Sunday, March 25, 2012

Air Pollution News & Alerts - March 25th, 2012

Urban Age, March 25th, 2012
Measuring the Human Urban Footprint.

Info Mongolia, March 25th, 2012
Mongolian capital city hopes to improve transportation with huge investment.

China.Org, March 25th, 2012
Zhejiang releases PM2.5 data for 7 cities.

Financial Express, March 25th, 2012
Energy research council to be formed.

The Financial, March 24th, 2012
540,000 will Benefit from Better Urban Transport.

Eurasia Review, March 24th, 2012
Pakistan’s Dangerous Levels Of Indoor And Outdoor Pollution.

Indian Express, March 23rd, 2012
IIT-Delhi begins study to identify pollutants affecting Golden Temple.

Vietnam News, March 23rd, 2012
Capital's air still worst in SE Asia.

The Harbus, March 23rd, 2012
Chinese Twitter Site Weibo Used in the Fight for Beijing Air Quality.

Thanh Nien News, March 22nd, 2012
Hanoi most polluted city in Southeast Asia.

Vietnam Net, March 22nd, 2012
Transport vehicles are the culprit that cause air pollution in urban areas.

Indian Express, March 21st, 2012
KEM unit studies how biomass fuels affect health.

The Guardian, March 20th, 2012
Live discussion: how can business enable energy access for all?

Times of India, March 20th, 2012
Blueprint charts urban transport mess, pitches for a u-turn.

Environmental Protection, March 19th, 2012
Lung Doctors Expect Respiratory Diseases will Worsen with Global Climate Change.

The Korean Times, March 19th, 2012
Taking advantage of urbanization.

DAWN, March 19th, 2012
Climate Change could claim 150,000 lives annually.

Global Times, March 19th, 2012
Shanghai's car plate auction hits new high.

China Daily, March 19th, 2012
Late snow clears the air in Beijing.

Info Mongolia, March 19th, 2012
Russians Creating New Technology to Produce Fuels for Ulaanbaatar.

The Guardian, March 18th, 2012
China's challenges: political change, pollution and protest.

Counter Punch, March 18th, 2012
The Perils of Fracking.

CNTN, March 18th, 2012
Air pollution awareness soars in China.

Urban Vision, March 17th, 2012
Is JNNURM about Inclusive Development?

The Hindu, March 17th, 2012
Delhi share goes down by Rs. 157 crore.

China Daily, March 17th, 2012
Fog grounds flights in north China.

RTCC, March 16th, 2012
Could people power drive Bangladeshi clean environment movement?

In These Times, March 16th, 2012
Getting on the BRT Bus: U.S. Cities Eye Mexico Program That Benefits Workers.

NPR, March 16th, 2012
Mount Everest Still Holds Mysteries For Scientists.

The Guardian, March 16th, 2012
Air pollution could become China's biggest health threat.

Science Daily, March 16th, 2012
Past in Monsoon Changes Linked to Major Shifts in Indian Civilizations.

Science Daily, March 16th, 2012
Invasive Plants: Climate Is a Determining Factor.

The Guardian, March 15th, 2012
London air pollution at record high.

The Guardian, March 15th, 2012
Air pollution 'will become bigger global killer than dirty water'.

Washington Post, March 15th, 2012
What’s going to kill us in 2050? Air pollution — and lots of it.

OECD, March 15th, 2012
Environmental Outlook to 2050: The Consequences of Inaction.

Philippine Information Agency, March 14th, 2012
DENR asked vehicle owners to clear emissions.

Beyond Brics, March 14th, 2012
The cost of China’s pollution.

Press Information Bureau, March 13th, 2012
Pollution by Okhla Waste-to – Energy Plant.

Switchboard NRDC, March 13th, 2012
If you care about cities, return that new iPad.

Shanghai Daily, March 13th, 2012
Shanghai plans for less car use.

Sun Star, Manila, March 13th, 2012
Vehicle owners told to clean up emissions.

Green Car Reports, March 12th, 2012
Tata Reboots Nano, World’s Cheapest Car, As Coolest Small Car.

China.Org, March 12th, 2012
China's rural pollution to be monitored soon.

China Daily, March 12th, 2012
Tianjin to release PM2.5 data in April.

Shanghai Daily, March 12th, 2012
City issues first PM2.5 air-quality warning.

NPR, March 12th, 2012
Power Grid Must Adapt To Handle Renewable Energy.

Pakistan Observer, March 21st, 2012
Karachi University workshop on air pollution.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Air Pollution News & Alerts - March 11th, 2012

News & Information; Every Sunday
(Last on February 26th, 2012)

USEPA, March, 2012
U.S. - India Collaboration on Air Quality and Climate Research and Education.

Jakarta Post, March 11th, 2012
End of the Road? Phasing Out Jakarta's Bajajs.

