air pollution


The worst-case numbers scenario for Volkswagen makes it responsible for more than 40,000 tons of pollution in America.

What if it's not just Volkswagen?

Sep 24, 2015
In countries where diesels are popular, the extra ozone pollution could add up.
Posted In: Volkswagen, pollution, air pollution
A Chinese man wears a mask as he waits to cross the road near the CCTV building during heavy smog in Beijing, China.

An environmental movement is awakening in China

Mar 16, 2015
Is China having its 'Silent Spring' moment?
Posted In: China, air pollution, economic growth
Security was increased at the Taj Mahal in preparation for the visit President Barack Obama.

India's air pollution problem

Jan 23, 2015
Cities in India have air that's four times deadlier than Beijing's.
Posted In: India, air pollution, pollution
"North Dakota Flaring of Gas" by Joshua Doubek - via Wikimedia

Oil companies and environmental non-profits team up

Sep 23, 2014
A partnership to cut emissions of methane—a potent greenhouse gas—in drilling.
Posted In: climate change, NGOs, air pollution

Acid rain: what it takes to stop pollution

Jul 17, 2014
"You could sing in the rain, walk in the rain, and then the rain was acid..."
Posted In: acid rain, air pollution, environmentalists

China's fight for cleaner air

Jul 15, 2014
“China’s growth model is based on the idea that natural resources are free."
Posted In: air pollution, smog, Beijing, China

In China, the polluter 'that-must-not-be-named'

Jul 15, 2014
China's crackdown on criticism of a $6 billion petrochemical plant.
Posted In: China, Chengdu, air pollution, smog

LA Smog: the battle against air pollution

Jul 14, 2014
How can the Chinese live with terrible air pollution? One answer: Americans did.
Posted In: China, los angeles, smog, history, air pollution

American pollution: Made in China

Jan 21, 2014
There's a hidden cost to buying goods manufactured in China -- pollution in western North America.
Posted In: China, China's Environment, China's Economy, air pollution

China rolls out plan to clean its air - will it work?

Jan 9, 2014
China has some of the worst smog in the world – impacting the lives of more than a billion people as well as the bottom line for the world’s second biggest economy.
Posted In: China, air pollution, coal