Sunday, December 25, 2011

Air Pollution News & Alerts - December 25th, 2011






News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on December 18th, 2011)

UB Post, December 24th, 2011
Ulaanbaatar's Air Pollution - Threat to Health.

The Financial Express, December 23rd, 2011
345 industries continue to violate pollution norms in India.

Mongolia News, December 23rd, 2011
WHO report on the air pollution of Ulaanbaatar.

The World Bank, December 22nd, 2011
Study Identifies Best Options to Improve Air Quality and Thus Reduce Health Impacts in Ulaanbaatar, the Most Polluted City in the World in Wintertime.

Nigerian Tribune, December 21st, 2011
LAMATA, LASEPA set to tackle vehicle emission in Lagos.

Xinhua net, December 21st, 2011
China sets pollution reduction targets for 2012.

The Globe and Mail, December 21st, 2011
Air pollution hazardous to China’s economic health.

The World Bank, December 21st, 2011
Air quality analysis of Ulaanbaatar : improving air quality to reduce health impacts.

TIME, December 21st, 2011
In Defense of Little Lungs: The Challenge of Raising Kids in Smoggy Beijing.

Down to Earth, December 20th, 2011
Delhi to go greener.

New York Times, December 20th, 2011
Surprising Sources of Delhi’s Air Pollution.

UNEP, December 20th, 2011
China Launches US$265 million Ozone and Climate Change Project.

The City Fix, December 20th, 2011
India’s Urban Future.

Science Daily, December 20th, 2011
Forest Health Versus Global Warming: Fuel Reduction Likely to Increase Carbon Emissions.

The Guardian, December 20th, 2011
EU set to charge international airlines for carbon emissions.

IPS, December 20th, 2011
Pollution Real if not Official in Beijing.

Bloomberg, December 19th, 2011
EPA Final Rule for Coal Plants Deemed ‘Unfortunate’ by Industry.

China Daily, December 19th, 2011
City reaches annual 'blue sky days' target.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Air Pollution News & Alerts - December 18th, 2011






News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on December 11th, 2011)

Washington Post, December 17th, 2011
New Delhi’s air is as dirty as ever, despite short-lived gains from last decade’s reforms.

Xinhua Net, December 17th, 2011
Shandong to make air-quality jargon simpler.

NPR, December 16th, 2011
Where There's Smoke, There's Sickness: Wood Smoke now a major Northwest air polluter.

China.Org, December 16th, 2011
Guangzhou to release PM 2.5 data ahead of schedule.

Bloomberg News, December 16th, 2011
Death-by-Air in Beijing Exposes Untold Heart Risk.

China Daily, December 16th, 2011
Industries top cause of pollution.

The Guardian, December 16th, 2011
Energy debate must consider demand - not just supply.

The Guardian, December 15th, 2011
How will climate change affect rainfall?

Wall Street Journal, December 15th, 2011
All the Hot Air in China.

EEA, December 15th, 2011
Homes responsible for one quarter of European greenhouse emissions from energy.

Berita Jakarta, December 15th, 2011
E. Jakarta Achieves Clean City Predicate.

Earth Justice, December 15th, 2011
Erika Rosenthal: On The Impacts Of Climate Change.

Manila Bulletin, December 15th, 2011
DENR pursues clean air program.

OECD, December 15th, 2011
Monitoring and Evaluation for Adaptation: Lessons from Development Co-operation Agencies.

OECD, December 15th, 2011
Private Sector Engagement in Adaptation to Climate Change: Approaches to Managing Climate Risks.

Mongolia News, December 15th, 2011
Ulaanbaatar's Mayor meets with prominent American lawyer.

Mongolia News, December 15th, 2011
Mongolia focuses on bag filters to reduce air pollution.

AEI, December 14th, 2011
Smoggy with a chance of altruism: using air quality forecasts to drive behavioral change.

Asian Times, December 14th, 2011
China's toxic soup.

Mongolia News, December 14th, 2011
MNT 34 billion in anti-pollution money goes unspent.

The Daily Star, December 14th, 2011
Air pollution a health hazard.

On Cars, December 14th, 2011
More tax on petrol, private vehicles and insurance.

Times of India, December 14th, 2011
Public transport too slow for city growth.

NRDC Switchboard, December 14th, 2011
Note to Planners: Homes next to Freeways, not a good idea.

International Business Times, December 14th, 2011
China’s Demand for Natural Gas to Soar with Environment Concern.

Scientific American, December 13th, 2011
City Living Can Heighten Social Stress.

NPR, December 13th, 2011
EPA To Unveil Stricter Rules For Power Plants.

NPR, December 13th, 2011
In Brazil, Oil Boom Brings Environmental Worries.

CBS News, December 12th, 2011
Pollution from China alters weather in U.S. West.

Washington Post, December 12th, 2011
Five things to know about the Durban climate agreement.

The Guardian, December 12th, 2011
Durban climate conference agrees deal to do a deal – now comes the hard part.

Renewable Energy Focus, December 12th, 2011
UK should approach bioenergy with caution.

Climate Progress, December 12th, 2011
Beyond Durban: There’s More than One Way to Reduce Global Emissions.

Wall Street Journal, December 12th, 2011
Beijing Environment Official: City Air Faces ‘Crisis’.

China Dialogue, December 12th, 2011
Battle of the blue skies.

Ghana Business News, December 12th, 2011
Securing a triple win with health and climate change.

NPR, December 12th, 2011
Canada Exits Kyoto Climate Agreement.