Info Mongolia, March 11th, 2012
Owners of car will pay fee in Ulaanbaatar.

UB Post, March 11th, 2012
Married me, without me - False Promises on Air Pollution Control.

The Daily Star, March 10th, 2012
Check city air pollution in Dhaka.

China Daily, March 10th, 2012
Sustainable urbanization has many benefits.

East Day News, March 10th, 2012
Shanghai City releases new air-quality data.

China Daily, March 9th, 2012
Learning from Singapore's success.

Wall Street Journal, March 9th, 2012
Following Beijing, Hong Kong Releases PM2.5 Pollution Data.

The Hindu, March 9th, 2012
From New Delhi, some urban legends.

The Hindu, March 9th, 2012
Where the pedestrian is king of the road.

China Daily, March 8th, 2012
Hong Kong commences PM2.5 hourly reporting.

China Daily, March 8th, 2012
Beijing to switch from coal to gas to go green.

Reuters, March 8th, 2012
China vows to destroy, not relocate, polluting plants.

Indian Express, March 8th, 2012
UT to make Sector 17 vehicle-free in Chandigarh, India.

NRDC Switchboard, March 7th, 2012
What Would Happen if all the Lobbyists for Polluters were Replaced by Asthmatic Children?

Huffington Post, March 7th, 2012
5 Scientists (and Dr. Oz) Make Clean Air Sense.

Peoples Daily Online, March 7th, 2012
Pearl River Delta TO release PM 2.5 in March.

Energy Digital, March 6th, 2012
U.S. EPA MACT Rules Buoys Air Pollution Control Equipment in the Global Energy and Power Industry.

Nature, March 5th, 2012
Emissions from Asia put US cities over the ozone limit.

R&D, March 5th, 2012
Berkeley Lab quantifies effect of soot on snow, ice.

Eco Business, March 5th, 2012
Beijing strives to be coal-free.

UB Post, March 5th, 2012
Responsibility for litter lays with unconcerned citizens.

Reuters, March 5th, 2012
China's missed pollution goals show failure to change -NDRC.

Reuters, March 5th, 2012
China lead pollution poisons 160 children.

Crienglish News, March 3rd, 2012
Environment Researcher Calls for Innovation of Air Monitoring Equipment.

China Daily, March 3rd, 2012Air quality efforts lauded.

The Daily Star, March 3rd, 2012
Making brick kilns emission efficient.

Press TV, March 3rd, 2012
Delhi's population directly affected by air pollution.

IBN Live, March 2nd, 2012
Making public transport system energy efficient.

Global Post, March 2nd, 2012
Majority of China's cities will fail to meet new air quality standards.

BBC, March 2nd, 2012
China cities 'will not meet new air standards'.

National Post, March 2nd, 2012
Power Plant pollution is not a new concern.

China Dialogue, March 1st, 2012
Could China redefine the car?

TIME, March 1st, 2012
War on Coal: Why Polluting Plants Are Shutting Down Nationwide.

The Guardian, March 1st, 2012
China combats air pollution with tough monitoring rules.

The Green Car, March 1st, 2012
Are we underestimating black carbon emissions?

China Dialogue, March 1st, 2012
Could China redefine the car?

Rush Lane, March 1st, 2012
Only 17 cities adhere to BS IV norms in India with pollution levels at an all time high: We breathe sulphur.

Times of India, March 1st, 2012
55% Delhi population directly hit by air pollution.

Smart Planet, February 29th, 2012
In Beijing, targeting polluters with Google Maps.

The Hindu, February 29th, 2012
The city and the city - Bengaluru.

China Daily, February 29th, 2012
Monitoring of PM2.5 to be extended.

Fast Co-Design, February 29th, 2012
Famed Artist Olafur Eliasson Creates LED Light For Developing World.

UNEP, February 28th, 2012
One Step Closer Towards Cleaner Cookstoves in Afghanistan.

The Pioneer, February 28th, 2012
Vehicular emission unabated as pollution levels rise.

Climate Central, February 28th, 2012
Natural Gas Our New Savior? Not So Fast . . .

China Daily, February 28th, 2012
China on the path to efficient use of energy.

Shanghai Daily, February 28th, 2012
Shanghai 'good air' days may be numbered.

Business Standard, February 27th, 2012
Sunita Narain: Clean energy, dirty business.

Hindustan Times, February 24th, 2012
Pedestrians not welcome on roads.

SEI, February 23rd, 2012
Q&A: Johan Kuylenstierna on the new coalition to reduce short-lived climate pollutants.

China Daily, February 22nd, 2012
New system to help clear the air.

Vietnam Net, February 1st, 2012
Hanoi’s air quality declines.

Vietnam Forum of Environmental Journalists, January 31st, 2012
Plan to perfect air-quality monitoring system underway.