Sunday, January 30, 2011

Air Pollution Alerts - January 30th, 2011

News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on January 23rd, 2011)

Economic Times, January 29th, 2011
Chandigarh: City for 500,000 now has 800,000 vehicles.

Science Daily, January 28th, 2011
Air Above Dead Sea Contains Very High Levels of Oxidized Mercury.

The Guardian, January 28th, 2011
No, clean energy is not a substitute for climate change.

The Guardian, January 28th, 2011
If water vapour is the key greenhouse gas, why are man-made emissions important?

The Guardian, January 28th, 2011
Why Genghis Khan was good for the planet.

East London News, January 28th, 2011
Air pollution in Tower Hamlets is too high.

CNN, January 28th, 2011
All aboard for China's fast-track future?

Energy Pulse, January 27th, 2011
Power Plants Options Towards Progressive Environmental Norms in India.

Xinhua Net, January 27th, 2011
Tapping ancient wisdom for easy and green living.

Africa Review, January 27th, 2011
An Indian lesson for Africa.

The Economist, January 27th, 2011
The Coal Boom - Burning ambitions - What is good news for miners is bad news for the environment.

The CityFix, January 27th, 2011
Transport and Health: Measuring the Link.

WWF, January 26th, 2011
More stimulus needed for energy conservation in China.

Green Peace, January 25th, 2011
The State of the Union and the Environment.

Iowa Politics, January 25th, 2011
Environment Iowa: Report to show mercury pollution from Iowa's power plants a significant public health threat.

UB Post, January 25th, 2011
Mongolia to Start Uranium Exploration by 2012.

Manila Bulletin, January 25th, 2011
Water, oil, fare hikes hit.

Indian Express, January 25th, 2011
Maharashtra CM revives Mumbai makeover plan.

The Guatemala Times, January 25th, 2011
Combating Poverty with Clean Energy.

The Guardian, January 25th, 2011
Making Smart cars smarter - video.

Science Daily, January 25th, 2011
Shining New Light on Air Pollutants Using Entangled Porous Frameworks.

Science Daily, January 25th, 2011
Rogue Storm System Caused Pakistan Floods That Left Millions Homeless.

Science Daily, January 25th, 2011
Climate Tax on Meat and Milk Results in Less Greenhouse Gases.

Science Daily, January 25th, 2011
A Clearer Picture of How Rivers and Deltas Develop.

Xinhua Net, January 24th, 2011
South China metropolis may impose strict rules to ease congestion.

China Daily, January 24th, 2011
Urumqi targets smog producers for clean air.

Science Daily, January 24th, 2011
Debris on Certain Himalayan Glaciers May Prevent Melting.

National Geographic, January 24th, 2011
Guangzhou, China, Wins Sustainable Transport Prize.

The Guardian, January 24th, 2011
The carbon market – gone in a puff of smoke?

The Times of India, January 24th, 2011
TN and central pollution control boards differ on Sterlite plant.

Deccan Herald, January 24th, 2011
International meet on urban development in India.

Register Guard, January 24th, 2011
Efficient stove solution.

Eurek Alert, January 24th, 2011
A new research project to focus on climate change in the Arctic.

The Telegraph UK, January 24th, 2011
China to create largest mega city in the world with 42 million people.

DNA India, January 23rd, 2011
Will Gandhinagar be Gujarat’s first solar city?

The Independent, January 23rd, 2011
Home fires: the world's most lethal pollution.

Xinhua Net, January 22nd, 2011
Beijing to broadcast live first ever car license lottery.

CSE, Delhi, January 22nd, 2011
Alarm over worsening air quality and traffic congestion in South Asian cities.

The Star Online, January 22nd, 2011
Re-cycling a past trend in China.

China Daily, January 21st, 2011
Rising calls for 'bad air' taxation.

China Daily, January 21st, 2011
Natural gas consumption to increase.

VECC Beijing, January 20th, 2011
Xia'men Will Establish Special Law for Vehicle Emission Control.

CNN, January 19th, 2011
All aboard the 'road train?'.

Climate-L, January 19th, 2011
World Bank Highlights Opportunities for Carbon Finance in Arab Countries.

VECC Beijing, January 18th, 2011
Beijing Brings Nitrogen Oxides into Emission Reduction Index for Air Pollution Control.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Air Pollution Alerts - January 23rd, 2011

News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on January 16th, 2011)

The Daily Star, January 23rd, 2011
Private cars fill 70pc city roads.

The Daily Star, January 22nd, 2011
Private vehicles occupy most of city streets.

Wall Street Journal, January 22nd, 2011
Does Helping the Planet Hurt the Poor?