NPR, December 12th, 2011
Megacities: Scars On The Earth, Or Keys To Growth?

The Guardian, December 12th, 2011
The Durban climate deal failed to meet the needs of the developing world.

The New York Times, December 12th, 2011
A Post-Pollution Path to Global Climate and Energy Progress.

Wall Street Journal, December 12th, 2011
Official Says Air Quality In Beijing Is at 'Crisis' Level.

Daily Dutch News, December 8th, 2011
Philips supplies healthy cooking stoves and solar LED home lighting in South Africa.

MoNRE, November 28th, 2011
Stubble burning a threat to human health.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Air Pollution News & Alerts - December 11th, 2011






News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on December 4th, 2011)

The News Today, December 11th, 2011
Brickfields responsible for 40 pc air pollution in Dhaka.

AFP, December 11th, 2011
China minister defends Beijing Olympics legacy.

The New York Times, December 10th, 2011
Quality of Air? That’s as Murky as Western Sky.

Xinhua Net, December 10th, 2011
Beijing planning to use cleaner petroleum, diesel to reduce pollution.

Center for American Progress, December 9th, 2011
There’s More than One Way to Reduce Global Emissions.

Scientific Alliance, December 9th, 2011
Climate change uncertainties.

NPR, December 9th, 2011
What Countries Are Doing To Tackle Climate Change.

Asian Correspondent, December 9th, 2011
Hong Kong’s pollution shame.

The National, December 9th, 2011
China at odds with US over 'hazardous' levels of smog.

China Daily, December 9th, 2011
China is fine with monitoring 'fine' particles.

ERL News, December 9th, 2011
Saving millions of lives and protecting our climate through clean cooking options.

UW-Madison, December 8th, 2011
For Midwesterners, more boxcars mean cleaner air.

Financial Express, December 8th, 2011
Sustainable city and sustainable transport.

Environmental Research Web, December 8th, 2011
Urban areas grow faster than urban population.

The Guardian, December 8th, 2011
Delhi plans congestion charge to ease gridlock.

New Scientist, December 8th, 2011
Durban meeting hears short-term plan to cool planet.

Council of Foreign Relations, December 7th, 2011
The Growing Brouhaha Over Beijing’s Air Quality.

The Green Car, December 7th, 2011
Greener cars ‘not the solution’ to climate change and health threats.

Global Post, December 7th, 2011
Beijingers battle pollution.

BBC News, December 7th, 2011
China's pollution, a toxic issue.

The Hindu, December 7th, 2011
Draft plan to improve air quality in Chennai prepared.

Science Daily, December 6th, 2011
Global Carbon Project Annual Emissions Summary.

BBC, December 6th, 2011
Is Beijing's smog getting worse?

All Africa, December 6th, 2011
Ghana: Climate Change - An Issue for All.

Climate-L News, December 6th, 2011
WHO Report Shows Health and Climate Co-benefits in Transport Sector.

Center for American Progress, December 6th, 2011
Solving Climate Change Will Help Temper Rising Health Care Costs.

Knowledge@Wharton, December 6th, 2011
A Bumpy Road Ahead for China's Electric Bikes.

TIME, December 6th, 2011
Snow Falling on Smog: Is There Any Hope for Beijing's Air?

China Daily, December 6th, 2011
Increased air quality standards to benefit lab equipment firms.

BBC, December 6th, 2011
Welcome to the Beijing smog.

Los Angeles Times, December 6th, 2011
Severe Beijing smog -- or fog? -- leads to long airport delays.

IBN Live, December 6th, 2011
Fright Night in Hong Kong.

Press Information Bureau, December 6th, 2011
Launch of the National Common Mobility Card in India.

New York Times, December 6th, 2011

Outrage Grows Over Air Pollution and China’s Response.

Voice of Mongolia, December 5th, 2011
The South Korean government will grant USD 300 million loan for Mongolia’s health sector and air pollution reduction projects.

The Hindu, December 5th, 2011
Falling air quality causing winter ailments in the Capital.

New Age, December 5th, 2011
Dhaka’s air pollution level alarmingly high.

Scientific American, December 5th, 2011
Three-Quarters of Climate Change Is Man-Made.

The Atlantic, December 5th, 2011
China Air-Quality Catastrophe—It's Back.

Financial Times, December 5th, 2011
Flights grounded in China as smog worsens.

China Dialogue, December 5th, 2011
Beijing’s hazardous blue sky.

Science Daily, December 5th, 2011
Global Warming 'Not Slowing Down.

Science Daily, December 5th, 2011
Dust Storms Affect Subsequent Emergency Hospital Admissions.

The Guardian, December 5th, 2011
China favours EU plans for Kyoto replacement – but with conditions.

The Guardian, December 5th, 2011
Carbon dioxide emissions show record jump.

The Grist List, December 5th, 2011
What record emissions growth really shows us.

Global Times, December 3rd, 2011
First snowfall comes, but air pollution remains.

Global Times, December 3rd, 2011
The micro particles debate.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Air Pollution News & Alerts - December 4th, 2011






News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on November 27th, 2011)

Nature, December 4th, 2011
Three-quarters of climate change is man-made.

All Africa, December 4th, 2011
Africa: Change Ways of Cooking to Save Climate - World Bank Warns.

NPR, December 4th, 2011
A User's Guide To The Climate Change Talks.

Science Daily, November 30th, 2011
Gone With the Wind: Why the Fast Jet Stream Winds Cannot Contribute Much Renewable Energy After All.

