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.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Air Pollution News & Alerts - July 15th, 2012



Clean Air Task Force, July, 2012
Best Practices for Reduction of Methane and Black Carbon from Arctic Oil and Gas Production.

Science Daily, July 15th, 2012
Gas from Pollutants, Forest Fires at Potentially Toxic Levels.

The New York Times, July 15th, 2012
A Mayan Water System With Lessons for Today.

Scientific American, July 15th, 2012
Could Geo-engineering Stop Heat Waves?

Science Daily, July 15th, 2012
Coastal Populations Are Healthier Than Those Inland.

Demotix, July 15th, 2012
Air Pollution in Dhaka.

NPR, July 15th, 2012
From Coal To Gas: The Potential Risks And Rewards.

NPR, July 14th, 2012
Miners Weather The Slow Burn Of Coal's Demise.

New Straits Times, July 14th, 2012
Lessons from China on reducing air pollution.

The New York Times, July 13th, 2012
On Our Radar: Air Alerts, From China to U.S.

Times of India, July 13th, 2012
Particulate matter kills 3.1 million people worldwide annually.

Deccan Herald, July 13th, 2012
For a breath of fresh air in Delhi.

CNN, July 13th, 2012
Electric car concept drives progress with extended 500-mile range.

The New York Times, July 13th, 2012
Turning a Coal Mine’s Gas Problem Into a Ski Resort’s CO2 and Energy Solution.

Science Daily, July 13th, 2012
Caution Needed With New Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards: New Model Provides Lifecycle Analysis of 'Well-To-Wheel' Oil Sands Emissions.

NPR, July 12th, 2012
The Natural Gas Boom: Doing More Harm Than Good?

NPR, July 12th, 2012
Waste Not, Want Not: Town To Tap Sewers For Energy.

NPR, July 12th, 2012
Finding Common Ground In Environmental Debates.

The Guardian, July 11th, 2012
New cars in Europe may have to cut carbon emissions by one-third.

The Guardian, July11th, 2012
EU to announce cleaner car plans.

Scientific American, July 11th, 2012
'Improved' Cookstoves May Do Little to Reduce Harmful Indoor Emissions.

Science Daily, July 10th, 2012
Waste to Watts: Improving Microbial Fuel Cells.

Science Daily, July 10th, 2012
No Matter the Drilling Method, Natural Gas Is a Much-Needed Tool to Battle Global Warming.

The Guardian, July 10th, 2012
Climate change is not science fiction.

Global Times, July 10th, 2012
Guangzhou residents to pay extra if their garbage exceeds a kilo a day.

China Daily, July 10th, 2012
5 million greener vehicles on the streets by 2020 in China.

Shanghai Daily, July 10th, 2012
Clean air benchmark has worst air quality.

Iowa Now, July 10th, 2012
New eyes in the sky - UI researchers develop technique to help pollution forecasters see past clouds.

The Hindu, July 9th, 2012
Cycling cities.

China Dialogue, July 9th, 2012
Beijing seeks to kill coal with gas.

China Daily, July 9th, 2012
Smoking increases pollution.

Global Times, July 8th, 2012
Residents face higher winter fuel bills in drive to clean up capital’s air.

Mail India, July 7th, 2012
Choked: Delhi's pollution level is fives times worse than just eight years ago as experts warn air quality is as noxious as Jharia coal town.

Deccan Herald, July 7th, 2012
Dying for a breath of fresh air.

Power Engineering, July 6th, 2012
EPA proposes air quality plan for Arizona coal-fired power plants.

Mother Jones, July 5th, 2012
"Jet Li" Loves Coal Ash: A Case of Astroturfing?

Business Review, July 5th, 2012
Public Invited to Weigh In on Proposed Transportation Improvements.

The Atlantic, July 5th, 2012
A Stunning Visualization of China's Air Pollution.

Egypt Independent, July 5th, 2012
It's up to the people to fight for the environment.

The New York Times, July 4th, 2012
Can China Follow U.S. Shift from Coal to Gas?

Grist Magazine, July 3rd, 2012
Coal and China: Bad, but maybe not as bad as you think.

Xinhua Net, July 2nd, 2012
China implements energy-saving electricity pricing system.

Chicago Tribune, July 1st, 2012
China caps car sales in Guangzhou to ease jams.

Reuters, June 29th, 2012
Memo to Hong Kong's new leader: must clear the air.

Council for Foreign Relations, June 29th, 2012
China Tries to Breathe Free.

Council for Foreign Relations, June 29th, 2012
China Tries to Breathe Free.

China.Org, June 28th, 2012
Release of all PM2.5 readings starts in Shanghai.

China Post, June 27th, 2012
Air quality leaves China gov't wheezing.

IBN Live, June 27th, 2012
Garbage generated around the world.

Gant Daily, June 26th, 2012
Household air pollution in Laos fuels pneumonia.

