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.