The Guardian, December 4th, 2011
Durban climate talks 'roadmap' held up by India.

Press Information Bureau, December 3rd, 2011
Urban Mobility India 2011 to Address Ways to Achieve Sustainable Mobility.

Africa Science News, December 2nd, 2011
New Bamboo Charcoal Technologies Promise to Jump-start Africa’s Bioenergy Sector.

Bloomberg Business Week, December 2nd, 2011
How to Fix World Transportation.

New York Times, December 2nd, 2011
New Air Quality Rules for Power Plants in Dispute.

3 News, December 2nd, 2011
Rome limits traffic to lower pollution levels.

Info Mongolia, December 2nd, 2011
The work plan for air pollution reduction was ratified.

Moneylife, December 1st, 2011
Is Metro Rail not the answer for India’s urban transportation?

NRDC Switchboard, December 1st, 2011
Higher Education Paves a Way Forward on Climate Change.

Salon, December 1st, 2011
Are freeways doomed?

China Daily, December 1st, 2011
Beijing sees fewer 'blue sky days'.

AFP, December 1st, 2011
Smog sparks debate over Beijing air standards.

Market Watch, December 1st, 2011
NASA Satellite Confirms Sharp Decline in Pollution From U.S. Coal Power Plants.

China Dialogue, December 1st, 2011
A shadow climate regime.

India Today, November 30th, 2011
Delhi has the highest level of air pollutants.

The Guardian, November 30th, 2011
EU takes hardline stance at UN climate talks.

Mongolia News, November 30th, 2011
Working plan on air pollution approved.

NRDC Switchboard, November 30th, 2011
EPA's proposal for clearing the air of oil and gas pollution: a step forward, but not enough.

China Daily, November 30th, 2011
Mongolian government approves new measures to combat air pollution.

China Daily, November 29th, 2011
More blocked noses due to smog.

Think Progress Green, November 29th, 2011
Durban Dispatch: South Africa’s Globally Financed Coal Mega-Plants.

Los Angeles Times, November 29th, 2011
Brown cloud might be intensifying storms over Indian Ocean.

NPR, November 29th, 2011
What Will Become Of The Kyoto Climate Treaty?

UB Post, November 29th, 2011
Ulaanbaatar and London.

China Daily, November 29th, 2011
Scientists highlight pollutant problem.

ECOFYS, November 28th, 2011
UNEP Bridging the Emissions Gap.

Wall Street Journal, November 28th, 2011
Canada Won't Make Second Commitment To Kyoto - Environment Minister.

Climate Progress, November 28th, 2011
Researchers Genetically Engineer Algae to Increase Oil Yields by Up to 50%: Should We Be Concerned?

China Daily, November 27th, 2011
Green drivers.

Forbes, November 27th, 2011
Why China Cannot Fight Pollution.

Xinhua Net, November 25th, 2011
China gives new-energy vehicles official nod.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Air Pollution News & Alerts - November 27th, 2011






News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on November 20th, 2011)

The Guardian, November 27th, 2011
Wood fires fuel climate change – UN.

Climate-L News, November 25th, 2011
Ozone COP/MOP Does Not Address HFCs Phase-Down.

BBC, November 25th, 2011
Climate sensitivity to CO2 probed.

Science Daily, November 25th, 2011
Fifth of Global Energy Could Come from Biomass Without Damaging Food Production.

EEA, November 24th, 2011
Industrial air pollution cost Europe up to €169 billion in 2009.

Science Daily, November 24th, 2011
Climate Sensitivity to Carbon Dioxide More Limited Than Extreme Projections.

China Daily, November 24th, 2011
China punishes power plants for pollution.

The Guardian, November 24th, 2011
Industrial pollution 'costs UK billions each year'.

ABC News, November 24th, 2011
EU Agency: Air Pollution Costs Exceed $134 Billion.

China.org, November 24th, 2011
WWF to promote low-carbon innovation in China.

Policy Shop, November 24th, 2011
Bad Energy: The High Price of Coal.

Huffington Post, November 23rd, 2011
The Foul Air Outside My Window.

Mongolia News, November 22nd, 2011
Ulaanbaatar managing officials discuss winter preparation.

UN-HABITAT, November 22nd, 2011
Cities and Climate Change Policy Note 2.

The Sunday Independent, November 21st, 2011
Climate cash deals are killing us.

The Times of India, November 21st, 2011
A moveable feast.

Science Daily, November 21st, 2011
Algae Biomass Increased by More Than 50 Percent.

Science Daily, November 21st, 2011
Second-Generation Ethanol Processing Cost Prohibitive.

BBC, November 21st, 2011
Climate concerns as ‘ozone-friendly’ HFCs use grows.

BBC, November 21st, 2011
No let up in greenhouse gas rise.

NY Times, November 21st, 2011
New Delhi, Now More Polluted Than Beijing.

Mongolia News, November 18th, 2011
National Committee reports on anti-pollution efforts.

Biofuels Digest, November 18th, 2011
Bioenergy Critical Success Factors.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Air Pollution News & Alerts - November 20th, 2011






News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on November 13th, 2011)

Down to Earth, November, 2011
Diesel: when bad policy makes for toxic hell.

Mongolia News, November 20th, 2011
"Nature" publishes article of Mongolia Scientist.

China Daily, November 18th, 2011
Car owners return extra subsidies.

NPR, November 18th, 2011
Climate Panel: More Extreme Weather On The Way.