Assam Times, June 26th, 2012
Guwahati one of the most polluted city in the world.

All Africa, June 24th, 2012
Ethiopia: Addis to Monitor Air Pollution.

Outlook India, June 21st, 2012
Sing No More The Mumbai Malhar.

China.Org, June 20th, 2012
Public bike rental wheels into Beijing.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Air Pollution News & Alerts - June 24th, 2012



India Together, June, 2012
Environmental Records in India.

The Telegraph, June 21st, 2012
Rio+20: Nick Clegg blames China for 'disappointing text'.

Environment News Service, June 21st, 2012
Rio+20: Billions Committed for Sustainable Energy, Transport.

EDF, June 21st, 2012
Proposed Soot Standards Long Overdue.

Phys.Org, June 21st, 2012
UN aims at universal access to clean energy by 2030.

People's World, June 21st, 2012
Senate blocks GOP attack on clean air regulations.

The Hindu Business Line, June 21st, 2012
Climate change, courtesy coal.

New York Times, May 20th, 2012
Cooking Up a Cleaner, Safer Open-Fire Stove.

PTleader, June 20th, 2012
Up in smoke: Woodstoves are air pollution offenders.

New York Times, June 20th, 2012
Businesses Take Action to Clean Up London’s Air.

China Dialogue, June 20th, 2012
20 years of China’s public voice.

NPR, June 19th, 2012
Rio Environment Meeting Focuses On 'Energy For All.


NRDC Switchboard, June 19th, 2012
The Price of Pollution Politics.

Mongolia News, June 18th, 2012
MPs initiates a Special Tax law on coal export.

Mongolia News, June 18th, 2012
Mongolian Engineers Invent Duobuses of New Model.

DoE Pulse, June 18th, 2012
Berkeley Lab scientists tackle air pollution in Mongolia.


Talk Vietnam, June 16th, 2012
Pollution in Hanoi.
Pollution in Hanoi.

Times of India, June 16th, 2012
Garbage Fire Turns Perungudi into a gas chamber.

Bangkok Post, June 16th, 2012
Regulate this silent killer in Bangkok.

Norden, June 16th, 2012
Nordic Workshop on action related to Short Lived Climate Forcers.

Norden, June 16th, 2012
Svalbard Declaration on Shortlived Climate Forcers.

Info Mongolia, June 15th, 2012
Reducing Air Pollution in Ulaanbaatar.

Huffington Post, June 15th, 2012
New Soot Pollution Standard Benefits Americans, Saves Lives.

China Daily, June 15th, 2012
Mongolia seeks int'l cooperation to improve air quality in capital city.

Kafila, June 14th, 2012
The (Auto)Rakshasa and the Citizen.

People's Daily Online, June 14th, 2012
FM: China endeavoring to improve air quality.

Times of India, June 14th, 2012
Clean air programme for Delhi ready for roll out.

UB Post, June 14th, 2012
Drivers who do not pay taxes will be fined.

China Daily, June 13th, 2012
Clearing the air on measuring pollution.

The Atlantic, June 13th, 2012
China Has No Good Answer to the U.S. Embassy Pollution-Monitoring.

US Department of State, June 13th, 2012
U.S.-India Bilateral Cooperation on Energy and Climate Change.

New York Times, June 12th, 2012
W.H.O. Declares Diesel Fumes Cause Lung Cancer.

China Daily, June 12th, 2012
Coal will still fuel economic miracles.

Washington Post, June 12th, 2012
Most Chinese adults prioritize environment over economy.

Next Big Future, June 12th, 2012
Air Pollution by Location and Incremental Effect from Coal Plants.

Today Online, June 9th, 2012
Fuel surprises.

Ceylon Daily News, June 9th, 2012
Needed: development of a people-friendly transport strategy.

Financial Express, June 9th, 2012
Bogota model: Developing Dhaka as a pedestrian-friendly city.

People's Daily Online, June 8th, 2012
China needs time, room to improve air quality.

Business Standard, June 8th, 2012
Delhi only Indian city to get average green label.

Mid Day, June 8th, 2012
Non-motorised transport cell does little to promote cycling.

The Hindu, June 7th, 2012
Air quality in Delhi is fast worsening.

Santiago Times, June 7th, 2012
Government report shows severe dangers of Chile’s air pollution.

Christian Science Monitor, June 6th, 2012
Heat-absorbing ceramic stoves cut fuel use.

Prevention Web, June 6th, 2012
On the eve of Rio+20 world remains on unsustainable track despite hundreds of internationally agreed goals and objectives.

Wall Street Journal, June 6th, 2012
Urban Journal: Why Everyone Should Want Delhi’s BRT.

Times of India, June 6th, 2012
Trends of ambient air quality in city.

Wall Street Journal, June 6th, 2012
Garbage Problems Piling Up, World Bank Warns.

