear waste


    Nuclear power is a low-carbon technology, but it does come with a catch: it produces waste that emits harmful radiation for many thousands, even millions of years. UK chemists, however, are working to produce materials and technology to deal with this problem.