Recent News Headlines : Air Pollution

DO YOU WORK TACKLING AIR POLLUTION FOR A COUNCIL? SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH US


Share your experience with us We want to hear from people who monitor air quality data and inspect other forms of pollution locally... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 157

'FOREST CITIES': THE RADICAL PLAN TO SAVE CHINA FROM AIR POLLUTION


Common moss changes shape in areas of high nitrogen pollution and drought and has potential to be big bioindicator, say scientists... READ MORE

21st August, 2017 1049

HEADING TO VENICE? DON'T FORGET YOUR POLLUTION MASK


Every day five or six of the world's largest cruise ships chug into the heart of the ancient city, which hosts the Mediterranean's largest cruise terminal... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 1576

BRITAIN TO BAN NEW GASOLINE DIESEL CARS FROM 2040 GOVT SAYS


Next year the Government will publish a comprehensive Clean Air Strategy which will address other sources of air pollution, a Defra spokesman said... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 0

GOVERNMENT'S AIR QUALITY PLAN BRANDED INADEQUATE BY CITY LEADERS


Air pollution fears see demand for diesel cars fall by fifth... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 1244

CHINA-BUILT AIR-CLEANING BIKES HEADING FOR BRITAIN'S STREETS


The smog-free bikes will first roll out in China, before they are made available in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe... READ MORE

21st July, 2017 2651

LAWSUIT AIMS TO FORCE EPA TO CRACK DOWN ON AIR POLLUTERS IN TEXAS


Campaign groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency in a bid to force it to clamp down on industrial air pollution in Texas... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 1052

TEXAS COMPANIES PENALIZED IN LESS THAN 3% OF ILLEGAL AIR POLLUTION CASES - REPORT


Texas companies involved in illegal air pollution releases were penalized by the state in fewer than 3 percent of all cases,according to a new report... READ MORE

7th July, 2017 533

HONG KONG VERSUS SINGAPORE: THE BATTLE FOR BEST EXPAT CITY


Hong Kong suffers from higher costs, while Singapore boasts cheaper office rent -- about half the price on a per square meter basis, the report said... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 2556

GOVE MUST GET A GRIP ON 'LIFE AND DEATH' AIR POLLUTION CRISIS


The government's own statistics show that 38 out of 43 UK air quality zones breach legal limits for air pollution ... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 1939

LATEST DIESEL CAR MODELS REMAIN HIGHLY POLLUTING, TESTS SHOW


Results show that none of six new 2017 diesel cars met the EU standard for toxic nitrogen oxides NOx pollution in real-world driving... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 523

LONDON MAYOR ISSUES EMERGENCY AIR QUALITY ALERT AMID HEATWAVE


The government has come under growing pressure over the UK's air quality... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 2398

70% OF CHINESE FIRMS FAIL AIR POLLUTION CHECKS


The findings came after two months of inspections across 28 cities in the notoriously smoggy Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and other nearby areas, the official Xinhua news agency said... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 11

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

WORKERS GIVEN FIRST AID AND TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER INCINERATOR LIME DISCHARGE


It is a week since Covanta described the Poolbeg incinerator as reaching its important first fire milestone where waste was burnt for the first time... READ MORE

8th June, 2017 1

'CANCER ALLEY' RESIDENTS SAY INDUSTRY IS HURTING TOWN


In Louisiana's industrial heart, the shadow of Trump's deregulation push looms as St James residents fight chemical plants, pipelines and laissez-faire policies... READ MORE

7th June, 2017 2161

TRUMP SAYS U.S., ONE OF THE WORST CARBON POLLUTERS, IS THE 'CLEANEST' COUNTRY ON EARTH


2 in per person carbon dioxide pollution, behind Luxembourg, among 35 developed nations plus China, India and Brazil, Energy Department data show... READ MORE

4th June, 2017 1218

TRUMP DESCRIBES US AS CLEANEST NATION FACTS MUDDY THE CLAIM


2 in per person carbon dioxide pollution, behind Luxembourg, among 35 developed nations plus China, India and Brazil, Energy Department data show... READ MORE

3rd June, 2017 32

DONALD TRUMP CAN STRENGTHEN AMERICA BY DUMPING PARIS AGREEMENT


The Paris Agreement was a false promise from the start, committing the United States to an unattainable 26-28 percent reduction by 2025... READ MORE

2nd June, 2017 1952

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

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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