TIME, June 6th, 2012
Conflict in the Air: U.S. Vows to Keep Reporting on Pollution in China.

Shanghai Daily, July 5th, 2012
Air quality improving after city action plans.

Reuters, June 5th, 2012
China says only it has right to monitor air pollution.

The Hindu, June 5th, 2012
Rising car ridership worsening pollution, congestion in Delhi.

Wall Street Journal, June 5th, 2012
China to U.S.: Stop Monitoring Our Air.

Bloomberg, June 5th, 2012
EPA Allows Some States to Use Emissions Trading in Cross-State Rule to Reduce Haze.

China.Org, June 5th, 2012
Beijing bordering province to clear air.

Pakistan Today, June 4th, 2012
Poor planning in bus transit system causing hardships to people.

Environmental Health News, June 4th, 2012
Pollution, Poverty, People of Color: The factory on the hill.

EurActiv, May 31st, 2012
Euro 5 emissions standards for cars.

Wall Street Journal, May 31st, 2012
Air Pollution Fuels Hospital Visits in Hong Kong.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Air Pollution News & Alerts - June 3rd, 2012



Kuwait Times, June 3rd, 2012
EPA playing major role in safeguarding environment – 17 years of successful activities.

Xinhua Net, June 3rd, 2012
Bangladeshis boil over power cuts amid hot summer.

The Guardian, June 3rd, 2012
Government giving firms mixed signals on carbon emissions.

Scientific American, June 3rd, 2012
How Climate Change May Impact Electricity Supplies.

NRDC Switchboard, June 1st, 2012
Generating Support for Cleaner Air through Bike Advocacy.

Scientific American, May 31st, 2012
Ethanol Scheme Bids to Clean Up Cooking.

Times of India, May 31st, 2012
Surat to be India's first 'Eco City'.

Wall Street Journal, May 31st, 2012
Air Pollution Fuels Hospital Visits in Hong Kong.

US Global Health Policy, May 31st, 2012
Better Urban Planning Needed To Reduce Negative Health Impacts Of Urbanization.

TIME, May 31st, 2012
Drawing Battle Lines Over American Coal Exports to Asia.

LBNL, May 31st, 2012
Hazy Days: Berkeley Lab Tackles Pollution in Mongolia.

The Atlantic Cities, May 30th, 2012
The Urban Health Desert.

Forbes, May 30th, 2012
G8 Takes On Short-Lived Climate Pollutants.

China Daily, May 30th, 2012
Taiyuan to shut down 100 polluters.

The Standard, May 30th, 2012
Experts reveal bigger pollution problem.

Xinhua Net, May 30th, 2012
China scientists find ways to clean polluted soil.

China Daily, May 30th, 2012
China urbanization rate exceeds 50%.

Fuzhou News, May 30th, 2012
Fuzhou diversifies urban traffic service.

The Guardian, May 30th, 2012
EU greenhouse gas emissions rise despite climate change policies.

The Guardian, May 30th, 2012
Top US companies shelling out to block action on climate change.

The New York Times, May 30th, 2012
U.S. Imposes Duties on Chinese Wind Tower Makers.

CNN Money, May 29th, 2012
China paying billions for oil deals in the Americas.

The Diplomat, May 29th, 2012
China’s Multifaceted Coal Problem.

China Dialogue, May 28th, 2012
Waste Pollution in Paradise in Indian North.

MSNBC, May 25th, 2012
Is China poor? Key question at latest climate talks.

Indian Express, May 25th, 2012
At university chowk, 2-wheelers hit 10,000 per peak hour in Pune.

Shanghaiist, May 25th, 2012
Good, bad and the ugly: Chinese cities ranked by air quality.

Scientific American, May 25th, 2012
Climate Armageddon: How the World's Weather Could Quickly Run Amok.

Environmental Research Web, March 24th, 2012
Short-lived pollutants cause tropical expansion.

CIRES, May 24th, 2012
Ulaanbaatar air pollution under the microscope.

Economic Times, May 24th, 2012
Cities may face collapse due to lack of funds, focus.

NRDC Switchboard, May 24th, 2012
Refinery Air Pollution: Protections for Some Communities, Delay for Many.

Reuters, May 24th, 2012
Global CO2 emissions hit record in 2011 led by China: IEA.

China Dialogue, May 23rd, 2012
Power beats tourism in Nepal.

UNEP, May 22nd, 2012
All G8 Countries Back Action on Black Carbon, Methane and Other Short Lived Climate Pollutants.

Global Times, May 21st, 2012
High PM2.5 linked to deaths.

Wall Street Journal, May 21st, 2012
Why Asia is a Hub for Bikes.

Times of India, May 20th, 2012
Vapi most polluted industrial cluster in India again.

China Daily, May 18th, 2012
New standards for fuel to reduce pollution in city.