CNN, November 18th, 2011
China air pollution: 'Slightly polluted' or 'hazardous'?

Times of India, November 18th, 2011
Project for better monsoon forecast to be launched in Jan that will enable better forecast of monsoon in country to be launched in January 2012.

Eur Activ, November 17th, 2011
Air pollution 'hot potato' for London Olympics.

Pakistan Today, November 17th, 2011
Unnaturally yours.

IEW News, November 17th, 2011
IEA Warns of Irreversible Climate Change in 5 Years if Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Remains Unchanged.

BBC, November 17th, 2011
China morning round-up: US Asia policy under fire.

Triple Pundit, November 17th, 2011
Beijing’s EPA: The Air Quality is Just Fine.

Manila Bulletin, November 17th, 2011
DENR seeks improved air quality.

EurActiv, November 17th, 2011
MEPs push for strong EU role in climate talks.

Xinhua Net, November 17th, 2011
Pollution measures for public feedback.

The Nation, November 17th, 2011
Fed Govt backs $100m Lagos transport project.

Times of India, November 17th, 2011
Delhi four times more polluted than Pune on Diwali night.

China Human Rights, November 17th, 2011
Air quality standards to cover PM2.5 by 2016.

Science Daily, November 17th, 2011
Nanoparticles Used as Additives in Diesel Fuels Can Travel from Lungs to Liver.

Science Daily, November 16th, 2011
Acid Pollution in Rain Decreased With Emissions, Long-Term Study Shows.

BBC, November 16th, 2011
UN warns Chinese pollution has dire health implications.

Reuters, November 16th, 2011
Analysis: China climate role could be to corner U.S.

Io9, November 16th, 2011
Why the U.N.’s Development Index is destroying the future.

Earth Justice, November 16th, 2011
35,700 Deaths Could Be Prevented Annually by Strong Soot Standards.

Progress Illinois, November 16th, 2011
New EPA Rules Target Coal Plant Emissions.

Nature, November 16th, 2011
Time to stop celebrating the polluters.

Shanghai Daily, November 15th, 2011
Wind expected to clear air pollution.

Xinhua Net, November 15th, 2011
China eyes green growth, vows to curb pollution.

Deccan Herald, November 15th, 2011
Tata Hispano unveils its hybrid CNG-Electric bus.

Euractiv, November 14th, 2011
Bulgaria’s killer air exposes wider EU problems.

Science Daily, November 13th, 2011
Climate Policies Can Help Resolve Energy Security and Air Pollution Challenges.

NPR, November 11th, 2011
Air Pollution: Bad For Health, But Good For Planet?

Science Daily, November 10th, 2011
Woodsmoke from Cooking Fires Linked to Pneumonia, Cognitive Impacts.

Climate-L News, November 10th, 2011
ADB Approves US$100 Million for Low Carbon Growth, Climate Resilience in Indonesia.

CNN, September 21st, 2011
New climate study deals blow to skeptics.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Air Pollution News & Alerts - November 13th, 2011






News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on November 6th, 2011)

The Jerusalem Post,
OECD officials commend Israel on environment.

The Financial Express, November 13th, 2011
CNG-consuming assocs threaten to go on indefinite strike.

The Atlantic, November 12th, 2011
How Walmart Is Changing China.

Reuters, November 11th, 2011
China official says air pollution rules too lax.

NPR, November 11th, 2011
Air Pollution: Bad For Health, But Good For Planet?

The Huffington Post, November 11th, 2011
The Arctic and Responsible Adaptation to Climate Change.

The Telegraph UK, November 11th, 2011
China concedes it underestimates air pollution levels.

The City Fix, November 10th, 2011
Embracing the Opportunity for Sustainable Urban Development in China.

Times of India, November 9th, 2011
10 yrs on, CNG advantage lost.

People's Daily Online, November 9th, 2011
Market blow away 'special air' rumors.

New York Times, November 9th, 2011
The Developing World, Leading on Climate Change?

People's Daily Online, November 9th, 2011
Expert: Heavy fog different from air pollution.

China Daily, November 9th, 2011
Beijing's air-quality center opens to public.

TG Daily, November 9th, 2011
Climate disasters costing billions in health costs.

NDTV, November 9th, 2011
Environment Ministry gives conditional clearance to Lavasa.

EBRD, November 8th, 2011
EBRD, World Bank join forces to cut emissions from gas flaring in Russia and Central Asia.

Hindustan Times, November 8th, 2011
Toxic Capital air killing like never before.

Shanghai Daily, November 8th, 2011
Air in many China cities remains highly polluted.

Global Times, November 8th, 2011
Beijing environmental agency shows the city recorded 239 days of good air.

Wall Street Journal, November 8th, 2011
The Hidden Toll of Traffic Jams.

NRDC, November 8th, 2011
Health Costs from Extreme Weather Events $14 Billion, We're Workin' On It.

China.Org, November 8th, 2011
Beijing environmental authority responds to public scrutiny.

Tehelka, November 8th, 2011
Blame pollution, truck overloading for haze in city.

China Dialogue, November 8th, 2011
US car fumes: a call to arms for China.

Live Mint, November 7th, 2011
Soot blamed for rising cyclone strength, drop in rainfall.

Washington Times, November 7th, 2011
China moves, haltingly, to clean up environmental mess.

Railway Gazette, November 7th, 2011
Ambitious plans in Kathmandu for Metrorail.