UB Post, January 21st, 2011
Why a Mongolian Economic Forum?

NPR, January 21st, 2011
Young Filmmakers Make Litter Scary.

The Guardian, January 21st, 2011
Let's debate the environmental issues and drop the death threats.

The National, January 21st, 2011
Clean-energy firm considers waste heat.

Times of India, January 21st, 2011
Paying for diesel in subsidy and health in India.

Science Daily, January 21st, 2011
HEPA Filters Reduce Cardiovascular Health Risks Associated With Air Pollution.

Science Daily, January 21st, 2011
NASA Prepares to Launch Next Earth-Observing Satellite Mission.

Science Daily, January 20th, 2011
2010 Ties Record for World's Warmest Year: World Meteorological Organization.

Science Daily, January 20th, 2011
Better Turbine Spacing for Large Wind Farms., January 20th, 2011
Glory satellite to study aerosols' effect on climate.

The Guardian, January 20th, 2011
Captains of industry must change their investment priorities.

Northern Voices Online, January 20th, 2011
Improving Forecasting Services in India.

Straits Times, January 20th, 2011
China urged to improve air monitoring.

Tasveer Ghar, January 20th, 2011
Chennai Beautiful: Shifting Urban Landscapes and the Politics of Spectacle.

Real Climate, January 20th, 2011
Getting things right.

Switch Board, January 20th, 2011
Current Smog Standards Put Our Families at Risk from Life-Threatening Pollution.

Standard Examiner, January 19th, 2011
Fossil fuel industry will poison our air, kids' minds.

China Dialogue, January 19th, 2011
Soot Strategies.

Live Mint, January 19th, 2011
Spat over unpaid bills drives public transport initiative off course in Indian cities.

Bloomberg Business Week, January 19th, 2011
China’s Power Generation Has Slowest Gain in 17 Months.

Discovery News, January 19th, 2011
City Dwellers Are Greener in China.

Wall Street Journal, January 18th, 2011
China's Thirst for Oil at All-Time High.

UB Post, January 18th, 2011
President Elbegdorj Worries About City Pollution.

AFP, January 18th, 2011
Giant snails monitor air pollution in Russia.

DNA India, January 18th, 2011
Expanding national highways is not the road to the future.

Click Green, January 18th, 2011
Europe awards €60m to support emerging green energy projects.

Science Daily, January 18th, 2011
Big City Life May Alter Green Attitudes.

Science Daily, January 18th, 2011
Findings on Pollution Damage to Human Airways Could Yield New Therapies.

The Guardian, January 18th, 2011
How much can we really trust climate models to tell us about the future?

Science Daily, January 17th, 2011
Indoor Air Pollution: Minerals Reduce Impact of Formaldehyde in Particle Board on Indoor Air Quality.

Science Daily, January 17th, 2011
Improved Measurements of Sun to Advance Understanding of Climate Change.

India Talkies, January 17th, 2011
Soot level in air high in Indian cities.

Hindustan Times, January 17th, 2011
Blame industry, not cars, for pollution.

China Daily, January 17th, 2011
Tunnels, rails to ease capital's traffic woes.

The Star Online, January 17th, 2011
MRT may cost over RM36.6bil in Malaysia.

IPS, January 16th, 2011
Delhi Chokes on Winter Smog.

The Hindu, January 16th, 2011
Fixing India's transport troubles.

Mongolian Views, January 16th, 2011
President demands action to reduce UB air pollution.

Spokesman Review, January 16th, 2011
China wants to keep coal trains running on time.

Xinhua Net, January 16th, 2011
Tianjin to become international shipping center in five years.

China Daily, January 14th, 2011
Clean energy road to future.

Xinhua Net, January 14th, 2011
China's leading steelmaker halts production in capital to cut pollution.

NPR, January 14th, 2011
Halt To Mining Permit Draws Fire In Coal Country.

China Daily, January 14th, 2011
China beats emission reduction target.

Xinhua Net, January 13th, 2011
China sets 2011 pollution control goal, warns of challenges.

Xinhua Net, January 12th, 2011
Official: New traffic rules, subway lines ease congestion "obviously" in Beijing.

Himal SouthAsia, March, 2003
The dark white shroud.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Air Pollution Alerts - January 16th, 2011

News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on January 9th, 2011)

DNA India, January 15th, 2011
Smokeless chulhas capture urbanites fancy in Pune.

The Observer, January 15th, 2011
Sarnia's dirty air clouds new report.

Science Daily, January 15th, 2011
Dramatic Ocean Circulation Changes Caused a Colder Europe in the Past.

The Jakarta Post, January 15th, 2011
Sustainable green cities.

