Sunday, August 12, 2012

Air Pollution News & Alerts - August 12th, 2012

The Hindu, August 12th, 2012
Footpaths maketh a city - Story of Chennai.

Science Daily, August 12th, 2012
Urban Sun Corridor 4 Degrees Warmer?

Science Daily, August 10th, 2012
50-Year Decline Found in Some Los Angeles Vehicle-Related Pollutants.

Science Daily, August 9th, 2012
New Way to Track Formaldehyde.

Science Daily, August 8th, 2012
New Atmospheric Compound Tied to Climate Change, Human Health.

Common Dreams, August 8th, 2012
NOAA: July Was Hottest Month Ever in US.

The National, August 7th, 2012
Why India's blackout illuminates the path to energy security.

China Daily, August 7th, 2012
Pollution fee is unfair to tourists.

The Guardian, August 3rd, 2012
The EU should stand firm on its scheme to limit aviation emissions.

Common Dreams, August 3rd, 2012
Clean Energy Programs 'Under Siege' by Fossil Fuel Giants.

EU News, August 3rd, 2012
Global air pollution disaster on the cards if emissions aren't dramatically slashed.

Environmental Expert, August 2nd, 2012
Health and climate benefits by control of methane and black carbon.

Voice of America, August 2nd, 2012
Hong Kong Endures Worst Smog in Two Years.

Environmental News Network, August 2nd, 2012
World Wide Air Pollution in the Future.

Bangkok Post, August 2nd, 2012
Hong Kong chokes under 'worst' air pollution.

The Wall Street Journal, August 1st, 2012
Power Supply Restored in India.

The Wall Street Journal, August 1st, 2012
1.2 Billion Indians Hit by Leadership Outage.

The Wall Street Journal, August 1st, 2012
Fixes for a Crippled Power Sector.

The Washington Post, August 1st, 2012
In India, although power is restored, doubts remain.

DNA India, August 1st, 2012
Green Ministry not responsible for power outage: Jayanthi Natarajan.

Common Dreams, July 31st, 2012
600 Million without Power as India Suffers Major Blackout.

The Wall Street Journal, July 31st, 2012
India's Power Network Breaks Down.

Science Daily, July 31st, 2012
Air Pollution Worsening Worldwide: Cut Emissions Further, Experts Urge.

BBC, July 31st, 2012
Ten interesting things about India power.

Reuters, July 30th, 2012"Greyjing"? Air pollution fouls Beijing's name.

New York Times, July 30th, 2012
Millions Without Power in North India, Water May Be Next.

Financial Express, July 28th, 2012
Metro rail as urban transport.

China Daily, July 27th, 2012
China's auto sales expected to hit 20m in 2012.

Environmental Technology, July 27th, 2012
Leading nations buy time on climate change.

CSE, July 26th, 2012
Kathmandu Dialogue Air Quality and Transportation Challenge in South Asia: An Agenda for Action.

C40 Blog, July 26th, 2012
C40 Cities to Collaborate with a New Coalition of Countries to Reduce Global Methane Emissions.

Xinhua Net, July 26th, 2012
China's shipping industry in recession amid slowing economy.

China Daily, July 26th, 2012
Oil demand declines in June for first time in three years.

Xinhua Net, July 26th, 2012
China's coal barons struggle amid falling coal prices.

China Dialogue, July 25th, 2012
Bill McKibben: China, think before you frack.

Times of India, July 25th, 2012
CRRI explained why Ahmedabad BRT works.

Climate Progress, July 25th, 2012
In China’s Pollution Struggles, Information Is King.

National Geography, July 24th, 2012
Coal Power Loses Its Luster in India as Costs Rise.

Reuters, July 24th, 2012
Cut air pollution, buy time to slow climate change.

Phys.Org, July 24th, 2012
Reducing traffic at 2008 Olympics yielded large cut in CO2.

Climate Progress, July 24th, 2012
Air Pollution In London May Hurt Olympic Athletes, Says Leading Sports Medicine Doctor.

Science Daily, July 24th, 2012
Reducing Traffic at 2008 Olympics Yielded Large Cut in CO2.

New Zealand Herald, July 24th, 2012
Pollution kills 1170 a year.

Indian Express, July 24th, 2012
Cooking, too, adds to air pollutants in city.

New Security Beat, July 23rd, 2012
In Mongolia, Climate Change and Mining Boom Threaten National Identity.

Examiner, July 23rd, 2012
Will London air sicken Olympic athletes?

New Scientist, July 22nd, 2012
Ethanol levels in the air over US cities on the rise.

All Africa, July 20th, 2012
Rwanda: Concerns Arise Over Pollution From Old Imported Vehicles.

NY Times, July 20th, 2012
US E.P.A. to Consider Relaxing an Air Pollution Rule.

International Herald Tribune, July 19th, 2012
A Beijing Family’s Holiday From Pollution.

Forbes, June 19th, 2012
That Scientific Global Warming Consensus…Not!

Shanghai Daily, July 19th, 2012
Antipollution plan to combat high PM2.5 in clean benchmark area.

Climate Spectator, July 18th, 2012
A healthy climate change battle.

Global Times, July 18th, 2012
No independent air quality data ban in China.

Xinhua Net, July 17th, 2012
China's motor vehicles top 233 million.

Power Engineering, July 17th, 2012
Coal-fired power plants in Chile will be upgraded by Fuel Tech.

Financial Times, July 17th, 2012
Is China’s electricity data worth any of your precious attention?

China Daily, July 14th, 2012
Air quality below WHO standards.

Shanghai Daily, July 12th, 2012
More PM2.5 stations will be set up in city.

Xinhua Net, July 11th, 2012
Fuel price drop has little impact on cost of living.

Deccan Herald, July 9th, 2012
Electricity outage boon for residents after tariff hike.

Ottawa Citizen, July 2nd, 2012
Why a summer without power cuts is bad news.

National Geography, June 18th, 2012
Clean Cookstoves Must Be Rethought so They Actually Get Used in Developing World.

Financial Times, May 18th, 2012
A contrarian view of China’s power data.

The Economist, May 4th, 2012
The limits of plug-and-play development.