Sunday, June 28, 2009

Air Pollution Alerts - June 28th, 2009

News & Information; Every Sunday (Last on June 21, 2009)

Scientific American, June 28th, 2009
Saving the Disadvantaged from Pollution.

June 28th, 2009
Coal Tattoo.

NPR, June 27th, 2009
House Narrowly Passes Climate Change Measure.

The Atlantic, June 27th, 2009
What's the Point of Reducing Carbon Emissions?

World Bank, June 26th, 2009
Sustainable Urbanization – Economically and Ecologically - Is Focus of New Program.

Daily Green, June 26th, 2009
10 Reasons to Support the House Climate Bill.

Guardian, June 26th, 2009
A plea to President Obama - end mountaintop coal mining.

AutoIndia, June 26th, 2009
Volvo targets 35% growth in Indian bus sales.

CNN, June 26th, 2009
House passes sweeping energy, climate bill.

Vietnam News Service, June 26th, 2009
Polluting exhausts may result in fines.

Windsor Star, June 26th, 2009
Beijing's air quality measurements remain hazy.

Times Herald, June 26th, 2009
Trains won't get us out of cars.

California, June 26th, 2009
California: Scrap High-Pollution Cars, Get Cash.

The Tribune, June 26th, 2009
Air questions need answers.

Vancouver Sun, June 26th, 2009
Clean does not smell -- an often-ignored air quality issue.

The Guardian, June 26th, 2009
The price of climate change.

Energy Digital, June 26th, 2009
Conference in Washington D.C. to focus on energy efficiency, sustainable systems.

Jordan Times, June 26th, 2009
Auto emissions key factor in poor air quality.

Inquirer, June 25th, 2009
Metro Manila air quality below standards.

Business Week, June 25th, 2009
EU sets new industry pollution standards.

Economist, June 25th, 2009
The World Bank and the environment - When the learning curve is long.

Science Daily, June 25th, 2009
Better Particle Filters For Trucks.

Reuters, June 25th, 2009
Major economies consider halving world CO2.

Guardian, June 25th, 2009
Climate science is by nature uncertain.

Guardian, June 25th, 2009
The climate-change showdown.

Scientific American, June 25th, 2009
NASA climate researcher Hansen arrested at coal-mining protest.

Scientific American, June 25th, 2009
Car Exhaust Associated With Premature Births in Southern California.

Economist, June 25th, 2009
Migration and climate change - A new (under) class of travellers - Addis Ababa and Lokichiggio.

Science Daily, June 24th, 2009
First Global Map Of Ammonia Emissions Measured From Space Reveals New Hotspots.

Science Daily, June 24th, 2009
Ozone Hole Reduces Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Uptake In Southern Ocean.

China Dialogue, June 24th, 2009
Putting cities at centre stage.

NPR, June 24th, 2009
Air Toxics Raise Cancer Risk In U.S. Neighborhoods.

Economist View, June 24th, 2009
"How Activists Make or Break Radical Innovations".

CNN, June 24th, 2009
Indian automakers aim to eat Detroit's lunch.

The Hindu, June 24th, 2009
Tamilnadu (India) plans to purchase 1,600 pollution free buses.

Climate-L, June 24th, 2009
ADB Releases Report on Understanding and Responding to Climate Change in Developing Asia.

Earth Times, June 23rd, 2009
Urban poverty on rise in Kashmir Valley.

Christian Science Monitor, June 23rd, 2009
China’s Olympic effort to curb smog had little effect.

Guardian, June 23rd, 2009
Where's the world's plan of action against climate change?

Daily Triumph, June 23rd, 2009
How to minimise maternal mortality rate in Nigeria.

Science Daily, June 23rd, 2009
How Aerosols Contribute To Climate Change?

Climate-L, June 22nd, 2009
GEF STAP Recommends Including Adaptation in Mitigation Projects.

Science Daily, June 22nd, 2009
Beyond Carbon Dioxide: Growing Importance Of Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) In Climate Warming.

The News (Pakistan), June 22nd, 2009
500 CNG buses project ‘ready to kick off’ in Karachi, Pakistan.

Telegraph, June 22nd, 2009
Beijing Olympics were the most polluted games ever.

Science Daily, June 22nd, 2009
Carbon Footprint Calculator Enables First-ever Country By Country Comparison.

U Penn, June 22nd, 2009
India’s Urban Future: It’s Time to Pay Attention.