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

HIGH COURT RULES UK GOVERNMENT PLANS TO TACKLE AIR POLLUTION ARE ILLEGAL


Court rules for second time in 18 months that the government is not doing enough to combat the national air pollution crisis... READ MORE

2nd November, 2016 11175

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

FARMERS UNCHECKED CROP BURNING FUELS INDIAS AIR POLLUTION


The Punjab government told Mr. Lal's environmental authority that providing all Punjab farmers with Happy Seeder machines would cost about 1.5 billion... READ MORE

3rd November, 2016 9879

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

DONALD TRUMP 'TAKING STEPS TO ABOLISH ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY'


President Trump said during the campaign that he would like to abolish the EPA or 'leave a little bit'... READ MORE

2nd February, 2017 8696

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

INDIAS AIR POLLUTION RIVALS CHINAS AS WORLDS DEADLIEST


The United States and Europe have made good progress in cutting fine particulate air pollution since 1990... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 7974

INDIAS AIR POLLUTION RIVALS CHINAS AS WORLDS DEADLIEST


The United States and Europe have made good progress in cutting fine particulate air pollution since 1990... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 7968

TRUMP PICKS CLIMATE CHANGE SCEPTIC SCOTT PRUITT TO LEAD EPA


Yet as attorney general, Mr Pruitt not only denied the existence of climate change, but took steps to accelerate its devastating effects on Americans... READ MORE

8th December, 2016 7590

BEIJING PARENTS FORCE GOVERNMENT ACTION OVER SMOG


Stop making our children sick Beijing parents force government action over smog... READ MORE

8th January, 2017 6218

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

LONDON MAYOR TO DOUBLE FUNDING TO TACKLE AIR POLLUTION


Khan said With nearly 10,000 Londoners dying early every year due to air pollution, tackling poor air quality is a public health emergency that requires bold action... READ MORE

7th December, 2016 5437

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

PANT BY NUMBERS: THE CITIES WITH THE MOST DANGEROUS AIR - LISTED


Tetovo in Macedonia - a city of 50,000 near the Kosovo border - has the worst PM2.5 air pollution in Europe, according to the WHO data... READ MORE

13th February, 2017 4712

TWO CHILDREN ONE RICH ONE POOR GASPING FOR AIR IN DELHIS SMOG


NEW DELHI -- In the dense smog that engulfed India's capital early this month, a baby named Vaishnavi gasped through the night... READ MORE

24th November, 2016 4630

300 MILLION CHILDREN LIVE IN AREAS WITH EXTREME AIR POLLUTION, DATA REVEALS


In Europe, 120 million children live in areas where outdoor air pollution exceeds international limits, and 20 million suffer levels over double the limit... READ MORE

31st October, 2016 4612

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

EUROPE ESCALATES ACTION AGAINST UK FOR BREACHING AIR POLLUTION LIMITS


UK fails to apply environmental law on air quality, water standards, and the conservation of several species, EU review reveals... READ MORE

6th February, 2017 3850

YOU'RE MORE LIKELY TO DIE FROM AIR POLLUTION IN INDIA THAN CHINA, STUDY SAYS


Indians face greater health risks from air pollution than people living in China, a new study has found... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 3785

MONGOLIA'S AIR POLLUTION IS FIVE TIMES WORSE THAN BEIJING'S


The air pollution protest next week was being organized for Sukhbaatar Square, the capital's central plaza... READ MORE

23rd December, 2016 3548

MONGOLIA'S AIR POLLUTION IS FIVE TIMES WORSE THAN BEIJING'S


The air pollution protest next week was being organized for Sukhbaatar Square, the capital's central plaza... READ MORE

25th December, 2016 3483

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

'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

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

GOVERNMENT FAILS TO COMMIT TO DIESEL SCRAPPAGE SCHEME IN UK CLEAN AIR PLAN


This feeble plan won't go anywhere near far enough in tackling this public health emergency... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 2659

WILL THE DIESEL CAR YOU ARE DRIVING TODAY BE WORTHLESS IN FIVE YEARS' TIME?


It's when, not if, diesel cars are banned from London, says Dan Powell, managing editor of motoring website HonestJohn... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 2631

AIR POLLUTION LAWSUIT SET TO GO AHEAD DESPITE DELAYED GOVERNMENT PLAN


Nitrogen dioxide causes 23,500 of the 40,000 premature deaths caused by air pollution each year, according to the government's own data... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 2422


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