China Daily, May 17th, 2012
Trash hill casts shadow on village.

Deccan Chronicle, May 17th, 2012
Carcinogens new parameters for air quality standards.

Today's Zaman, May 17th, 2012
World Bank says air pollution a problem in ─░stanbul, Ankara.

China Daily, May 16th, 2012
Air assessments differ due to separate criteria.

The Atlantic, May 16th, 2012
Your Heart on Air Pollution: An Olympic Case Study.

ESI-Africa, May 16th, 2012
Forget global warming and move up to real climate change.

Nature, May 16th, 2012
Brahmaputra valley pushing 'glacier-melting pollutants' into Himalayas.

BBC, May 15th, 2012
Pollution cuts improve heart health - Beijing study.
 
US News, May 15th, 2012
Beijing's Olympic Smog Shows Pollution's Effect on Health.

UPI Asia, May 15th, 2012
Most satisfied with air, water quality.

All Africa, May 14th, 2012
Uganda: Deal With Kampala Traffic Jams.

English Eastday News, May 12th, 2012
US consulate to release PM2.5 air-quality readings in Shanghai.

The Jakarta Post, May 12th, 2012
Editorial: Car-free days the best policy?

Times of India, May 11th, 2012
Cities must be designed for people, not vehicles: Centre for Science and Environment.

Yonhap News Agency, May 11th, 2012
Seoul's fine dust level hits record low.

Business Standard, May 11th, 2012
Delhi only Indian city to get average green label.

Daily Times, May 10th, 2012
Detrimental air pollution: another trauma.

Fuel Fix, May 10th, 2012
Carbon capture not growing fast enough to reduce CO2 pollution.

Demotix, May 10th, 2012
Air pollution now costs Tk 124 billion a year in Dhaka city.

Times of India, May 9th, 2012
Citizens' groups uphold merits of underground metro project.

The Nature, May 9th, 2012
Climate forecasting: A break in the clouds.

China Daily, May 9th, 2012
Beijing to eliminate heavy polluters.

India PR Wire, May 8th, 2012
Enterprises & Institutions increase value of their rooftops with "Solid sun-shade Solutions".

Ghana Business News, May 8th, 2012
Ghana likely to be priority country for UN-led Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves.

Bloomberg, May 8th, 2012
Fine Particles, Black Carbon May Be Added To Controlled Pollutants Under Air Convention.

Washington Post, May 8th, 2012
What cookstoves tell us about the limits of technology.

The Wall Street Journal, May 8th, 2012
Businesses’ Biggest Hong Kong Complaints: Pollution, Schools.

Peking University, May 8th, 2012
PM2.5 exposure associated with increases in total and cardiopulmonary mortality in North China.

Business Council of Mongolia, May 7th, 2012
Curbing Air Pollution in Ulaanbaatar.

Look at Vietnam, April 30th, 2012
Transport Ministry bans use of ‘unsafe” modified trucks.

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Air Pollution News & Alerts - May 6th, 2012



Environmental Research Web, May, 2012
Urban Transport in the Developing World.

Pan American News, May 6th, 2012
Iran, China to make electric cars.

PRN News, May 5th, 2012
Beijing Air Quality Data Now Much More Visible To Travelers.

Hindustan Times, May 4th, 2012
No study to check air above Yamuna.

China Daily, May 4th, 2012
Locking cities into low-carbon growth.

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

Prensa Latina, May 4th, 2012
Chilean Capital on Environmental Alert.

CNN, May 4th, 2012
Smog-eating tiles gobble up air pollution.

RTT News, May 4th, 2012
China Called To Urgently Reduce Urban Emissions.

Global Post, May 3rd, 2012
GreenTalk: Indians fight for the right to walk, or bicycle.

Global Post, May 3rd, 2012
GreenTalk: Indians fight for the right to walk, or bicycle.

The Financial, May 3rd, 2012
A Low-carbon Path will Make Chinese Cities More Sustainable and Livable.

The Guardian, May 3rd, 2012
How bad is London's air quality? Find out using this interactive tool.

Voices of America, May 2nd, 2012
Aid Groups Meeting in Kenya Promote 'Clean Cookstoves'.

The News Gateway of Vietnam, May 2nd, 2012
Vietnam air pollution among the worst in the world.

Center for American Progress, May 2nd, 2012
Working Together for Global Clean Energy.

The Financial, May 2nd, 2012
China: 460,000 Xiangyang Residents to Enjoy Better Public Transport.

The Hindu, May 2nd, 2012
IFC to help Gujarat replicate rooftop solar project in 5 more cities.

Air Quality News, May 2nd, 2012
Defra study suggests progress on air quality is stalling.

NRDC Switchboard, May 1st, 2012
NRDC in the News 5/1: Disclosing fracking chemicals, killer air pollution, NRDC's vision for cleaner energy future, and more...