IYCN, June 22nd, 2009
Confronting Climate Change.

Santa Monica Daily Press, June 22nd, 2009
Swimming, sunbathing and smog-catching.

Tree Hugger, June 22nd, 2009

Beijing's Olympic Pollution Solution: Luck + Data Manipulation.

Science News, June 21st, 2009
Study: Beijing’s air worse than at past Olympics.

Energy Alternative, June 21st, 2009
Air pollution problems from energy production and use.

Channel News Asia, June 21st, 2009
Shanghai govt promoting green roofs to fight climate change.

Manila Times, June 21st, 2009
Innovative technologies to ease climate change.

The Atlantic, June 21st, 2009
More on Beijing air.

Global Post, June 21st, 2009
Electric motorbikes in Vietnam.

Manila Bulletin, June 21st, 2009
Chiz seeks review of Clean Air Act.

Commercial Appeal, June 21st, 2009
Fuming of cars, drivers to ease.

Guardian, June 20th, 2009
Obama's climate change silence.

Express India, June 20th, 2009
Growing Delhi wealthy, healthy.

Times of India, June 20th, 2009
26L more vehicles but air quality 'improves' in Delhi?

Gaea News, June 20th, 2009
Weather played larger role in cleaning air for Beijing Olympics than pollution measures.

Washington Examiner, June 20th, 2009
American Lung Association: Most people in US live in areas with unhealthy air-pollution levels.

West Virginia Gazette, June 20th, 2009
Coal's costs outweigh benefits.

Strait Times, June 20th, 2009
Beijing air quality drops.

Palo Alto Online, June 19th, 2009
Charging ahead
- Electric cars are sparking new interest in Palo Alto and around the world.

China Daily, June 19th, 2009
Companies flout pollution laws.

Climate-L, June 19th, 2009
ADB Holds High-Level Dialogue on Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific, Announces Clean Energy Funds.

World Bank, June 18th, 2009
World Bank Supports Modernization of Old, Polluting Coal-fired Power Plants in India to Lower Carbon Emissions.

Economist, June 18th, 2009
Rich countries and climate change - Hot, wet and costly.

World Watch Institute, June 16th, 2009
“Black Carbon” Chokes Chilean Towns.

World Watch Institute, June 9th, 2009
Aviation Industry Outlines Ambitious Climate Goals.

Blog, June 7th, 2007
Ambient Air Quality in India - An Alarming Report.

Gaea News, June 2nd, 2009
Dust pollution in and around Delhi still high.

Untold Stories, May 7th, 2009
China: Abandoned Cities.

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Air Pollution Alerts - June 21st, 2009

News & Information; Every Sunday (Last on June 14, 2009)

Scientific American, June 24th, 2009
5 Steps to Clean Up Air Pollution.

The Statesman, June 20th, 2009
Transport costs.

Power Engineer, June 20th, 2009
Fuel for thought: how to meet the growing demands of industry.

Down to Earth, June 20th, 2009
Let the journey choose the vehicle.

TRB, June 20th, 2009
JnNURM-Funded Bus Rapid Transit Systems in India: Review.

IRIN, June 19th, 2009
BANGLADESH: Indoor air pollution kills thousands every year.

Environmental Protection, June 19th, 2009
Chinese Scientists: Briquettes Better than Coal Chunks.

BBC, June 19th, 2009
How aerosols mask climate change.

The Statesman (India), June 19th, 2009
New buses to hit Gangtok roads.

China Dialogue, June 19th, 2009
Tough challenges for China.

Scientific American, June 19th, 2009

WCCO, June 18th, 2009
Time Traffic Lights, And Cut Down On Pollution.

CARB, June 18th, 2009
CARB to sniff out air pollution with electric cars.

Scientific American, June 18th, 2009
Clean Diesel Comes of Age.

Science Daily, June 18th, 2009
British Climate Act 'Failed Before It Started'?

Science Daily, June 18th, 2009
Copenhagen Climate Report: 'Inaction Is Inexcusable'.

Science Daily, June 18th, 2009
Carbon Dioxide Higher Today Than Last 2.1 Million Years.

Guardian, June 18th, 2009
How climate change will affect temperatures around the UK in 2050.

Guardian, June 17th, 2009
Carbon capture plans threaten shutdown of all UK coal-fired power stations.

