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#Air Pollution

These 10 Cities Are Choking On The Planet's Worst Air Pollution

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 05.13.2016 | Green

Urban air pollution is on the rise and, to little surprise, those living in some of the world's poorest cities are breathing in the worst of it. The W...

Climate Change This Week; Suffocating Seas, Climate Votes, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. BBB: Beautiful Brazilian Biodiversity - as shown by these red-eyed tree frogs, is...

Louisiana legislators are so backwards THESE five bills actually exist

Justin Nobel | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Justin Nobel

Outrageous, almost sounds like a joke, but the practice of building schools on hazardous waste dumps occurs regularly in Louisiana. In 1942, New Orl...

China Fighting Air Pollution in Air, Land, and Sea

Barbara A. Finamore | Posted 05.04.2016 | Green
Barbara A. Finamore

China has been rightly lauded for signing the Paris Agreement at the United Nations on Earth Day, April 22, and pledging to formally ratify the Agreement before the G20 Hangzhou summit in September this year.

How NASA Is Using Space-Age Technology To Stop Air Pollution

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 04.28.2016 | Green

NASA is celebrated for space probes and Mars missions. But one of the agency's next big projects could also make a major contribution to public health...

What If My Grandma Died From Air Pollution?

Rasheena Fountain | Posted 04.26.2016 | Black Voices
Rasheena Fountain

While focus has been on trying to solve health and violence crisis in inner city communities by dealing with behavioral factors, not as much attention has been paid to the environmental factors leading to destruction of communities.

Climate Change This Week: The Coral Canary, a Windy US Future, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Another Reason To Save Africa's Forests - its butterflies, such as these glass wi...

Your Home Air Filter: The Dirty Truth

Derek Cole | Posted 04.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Derek Cole

One of the most important things you can do for your air conditioning system is change the air filter regularly. The challenge comes when you check th...

A Low Carbon Future: The Complexities From Delhi

Carl Pope | Posted 04.25.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

The real drivers of a low carbon future appear to be China and India. In the barely three months since Paris both countries have launched a staggering set of initiatives to cut their emission trajectories. 

Good Stewardship Is An American duty

Tom Kiernan | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
Tom Kiernan

Earth Day is one of the best times of the year to remember responsible environmental stewardship appeals to all Americans.

Chinese Air Pollution Levels Decrease In Large Cities, Increase In Small Cities

Quartz | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 04.22.2016 | World

In 2013, China announced a plan to curb air pollution in the notoriously smoggy Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, home to many old factories. Last year it...

'Green News Report' - April 21, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.21.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Criminal charges for officials in Flint lead poisoning crisis; Louisiana ...

Climate Change This Week: Avoiding the Heat, All Weather Solar Cells, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. A Prickly Situation - this cartoonish katydid is found in Yasuni National Park, E...

Chiang Mai's Smog Problem is Serious and Needs to Be Addressed

Laura Nalin | Posted 04.20.2016 | Travel
Laura Nalin

Humanity can predict what happens to this planet, but in order to do so, we have to work together. In honor of Earth Day 2016, I hope everyone can be affected by some of this information presented above in the same way that I am and do what you can to help in the most effective way possible.

More Than Half Of The U.S. Is Living With Unhealthy Pollution Levels

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green

If the apocalyptic photos of smog blanketing Beijing last year seemed like a world away, think again. The American Lung Association released its annua...

Drop In Air Pollution Tied To Better Breathing In California Kids

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Air quality improvements in southern California are tied to improvements in the respiratory health of children in that area, accord...

Everything's Bigger in Texas - Including Air Pollution Problems

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 04.12.2016 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

Did you know that more sulfur dioxide haze pollution come from the eight Texas' coal plants subject to the EPA's haze clean-up plan than from all of the sources in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana combined? It's a serious air quality and public health problem.

Climate Change This Week: Seas Rising 6 Feet By 2100, Xeroxing Solar Panels, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.12.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Bizarre Beautiful Jewels of the Forest are another reason to preserve forests, as...

Diesel Pollution Is Affecting Dozens of Communities. Will The EPA Act?

The Huffington Post | Robert Baldwin III | Posted 04.08.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Environmental groups are asking Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to take actions to reduce toxic diesel exhau...

Climate Change This Week: Big Savings Via Family Planning, Zooming Emissions, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.05.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Black Holes of Greenland are cryoconites are created when a deposited mass of soot, consisting of glued amalgums created by bacteria, focuses heat absorption, melting deep holes into the ice.

One Billion Strong: Can Chinese Megacities Lead on Urban Conservation?

Pascal Mittermaier | Posted 04.01.2016 | Green
Pascal Mittermaier

The future offers tremendous environmental risk from urbanization, as well as incredible potential to bring nature's power to cities, and I'm sure of one thing: Whatever happens, China will be at the center.

Clear Skies From Wind Power

Tom Kiernan | Posted 03.30.2016 | Green
Tom Kiernan

Each wind turbine makes a big difference: a single turbine cuts 900 cars' worth of carbon dioxide emissions.

Premature Births Linked To Air Pollution Cost More Than $4 Billion A Year

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.29.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - U.S. premature births linked to air pollution cost more than $4 billion a year in medical care and lost economic opportunity, a new...

Climate Change This Week: Rising Seas and Super Storms, Solar Gets Cheaper, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.29.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: Important To Our Life Cycles as they conserve our land, our climate, and...

Toxic Air in Oregon Attributed to Stained Glass Industry

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 03.28.2016 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

The current Republican front-runner for president, Donald Trump, has made it clear that the Environmental Protection Agency is in line for serious cut...