Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 10:30
NASA scientists have used satellite observations to measure air pollution`s dependence on population in four of the planet`s major air pollution regions: the United States, Europe, China and India.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 22:30
Environmental degradation costs India about Rs.3.75 trillion ($80 billion) annually - equivalent to 5.7 percent of the GDP - with air pollution being a major contributor, a World Bank report released Wednesday said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 14:17
Australian researchers have developed a new nano-material which can help reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power stations.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 17:46
The recent choking smoke in Singapore and parts of Malaysia has been blamed on the small- and large-scale farmers in Sumatra.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 22:06
Ghaziabad and Allahabad have emerged as the two most air polluted cities in Uttar Pradesh in a recent survey by a research and advocacy organisation.
Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 11:50
Indonesia dispatched helicopters to create artificial rain in a desperate bid to fight raging fires that have choked Singapore.
Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 11:42
Air pollution in Singapore Thursday reached levels dangerous for human health due to smoke from fires set in nearby Indonesia to clear land for crop planting.
Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 18:11
China could take 18 years to bring air quality within acceptable standards, analysts have said.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 21:31
China`s Cabinet has announced measures to curb the country`s notorious air pollution, one of the many environmental challenges facing the country that are increasingly angering the public.
Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 19:04
Air pollution and drinking water availability worsened in the last five years in the national capital with the transport sector, industries and wastage of water adding to the problem.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2013, 18:44
In a broadly based response, scientists, international aid agencies and governments have launched efforts to develop and introduce cleaner, more efficient cook stoves.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 16:32
An interdisciplinary team of Michigan Technological University students has found a simple solution to reduce air pollution from wood-burning cookstoves.
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