Sunday, March 28, 2010

Air Pollution Alerts - March 28th, 2010

News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on March 21, 2010)

Info World, March, 2010
The Economic Costs of Indoor Air Pollution: New Results for Indonesia, the Philippines, and Timor-Leste.

IAP Updates, March, 2010
COPD and chronic bronchitis risk of indoor air pollution from solid fuel.

Asia News, March 26th, 2010
A cloud of smog hovers over Mongolia’s capital.

American Daily, March 26th, 2010
Bringing light, health and prosperity to Africa.

Khlaeej Times, March 26th, 2010
Asia pollution circles the globe in stratosphere.

Science Daily, March 26th, 2010
Pollution from Asia Circles Globe at Stratospheric Heights.

Economist, March 25th, 2010
Carbon markets - The wrong sort of recycling.

Science Daily, March 25th, 2010
Biofuel Mandates Would Make Corn Shortfall Costly.

CNN, March 24th, 2010
Don't blame cows for climate change.

AFP, March 24th, 2010
China's sandstorms blast Beijing with dust, sand.

CO2 Science, March 24th, 2010
Local Health Effects of Locally-Emitted Carbon Dioxide.

Biocycle, March 24th, 2010
Are Compost Emissions A Strong Ozone Source?

Straits Times, March 24th, 2010
Best city for Asian expats.

Scientific American, March 23rd, 2010
Can Climate Models Predict Global Warming's Direct Effects in Your City?

Business Week, March 23rd, 2010
Hong Kong’s Air Pollution Index Declines From Peak.

Climate-L, March 23rd, 2010
Global GHG Standard for Cities Launched.

Wall Street Journal, March 23rd, 2010
Hong Kong Air Quality ‘Severe’., March 23rd, 2010
Ulaanbaatar grapples with smog problem.

Indian Express, March 23rd, 2010
It’s going to be a ‘Green’ Games, with help from city scientists.

Science Daily, March 23rd, 2010
Diesel Exhaust Associated With Lethargy in Offspring.

Reuters, March 23rd, 2010
EPA seeks carbon data from oil, natgas sectors.

Christian Science Monitor, March 23rd, 2010
Mexico City makes way for bicycles.

Science Daily, March 22nd, 2010
New Research Cuts Into Origins of Iron and Steel in India.

The Age, March 22nd, 2010
Asthma linked to particles in air pollution.

New York Times, March 22nd, 2010
Hong Kong Issues Warning as Air Pollution Sets Record.

Bangkok Post, March 22nd, 2010
Expanded BRT line en route - Greenhouse gas reduction.

Times of India, March 22nd, 2010
City's BRTS is talk of Seoul meet.

DNA India, March 22nd, 2010
Gujarat declared most polluted state in India.

Guardian, March 22nd, 2010
UK air pollution causes 50,000 early deaths a year.

Business Week, March 22nd, 2010
Hong Kong Government Under Fire as Pollution Soars.

NPR, March 21st, 2010
EU Sets Out To Lead Climate Changers.

Science Daily, March 21st, 2010
New 'Smart' Roof Reads the Thermometer, Saves Energy in Hot and Cold Climates.

NPR, March 19th, 2010
Tired Of Commuting By Car? Try An Electric Bike.

NPR, March 18th, 2010
Farmers Hurt By Collapse Of Carbon Credits Market.

DNA India, March 16th, 2010
Vehicles, high-rises are poisoning the Mumbai air.

BBC, March 15th, 2010
Hong Kong group launches air pollution campaign.

IPS, February 25th, 2010
Smoke-free Stoves A Godsend for Village Women in Pakistan.

Times of India, March 25th, 2010
Euro IV emission norms from April.

Scientific American, January 21st, 2009
Clean air equals longer life.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Air Pollution Alerts - March 21st 2010

News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on March 14, 2010)

Taipei Times, March 21st, 2010
Air quality to suffer as dust storm from China arrives today.

Business Week, March 20th, 2010
Hong Kong Wins No Weekend Respite as Smog Worsens for Third Day.

Los Angeles Times, March 20th, 2010
Year's strongest sandstorm hits northern China, turns Beijing skies orange with grit.

Bangkok Post, March 20th, 2010
Thai Govt calls meeting on haze.

Business Week, March 19th, 2010
Hong Kong Air Pollution ‘Very High’ for Second Day.

Afrol News, March 19th, 2010
Africa advised against coal power.

The Post and Courier, March 19th, 2010

Reduce port emissions to improve air quality and health, save money.

Mining Weekly, March 19th, 2010
New air quality monitoring 
system introduced into South African industry.

Science Daily, March 19th, 2010
Urban CO2 Domes Increase Deaths, Poke Hole in Cap-and-Trade Proposal.

Indian Express, March 18th, 2010
Sheila wants autos off Delhi roads.

Business Week, March 18th, 2010
Hong Kong Pollution ‘Very High’ at Roadside Stations.

The Guardian, March 18th, 2010
Delhi plans ban on autorickshaws.

Science Daily, March 18th, 2010
China and India: Neighbors Need to Collaborate for Sake of Global Environment.

Science Alert, March 18th, 2010
Taking on global warming's 'black beast'.

The Daily Cardinal, March 18th, 2010
Air alerts indicate sustainability issues.

Economist, March 18th, 2010
Climate science - Spin, science and climate change.

Health, March 17th, 2010
First Global Air Pollution Estimates.

