Friday, February 21, 2014

Air Pollution News & Alerts - February 20th, 2014

Yale News, February 20th, 2014
Petition would regulate wood smoke.

The Hill, February 20th, 2014
Doctors push for curbs on traffic pollution.

Bloomberg, February 20th, 2014
Beijing Pollution Alert Issued for Three Days of Smog.

Prague Daily, February 20th, 2014
Sahara dust falls with rain in some places in CzechRep.

Voice of America, February 20th, 2014
India's Air Pollution Triggers Comparisons with China.

Pune Mirror, February 20th, 2014
Black carbon cloud hangs over city.

The Guardian, Februrary 20th, 2014
Air pollution: how big a problem is it for cyclists?

The Guardian, February 20th, 2014
Air pollution: European commission launches legal action against the UK.

NRDC Switchboard, February 19th, 2014
The Solution to Mexico's Air Pollution Problem could serve as a Model for North American Leaders as they meet to Discuss Trade Negotiations.

China Car Times, February 19th, 2014
Nobody Cares About EV’s in Beijing.

Mail Online India, February 19th, 2014
QUANTUM LEAP: Price cuts for SUVs spell doom for India's air pollution.

Business Standard, February 19th, 2014
Int'l agency GIZ to launch pilot project in logistics space.

The Guardian, February 18th, 2014
Climate trends demand better response to drought.

The Guardian, February 18th, 2014
Obama rolls out plan to tighten fuel efficiency standards for large trucks.

NY Times, February 17th, 2014
Financier Plans Big Ad Campaign on Environment.

Inhabitat, February 17th, 2014
Obama Blames Global Warming for California Drought, Pledges $183 Million in Aid.

Yale 360, February 17th, 2014
Five Questions for Elizabeth Kolbert On Facing Up to the Sixth Extinction.

China Daily, February 17th, 2014
China outlines strategy for energy sector.

China Daily, February 17th, 2014
Govt aims to get larger fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles on road.

Asian Correspondent, February 17th, 2014
China: Transparency, incentives are first steps in combating air pollution.

South China Morning Post, February 17th, 2014
Hong Kong’s air quality to ‘drastically improve’ within five years.

Wall Street Journal, February 16th, 2014
How Crop Burning Affects Delhi’s Air Pollution.

The Atlantic Cities, February 16th, 2014
How Vancouver's Olympic Legacy Is Shaping the Future of Transit.

The Atlantic Cities, February 16th, 2014
How Vancouver's Olympic Legacy Is Shaping the Future of Transit.

Simple Climate February 15th, 2014
Is our weird weather linked to climate change? Oddly, sport can show us the score.

The Guardian, February 14th, 2014
Climate change is here now and it could lead to global conflict.

NPR, Feburary 14th, 2014
Massive Volcanic Eruption In Indonesia Blankets Region In Ash.

NPR, February 14th, 2014
Got Road Salt? Cities Across The Country Are Running Out Of It.

The Guardian, February 14th, 2014
Students call on universities to reduce investments in fossil fuels.

Bloomberg, February 14th, 2014
Air Pollution Spikes in New Delhi.

The World, February 14th, 2014
Signs and Wonders: Beijing ‘barely suitable’ for life.

The New York Times, February 14th, 2014
India’s Air Pollution Emergency.

Christian Science Monitor, February 13th, 2014
Electric cars: China exends EV subsidies beyond 2015.

Sciene Daily, February 13th, 2014
Air pollution increases risk for hypertension in pregnant women.

Global Times, February 13th, 2014
Claims Beijing uninhabitable ‘exaggerated’.

Science Daily, February 13th, 2014
America's natural gas system is leaking methane and in need of a fix.

NY Times, February 13th, 2014
China to Reward Cities and Regions Making Progress on Air Pollution.

Times of India, February 13th, 2014
Green tribunal notices to Maharashtra, ministry for environment and forest on 132 power plants in Vidarbha.

The Guardian, February 12th, 2014
China to set up $1.65bn fund to tackle air pollution.

Vancouver Sun, February 12th, 2014
Opinion: What are health risks of expanded coal exports?