AFP, June 17th, 2009
Climate change hits China's 'poor hardest'.

Tulsa World, June 18th, 2009
State air quality under review.

All Africa, June 18th, 2009
Zimbabwe: EMA Shortchanging Public Health.

Fox News, June 18th, 2009
How Green Is Your Gasoline?

Reuters, June 18th, 2009
Global warming braked less than expected by haze.

Market Watch, June 17th, 2009
Ducon Secures FGD Order for 3x250 MW Power Plant From BHEL in India.

Azom, June 17th, 2009
Coal Briquettes and More Efficient Stoves Could Help China Reduce Pollution.

Reuters, June 17th, 2009
EU eyes more road tolls to curb transport emissions.

Los Angeles Times, June 17th, 2009
EPA targets cement industry emissions.

Daily Light, June 17th, 2009
EPA recognizes local air quality improvement.

BBC, June 16th, 2009
China 'unfairly seen as eco-villain'.

China Dialogue, June 16th, 2009
Accounting for China’s carbon.

PhilStar, June 16th, 2009
Cities becoming stressful.

Ottawa Citizen, June 16th, 2009
Most Canadians Ignore Air Quality Advisories.

CNW Group, June 16th, 2009
Recycling old cars - Clear The Air! in Montreal.

NPR, June 16th, 2009
Scientists Debate Shading Earth As Climate Fix.

CNN, June 16th, 2009
White House report warns of climate change effects.

CNN, June 15th, 2009
Stern stance on China climate talks 'pragmatic'.

Blog, June 15th, 2009
Why is Air Pollution a Global Problem?

Wheels Unplugged, June 15th, 2009
Tata Motors and Ashok Leyland get grace periods for bus supplies from government.

Financial Chronicle, June 15th, 2009
Tata Motors says focus on small vehicles won’t hit margins.

Times of India, June 15th, 2009
Haryana to set up air quality monitoring station.

PG Citizen, June 15th, 2009
Air quality needs to be part of city planning.

National Journal, June 15th, 2009
How Can Smart Technology Drive Performance?

Time, June 14th, 2009
On the Streets of China, Electric Bikes Are Swarming.

Hindustan Times, June 14th, 2009
From Beijing, a lesson for Delhi.

Wheels Unplugged, June 13th, 2009
Tata Motors to supply 4,689 buses to state govts under JNNURM scheme.

Times of India, April 12th, 2009
Modhwadia's book raves about JNNURM benefits.

Indian Express, June 12th, 2009
India to tackle climate change in its own way.

The China Post, June 12th, 2009
Malaysia looks for fires as air quality falls.

Forbes, June 5th, 2009
Strategic Analysis of the Industrial Air Pollution Control Equipment...

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Air Pollution Alerts - June 14th, 2009

News & Information; Every Sunday (Last on June 07, 2009)

Taipei Times, June 14th, 2009
Eco-consultants are greening up the US by evaluating people’s homes and lifestyles and offering advice on how to reduce their environmental impact.

Physician Assistant, June 13th, 2009
Air Pollution and Asthma.

Scientific American, June 13th, 2009
Being Green: 11 Environmentally Friendly Habits.

Scientific American, June 13th, 2009
Greenest Skylines: LEED Certification Changes Cities.

New Straits Times, June 13th,2009
Haze a whiplash of El Nino effect.

Beijing Daily, June 12th, 2009
Beijing to build "public transport city".

Reuters, June 12th, 2009
Nations may form global CO2 market without U.N. deal.

Guardian, June 12th, 2009
Blame games on climate change.

Treehugger, June 12th, 2009
US Won't Demand China Commit to Binding Emission Reductions Targets.

ABC News, June 12th, 2009
China aims to lead in renewable energy.

Cyprus Observer, June 12th, 2009
Pollution above EU charts in once ‘heavenly’ Cyprus.

Cape Times, June 12th, 2009
Air pollution bylaw targets tyre burning in South Africa.

The News, June 12th, 2009
Air in Big Cities is Unhealthy in Pakistan.

Associated Press, June 12th, 2009
Locations of high-risk coal ash sites kept secret.

NPR, June 12th, 2009
Where's My Carbon Credit, Dude?

Guardian, June 12th, 2009
US eases pressure on China over climate change targets.

Master Resource, June 12th, 2009
Cleaned-Up Coal: Technology Improvements, Low-Sulfur Resources Are Winning the Day against Air Pollution.

