Recent News Headlines : Air Pollution

LONDON AIR POLLUTION ACTIVISTS 'PREPARED TO GO TO PRISON' TO FORCE ACTION


One of the protesters arrested, Genny Scherer, 67, said, We all pay the price for the continuing illegal levels of air pollution... READ MORE

19th March, 2018 355

WORLD'S COLDEST CAPITAL SEEKS TO KICK ITS DEADLY COAL HABIT


Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Mongolians have long relied on folklore to explain how miserably cold their winters are... READ MORE

17th March, 2018 5

GOVERNMENT PLANS TO TACKLE AIR POLLUTION ARE UNLAWFUL, COURT RULES


Government plans to tackle air quality are unlawful and do not go far enough, a senior judge has ruled... READ MORE

22nd February, 2018 252

EVERYDAY ITEMS LIKE COLOGNES, CLEANING PRODUCTS ARE BIG SOURCE OF AIR POLLUTION, STUDY FINDS


Follow-up research in Los Angeles, notorious for its air-quality problems, found that the prevalence of VOCs in the air from chemical products matched the authors' estimates... READ MORE

16th February, 2018 300

LONDON HAS ALREADY REACHED ITS AIR POLLUTION LIMIT FOR 2018


London Has Already Reached Its Air Pollution Limit For The Entire Year... READ MORE

30th January, 2018 123

BEIJING SEES DRAMATIC REDUCTION IN AIR POLLUTION BUT RESIDENTS WONDER IF THE CHANGE IS SUSTAINABLE


Photo In 2015, the city of Beijing reached red alert status for its high air pollution level... READ MORE

22nd January, 2018 733

CHINA'S CITIES STILL CHOKING ON SMOG


China's northeastern provinces saw blue winter skies for the first time in a long time, but pollution is still a problem... READ MORE

19th January, 2018 9

A TOWERING FEAT: CHINA BUILDS 'WORLD'S BIGGEST AIR PURIFIER'


Launched in 2015, the Xian smog tower was announced to find a low-cost method to artificially remove pollutants from the atmosphere... READ MORE

16th January, 2018 192

BEIJING WINS BATTLE FOR BLUE SKIES -- BUT THE POOR ARE PAYING A PRICE


Millions living in the region surrounding Beijing lost their coal-fired heating without receiving gas heat to replace it and have suffered through freezing weather... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 455

POLLUTION APPEARS TO EASE IN BEIJING AMID CHINAS DRIVE TO CLEAR THE AIR


Greenpeace estimated that lower pollution levels resulted in 160,000 fewer premature deaths across China in 2017... READ MORE

12th January, 2018 1193

VEHICLES ARE NOW AMERICA'S BIGGEST CO2 SOURCE BUT EPA IS TEARING UP REGULATIONS


Environmental groups and previous administration officials fear this will lead to a further weakening of emissions standards... READ MORE

1st January, 2018 5166

THE ARTICLE THAT CHANGED MY VIEW OF HOW CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE HELPS THE PLANET


My compulsion to do something positive about climate change was one of the reasons I decided to study law... READ MORE

29th December, 2017 416

CHINA SAYS MORE THAN 18,000 OFFICIALS FAILED OR PERFORMED BADLY IN PRO


In one case, sewage from 150,000 residents in Jingdezhen in southern Jiangxi province was directly discharged into rivers due to a lack of treatment facilities... READ MORE

28th December, 2017 169

MORE THAN 18,000 OFFICIALS FAILED OR PERFORMED BADLY IN PROTECTING ENVIRONMENT, SAYS CHINA


In one case, sewage from 150,000 residents in Jingdezhen in southern Jiangxi province was directly discharged into rivers due to a lack of treatment facilities... READ MORE

28th December, 2017 0

NORTHEAST STATES SUE EPA OVER AIR POLLUTION FROM MIDWEST


FILE PHOTO: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference to announce a state-based effort to combat climate change in New York, New York, U.S. March 29, 2016... READ MORE

27th December, 2017 2730

AMERICANS LOVE TRUCKS: DOES THAT MEAN FUEL ECONOMY DOESN'T MATTER ANYMORE?