The City Fix, February 12th, 2014
Bogotá’s car-free week shows the viability of bicycle transport.

Xinhua Net, February 12th, 2014
Beijing to shut down 300 polluting factories.

Science Daily, February 12th, 2014
Algae research gives hope for renewable carbon-negative source of food, medicines.

The Daily Progress, February 11th, 2014
Pollution sweeping in South Asia.

Science Daily, February 11th, 2014
Are wind farms changing Europe's climate?

Indian Express, February 11th, 2014
Tax hike for car owners: SC seeks govt response.

The Outlook, February 10th, 2014
Pollution: delhi - Smokescreen City.

Climate Progress, February 10th, 2014
Coal Dust Pollution, Dirty White Pants, And Coverups: The Consequences Of Exporting Coal.

New York Times, February 10th, 2014
India's Particulate Problem.

The City Fix, February 10th, 2014
Understanding the “t” in bus rapid transit oriented development.

Brookings Institute, February 9th, 2014
India's Particulate Problem.

ABC News, February 9th, 2014
New Delhi urged to rethink traffic limits after study suggests smog 'worse than Beijing's'.

Bloomberg News, February 9th, 2014
China Reduces Electric Car Subsidy Cuts in Air Quality Campaign.

NPR, Feburuary 9th, 2014
Oil, Gas Drilling Seems To Make The Earth Slip And Go Boom.

IBNLive, February 9th, 2014
Delhi beats Beijing as the world's most polluted city.

MyDesert.Com, February 8th, 2014
Despite L.A. smog, our air quality's improving.

ABC News, February 8th, 2014
Delhi smog capital of the world.

The Economist, February 8th, 2014
China’s environment - A small breath of fresh air.

The Guardian, February 7th, 2014
Europe's 40% emissions cuts target has set the course for a low-carbon future.

The Guardian, February 7th, 2014
Google Earth: how much has global warming raised temperatures near you?

Global Times, February 7th, 2014
Smoggy city cuts coal.

China Dialogue, February 7th, 2014
San Francisco's 40-year battle against air pollution.

Global Times, February 7th, 2014
Severe weather causes holiday migration chaos.

Japan Times, February 7th, 2014
Hazardous’ air pollution in New Delhi now seen to rival Beijing’s.

China Daily, February 7th, 2014
China’s environment: A small breath of fresh air.

RTCC, February 7th, 2014
Beijing firework sales slump 38% as air pollution concerns grow.

Daily Star, February 7th, 2014
Brick kilns, old vehicles major polluters in Dhaka.

Financial Express, February 6th, 2014
Pollution: Delhi, Beijing both in most-polluted list, but who is on the up?

NRDC Switchboard, February 6th, 2014
How Can India Defeat its Debilitating Smog?

Renewable Energy February 6th, 2014
Biomass Outlook 2014: Is Biomass About To Go Bang?

Steel Guru, February 6th, 2014
L&T Power supercritical plant starts commercial operations.

The Energy Report, February 6th, 2014
Fight China's Smog with Ethanol.

Science Daily, February 6th, 2014
Best weather forecasting models evaluated: Which one best predicted September 2013 Colorado floods?

The Hindu, February 6th, 2014
Diesel cars have negated CNG gains.

India Today, February 6th, 2014
Delhi morning walkers inhale killer benzene and carbon monoxide.

Times of India, February 6th, 2014
Delhi needs policy for air pollution.

eNEWS, February 6th, 2014
NRDC Experts: EPA Carbon Pollution Limits for New Power Plants Workable, Popular and Would Address Climate Change.

Bloomberg, February 6th, 2014
Haze Over Cities Is a Problem Bigger Than China.

Global Times, February 6th, 2014
Beijing fireworks, firecracker sales fall.

Live Mint, February 6th, 2014
The polluted heart of the particulate matter.

Daily Reporter, February 5th, 2014
Bad pollution plagues both New Delhi and Beijing, but which city is taking steps to tackle?

Korean Times, February 5th, 2014
Nationwide fine dust forecast to be available in South Korea.

NPR, Feburary 5th, 2014
More Than 80,000 Tons Of Coal Ash Flow Into N.C. River.