The Washington Times, May 1st, 2012
Air-pollution studies important for health.

Asia Sentinal, May 1st, 2012
Treating Asthma.

State Journal, May 1st, 2012
Researchers: Gas industry secrecy obstructs public health.

NRDC Switchboard, April 30th, 2012
NRDC sues EPA over inadequate plan to clean up LA's smog.

NRDC Switchboard, April 30th, 2012
Two new reports again highlight economic, pollution-saving benefits of RGGI.

UNEP, April 30th, 2012
The end to cheap oil: a threat to food security and an incentive to reduce fossil fuels in agriculture.

Wall Street Journal, April 30th, 2012
No Easy Scapegoat for Hong Kong Pollution.

UB Post, April 28th, 2012
New Bus Lanes Could be Fastracked with USD 279.9 million loan.

Business Daily, April 28th, 2012
Stoves project to provide clean cooking technology in Kenya.

Info Mongolia, April 28th, 2012
Proposal to Reduce Air Pollution in Mongolia was Introduced in Washington DC.

The National, April 28th, 2012
Chaotic Beijing motor show has ever-increasing global influence.

Phys.Org, April 27th, 2012
Polluting China for the sake of economic growth.

The Guardian, April 27th, 2012
China's great leap forward – into the supermarket.

The Financial, April 27th, 2012
China: 460,000 Xiangyang residents to enjoy better public transport.

The Hindu, April 27th, 2012
Make Delhi car owners pay three times more for parking.

Market Watch, April 26th, 2012
Citi to Purchase 1.17 Million Tonnes of Carbon Credits in Innovative Microfinance Deal with MicroEnergy Credits and Mongolia's XacBank.

Reuters, April 25th, 2012
China State Grid aims to sell $7.9 bln coal, power unit -sources.

The World Bank, April 25th, 2012
Curbing Air Pollution in Mongolia’s Capital.

4-Traders, April 25th, 2012
New Paths in Urban Transport.

EU Climate Action, April 25th, 2012
European Commission joins Climate and Clean Air Coalition.

Scripps Institute, April 25th, 2012
UCSD Researchers: Where International Climate Policy Has Failed, Grassroots Efforts Can Succeed.

Los Angeles Times, April 25th, 2012
SUVs are big in China.

Christian Science Monitor, April 25th, 2012
US air pollution hits 10-year low.

BBC, April 25th, 2012
London election: Mayors' air pollution records compared.

NRDC Switchboard, April 24th, 2012
Time to Help Power the World with renewable energy at the 2012 Earth Summit.

Shanghai Daily, April 24th, 2012
City to test homes for indoor PM2.5 air pollution.

The Hindu, April 24th, 2012
Govt. to free diesel prices; no such proposal for LPG.

EDF, April 24th, 2012
If It Is So Clean, Why Is White Stallion Trying To Rollback Clean Air Rules?

Business Green, April 24th, 2012
Is Boris’ campaign going up in smog?

Science Daily, April 24th, 2012
Do Urban 'Heat Islands' Hint at Trees of Future?

Focus Taiwan, April 23rd,2012
Develop smaller towns, not cities, to protect environment.NRDC Switchboard, April 23rd, 2012
Dirty Secrets Behind the Campaign to Poison Your Air.

The New York Times, April 23rd, 2012
The Cookstove Conundrum.

Xinhua Net, April 23rd, 2012
Power-strapped China to see blackouts this summer.

People's China Daily, April 23rd, 2012
Beijing pollution plan 'falls far short'.

Mother Jones, April 23rd, 2012
Why Motorbikes Can Be Worse for the Planet Than Cars.

Oil Price, April 23rd, 2012
Rickshaws Run on Compressed Natural Gas Could Help Delhi's Pollution Problem.

IBN Live, April 22nd, 2012Coming up, Innovation Centre for Climate Change.

The Hindu, April 21st, 2012
Court orders clearing of lanes for cycle-rickshaws in Delhi.

Science Daily, 20th, 2012
NASA Image Gallery Highlights Earth's Changing Face.

New York Times, April 18th, 2012
U.S. Caps Emissions in Drilling for Fuel.

The Hindu, April 16th, 2012
Plans to make Hyderabad pedestrian-friendly.

Times of India, April 15th, 2012
Kanpur city witnessing rise in respiratory ailment cases.

Times of India, April 14th, 2012
17,787 rickshaws have switched over to Compressed Natural Gas in Pune.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Air Pollution News & Alerts - April 22nd, 2012



China Energy Group, LBNL, April, 2012
Potential energy savings and CO2 emissions reduction of China's cement industry.

Deccan Chronicle, April 22nd, 2012
Urban housing still a myth.

New York Times, April 20th, 2012
Attention Expats: Singapore is Better Than Hong Kong.