With America's truck love, does fuel economy matter anymore?... READ MORE

26th December, 2017 924

THE ECO GUIDE TO THE CHRISTMAS WALK


The post-lunch Christmas walk is a family tradition in many households... READ MORE

24th December, 2017 52

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DELHI BLANKETED IN TOXIC HAZE HAS BECOME A GAS CHAMBER


A thick haze has settled over New Delhi, where pollution has hit hazardous levels... READ MORE

8th November, 2017 20781

EPA WIPES ITS CLIMATE CHANGE SITE DAY BEFORE MARCH ON WASHINGTON


Previously, the website housed data on greenhouse gas emissions from large polluters and reports on the effects of climate change and its impact on human health... READ MORE

29th April, 2017 20072

REVEALED: EVERY LONDONER BREATHING DANGEROUS LEVELS OF TOXIC AIR PARTICLE


Paul Morozzo, clean air campaigner at Greenpeace said London air isn't safe to breathe... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 17671

NEW DELHI'S 'GAS CHAMBER' SMOG IS SO BAD THAT UNITED AIRLINES HAS STOPPED FLYING THERE


An advisory on United's website said travel to New Delhi was suspended through at least Tuesday... READ MORE

11th November, 2017 15411

SCOTT PRUITT VOWS TO SLASH CLIMATE AND WATER POLLUTION REGULATIONS AT CPAC


Pruitt demurred when asked if the EPA should be abolished, citing the very important work it does in water and air pollution that crosses state lines... READ MORE

25th February, 2017 11485

A PUSH FOR DIESEL LEAVES LONDON GASPING AMID RECORD POLLUTION


London's air pollution today is different from seven decades ago, and more insidious... READ MORE

18th February, 2017 10035

POLLUTION RESPONSIBLE FOR A QUARTER OF DEATHS OF YOUNG CHILDREN, SAYS WHO


It found that 300 million of these children live in areas with extreme air pollution, where toxic fumes are more than six times above the health guidelines... READ MORE

6th March, 2017 9850

INDIA'S CAPITAL IS STRUGGLING TO BREATHE AS POLLUTION LEVELS SOAR


The Indian Medical Association declared a public health emergency, warning people not to go out... READ MORE

7th November, 2017 8478

AIR POLLUTION PLAN CANNOT BE DELAYED, HIGH COURT TELLS GOVERNMENT


He said it was essential to publish draft plans to cut air pollution immediately to safeguard public health... READ MORE

28th April, 2017 8288

BRITAIN FLOUTING DUTY TO PROTECT CITIZENS FROM TOXIC AIR POLLUTION - UN


The UK has illegal levels of air pollution and successive governments have fought us in the courts rather than tackling it effectively... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 6668

AIR POLLUTION: SADIQ KHAN CALLS FOR BAN ON WOOD-BURNING STOVES


Wood-burning stoves could be banned in some areas to combat air pollution under proposals by the London mayor, Sadiq Khan... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 6040

NEARLY 40 MILLION PEOPLE LIVE IN UK AREAS WITH ILLEGAL AIR POLLUTION


In April last year, MPs said air pollution was a public health emergency... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 5655

NINE-YEAR-OLD SUES INDIAN GOVERNMENT OVER CLIMATE CHANGE INACTION


It calls on the tribunal to direct the government to take effective, science-based action to reduce and minimise the adverse impacts of climate change ... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 5530

REVEALED: GOVERNMENT SPENT A?370,000 LOSING AIR POLLUTION LEGAL BATTLES


Earlier in October, ClientEarth sent a legal letter demanding that the environment secretary Michael Gove sets out a range of new measures to address air pollution... READ MORE

