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.