Inhabitat, November 7th, 2011
Uganda’s First Electric Car Built by Makerere Students.

Huffington Post, November 7th, 2011
Many Americans left behind in the quest for cleaner air.

China Daily, November 7th, 2011
Tighter air quality monitoring in Beijing.

International Business Times, November 7th, 2011
China Urged To Implement Stricter Air Monitoring Standards.

China Daily, November 6th, 2011
Electric taxis to triple in Beijing next year.

Times of India, November 5th, 2011
Haze in Delhi sets off air pollution alarm.

CNTN, November 5th, 2011
Public scrutiny pushes air quality monitoring.

C-Net, November 2nd, 2011
USDA awards $44.6 million for biofuel projects.

The Hindu, November 2nd, 2011
Bengal headed for a power crisis.

Speigel Online, October 26th, 2011
Chinese Scientists Warn of Significant Glacier Melt.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Air Pollution Alerts - November 6th, 2011






News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on October 30th, 2011)

The Hindu, November 6th, 2011
Gone in 50 seconds.

The Hindu, November 6th, 2011
Road ahead for urban renewal in India.

The Hindu, November 6th, 2011
Nuclear power is our gateway to a prosperous future, former President of India.

Bhutan Daily, November 6th, 2011
It’s no surprise – the air is polluted!

The Daily Star, November 5th, 2011
Can we save Dhaka city?

Times of India, November 5th, 2011
Haze in Delhi sets off air pollution alarm.

Times of India, November 5th, 2011
Vroom boom adds pollutants to Lucknow's air.

The Guardian, November 4th, 2011
China to phase out incandescent light bulbs.

The New York Times, November 4th, 2011
The Privileges of China’s Elite Include Purified Air.

The Guardian, November 4th, 2011
Incandescent lightbulb phase-outs around the world.

The Week, November 4th, 2011
Can white roofs really reduce global warming?

Hindustan Times, November 4th, 2011
With petrol price rise, majority prefer diesel cars.

AFP, November 3rd, 2011
Beijing accuses US embassy of pollution 'hype'.

The Guardian, November 3rd, 2011
How I cut my energy bills to £100 a year.

Science Daily, November 3rd, 2011
Hybrid Power Plants Can Help Industry Go Green: Affordable Solar Option for Power Plants.

CNN, November 2nd, 2011
U.S. readings challenge China's smog claims.

Mongolian Economy and Finance, November 2nd, 2011
Standing committee discusses air pollution.

Science Daily, November 2nd, 2011
Link Between Air Pollution and Cyclone Intensity in Arabian Sea: Disruption of Wind Shear Enables Stronger Storms.

The Guardian, November 2nd, 2011
Pollution makes powerful cyclones more likely, claim scientists.

India Today, November 2nd, 2011
Fumes, noxious gases choke Central Delhi.

AFP, November 2nd, 2011
Beijing vows better pollution data after smog anger.

Mongolia News, November 2nd, 2011
Do Not Pollute Air and Get Discount.

The Guardian, November 2nd, 2011
UN calls for universal access to renewable energy.

New York Times, November 2nd, 2011
Climate Change Imperils Global Prosperity, U.N. Warns.

Info Mongolia, November 2nd, 2011
The Incentive Policy for Reducing the Air Pollution in Mongolia.

China Daily, November 2nd, 2011
Weather debate shrouded in fog.

BU News, November 1st, 2011
Boston University Launches Urban Health Initiative.

The Guardian, November 1st, 2011
Wild weather worsening due to climate change, IPCC confirms.

Daily Times, September 30th, 2011
Study on growth of 2-wheelers presented in Karachi.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Air Pollution Alerts - October 30th, 2011






News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on October 23rd, 2011)

China Daily, October 31st, 2011
Air quality suffers due to smog.

Financial Express, October 31st, 2011
Air pollution needs attention.

Mongolia News, October 30th, 2011
New Buses to Serve Public Transport in Ulaanbaatar.

Times of India, October 30th, 2011
Indore to be host of All India Mayors' Conference once again.

Indian Express, October 30th, 2011
Brand Metro.

Xinhua Net, October 30th, 2010
Dense fog shrouds north, central China.

The Economist, October 29th, 2011
Clean energy in California - On its own sunny path.

Los Angeles Times, October 29th, 2011
U.S. Embassy air quality data undercut China's own assessments.

The Grist Magazine, October 28th, 2011
This Daily Show investigation of science will make you lol-sob.

The Press Enterprise, October 28th, 2011
INLAND: Smog slightly worse in 2011.

Times of India, October 28th, 2011
Cracker pollution goes down, with push from nature.

Indian Express, October 28th, 2011
Air pollution dips this Diwali, overall worsens.

Outlook India, October 28th, 2011
Pollution Down This Diwali in Delhi But Noise Level Up.

The Hindu, October 28th, 2011
Delhi Govt. pats itself for lower air pollution on a ‘windy' Diwali.

Climate Spectator, October 28th, 2011
Clearing the haze in China.

Aid Netherlands, October 28th, 2011
South Africa: Transport unites communities, reduces carbon.

The Grist List, October 28th, 2011
Developing countries take the climate change bullet for the rest of us.

Fast Company, October 27th, 2011
Painting Your Roof White Doesn't Work.

NPR, October 27th, 2011
The Global Coal Trade's Complex Calculation.

The CityFix, October 27th, 2011
Striking a Balance in Transport for All Road Users.

