Scientists demand enforcement of indoor air quality

Lots of people pay attention to outdoor air quality and many know what are considered safe levels of “PM” or “particulate matter” in the air. But in most places, there are no standards for indoor air quality, even in public places. Host Carolyn Beeler speaks with air quality expert and professor at Queensland University Lidia Morawska who believes it’s time for that to change.

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