Environmental Health Perspectives, March 17th, 2010
Global Estimates of Ambient Fine Particulate Matter Concentrations from Satellite-based Aerosol Optical Depth: Development and Application.

The National, March 17th, 2010
A lesson for schoolchildren in the chemistry of bad air.

Indian Express, March 17th, 2010
Ministry bans new projects in city’s highly polluted areas.

Science Daily, March 17th, 2010
Urban Pollution Affects Cardiac Function.

Stanford University News, March 16th, 2010
Urban CO2 domes increase deaths, poke hole in 'cap-and-trade' proposal.

Times of India, March 16th, 2010
Kanpur to be one of the most polluted cities in the country.

Science Daily, March 16th, 2010
Environmental Refugees and Global Warming.

Times Online, March 16th, 2010
Delhi officials unveil giant public air freshener to scrub atmosphere clean.

The Daily Star, March 16th, 2010
Towards a Sustainable Dhaka.

Telegraph, March 16th, 2010
Delhi turns on giant air freshener.

Eurek Alert, March 15th, 2010
Urban CO2 domes increase deaths, poke hole in cap-and-trade proposal.

Trade Arabia, March 15th, 2010
Mena 'can become a leader in renewables'.

China Daily, March 15th, 2010
Long road ahead for emissions.

BBC, March 15th, 2010
Hong Kong group launches air pollution campaign.

NPR, March 12th, 2010
Living Spaces That Stress Less.

Science Daily, March 12th, 2010
Production of Chemicals from Wood Waste Made More Environmentally-Friendly and Cheaper.

Science Daily, March 11th, 2010
Atmospheric Nanoparticles Impact Health.

World Watch Institute, March 10th, 2010
India’s Low Carbon Growth Strategy.

Economist, March 4th, 2010
Monitoring greenhouse gases - Highs and lows.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Air Pollution Alerts - March 14th, 2010

News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on March 07, 2010)

DNA India, March 13th, 2010
Mohan panel to work on integrated transport policy.

Economic Times, March 12th, 2010
India's First public air purifier switched on in Delhi.

Environmental Technology, March 11th, 2010
Air quality prompts Hong Kong government warning.

Environmental Expert, March 11th, 2010
Defra to tackle air pollution.

South Asia Outlook, March 10th, 2010
Diabolic Dhaka.

The New Nation, March 10th, 2010
80,000 unfit cars cause traffic jam in city.

Bugis Junction, March 10th, 2010
There's no way the air is 'good'.

Business Week, March 10th, 2010
China’s 2009 Sulfur Dioxide Emission Declines 4.6%.

Environmental Expert, March 9th, 2010
The economic impact of noise pollution on human health.

Reuters, March 9th, 2010
U.S. "cap and trade" rebranded "pollution reduction".

Sydney Morning Herald, March 9th, 2010
Ozone levels to worsen over next 15 years.

TIME, March 9th, 2010
When Goods Get Traded, Who Pays for the CO2?

TIME, March 9th, 2010
Beijing Tries to Clean Air.

The Hindu, March 9th, 2010
Marked fall in ambient air quality in Chennai.

City Fix, March 9th, 2010
Five Months of Ahmedabad’s Janmarg: Setting the Standard for BRT in India.

Grist, March 8th, 2010
No amount of sequestration will make coal ‘clean’.

Science Daily, March 8th, 2010
Carbon Emissions 'Outsourced' to Developing Countries.

Science Daily, March 8th, 2010
LED Streetlights Best Buy for Cities.

ITDP, March 5th, 2010
Guangzhou Opens Asia’s Highest Capacity BRT System.

Guardian, March 5th, 2010
How public trust in climate scientists can be restored.

China Dialogue, March 3rd, 2010
Chinese Coal Remedies.
Part 1
Part 2

Belfer Center, Harvard, February 2010
Analysis of Policies to Reduce Oil Consumption and Greenhouse-Gas Emissions from the U.S. Transportation Sector.

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Air Pollution Alerts - March 7th, 2010

News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on February 28, 2010)

The Daily Star, March 7th, 2010
Making Dhaka livable.

Press Information Bureau, India, March 7th, 2010
India at 123rd position in 2010 EPI ranking-2010.

Examiner, March 5th, 2010
Pollution, pavement and people.

Guardian, March 4th, 2010
Major change is needed if the IPCC hopes to survive.

Times of Malta, March 4th, 2010
The quality of (polluted) air we breathe.

Theatro Naturale, March 3rd, 2010
Tackling air pollution and climate change together can save £24 billion in UK.

Science Daily, March 3rd, 2010
Strategies to Curb Urban Heat Island.

Science Daily, March 3rd, 2010
Road Salt and Cars Produce Extreme Water Contamination in Frenchman's Bay, Ontario, Canada.

NBC Los Angeles, March 3rd, 2010
How Much Air Pollution Costs You.

Science Daily, March 2nd, 2010
Dirty Air in California Causes Millions Worth of Medical Care Each Year.

Science Daily, March 2nd, 2010
Women More Affected Than Men by Air Pollution When Running Marathons.

Reuters, March 2nd, 2010
Climate change may extend allergy season.

The Daily Star, March 2nd, 2010
Climate initiatives not enough.

Environmental Expert, March 2nd, 2010
Asian air emissions increases ozone over western North America.

World Bank, March 2nd, 2010
Ecosystem-based Approaches to Climate Change.

TIME Online, March 1st, 2010
Green fuels cause more harm than fossil fuels.

Express Buzz, February 27th, 2010
Bus Rapid Transit needs infrastructure to work.