Science Daily, October 27th, 2011
Global Warming Target to Stay Below 2 Degrees Requires More Action This Decade.

The Daily Star, October 27th, 2011
ADB to give $4.5b to Bangladesh in 5 years.

The Guardian, October 27th, 2011
White roofs are not a global warming silver bullet.

Xinhua Net, October 27th, 2011
China closes 7,000 enterprises for pollution violations in five years.

NRDC Switchboard, October 27th, 2011
NRDC joins UNEP to celebrate global elimination of leaded gasoline--A huge step forward for children's health.

Science Daily, October 26th, 2011
New Tool Clears the Air On Cloud Simulations.

The Guardian, October 26th, 2011
Map reveals stark divide in who caused climate change and who's being hit.

The Daily Star, October 26th, 2011
Waste management.

Renewable Energy Magazine, October 25th, 2011
Wake-up call for fossil fuels as true costs calculated.

Reuters, October 25th, 2011
Smog dims shine of India’s Diwali festival of lights.

PR Newswire, October 25th, 2011
China, Japan and USA Largest Markets for Air Treatment Systems.

BBC, October 25th, 2011
China 'won't follow US' on carbon emissions.

Science Daily, October 25th, 2011
Glaciers in Southwest China Feel the Brunt of Climate Change.

Science Tech, October 25th, 2011
China’s glaciers in ‘meltdown’ mode.

Center for American Progress, October 24th, 2011
China Pours Money into Smart Grid Technology.

Huffington Post, October 24th, 2011
China Should Play by the Rules, and America Should Play to Win.

China Daily, October 24th, 2011
China to cap non-renewable energy consumption.

Bloomberg Business Week, October 24th, 2011
China Qinhuangdao Coal Price Rises to Highest in Three Years.

Contra Costa Times, October 24th, 2011
Railroads cite voluntary steps to reduce diesel emissions.

Climate-L News, October 24th, 2011
WRI, UNEP Release Paper on Climate Regime Design.

Environmental Technology, October 24th, 2011
Helsinki metro project aimed at boosting air quality.

The Pioneer, October 24th, 2011
CNG: Eco-friendly, but road traffic has worsened.

Xinhua Net, October 23rd, 2011
China's coal consumption rises 10.3 pct in first three quarters.

China Daily, October 22nd, 2011
Heavy fog dampens Beijing's blue sky ambition.

China Daily, October 22nd, 2011
Polluting plant hasn't resumed.

Wall Street Journal, October 22nd, 2011
How Do You Get to 7 Billion People?

The Guardian, October 21st, 2011
Groundbreaking data tracks carbon emissions back to their source.

Xinhua Net, October 21st, 2011
City planners use expo to promote environmental awareness.

Xinhua Net, October 21st, 2011
Beijing heating goes solar.

People's Daily, October 21st, 2011
China plant in pollution scandal defies government ban on production.

India Together, October 10th, 2011
Radiation looms over power plans.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Air Pollution Alerts - October 23rd, 2011






News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on October 9th, 2011)

Times of India, October 23rd, 2011
City gets more Games-type air monitoring centres.

The New York Times, October 23rd, 2011
Cost of Subsidizing Fossil Fuels Is High, but Cutting Them Is Tough.

Xinhua Net, October 22nd, 2011
Heavy fog closes expressways, dampens Beijing's blue sky ambition.

IEDR, October 21st, 2011
The Study of Black Carbon and Other Pollutants in the Atmosphere.

Climate Watch, October 21st, 2011
Clearing the Air on Climate and Smog.

Info Mongolia, October 21st, 2011
People of Buriyatia to reduce air pollution in Ulaanbaatar.

Los Angeles Times, October 21st, 2011
'Too dirty to fail'?

BBC, October 21st, 2011
Global warming 'confirmed' by independent study.

The Guardian, October 20th, 2011
Will the High Speed 2 rail line reduce emissions?

Red Orbit, October 20th, 2011
NASA Takes A Look Back At A Decade Of Fires.

Science Daily, October 20th, 2011
Visual Tour of Earth's Fires.

Science Daily, October 20th, 2011
Space Weather Prediction Model Improves Forecasting.

Science Daily, October 20th, 2011
Significant Ozone Hole Remains Over Antarctica.

Science Daily, October 20th, 2011
Urban 'Heat Island' Effect Is a Small Part of Global Warming; White Roofs Don't Reduce It.

Times of India, October 20th, 2011
Indian cities can't do without a Metro.

NRDC Switchboard, October 20th, 2011
An Inside Look at a Cleaner Textile Mill in China.

The TIME, October 19th, 2011
How Chinese Babies Pay the Price for Chinese Pollution.

The Hindu, October 19th, 2011
Slowdown fears in India unwarranted, says German Consul.

Financial Express, October 19th, 2011
'Sweden to help rehabilitate climate change victims in BD'.

Working Knowledge, October 19th, 2011
Designing Cities for a Sustainable Future.

China Dialogue, October 19th, 2011
Clearing the haze.

Science Daily, October 19th, 2011
Pollutants Linked to 450 Percent Increase in Risk of Birth Defects in Rural China.

Science Daily, October 19th, 2011
NASA, Japan Release Improved Topographic Map of Earth.

Science Daily, October 19th, 2011
Technologies for the City of Tomorrow.

NPR, October 18th, 2011
Curbing Cooking Smoke That Kills More People Than Malaria.

World Bank, October 18th, 2011
Mongolia - Ulaanbaatar Clean Air Project : safeguards report.

