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2013 another unusually warm year across globe: NASA

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 09:22

Last year was among a handful of the warmest on record since 1880, according to US government figures out Tuesday that provide more evidence that the planet is heating up.

Air pollution boosts NW Pacific cyclones

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 09:20

Surging air pollution from China and other fast-growing Asian economies has intensified winter cyclones in the northwest Pacific, scientists said Tuesday.

Air pollution boosts NW Pacific cyclones: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 23:39

Surging air pollution from China and other fast-growing Asian economies has intensified winter cyclones in the northwest Pacific, scientists said Tuesday.

US consumers to blame for some air pollution from China

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 15:39

Air pollution from China blows across the Pacific Ocean and ends up over the US west coast -- and American consumerism is to blame for a portion of it, said a study Monday.

US consumers to blame for some air pollution from China

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 08:57

The study found that 22 percent of carbon monoxide and 17 percent of black carbon emitted in China were associated with the production of goods for export.

Dangerous pollution hits Beijing

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 15:10

China`s capital was shrouded in dangerous smog on Thursday, cutting visibility down to a few hundred metres as a count of small particulate pollution reached more than 25 times recommended levels.

China sets targets for curbing air pollution

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 13:47

China has set new targets for its provinces to reduce air pollution by 5 to 25 per cent, state media said late on Tuesday, underscoring the government`s concern about a source of public anger.

Pollution levels in Delhi to rise

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 09:35

Delhi might see a sudden rise in its pollution levels in the coming days, thanks to the difference between the maximum and minimum temperatures which has reduced, the System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research said in a statement.

China, Japan, South Korea to jointly combat air pollution

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 20:32

To combat air pollution which has become a major problem in East Asia; China, Japan and South Korea have joined hands together. This step is to boost sustainable development for greater ecological improvement.

US top court examines rules on cross-border air pollution

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 07:45

The US Supreme Court heard arguments on environmental rules aiming to reduce smog that drifts from one state to another.

Haze continues to shroud China

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 20:19

Heavy haze still shrouded China Saturday, with highways closed and flights delayed or cancelled following an alert for haze.

Shanghai`s toxic smog reaches hazardous levels

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 09:15

Known for its terrible air quality, China`s financial hub Shanghai got covered with thick smog on Friday, halting all constructions and forcing the school children to remain indoors.