Thursday, August 07, 2014

Air Pollution News & Alerts - August 7th, 2014

The Guardian, August 8th, 2014
What’s driving millions of dollars back into energy efficiency?

New York Times, August 7th, 2014
Only 9 Chinese Cities Pass Clean Air Test.

Inhabitat, August 7th, 2014
China to Ban Burning Coal in Beijing by 2020.

Japan Times, August 6th, 2014
Japan, Ukraine to boost cooperation on energy security.

Times of India, August 6th, 2014
India-Myanmar meet on joint power project.

ECNS, August 6th, 2014
Cities falling short of air standards.

Power Technology, August 6th, 2014
World Bank to invest $5bn for electricity projects in Africa.

Science Daily, August 6th, 2014
Mercury in the global ocean: three times more mercury in upper ocean since the Industrial Revolution.

The City Fix, August 6th, 2014
Sustainable urban transport solutions worth spreading.

AU News, August 5th, 2014
Beijing to close coal-burning power stations to clean up air pollution.

Science Daily, August 5th, 2014
Interaction of climate change, fire and forests in USA.

Phys.Org, August 4th, 2014
Sulfur signals in Antarctic snow reveal clues to climate, past and future.

Phys.Org, August 4th, 2014
Climate change or public health: Which matters more?

The City Fix, August 4th, 2014
Regulation can help e-rickshaws transform urban mobility across India.

Indian Express, August 2nd, 2014
Take stand on e-rickshaw in Delhi.

NDTV, August 2nd, 2014
Delhi: Steps to Curb Air and Water Pollution.

Hindustan Times, August 2nd, 2014
Delhi: 11,000 more buses, ring railway to help reduce air pollution.

Crienglish, August 2nd, 2014
Beijing to Ban Coal Use to Cut Air Pollution.

Financial Express, August 2nd, 2014
India faced highest power shortage in last 3 months.

Times of India, August 2nd, 2014
Steps to check pollution in Delhi.

ECNS, August 1st, 2014
Coal usage in Beijing to be limited to low-sulfur variety.

Citizen Matters, August 1st, 2014
How you can contribute in reducing air pollution in Bengaluru.

World Coal, July 31st, 2014
World Bank should fund coal plant retrofits.

The Guardian, July 30th, 2014
Boris Johnson defends London's record on air pollution.

Times of India, July 30th, 2014
Depots missing, so capital can't buy more buses.

Digital Journal, July 29th, 2014
Global Clean Coal Technologies Market 2014-2018.

NDTV, July 29th, 2014
Climate Change Cooperation Can Start New Phase in Ties: John Kerry.

DNA India, July 29th, 2014
BRTS joint route set to be Asia’s biggest network.

NBC News, July 29th, 2014
Trees Save More Than 850 Lives a Year, Forest Service Study Says.

Deccan Chronicle, July 28th, 2014
Coal crunch hits power generation at two thermal power plants in Andhra Pradesh.

Shanghai Daily, July 26th, 2014
New air pollution law is ‘China’s strictest’.

Global Post, July 25th, 2014
Air quality tops public environmental complaints in China.

The Carbon Brief, July 25th, 2014
Europe’s coal plants could stay open despite air pollution rules.

Pollution Solutions, July 24th, 2014
China power plans 'worse for emissions than coal'.

New York Times, July 24th, 2014
China’s Plan to Limit Coal Use Could Spur Consumption for Years.

New York Times, July 23rd, 2014
Greenpeace Says China’s Energy Plans Exacerbate Climate Change.

Reuters, July 23rd, 2014
Beijing shuts big coal-fired power plant to ease smog.

Vietnam Net, July 23rd, 2014
Vietnam rushes to import coal to feed thermal power plants.

China Daily, July 22nd, 2014
Anti-smog gains marred by rising ozone levels.

City Lab, July 22nd, 2014
Geography Plays a Role in Whether People Believe in Climate Change.