Environmental Health News, October 18th, 2011
"Ultrafine" mistaken in an otherwise illuminating air pollution article.

Huffington Post, October 18th, 2011
Heating and Air Pollution in Santiago, Chile.

All Africa, October 18th, 2011
The Cookstove Conundrum - Old Ways Vs. New Habits, Better Health.

The Grist Magazine, October 18th, 2011
How billions without electricity will benefit from clean energy.

Mother Nature Network, October 17th, 2011
Mongolia's capital tries to shed its smog.

Yale 360, October 17th, 2011
A Once-Polluted Chinese City Is Turning from Gray to Green.

The Guardian, October 17th, 2011
How a smoggy Chinese city turned green.

The Reuters, October 17th, 2011
Mongolia's capital tries to shed its smog.

The Tribune Times, October 17th, 2011
We can't switch off coal power.

Kuwait Times, October 17th, 2011
Kuwait among 10 most polluted nations: WHO.

Science Daily, October 17th, 2011
Links in the Chain: Global Carbon Emissions and Consumption Difficult to Attribute.

Slate Magazine, October 16th, 2011
From Dung Power to Solar Power.

Times of India, October 16th, 2011
When damp coal left us in darkness.

NRDC Switchboard, October 16th, 2011
Air Pollution Can Make You Fat.

Science Daily, October 16th, 2011
Google Earth Typhoid Maps Reveal Secrets of Disease Outbreaks.

Economic Times, October 15th, 2011
Coal crunch may trip power plants including those of NTPC.

The Hindu, October 15th, 2011
Clean up the air.

Engineering News, October 14th, 2011
Stricter enforcement of ambient air quality standards for brick manufacturing.

Huffington Post, October 14th, 2011
What I Learned About China and the Environment from Cathay Pacific.

Science Daily, October 14th, 2011
Emissions of Atmospheric Compounds: New Scenarios for the IPCC.

SciDev.Net, October 12th, 2011
Indo-French satellite to boost climate insight.

Resource Investing News, October 12th, 2011
China to Lead in Electric Vehicle Market.

Parisar Pune, September 12th, 2011
India Transport Budget Analysis 2011-12.

The Hindu, October 11th, 2011
Highways take a toll on pedestrians.

UC Riverside, October 11th, 2011
Fighting Pollution to Slow Climate Change.

The Guardian, October 10th, 2011
Climate change not factored into companies' value, warns UN chief.

Global Times, September 29th, 2011
Lanzhou has worst air in nation.

One News Page, September 28th, 2011
Railways To Take Big Steps for Fourth Generation Development.

The Hindu, September 13th, 2011
Model footpaths planned on five roads.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Air Pollution Alerts - October 9th, 2011






News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on October 2nd, 2011)

World Bank, October, 2011
Greenhouse Gas Emission Mitigation in Road Construction and Rehabilitation: A Toolkit for Developing Countries.

The Hindu Business Line, October 9th, 2011
Challenges of mobility.

The Hindu, October 9th, 2011
Delhi Zoo safe for inmates.

Hindustan Times, October 9th, 2011
New BMC norms for your footpaths.

The City Fix, October 7th, 2011
Making Room for Delhi’s Bicycle Culture.

Waste Management World, October 7th, 2011
Jindal Group's upcoming waste-to-energy plant has Delhi fuming.

The Guardian, October 7th, 2011
Europe's greenhouse gas emissions rise.

The Guardian, October 6th, 2011
Airlines can be charged for carbon pollution, court rules.

The Guardian, October 5th, 2011
Melting Arctic ice clears the way for supertanker voyages.

The Live Mint, October 4th, 2011
Soot-monsoon link to be studied.

Climate-L, October 3rd, 2011
The urban dimension of climate change.

The Guardian, October 3rd, 2011
China to tighten air pollution standards.

Times of India, October 3rd, 2011
Set emission cut target date for all nations.

All Africa, October 1st, 2011
Uganda: WHO Warns of Increased Air Pollution Deaths.

The Hindu, September 30th, 2011
Do aerosols have an impact on Indian monsoon?

Biofuels Digest, September 27th, 2011
The Third Way: Advanced biofuels as a system of systems.

Brookings, August 2011
Energy and Green Growth: Recasting the Options, Re-envisioning Sustainability.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Air Pollution Alerts - October 2nd, 2011






News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on September 25th, 2011)

Economic Times, October 1st, 2011
Proper development strategy needed for Indian cities and towns.

Forbes, October 1st, 2011
Pollution Costs More Than What is Produced to Make the Pollution.

BBC, September 30th, 2011
Paris launches electric car-sharing scheme.

Grist Magazine, September 30th, 2011
How Central Park cools the entire planet?

Grist Magazine, September 30th, 2011
Is this the perfect urban bike?

Grist Magazine, September 29th, 2011
Economists: Every $1 of electricity from coal does $2 in damage to U.S.

CNN, September 29th, 2011
Making fuel out of thin air.

Grist Magazine, September 29th, 2011
China may emit more carbon per person than U.S. by 2017.

Grist Magazine, September 29th, 2011
EPA’s greenhouse report comes in for criticism; motorcycles are gross.

Press Information Bureau, September 29th, 2011
First ICIMOD-India Day Celebration tomorrow.

Scientific American, September 29th, 2011
Aerosol Particles Dry Out South Asian Monsoons.

Latin American Press, September 29th, 2011
Air quality lagging.

Atlantic Journal, September 29th, 2011
Bad summer for smog.

