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India's Air Pollution Is Out Of Control, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 02.14.2017 | World

The rise in India’s air pollution over a quarter century has been staggering, according to a new report on the State of Global Air website. The coll...

Gdansk winning battle against smog

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 01.11.2017 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

Polish and international press has been reporting about the air pollution in a few Polish cities. However, Gdansk is a noteworthy exception and the ai...

Climate Change This Week: Nuclear Climate Change Threat, Solar Pathways, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.05.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

China's Booming Tech Is Not Enough to Solve Smog

AsiaToday | Posted 12.13.2016 | World

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - Breathing smoggy air can be hazardous because smog is a type of air pollutant that can harm our he...

‘Smog Vacuum’ Sucks Up China’s Air Pollution, Turns It Into Jewelry

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.04.2016 | Impact

This article is part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” campaign, an ongoing project spotlighting the world’s waste crisis and how we can begin to solve ...

What causes asthma? Clues from London's Great Smog with implications for air pollution today

The Conversation US | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
The Conversation US

Jamie T. Mullins, University of Massachusetts Amherst Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition with no known cure. It impacts people of all ages thr...

This Bill Would Make It Harder To Breathe. The House Passed It, Of Course.

The Huffington Post | Jacquie Lee | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics

The House passed a bill on Wednesday that would delay the Environmental Protection Agency’s new ozone regulations for perhaps another decade -- a mo...

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...

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

Pascal Mittermaier | Posted 04.01.2017 | 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.

China's Dual Economic and Environmental Crises Present an Opportunity for Green Growth

Margot Song | Posted 03.24.2017 | World
Margot Song

Concerns over China's economic and environmental crises should not be dismissed quickly. But they also present an opportunity. China's modern history could very well be that of an environmental revolution.

Smog Is Spoiling New Year's In Italy This Year

AP | Eline Gordts | Posted 01.10.2017 | World

MILAN (AP) — Smog is helping to put a damper on New Year's Eve celebrations throughout Italy, as Rome, Milan and other cities ban fireworks in a bid...

Milan Is Suffocating: Banning Cars For A Few Days Won't Save It

Domenico Finiguerra | Posted 12.30.2016 | World
Domenico Finiguerra

What's missing is the political will to abandon an existing model based on asphalt, oil, speed and consumption in order to embrace a new political and administrative paradigm.

Beijing Issues Red Alert For Choking Smog.. AGAIN

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.18.2015 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) -- China warned residents across a large part of its north on Friday to prepare for a wave of choking smog arriving over the weekend...

See How China's Smog Problem Goes Beyond Beijing

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 12.16.2015 | World

China's smog is hardly confined to Beijing. Just days after the Chinese capital's stifling air pollution prompted officials to issue a "red alert," t...

Hazardous Smog Hits Another Chinese City

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.15.2015 | World

SHANGHAI, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Smog in Chinese metropolis Shanghai hit its highest level since January on Tuesday, prompting schools to ban outdoor acti...

Restaurant In Smog-Choked China Charges People For Clean Air

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.14.2015 | Weird News

Clean air comes at a price in smog-filled China. A restaurant in Zhangjiagang city, Jiangsu province, had been charging diners extra to cover the cost...

China's Economy in Transformation: A Momentum for Change

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 12.10.2016 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

It seems that there is a need to reconsider the economic path China has taken so far, a need for change. Acknowledgment, of course, is a first step. The government, companies and all seem to have become aware that the situation escalated.

Watch China Disappear And Reappear From Smog

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 12.08.2015 | World

Beijing's air pollution got so bad this week that officials issued the first ever "red alert" on Monday, closing schools and imposing traffic restrict...

Beijing Looks Like A Climate Horror Movie Right Now

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 12.07.2015 | World

Beijing's air pollution has engulfed the famous landmarks of the Chinese city in clouds of smog, shut down outdoor activities and prompted the governm...

Airpocalypse Now: Smog Suffocates Beijing During Climate Talks

The Huffington Post | Matt Sheehan | Posted 12.01.2015 | World

BEIJING -- As world leaders tussled over the fate of the climate in Paris, Beijing residents struggled to make out the silhouettes of buildings. The m...

Dangerous Smog Is Blanketing Beijing And Forcing Citizens Inside

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2016 | Green

It's bleak in Beijing, where residents are ordered to stay indoors due to suffocating smog levels. Air pollution in the Chinese capital is so bad that...

5 Scary Coal Industry Tricks This Halloween

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 10.30.2016 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

I'm working with thousands of people to banish these ghouls and goblins, so that my daughter grows up in a world that isn't haunted by the specter of air pollution, water pollution, and climate chaos.

Excuse Me While I Vacuum The Sky

XPRIZE | Posted 10.15.2016 | Green

It's an appealing fantasy: Why not just suck all the pollution out of our planet's air? Plenty of people have air purifiers in their homes. Can't we just build bigger ones? There must be a way, right?

Bring Blue Skies Back to Red Rock Country

Michael Brune | Posted 10.15.2016 | Green
Michael Brune

The red rock country of the Colorado Plateau, which includes parts of Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, and Utah, boasts some of the most remarkable scenery in the U.S. -- if not the world. That is, when you can actually see it.

Obama Administration Releases Final Ozone Rule, Pleasing No One

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency released a contentious and long-awaited new limit on ozone pollution Thursday, and it's not likely t...