Guardian, January 14th, 2011
How Lagos hopes a railway will end daily endurance test and change lives.

Science Daily, January 14th, 2011
Risks Associated With Second-Hand Smoke in Cars Carrying Children.

Science Daily, January 14th, 2011
New Evidence for Climate Impacts on Ancient Societies.

The Guardian, January 14th, 2011
The population explosion.

Huffington Post, January 14th, 2011
What Hu's Washington Visit Says About Climate Change.

UB Post, January 14th, 2011
Risks on the Road.

Philippine Information System, January 14th, 2011
EMB intensifies clean air campaign.

Live From Beijing, January 14th, 2011
Summary of beijing’s 2010 air quality.

EurActiv, January 14th, 2011
EU eyes climate 'paradigm shift' on tax, growth and China.

Business Green, January 14th, 2011
World Bank puts up €68m to avert post-Kyoto carbon market crash.

The Huffington Post, January 14th, 2011
What Hu's Washington Visit Says About Climate Change.

Philippines Information Agency, January 13th, 2011
PIA, other agencies tapped for clean air management program 2011.

The Express Tribune, January 13th, 2011
Traffic pollution: By 2030 twin cities will be in a mess if we don’t say ‘bus’ in Pakistan Cities.

Times of India, January 13th, 2011
Hyderabad City to get CNG buses from April this year.

MSN, January 13th, 2011
China continues to walk fine line in green innovation.

Scientific American, January 13th, 2011
Wired Wheels: Taking a Spin in the Future of Urban Transportation.

The Economist, January 13th, 2011
GHG Monitoring - Not Hot Air.

NPR, January 12th, 2011
Last Year: The Warmest On Record (Again).

Science Daily, January 12th, 2011
Earth Is Twice as Dusty as in 19th Century.

The Guardian, January 12th, 2011
Climate change exhibit Atmosphere may be pretty but it lacks punch.

Scientific American, January 12th, 2011
Paying Waste: Sewage Contains More Usable Energy Than Scientists Thought.

Express Buzz, January 12th, 2011
Volvo bus depot inaugurated in city.

Reuters, January 11th, 2011
Hong Kong, Shanghai shares rise; energy counters advance.

Reuters, January 11th, 2011
Factbox: Timeline of China's long love affair with coal.

Press of Atlantic City, January 11th, 2011
Pollution from out of state / Blowing in the wind.

Xinhua News Agency, January 11th, 2011
Mongolian president appeals to tackle air pollution in Ulan Bator.

E-Magazine, January 11th, 2011
The Energy Poor.

Scientific American, January 10th, 2011
Casualties of Climate Change: Sea-level Rises Could Displace Tens of Millions.

Inquirer, December 28th, 2010
Smog to usher in New Year in Manila.

Inquirer, December 2nd, 2010
Gov’t plans to limit vehicles on EDSA in Manila.

CNN, November 22nd, 2011
Mayors sign global pact to tackle urban emissions.

News, August, 2007
Spatial modeling for air pollution monitoring network design: example of residential woodsmoke.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Air Pollution Alerts - January 9th, 2011

News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on January 2nd, 2011)

NGO Post, January, 2011
City Of Garbage In Egypt.

Down to Earth, January, 2011
Suppressed CNG facts: A CPCB study on fuels goofs up.

DNA India, January 9th, 2011
'IP Gautam made Ahmedabad a cleaner city'.

Asia One Motoring, January 8th, 2011
Car-sharing will ease Shanghai's traffic problems.

UB Post, January 7th, 2011
Mongolia in 2020.

Science Daily, January 7th, 2011
Energy Limits Global Economic Growth.

TIME, January 7th, 2011
Battle Brews Over EPA's Emissions Regulations.

Morgan Hill Times, January 7th, 2011
Healthy winter skies are becoming rarer.

Indian Express, January 7th, 2011
As mercury took a dip, so did air quality.

Environmental Technology, January 6th, 2011
London's air quality achieves high rating.

IRIN Asia, January 6th, 2011
Kabul air pollution prompts advice on use of masks.

The Grist Magazine, January 6th, 2011
What can we expect on climate and energy in China in 2011?

Science Daily, January 6th, 2011
How Studded Winter Tires May Damage Public Health, as Well as Pavement.

Financial Express, January 6th, 2011
Most worrying prospects of an utter breakdown await Dhaka residents.

UB Post, January 6th, 2011
The Mongolian “Katrina”.

Bloomberg, January 6th, 2011
TOP Oil Market News: Oil Trades Above $90; LNG Demand in Asia.

World Resources Institute, January 5th, 2011
What Can We Expect on Climate and Energy in China in 2011?

Tehran Times, January 5th, 2011
The role of transportation in driving climate disruption.

