Is there a threshold an entire industry crosses when it does more harm than good? Michigan Technological University researchers set out to examine the question with numbers.
A new paper, published.. Eurasia Review - Published
Schools had to close in Bangkok this week as air pollution reached hazardous levels. Thai authorities launched five water-spraying drones over the city in the hope that they could take some of the dust..
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According to a report by CNN, Thailand's Ministry of Education have ordered all schools in Bangkok and some surrounding provinces to close for the remainder of the week amid concerns over dangerously..
While hundreds of schools in the American Midwest are shut down due to freezing temperatures, hundreds in another part of the world are facing closures for a different reason entirely: air pollution...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sees coal as a key way to boost the economy, but burning more coal may exacerbate pollution in a country already suffering from some of the world's most toxic air. Grace..
China's capital city Beijing has pledged to improve air quality this year but did not commit to a specific target, suggesting the country's air-pollution campaign is stalling as the easily attainable.. Reuters India - Published
Environmentalists urged EU policy makers on Tuesday to take a tougher stance on air pollution from coal power plants in the Western Balkans, blaming the fumes for 3,900 deaths across Europe each year. Reuters India - Published
Air pollution in 39 major northern Chinese cities rose 16 percent on the year in January, official data showed, with surging industrial activity making it increasingly unlikely they will meet their.. Reuters India - Published
Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers, the world's "Third Pole", could melt by 2100 if global emissions are not sharply reduced. The glaciers would melt even if the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5.. IndiaTimes - Published
According to SAFAR, the overall air pollution level in Delhi was hovering around 'very poor' category with overall Air Quality Index (AQI) docking at 322 till 9.00 am in the morning. Firstpost - Published
[Thailand], Jan 31 (ANI): Toxic air pollution, with PM2.5 levels grossly exceeding safety limits, has led to schools being directed to shut down in Thailand's capital, Bangkok, for the remainder of Sify - Published
Choking air pollution has prompted schools to close in the Thai capital for the rest of the week and people celebrating next week's Lunar New Year holiday were urged to curb the use of incense and.. Reuters India - Published
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari here on Saturday laid the foundation stone for development of a six-lane corridor here and said road projects worth Rs 50,000 crore have.. Sify - Published Also reported by •Zee News
The National Green Tribunal slammed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) on Thursday for not submitting a proper report on a plea alleging air pollution due to chemicals released by a dyeing.. IndiaTimes - Published
South Korea's president said on Tuesday he was "truly ashamed" of his government's inability to clear air pollution that has blanketed Seoul and parts of the country for weeks, and proposed an early.. Reuters India - Published
On December 24, 2018, the Federal Environmental Council published Resolution No. 492 ("Resolution"), regulating two phases of the Air Pollution Control Program for Vehicles ("PROCONVE") Mondaq - Published
Delhi, routinely suffering from air pollution accompanied by thick fog caused by vehicular exhaust and coal burning, witnessed yet another bad day on Friday. Flights into and out of Delhi were delayed.. Firstpost - Published
A bench headed by Justice Raghuvendra S Rathore said that it lacked jurisdiction to restrain the use of hookah in restaurants and bars in the city. Referring to a Delhi HC order, the tribunal said.. IndiaTimes - Published
A four-member committee formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday penalised German auto giant Volkswagen Rs 171.34 crore for causing air pollution in Delhi due to excess nitrogen oxide.. Sify - Published
The Thai capital fired water cannon into the hot tropical air and hosed down streets on Monday as authorities handed out masks in a bid to combat air pollution in one of the world's most visited cities.. Reuters India - Published
While the minister maintained that the plan will not be legally binding, he said besides reducing air pollution concentration, pollution monitoring networks will be enhanced and activities will be put.. DNA - Published
The heavy industrial Chinese province of Henan met its target to cut air pollution in 2018 but underperformed the country as a whole after a surge in smog over winter, underscoring the challenges.. Reuters India - Published
Air pollution in China's heavy-industrial province of Henan worsened in December even as other regions improved, official data showed, with its cities hit by unfavourable weather and a struggle to find.. Reuters India - Published
Xiaomi has announced the Mi AirPOP PM2.5 Anti-Pollution Mask in India. The new mask from the Chinese smartphone maker is the newest product in the expanding fitness and wellness space. The company.. BGR India - Published
Xiaomi is not a new company when it comes to launching devices that help us tackle air pollution in India. In fact, the company has been looking after the air purification needs with the launch of its.. BGR India - Published
It was a cold Wednesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 6.5 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season's average, as Delhi continued to remain under 'severe'.. Sify - Published
With the national capital battling 'severe' air pollution, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday the Delhi government will implement odd-even scheme, to regulate plying of private vehicles in.. DNA - Published