Science Daily, February 5th, 2014
Environmental impacts of the financial crisis evident.

The City Fix, February 5th, 2014
From traffic flow to pedestrian access: Shifting Mumbai’s parking policy.

 Los Angeles Times, February 4th, 2014
What's in Beijing smog? 1,300 microbe species.

Wall Street Journal, February 4th, 2014
In Pollution Battle, Seoul Targets BBQs, Spas.

Hindustan Times, February 4th, 2014
Your house is a major source of pollution.

Atlantic Cities, February 4th, 2014
9 Reasons the U.S. Ended Up So Much More Car-Dependent Than Europe.

Energy Central, February 3rd, 2014
Toshiba Subsidiary Wins Contract for Major Coal-Fired Power Generation Project in the Philippines.

Japan Times, February 1st, 2014
Air pollution in Asia intensifies cyclones.

Bakerfield Californian, January 31st, 2014
Air quality: Where do we go from here?

BBC, January 31st, 2014
'Delhi pollution higher than Beijing' report denied.

Hindustam Times, January 31st, 2014
Breathing hard in Delhi’s winter.

Phys.Org, January 31st, 2014
Tracking air pollution aids policy makers.

The Guardian, January 31st, 2014
Air of revolution: how activists and social media scrutinise city pollution.

CNN, January 31st, 2014
And the world's most polluted city is .... Delhi !

Hindustan Times, January 31st, 2014
Breathing hard in Delhi’s winter.

Sourcable, January 31st, 2014
Smog Spurs Demand for Environmental Engineers in China.

Yale Environment 360, January 30th, 2014
NASA Animation Shows Relentless Pace of Warming Since 1950.

South Africa, January 30th, 2014
South Africa demonstrates algae-to-energy technology.

Indian Express, January 30th, 2014
Particle alarm from city to city.

The Himalayan, January 30th, 2014
New Delhi denies pollution worse than in Beijing.

Hindustan Times, January 30th, 2014
Pollution control plan in limbo as Delhi gasps for breath.

Times of India, January 30th, 2014
Devil in the air: Pollution levels head north in Kochi.

Times of India, January 30th, 2014
India’s air quality among five worst.

IBN Live, January 30th, 2014
Delhi: NGT asks DPCC to check if DMRC took steps to reduce pollution.

UBC, January 30th, 2014
Air pollution and asthma.

Counter Punch, January 30th, 2014
India’s Coal Inferno.

India Outlook, January 29th, 2014
Delhi Beats Beijing in Air Pollution.

Khaleej Times, January 29th, 2014
Delhi is world's most polluted city.

Science Codex, January 29th, 2014
Cooperative SO2 and NOx aerosol formation in haze pollution.

Hindustan Times, January 29th, 2014
Delhi world’s most polluted city.

The Telegraph, January 29th, 2014
India’s air worst in the world - China acts faster than neighbour.

Natural News, January 28th, 2014
Beijing air pollution reaches crisis levels; can China survive its toxic environment?

MIT News, January 28th, 2014
Global black carbon emissions double previous estimates.

Climate Progress, January 28th, 2014
Black Carbon Pollution Is Two To Three Times Worse In India And China Than Previously Thought.

Power Technology, January 28th, 2014
World Bank head calls for fossil fuel divestment to combat climate change.

Dhaka Tribune, January 27th, 2014
New power plants to go green, cut costs.

Next Future, January 26th, 2014
More details about Skyscraper water spraying to mitigate air pollution.

Power Engineering, January 24th, 2014
Natural gas prices to slow nuclear development; 60 GW of coal to close.

The Hill, January 23rd, 2014
Obama: Fossil fuels are here to stay, so let's clean them up.

Xinhua Net, January 21st, 2014
China cracks down on solid waste smuggling.

China Daily, January 21st, 2014
Smog a "two sessions" concern for China's provinces.

Global Times, January 20th, 2014
Beijing law sets stiff targets for PM2.5 levels.

Power Engineering, January 16th, 2014
FutureGen clean coal power plant receives final approval.

Global Times, January 5th, 2014
Vanished into thin air.

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