23rd October, 2017 5347

POLLUTANTS FROM FRACKING COULD POSE HEALTH RISK TO CHILDREN, WARN RESEARCHERS


Pollutants released during fracking processes could pose a health risk to infants and children, according to researchers studying chemicals involved in shale gas operations... READ MORE

25th October, 2017 5243

CLIMATE CHANGE MAY BE INTENSIFYING CHINAS SMOG CRISIS


The effect of climate change on air pollution might extend beyond China... READ MORE

24th March, 2017 4861

TRUMP TO SIGN EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDOING OBAMA'S CLEAN POWER PLAN


Pruitt said the Trump order would undo the Obama administration's clean power plan, which restricts greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 4411

IN LAHORE PAKISTAN SMOG HAS BECOME A FIFTH SEASON


One is Mr. Omar, who installed air monitors in Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and Karachi, where he lives... READ MORE

10th November, 2017 4281

DELHI PANICS AS DEADLY SMOG RETURNS


Delhi sees pollution levels soar in winter due to farmers in neighbouring Punjab and Haryana states burning stubble to clear their fields... READ MORE

7th November, 2017 3945

HEALTH EMERGENCY DECLARED, POLLUTION SOARS IN NEW DELHI


Crop burning and industrial pollution from adjoining states add to the bad air in New Delhi, according to experts... READ MORE

7th November, 2017 3877

LONDON TO INTRODUCE ?10 VEHICLE POLLUTION CHARGE, SAYS SADIQ KHAN


His plan to cut air pollution includes extending the ultra-low emission zone beyond central London to the North and South Circular roads from 2019... READ MORE

17th February, 2017 3442

INDIA'S RISING TEMPERATURES ALREADY DEADLY, STUDY SHOWS


Scientists have warned for years that climate change will make heat waves more intense, more frequent and longer lasting... READ MORE

9th June, 2017 3434

UK GOVERNMENT SUED FOR THIRD TIME OVER ILLEGAL AIR POLLUTION FROM DIESELS


The law requires the final plan to bring air pollution down to legal levels in the shortest time possible... READ MORE

31st May, 2017 3420

'SEE YOU IN COURT': ACTIVISTS READY FOR TRUMP TO RELAX SMOG AND DRILLING RULES


With the Trump administration poised to roll back rules on smog and drilling off Alaska and the east coast, environmental campaigners are ready for legal action... READ MORE

9th April, 2017 3194

CRUISE SHIPS SHOWED CONTEMPT FOR CUSTOMERS BY BREAKING CLEAN AIR PLEDGE, REPORT SAYS


Nabu is calling on all cruise ships worldwide to ban their use of heavy fuel and to install particulate filters on all ships... READ MORE

5th September, 2017 3145

GLOBAL POLLUTION IS THE WORLD'S BIGGEST KILLER AND A THREAT TO SURVIVAL OF MANKIND, STUDY FINDS


Air pollution deaths in Southeast Asia are on track to double by 2050, he added... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 3115

AIR POLLUTION AS BAD FOR WELLBEING AS PARTNER'S DEATH, SAY RESEARCHERS


Authors of Can Clean Air Make You Happy? say exposure to nitrogen dioxide can be as damaging as 'big-hitting' life events... READ MORE

17th April, 2017 3092

WHAT'S PM 2.5 AND WHY IS NEW DELHI, LAHORE SMOG SO BAD?


In New Delhi, smog levels of PM 2.5, the particles most damaging to health, have reached 40 times the World Health Organization's safe limit... READ MORE

8th November, 2017 2843

'MODERN AIR IS TOO CLEAN': THE RISE OF AIR POLLUTION DENIAL


For the last two years, Prakash Javadekar has been India's environment, forests and climate change minister... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 2831

UK CITIZENS ARE TAKING AIR POLLUTION MONITORING INTO THEIR OWN HANDS


Residents in Lancing and Shoreham, West Sussex, have also teamed up to explore air pollution levels... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 2736


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