Hazy Days

get more from BRO

Smog is known as summer problem, but soon spring and fall could become hazy, polluted seasons as well. According to a report released late last week by the Environmental Protection Agency, global warming could worsen smog and extend the length of its seasonal impact.

Government scientists said smog, a pollutant formed when vehicle emissions react with sunlight, will likely get worse in worse in the Northeast, lower Midwest, and mid-Atlantic, where many cities are already struggling to clean up their air. Smog has been linked to respiratory problems and has been proven to aggravate asthma.

<a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/feedarticle/7644103">Read more.</a>

More on this topic


in case you missed it

The 6th Annual King of the James Adventure Triathlon

This year marks the 6th annual ‘King of the James’ adventure triathlon in Downtown Richmond, Virginia. On Sunday, November 15th, individuals and teams...

Make a Plan: Vote This November to Protect Our Winters

There is a lot at stake this November. And Protect Our Winters (POW) is helping those who play outdoors to make a...

Bike Rockingham County, VA

In the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, bounded by two magnificent mountain ranges and the impressive Shenandoah River, Rockingham County, Va. is...

Bike Salem in Virginia’s Blue Ridge

Find an adventure that fits your speed when you visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge, the only IMBA Silver-Level Ride Center on the East...