Environmental Research Web, January 5th, 2011
Reducing black carbon buys time.

In These Times, January 5th, 2011
India’s Green Party Maverick.

People's China Daily, January 5th, 2011
Expert: China's urbanization taxing on resources, environment.

Environmental News Network, January 4th, 2011
No Coal-Fired Power Plants Built in Past Two Years.

Business Wire, January 4th, 2011
Nexant Inks Landmark Energy Efficiency Contract in Mongolia.

Wall Street Journal, January 3rd, 2011
China’s Relentless Hunt for Energy.

Business Standard, January 3rd, 2011
Cap-and-trade regime coming for industrial emissions.

The City Fix, January 3rd, 2011
African Cities to Triple in Size.

Jalopnik, January 3rd, 2011
What Smog Over Santiago Looks Like.

Express buzz, January 3rd, 2011
Low-fare bus service for poor in poor shape.

The Epoch Times, January 2nd, 2011
Beijing’s Air Pollution Index Reaches Alarming Levels.

AFP, January 2nd, 2011
Beijing traffic rules empty out car showrooms.

Times of India, January 2nd, 2011
China shuts down steel plant to check pollution.

Deccan Herald, January 2nd, 2011
Slow response to rapid system.

Xinhua Net, December 30th, 2010
Beijing opens five new metro lines amid increasing traffic pressures.

China Daily, December 30th, 2010
Energy plan to focus on cars.

Xinhua Net, December 29th, 2010
Emission control green revolution in impoverished Chinese regions.

Xinhua Net, December 27th, 2010
China's first solar chimney plant starts operating in desert.

Climate-L News, December 22nd, 2010
UNECE Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution Convention Tackles Black Carbon.

Xinhua Net, December 21st, 2010
China raises gasoline, diesel prices.

Xinhua Net, December 21st, 2010
China likely to meet pollution control targets for 2006-2010, future tasks "arduous".

Science Daily, August 25th, 2011
Can the World Be Powered Mainly by Solar and Wind Energy?

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Air Pollution Alerts - January 2nd, 2011

News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on December 26th, 2010)

Phil Star, January 2nd, 2011
Now, brace for worse air pollution after revelry.

The Scientist, January 1st, 2011
The Coming Health Crisis.

Straits Times, January 1st, 2011
Transit towards a greener, more accessible system.

Science Daily, January 1st, 2011
Cloud Atlas: Scientist Maps the Meaning of Mid-Level Clouds.

The City Fix, December 30th, 2010
China Institutes New Car Policies, But Are They Enough?

Science Daily, December 31st, 2010
Crops: Improving Nitrogen Use Efficiency Lessens Environmental Impact.

AFP, December 30th, 2010
Hong Kong posts record roadside pollution levels.

Live Mint, December 30th, 2010
Green construction gaining traction in India.

Eco Business, December 30th, 2010
Singapore: Fine particles a growing concern though air pollution 'in good range'.

CNN, December 30th, 2010
Will Beijing plan halt auto snarl-ups?

Climate Biz, December 29th, 2010
California Clean Truck Laws Cut Black Carbon in Half.

Financial Express, December 28th, 2010
Restriction on cars to check traffic jams.

AlterNet, December 28th, 2010
2010: A Precedent-Setting Year In the Fight Against Coal.

Bloomberg, December 28th, 2010
Hong Kong Air Pollution ‘Very High’ at All 3 Roadside Stations.

The Hindu, December 28th, 2010
‘Killer dust' threat looms over Marwan despite protests.

Science Daily, December 27th, 2010
Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change: New Global Search to Save Endangered Crop Wild Relatives.

Science Daily, December 27th, 2010
Decline of West Coast Fog Brought Higher Coastal Temperatures Last 60 Years.

Jerusalem Post, December 27th, 2010
All coal-fired power stations to get filters.

Prague Daily, December 27th, 2010
Dust pollution plagues North Moravia again.

Science Daily, December 27th, 2010
Global Rivers Emit Three Times IPCC Estimates of Greenhouse Gas Nitrous Oxide.

Canada.Com, December 26th, 2010
Canadians in denial about air pollution impact.

Financial Express, December 26th, 2010
Pollution from brick kilns: Attention needed.

The City Fix, December 23rd, 2010
Adapting to Climate Change: Is Our Transport Infrastructure Robust Enough?

CNN, December 3rd, 2010
How to get scientists, policymakers to same page on climate change.

CNN, November 17th, 2010
Climate project calls for citizen scientists.

Yale 360, November 17th, 2010
Indian Temperatures Could Rise Significantly by 2030.

CNN, August 12th, 2010
What's behind the weather chaos?