India, June 11th, 2009
Urban Transport Focus in India.

Gaea News, June 11th, 2009
US envoy says China wants top line US technology in exchange for reining in CO2 emissions.

New Zealand Herald, June 11th, 2009
Air-quality deadlines may be extended.

Strait Times, June 11th, 2009
Malaysia's air quality falls.

New Strait Times, June 11th, 2009
Air quality in Port Klang drops badly.

Financial Times, June 11th, 2009
Climate change for richer and poorer.

Xinhua Net, June 11th, 2009
China's economy transforming in green revolution.

Economist, June 11th, 2009
America and China talk climate change - Heating up or cooling down?

Science Daily, June 11th, 2009
Carbon Emissions Linked To Global Warming In Simple Linear Relationship.

Guardian, June 11th, 2009
China and the environment: Red, green - and black.

Salt Lake Tribune, June 11th, 2009
Faith communities enter clean-air challenge.

BBC, June 11th, 2009
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia hits with air quality and visibility problem.

New York Times, June 11th, 2009
Departments to Toughen Standards for Mining.

New York Times, June 11th, 2009
Climate Change and Intellectual Property.

New York Times, June 10th, 2009
Japan Sets Emissions Targets, and No One Seems Pleased.

Scoop, June 10th, 2009
Air quality standards to be reviewed in New Zealand.

Metro News, June 10th, 2009
Canada better than U.S. and Mexico at reporting industrial pollutants.

LD News, June 9th, 2009
Society promotes clear skies and clean air.

PR News, June 9th, 2009
Less CO2 emissions with new diesel from renewable energy sources.

BBC, June 9th, 2009
Road particles pose 'higher risk'.

Santiago Times, June 9th, 2009
Air contamination escalates in some Chilean cities - After Santiago, Coihaique Is Most Polluted City.
Coihaique Is Smoggiest after Santiago City in Chile.

Guardian, June 8th, 2009
Indian farmers to insure themselves against climate change crop failure., June 8th, 2009
Fixing polluting vehicles is a win-win.

Reuters, June 8th, 2009
Airlines to achieve CO2-neutral growth by 2020.

Financial Times, June 7th, 2009
US must pull up its Sox and Nox.

New York Times, June 7th, 2009
China and U.S. Seek a Truce on Greenhouse Gases.

Guardian, June 5th, 2009
China promises economic stimulus plan will protect environment.

WL Tribune, June 5th, 2009
Idling at drive-thrus creates health problems.

Center for American Progress, June 4th, 2009
Moving Forward Together on Climate Change.

Guardian, June 2nd, 2009
Obama to stake political prestige on passing US climate bill.

Guardian, June 2nd, 2009
We've got no choice but nuclear power and carbon-capture technology, says Jeffrey Sachs.

Time Online, June 2nd, 2009
Carbon off-sets 'add to climate change'.

Time Online, May 31st, 2009
Rebound effect will raise fossil fuel use.

Climate Progress, May 13th, 2009
World’s largest solar plant with thermal storage to be built in Arizona — total of 8500 MW of this core climate solution planned for 2014 in U.S. alone.

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Air Pollution Alerts - June 7th, 2009

News & Information; Every Sunday (Last on May 31, 2009)

AFP, June 6th, 2009
China considering environmental tax.

Economic Times (India), June 6th, 2009
Rapid urbanisation leading to air pollution in Lucknow.

British Columbia Local News, June 6th, 2009

Heat cooks ozone soup.

Taipei News, June 5th, 2009
Global environment cannot wait.

Santiago Times, June 5th, 2009
Air Pollution at Dangerous Levels in Chile's Region IX.

Sindh Today, June 5th, 2009
National action plan on climate change is in place in India.

Thaindian News, June 5th, 2009
Activists march to spread awareness on World Environment Day.

The New Nation, June 5th, 2009

All Africa, June 5th, 2009
Ghana: World Bank Project Suffers Hitch.

BBC, June 5th, 2009
Peru smelter pollution at crisis point.

Science Daily, June 5th, 2009
First Climate-based Model To Predict Dengue Fever Outbreaks.

Science Daily, June 5th, 2009
How Humans Have Disrupted The Nitrogen Cycle.

Reuters, June 5th, 2009
UK set to cut carbon emissions 23 percent by 2010.