The Guardian, April 20th, 2012
Air pollution prematurely killing 13,000 people a year in Britain.

Mail Online, April 20th, 2012
Pollution from traffic, planes and power stations 'killing 13,000 Britons a year'.

People's Daily Online, April 20th, 2012
China vows more transparency in pollution control.

China Daily, April 20th, 2012
Beijing air quality ranks 3rd from bottom.

Manila Standard Today, April 20th, 2012
A penchant for superlatives.

Energetica, April 20th, 2012
We can eradicate energy poverty in India by 2020.

US Embassy, Mongolia, April 19th, 2012
Mongolians Can Breathe Easier This Earth Day.

Bernama, April 19th, 2012
News Analysis: Philippines's Ejeepneys Steer Country Towards A Greener Public Transport System.

All Africa, April 19th, 2012
Africa: Muthiah - Time Is Right, Time Is Now for Clean Cookstoves.

NRDC Switchboard, April 19th, 2012
Financial Analysts, Private Economists, and Government Forecasters All Agree: Market Realities, not EPA, Driving New Power Plants Away from Coal.

Climate Watch, April 19th, 2012
Thinking Long-Term About Power Plants.

Huffington Post, April 19th, 2012
Urban Air Pollutant Linked to Obesity.

Bloomberg, April 19th, 2012
China to Give Stimulus for Development of Electric Vehicles.

The Guardian, April 19th, 2012
Air pollution is killing Londoners and Boris is ignoring it.

Huffington Post, April 18th, 2012
In China, a Growing Call to Environmental Action.

Fierce Energy, April 18th, 2012
Next-Generation Vehicles: Addressing air quality, fuel and efficiency.

Phys.Org, April 18th, 2012
Analysis raises atmospheric, ecologic and economic doubts about forest bioenergy.

Huffington Post, April 18th, 2012
In China, a Growing Call to Environmental Action.

Wall Street Journal, April 18th, 2012
Singapore, Asia’s Most Livable City.

East Day News, April 18th, 2012
Solutions sought on soot as city suffers 140 hazy days per year.

CSR Asia, April 18th, 2012
Getting Our Priorities Right – Cleaner Air in Hong Kong.

People's Daily Online, April 18th, 2012

Air quality in Guangzhou deteriorates.

Peace Earth News, April 18th, 2012
Coal Ash: China's Forgotten Pollutant.

Mother Nature Network, April 18th, 2012
Air pollution may contribute to childhood obesity.

China Daily, April 17th, 2012
Air quality in Guangzhou deteriorates.

Bloomberg, April 17th, 2012
Drillers Say Costs Manageable From Pending Gas Emissions Rule.

All Africa, April 17th, 2012
Africa: Five Renewable Sources of Energy for Farmers in Developing Countries.

BBC, April 17th, 2012
Traffic pollution kills 5,000 a year in UK.

Science Daily, April 16th, 2012
Diesel Technologies Drastically Cut Emissions Under Real-World Conditions.

Science Codex, April 16th, 2012
Diesel technologies drastically cut emissions under real-world conditions.

New Scientist, April 16th, 2012
No need to wait for the clean air dividend.

Indian Express, April 16th, 2012
Carbon trading: MoEF launches pilot scheme in 3 states.

The New York Times, April 14th, 2012
Nigeria Tested by Rapid Rise in Population.

Science Daily, April 13th, 2012
How to Curb Discharge of the Most Potent Greenhouse Gas: 50-Percent Reduction in Meat Consumption and Emissions.

Huffington Post, April 13th, 2012
Clean Energy Investments Continue to Soar: Time to "Triple Down" on Renewable Electricity.

The Guardian, April 13th, 2012
Eat less meat to prevent climate disaster.

National Geographic, April 12th, 2012
Delhi Offers Cleaner Auto Rickshaws, but Residents Choose Cars.

Ecologist, April 12th, 2012
How green is your fuel?

Plos Blogs, April 12th, 2012
Increased Information Transparency is Needed to Fight Air Pollution in China.

Philippine Star, April 12th, 2012
Metro Manila's deadly air.

NRDC Switchboard, April 11th, 2012
How Clean Are Your Clothes? Pollution from China's Textile Industry.

China Daily, April 11th, 2012
Expats rank Chinese cities.

The Guardian, April 11th, 2012
Citizen journalism triumphs at China environmental press awards.

Nature, April 11th, 2012
Policy: Cleaning China's air.

People's Daily Online, April 10th, 2012
Guangzhou to increase PM2.5 monitoring sites.

Yale Environment 360, April 10th, 2012
China’s Ma Jun on the Fight To Clean up Beijing’s Dirty Air.

The Guardian, April 10th, 2012
How the internet is powering the fight against Beijing's dirty air.

China Daily, April 10th, 2012
To dump or not to dump? That is the question.

Caixin Online, April 9th, 2012
Sweeping Pollution Under the Rug.

China Daily, April 9th, 2012
Supporting sustainable urbanization.

Watt's Up With That, April 9th, 2012
Too many cooks spoil the carbon footprint.

The Wall Street Journal, April 9th, 2012
Study Questions Natural Gas's Environmental Benefits.

Sudan Vision, April 9th, 2012
Population Growth in the Arab Region (1-3).

Wonk Blog, April 9th, 2012
What happens to America’s coal if we don’t burn it?

Scientific American, April 6th, 2012
Grid Unlocked: How Street Networks Evolve as Cities Grow.

SEI News, March 27th, 2012
Concerted efforts needed to secure key resources for low-carbon future.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Air Pollution News & Alerts - April 8th, 2012



NDTV Profit, April 8th, 2012
Five ways to escape fuel price hike.

China Daily, April 8th, 2012
Supporting sustainable urbanization.

Vietnam News, April 8th, 2012
Air pollution threatens national health in Vietnam.

The LiveMint, April 6th, 2012
Extension of emission norms hits hurdle.

Scientific American, April 6th, 2012
Different Strokes: New Lower-Pollution Auto Rickshaw Engines Could Save Lives, Curb Climate Change.

International Business Line, April 6th, 2012
Air Pollution in China: Government Air Quality Figures Questioned.

China Daily, April 5th, 2012
Clearing the air using Air Filters.

Bretton Woods, April 5th, 2012
World Bank backs dirty energy despite objections.

MSN Autos, April 4th, 2012
Gasoline-Free Breathing, 1 Car at a Time.

The Hindu, April 3rd, 2012
BRTS trial run in a week in Vijayawada.

Huffington Post, April 3rd, 2012
EPA Proposes Historic Industrial Carbon Pollution Standards.

Jakarta Post, April 3rd, 2012
The oil party is not over yet, next is energy security.

Euractiv, April 2nd, 2012
Biomass 'insanity' may threaten EU carbon targets.

China Daily, April 2nd, 2012
Green rooftops help clean up Beijing's air.

UB Post, April 2nd, 2012As the smoke settles, dust rises.

China Daily, April 2nd, 2012
Green rooftops help clean up Beijing's air.

The Economic Times, April 2nd, 2012
Delhi air quality was worst in March.

Science Daily, April 2nd, 2012
Fertilizer Use Responsible for Increase in Nitrous Oxide in Atmosphere.

The Guardian, April 2nd, 2012
Interactive: how would a rise in sea-level affect US cities?

The Guardian, April 2nd, 2012
Do temperature records reliably show the planet is warming?

The Guardian, April 2nd, 2012
The domestic energy use map of Britain.

The City Fix, April 2nd, 2012
BRT by the Numbers: New Database Launched.

China Dialogue, April 2nd, 2012
Chinese power, Burmese politics.

Scientific American, April 2nd, 2012
A Tour of the New Geopolitics of Global Warming.

City Journal, March 31st, 2012
Selective subsidies needed.

Focus Taiwan, March 31st, 2012
Dust storms may affect air quality over weekend.

Financial Express, March 31st, 2012
Brick kilns: Pollution, advance technologies and carbon credits.

The Guardian, March 30th, 2012
Which mayoral candidate will tackle London's air pollution?

Scientific American, March 29th, 2012
Compressed-Air Car Winds Way to Market.

The Wall Street Journal, March 29th, 2012
Is China Headed for Oil Addiction?

ASEAN China, March 29th, 2012
Philippine gov't strengthens air quality monitoring.

Environmental Research Web, March 29th, 2012
Time to act: the opportunity to simultaneously mitigate air pollution and climate change.

Science Daily, March 29th, 2012
Electricity and Carbon Dioxide Used to Generate Alternative Fuel.

China Daily, March 28th, 2012
Beijing tackles dust at construction sites.

EU Net, March 28th, 2012
Cobenefits of climate and air pollution regulations.

Bloomberg, March 28th, 2012
China Beats U.S. With Power From Coal Processing Trapping Carbon.

Indian Express, March 28th, 2012
Get on the Bangalore bus.

Pune Mirror, March 28th, 2012
BRTS Corridor Dividers Demolished in Pune.

Eurek Alert, March 27th, 2012
Air pollution from trucks and low-quality heating oil may explain childhood asthma hot spots.

Science Daily, March 26th, 2012
Air Pollution from Trucks and Low-Quality Heating Oil May Explain Childhood Asthma Hot Spots.

Xinhua Net, March 26th, 2012
China's urbanization leaves rural land unattended.

China Daily, March 26th, 2012
Beijing: Residents could share taxis.

Vietnam Net, March 26th, 2012
No one takes responsibility for dirty air.

Global Times, March 26th, 2012
Emergency plan for city’s bad air days in Beijing.