Independent News, September 29th, 2011
Paper factory scrutinised over pollution.

Scientific American, September 28th, 2011
China's City of the Future Rises on a Wasteland.

Science Daily, September 28th, 2011
Energy Efficiency in Building and Cities.

The Guardian, September 28th, 2011
Al Gore: clear proof that climate change causes extreme weather.

The Guardian, September 28th, 2011
Why do we need low-carbon energy – and how much is currently produced?

Asia News, September 28th, 2011
Asian cities and capitals are the most polluted in the world.

New Kerala, September 28th, 2011
Spending under JNURM encouraging private transport.

The Voice of Russian, September 27th, 2011
Air quality and health.

All Africa, September 27th, 2011
Africa: Clinton Marks Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Anniversary.

The Hindu, September 27th, 2011
Indian cities experiencing ‘acute’ respiratory problems.

Environmental Technology, September 27th, 2011
When Combating Urban Air Pollution, Think Regionally.

The Globe and Mail, September 27th, 2011
Think China’s air is breathable? Think again.

Industrial Fuels and Power, September 27th, 2011
Vietnam’s power shift.

China TV, September 27th, 2011
Traffic restrictions for holiday.

Xinhua Net, September 26th, 2011
Two million die of air pollution each year: WHO.

NPR, September 26th, 2011
Avoiding Global Warming Stories.

World Streets, September 26th, 2011
Op-Ed, Cornie Huizenga: The transport sector as leader in the sustainability debate?

The Guardian, September 26th, 2011
Iran, India, Pakistan and Mongolia have most polluted cities in the world.

DNA India, September 26th, 2011
Indian cities victim of 'acute' respiratory problems.

The Atlantic, September 26th, 2011
Health and Climate Change: 7 Ways You Are Being Harmed.

Business Day, September 26th, 2011
Experts advocate improved city air quality.

Care2, September 26th, 2011
Few Americans Use Public Transport, Drive Alone Instead.

Xinhua Net, September 23rd, 2011
China to reevaluate, revise environmental quality standards in next five years.

The Guardian, September 22nd, 2011
Higher speed limit is the fast track to more fumes and funerals.

TIME, September 20th, 2011
Al Gore and the Alternate Realities of Climate Change.

Climate-L, September 7th, 2011
Asia Pacific Workshop Promotes Regional Distribution of CDM Projects.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Air Pollution Alerts - September 25th, 2011






News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on September 18th, 2011)

The Assam Tribune, August 25th, 2011
Urban transport authority in Guwahati city likely.

BD News, September 25th, 2011
Govt imposing new tech on brick kilns.

Science Magazine, September 25th, 2011
Tick Tock, Modeling Emissions From Trees Around the Clock.

China Daily, September 23rd, 2011
Environmental quality standards under change.

Treehugger, September 23rd, 2011
Trading Charcoal for Sustainably Farmed Biofuel in Africa (Video).

Forbes, September 23rd, 2011
America's Most Stressful Cities.

Huffington Post, September 23rd, 2011
Michele Bachman Needs to Go to China Before She Tries to Shut Down the EPA.

Indian Express, September 22nd, 2011
MoUD pitches for vehicle cess to fund urban public transport.

All Africa, September 22nd, 2011
Africa: Fact Sheet On U.S. Action in Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves.

Reuters, September 22nd, 2011
China to tighten emissions from thermal power plants.

Asia One, September 21st, 2011
Asean urges Indonesia to sign pollution pact.

NRDC Switchboard, September 21st, 2011
New source of information for Americans facing oil and gas drilling in their communities.

AFP, September 21st, 2011
Protests mark rising environment awareness in China.

The Economist, September 20th, 2011
Global health - Developing diseases.

Standford Daily, September 20th, 2011
Study shows black carbon is major warming culprit.

BD News, September 20th, 2011
US invites Bangladesh to clean cooking.

The National, September 20th, 2011
Environmental protests halt production at polluting Chinese solar panel plant.

Deccan Herald, September 19th, 2011
Tax likely for parking cars along roads.

Science Magazine, September 19th, 2011
Return of a Killer Volcano.

Radio Free Asia, September 19th, 2011
China Study Eyes Carbon Tax.

Economic Times, September 18th, 2011
Ships of hope on the mighty Brahmaputra.

The Energy Collective, September 18th, 2011
A Marshall Plan to Build a Smart Grid -- in China.

All Africa, September 18th, 2011
Kenya: How Grandiose Lamu Port Project Is Alienating Coastal Communities From Country.

All Africa, September 18th, 2011
Nigeria: Climate Change and Agriculture in Country.

Times of India, September 18th, 2011
Experts mull on high speed rail transport.

The Economist, September 17th, 2011
Green growth - Some emerging-world companies are combining growth with greenery.

People's Daily, September 16th, 2011
First liquefied natural gas station opens in Tibet.

People's Daily, September 15th, 2011
China prepares for 5th Car-Free Day.

VECC-MEP, September 15th, 2011
China Commits to Landmark Agreement With Dual Ozone and Climate Benefits.

CRI English, September 13th, 2011
Blue Sky Project Proposes Low Carbon Plan.

Cities Alliance, September 13th, 2011
Developing an Energy-Efficient Urban Transport Plan for Zarqa, Jordan.

Economic Times, August 29th, 2011
Air far from clean, city noisy too - Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.

Economic Times, August 1st, 2011
Ambient air quality in mining areas in Goa, India.