Earth Times, June 5th, 2009
Strategic Analysis of the Industrial Air Pollution Control Equipment Market in Vietnam.

MSNBC, June 4th, 2009
Cell phones allow everyone to be a scientist.

Reuters, June 4th, 2009
China says pollution down despite spending spurt.

Industrial News Room, June 4th, 2009
Why Clean Air Need Not Come at the Expense of Hot and Cold Air.

Brookings, June 4th, 2009
Challenges and Opportunities for U.S-China Cooperation on Climate Change.

Science Daily, June 4th, 2009
All The Carbon Counts: Including Land-based Carbon In Greenhouse Gas Control Strategies Lowers Costs And Preserves Forests.

Science Daily, June 4th, 2009
Bioenergy Makes Heavy Demands On Scarce Water Supplies.

Center for American Progress, June 4th, 2009
China Begins Its Transition to a Clean-Energy Economy.

Economist, June 4th, 2009
Australia's carbon-emissions trading scheme - Coal from Newcastle.

Reuters, June 4th, 2009
Carbon capture boom unlikely across China.

Guardian, June 4th, 2009
Barack Obama seeks US-Chinese deal on global warming.

Ottawa Start, June 3rd, 2009
Air Quality Health Index a breath of fresh air for Ottawa, Gatineau.

Guardian, June 3rd, 2009
Learning to live with climate change will not be enough.

Canada Free Press, June 3rd, 2009
The Facts about Air Pollution from Coal-Fired Power Plants.

Ottawa Start, June 3rd, 2009
City encourages residents to travel ‘greener’ on Clean Air Day.

Economic Times (India), June 3rd, 2009
Fuel economy standards for cars get PMO green signal.

The Province, June 3rd, 2009
Fraser Valley smog alert issued as air pollution takes toll.

Earth Times, June 3rd, 2009
Canada Celebrates Clean Air Day.

Reuters, June 3rd, 2009
U.S. envoy sees climate partnership with China.

Reuters, June 3rd, 2009
China cuts sulphur dioxide, water pollution in '08.

Center for American Progress, June 3rd, 2009
Climate Progress in China.

Economic Times (India), June 2nd, 2009
Agra launches anti-pollution campaign.

Economic Times (India), June 2nd, 2009
Russia to raise cross-border pollution with China.

Financial Times, June 2nd, 2009
Feeling the heat.

Harvard Crimson, June 2nd, 2009
Time for Cohort Studies in Africa.

New York Times, June 2nd, 2009
Analysis Finds Elevated Risk From Soot Particles in the Air.

BBC, June 2nd, 2009
Climate chief's pledge on energy.

Macau Hub, June 2nd, 2009
Mozambique: Vale’s coal-fired power station in Moatize to produce 1,800 megawatts of electricity.

Press Information Bureau India, June 2nd, 2009
States place orders for purchase of 7815 buses under JNNURM.

Scientific American, June 2nd, 2009
Top Air Pollution Official Finally Confirmed.

New York Times, June 1st, 2009
Tweak the Planet to Curb Warming? Not Yet.

Wired, June 1st, 2009
Somebody was bound to put the boot into GM, and it might as well be him.

Los Angeles Times, June 1st, 2009
Bill aims to keep emission-reduction efforts local.

Bloomberg, June 1st, 2009
Hong Kong Air Pollution Is ‘Very High’ in All Roadside Stations.

Economist, June 1st, 2009
Europe trims GHG emissions.

The Spec, June 1st, 2009
Pollution's toll $750 million in region in Hamilton.

Times of India, May 31st, 2009
A-C buses: Decision hinges on affordability in Pune, India.

Eurek Alert, May 31st, 2009
Can environmental pollutants and alcohol affect GI health?

AFP, May 29th, 2009
ADB calls for low-carbon transport systems.

New York Times, May 28th, 2009
Bike Messenger.

All Africa, May 25th, 2009
Nigeria: Country Shut Out of U.S. $40 Billion Carbon Trade.

Environmental Science & technology, May 20th, 2009
Breathing less easily with ultrafine particles.

WBCSD, May 20th, 2009
Cement makers eye big cuts to greenhouse gases.

Vancouver Sun, May 19th, 2009
Big Oil teams up with Big Timber for next biofuel breakthrough.

Science Daily, February 13th, 2009
Seeing The Forest And The Trees Helps Cut Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide.