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.