Friday, September 13, 2013

Air Pollution News & Alerts - September 13th, 2013

China.Orf, September 14th, 2013
Introducing a Beijing congestion charge a not so good decision.

The Hindu, September 14th, 2013
Device to check fuel refills.

The World Bank, September 13th, 2013
Removing the Smoke from Making Tortillas in Central America.

NRDC Switchboard, September 13th, 2013
China Pledges to Tackle Air Pollution with New Plan.

Health Day, September 13th, 2013
Car Ventilation Settings May Reduce Exposure to Pollution.

Reuters, September 12th, 2013
China to cut coal use, shut polluters, in bid to clear the air.

India Blooms, September 12th, 2013
Greenpeace calls on India to cut coal emissions like China.

Huffington Post, September 12th, 2013
New Coal-Fired Plants Ban To Take Place In Beijing, Shanghai And Guangzhou China.

Global Post, September 12th, 2013
China vows air pollution cuts in major cities.

Fast Co-Design, September 12th, 2013
Dynamic Duos: Michael Bloomberg And Janette Sadik-Khan On The Future Of Walking, Biking, And Driving.

This is Beijing, September 12th, 2013
Beijing to shut down coal-fired power plants.

China Daily, September 11th, 2013
Solutions to air pollution.

Shanghai Daily, September 7th, 2013
Gas-powered vehicles to tackle PM2.5.

Reuters, September 4th, 2013
World Bank targets air pollution in climate battle.

CNN, September 4th, 2013
Kite detects pollution, shines light on Beijing smog.

Huffington Post, September 3rd, 2013
Fake Hong Kong Skyline Gives Tourists A Better Backdrop, Ignores Pollution Problem.

Global Times, September 3rd, 2013
Beijing license plate lottery to get harder.

Green China, September 3rd, 2013
Meteorological center launches air pollution forecasts.

Business Standard, September 3rd, 2013
Beijing to impose car congestion fee to tackle pollution by 2017.

Live Mint, August 22nd, 2013
Air pollution: Are Indian cities better off than the West?

Science Codex, August 21st, 2013
Home cooking, traffic are sources of key air pollutants from China.

Science Daily, August 19th, 2013
Scientists Relate Urban Population to Air Pollution.

Times of India, August 18th, 2013
Hate them, but can't do without autorickshaws.

New York Times, August 17th, 2013
Gorgeous Glimpses of Calamity.

Business Green, August 13th, 2013
Tackling 'black carbon' and methane unlikely to deliver promised climate gains.

Huffington Post, August 13th, 2013
Air Pollution Concerns Halt Enormous Coal Plant In China.

Times of India, August 12th, 2013
India's remarkable growth story clouded by a degrading environment.

Power Engineering, August 12th, 2013
Can Existing Coal Plants Survive the New Carbon Pollution Regulation?

Reuters, August 12th, 2013
Cutting soot and methane may not give hoped-for climate help.

All Africa, August 12th, 2013
Rwanda: Proper Vehicle Maintenance Necessary to Reduce Air Pollution.

Coal Guru, August 12th, 2013
How air pollution concerns stopped a China coal power project.

The Japan Times, August 11th, 2013
Toyota, China’s Tsinghua University jointly studying PM2.5 air pollutants.

The Guardian, August 11th, 2013
Pollutionwatch: Beware of wind from the cities.

Huffington Post, August 11th, 2013
China's Pollution Crisis To Be Tackled Head On With More Cash.

South China Morning Post, August 10th, 2013
Pollution-free days of Beijing Olympics now just a happy memory.

NPR, August 10th, 2013
Can Hacking The Stratosphere Solve Climate Change?

NPR, August 9th, 2013
Climate Update: Warming Temperatures.

Daily Tribune, August 9th, 2013
Action needs to be taken now to address air pollution.

Science Daily, August 9th, 2013
NASA 'Fire Towers' in Space Watch for Wildfires On the Rise.

The Atlantic, August 9th, 2013
The Most Famous Models for How Cities Grow Are Wrong.

France 24, August 9th, 2013
Kosovo activists urge US help to stop coal-fired plant project.

The City Fix, August 8th, 2013
China’s Urban Billion: Energy use and greenhouse gases.

NPR, August 8th, 2013
Swinging CO2 Levels Show The Earth Is 'Breathing' More Deeply.

Science Daily, August 8th, 2013
Ozone Hole Might Slightly Warm Planet, Computer Model Suggests.

Science Daily, August 8th, 2013
Researchers Constrain the Sources of Climate And Health-Afflicting Air Pollution from China.

BBC, August 7th, 2013
Why is cycling so popular in the Netherlands?

The Wall Street Journal, August 7th, 2013
In China, Air Pollution Rules Spur Big Car Purchases.

EDF, August 7th, 2013
Could air pollution cause autism and diabetes in children?

The Guardian, August 7th, 2013
Should petrol and diesel cars be banned?

Hindustan Times, August 7th, 2013
Commuters waste fuel worth Rs. 54 crore every year due to jams.

The Guardian, August 6th, 2013
NOAA report says Arctic sea ice is disappearing at unprecedented pace.

Bloomberg News, August 5th, 2013
How Cleaning China’s Dirty Air Can Slow Climate Change.

Science Daily, August 5th, 2013
Ozone-Protection Treaty Had Climate Benefits.

The City Fix, August 5th, 2013
Beijing bans street barbeques in effort to improve air quality.

Eco Geek, August 5th, 2013
In India, Cost of Wind Power Competes with New Coal.

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