Scientific American, March 22nd, 2012
Power Plants: Could a Rechargeable Battery Be Made from Paper and Pulp By-Products?

China Dialogue, March 21st, 2012
Sizing the carbon bubble.

Vietnam Net, March 5th, 2012
Mining sector seeks solutions.

MoNRE, March 2nd, 2012
Steel plants polluting residential area in Quang Nam Province.

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Air Pollution News & Alerts - March 25th, 2012



Urban Age, March 25th, 2012
Measuring the Human Urban Footprint.

Info Mongolia, March 25th, 2012
Mongolian capital city hopes to improve transportation with huge investment.

China.Org, March 25th, 2012
Zhejiang releases PM2.5 data for 7 cities.

Financial Express, March 25th, 2012
Energy research council to be formed.

The Financial, March 24th, 2012
540,000 will Benefit from Better Urban Transport.

Eurasia Review, March 24th, 2012
Pakistan’s Dangerous Levels Of Indoor And Outdoor Pollution.

Indian Express, March 23rd, 2012
IIT-Delhi begins study to identify pollutants affecting Golden Temple.

Vietnam News, March 23rd, 2012
Capital's air still worst in SE Asia.

The Harbus, March 23rd, 2012
Chinese Twitter Site Weibo Used in the Fight for Beijing Air Quality.

Thanh Nien News, March 22nd, 2012
Hanoi most polluted city in Southeast Asia.

Vietnam Net, March 22nd, 2012
Transport vehicles are the culprit that cause air pollution in urban areas.

Indian Express, March 21st, 2012
KEM unit studies how biomass fuels affect health.

The Guardian, March 20th, 2012
Live discussion: how can business enable energy access for all?

Times of India, March 20th, 2012
Blueprint charts urban transport mess, pitches for a u-turn.

Environmental Protection, March 19th, 2012
Lung Doctors Expect Respiratory Diseases will Worsen with Global Climate Change.

The Korean Times, March 19th, 2012
Taking advantage of urbanization.

DAWN, March 19th, 2012
Climate Change could claim 150,000 lives annually.

Global Times, March 19th, 2012
Shanghai's car plate auction hits new high.

China Daily, March 19th, 2012
Late snow clears the air in Beijing.

Info Mongolia, March 19th, 2012
Russians Creating New Technology to Produce Fuels for Ulaanbaatar.

The Guardian, March 18th, 2012
China's challenges: political change, pollution and protest.

Counter Punch, March 18th, 2012
The Perils of Fracking.

CNTN, March 18th, 2012
Air pollution awareness soars in China.

Urban Vision, March 17th, 2012
Is JNNURM about Inclusive Development?

The Hindu, March 17th, 2012
Delhi share goes down by Rs. 157 crore.

China Daily, March 17th, 2012
Fog grounds flights in north China.

RTCC, March 16th, 2012
Could people power drive Bangladeshi clean environment movement?

In These Times, March 16th, 2012
Getting on the BRT Bus: U.S. Cities Eye Mexico Program That Benefits Workers.

NPR, March 16th, 2012
Mount Everest Still Holds Mysteries For Scientists.

The Guardian, March 16th, 2012
Air pollution could become China's biggest health threat.

Science Daily, March 16th, 2012
Past in Monsoon Changes Linked to Major Shifts in Indian Civilizations.

Science Daily, March 16th, 2012
Invasive Plants: Climate Is a Determining Factor.

The Guardian, March 15th, 2012
London air pollution at record high.

The Guardian, March 15th, 2012
Air pollution 'will become bigger global killer than dirty water'.

Washington Post, March 15th, 2012
What’s going to kill us in 2050? Air pollution — and lots of it.

OECD, March 15th, 2012
Environmental Outlook to 2050: The Consequences of Inaction.

Philippine Information Agency, March 14th, 2012
DENR asked vehicle owners to clear emissions.

Beyond Brics, March 14th, 2012
The cost of China’s pollution.

Press Information Bureau, March 13th, 2012
Pollution by Okhla Waste-to – Energy Plant.

Switchboard NRDC, March 13th, 2012
If you care about cities, return that new iPad.

Shanghai Daily, March 13th, 2012
Shanghai plans for less car use.

Sun Star, Manila, March 13th, 2012
Vehicle owners told to clean up emissions.

Green Car Reports, March 12th, 2012
Tata Reboots Nano, World’s Cheapest Car, As Coolest Small Car.

China.Org, March 12th, 2012
China's rural pollution to be monitored soon.

China Daily, March 12th, 2012
Tianjin to release PM2.5 data in April.

Shanghai Daily, March 12th, 2012
City issues first PM2.5 air-quality warning.

NPR, March 12th, 2012
Power Grid Must Adapt To Handle Renewable Energy.

Pakistan Observer, March 21st, 2012
Karachi University workshop on air pollution.