Express and Star, July 22nd, 2014
UK coal plants slammed on pollution.

NPR, July 22nd, 2014
Maine City Council Votes To Keep Tar Sands Out Of Its Port.

NPR, July 22nd, 2014
University Would Study Health Issues In Polluted New York Town.

Science Daily, July 22nd, 2014
Global temperature reaches record high in June following record warmth in May.

Science Daily, July 21st, 2014
Replacing coal, oil with natural gas will not help fight global warming, expert argues.

The City Fix, July 21st, 2014
Congestion pricing can make Beijing a more equitable city.

Beijing Review, July 21st, 2014
The Burning Question - Waste incinerators, efficient at garbage disposal, are met with a skeptical public.

Zee News, July 21st, 2014
25 of 100 power plants have less than 4 days coal stock.

Mother Nature Network, July 21st, 2014
To fight unemployment, India to plant 2 billion trees.

Imperial Press, July 21st, 2014
Can dust mitigation efforts be relaxed?

Clean Technica, July 20th, 2014
India Doubles Tax On Coal To Fund Clean Energy, Environmental Projects.

Clean Technica, July 20th, 2014
India Doubles Tax On Coal To Fund Clean Energy, Environmental Projects.

NPR, July 17th, 2014
Google Experiments With Mapping Climate Change.

Times of India, July 17th, 2014
Metro Rail work adding to air pollution in Hyderabad, says Pollution Control Board.

Time, July 17th, 2014
A Side Effect of Iranian Sanctions: Tehran’s Bad Air.

Outlook, July 17th, 2014
Improper to Label Delhi As World's Most Polluted City.

Live Mint, July 17th, 2014
Coca-Cola pays its employees to breathe China’s polluted air.

Zee News, July 17th, 2014
Nearly 50% power plants have less than 7 days coal stock.

Live-PR, July 17th, 2014
EU is on track to achieve two of its 2020 environmental targets.

Yale 360, July 17th, 2014
Google Street View Maps Show Extent of Methane Leaks in Cities.

Economic Times, July 17th, 2014
Power ministry, regulators contemplate ways to develop renewable energy.

Economic Times, July 16th, 2014
25 thermal power plants not complying with ash pond effluent.

Red orbit, July 16th, 2014
Ten Years After Launch, NASA’s Aura Mission Keeps On Providing Invaluable Data About Our Atmosphere.

Times of India, July 16th, 2014
Air you breathe claims 1,800 lives every year in Indore.

Hindustan Times, July 15th, 2014
Punjab imposes 12 hour power cut on small, medium industry.

Daily Times, July 15th, 2014
Transport sector declared major air polluter in Karachi.

People's Daily, July 15th, 2014
China's power plants punished for dirty tricks.

Wall Street Journal, July 15th, 2014
Extra Pay for Pollution?

NPR, July 15th, 2014
Coal-Burning Power Plant To Give New Life To Texas Oil Field.

Times of India, July 15th, 2014
Air you breathe claims 1,800 lives every year.

Domain-B, July 15th, 2014
Smartphone sensor to monitor air pollution.

USA Today, July 14th, 2014
A Chinese air pollution play -- maybe.

Coal Guru, July 14th, 2014
Beijing will require use of low-sulfur coal from August 2014 - Report.

New Pakistan, July 14th, 2014
World Bank Reveals Pakistan’s Urban Air Pollution Problems.

Dawn, July 14th, 2014
Pakistan’s urban air pollution off the charts: World Bank.

Power Engineering, July 14th, 2014
Energy Study Finds States Are Prepared to Limit Carbon Pollution From Power Plants.

Times of India, July 14th, 2014
Coca Cola China offering expats pollution hazard pay.

Business Standard, July 13th, 2014
Smart electric cars to measure air pollution.

The World Bank, July 10th, 2014
Cost of High Speed Rail in China One Third Lower than in Other Countries.

Process Engineering, July 4th, 2014
Improved carbon capture scrubbing.

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