Air Pollution

New Delhi Renews Diwali Firecrackers Ban on Pollution Fears

Smoke from the thousands of firecrackers set off during the festival leaves the city covered by a toxic cloud, made worse by…

3 weeks ago

Soaring Air Pollution Major Threat to S Asia Life Expectancy

A new University of Chicago study says the region accounts for more than half of the total life years lost…

1 month ago

India Emissions See Big Fall; Jakarta World’s Most Polluted City

The progress made on reducing emissions intensity could help India avert pressure by developed nations to stop using coal, officials…

2 months ago

China Smog Spike Blamed on Post-Covid Push, Warm Weather

China's industrial recovery and increased temperatures have sparked an increase in emissions and pollution across some northern cities

6 months ago

13 Chinese Cities Issue Smog Alerts as Factory Output Climbs

The country’s air pollution body said the spike had been driven by steel and cement plants operating at higher levels,…

7 months ago

Industries Switch to Biomass After New Delhi Bans Coal

Approximately half of the small industries surrounding Delhi now use biomass, up from 15% in 2020

8 months ago

State Task Force Says China Needs New Air Quality Standards

State officials say China needs to improve its air quality standards because pollution is still taking a serious toll on…

1 year ago

Japan Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall to Record Low

The 2020/21 level was the lowest since 1990/91, when Japan began compiling data on greenhouse gas emissions, revised data from…

1 year ago

Indian courts crack down on firecrackers

<div class="rich-text"> <h3><span style="font-family: Rubik">(ATF) Traditionally Diwali - the Hindu festival of lights - is a season for celebrating victory of…

3 years ago