Tighter NO2 guidelines will reduce asthma incidence among children 

February 24, 2021
New study suggests that revisiting the annual air pollution guideline for nitrogen dioxide is necessary

How humans affect indoor air

February 09, 2021

Humans emit significant amounts of chemical compounds in indoor environments. Several studies published by scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry now show the extent to which we influence the air in enclosed spaces.

The Max Planck Institute for Chemistry mourns the loss of Nobel Laureate Paul J. Crutzen

January 28, 2021
The atmospheric scientist Paul J. Crutzen (December 3, 1933 – January 28, 2021) showed how human activities affect planet Earth and pose a threat to the ozone layer and climate.

What caused the ice ages?

December 11, 2020
Tiny ocean fossils offer key evidence and point out the ocean’s role in past atmospheric carbon dioxide change

COVID-19: Calculating aerosol infection risk yourself

September 22, 2020
Algorithm to estimate coronavirus infection risk from aerosol transmission in the indoor environment and under different safety measures

Seminars & Events

Institute Seminar: Atmospheric gas-phase composition over the Indian Ocean

Mar 3, 2021 15:15
Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Room: online

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