by Emily Atkin Posted on May 16, 2014
If met, the goal would increase installed solar capacity in China by about 50 gigawatts, about the amount of energy it takes to power 12.8 million homes.
by Jeff Spross Posted on April 25, 2014
The update is the first change to the anti-pollution law since 1989, and expands its scope along with its ability to punish individual and corporate polluters.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 22, 2014
Governor Tom Corbett's administration has proposed new regulations designed to bring the state's air quality up to national standards, but some coal plants will be able to pollute 40 percent more than they do now.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 15, 2014
New research uncovers a link between Asia's dirty air and the odd colder weather in North America.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 3, 2014
Officials are warning the elderly and people with breathing problems to limit outdoor exposure this week in London as yellow smog envelops the city.
by Emily Atkin Posted on March 31, 2014
"The air is really good, but the time is too short," Feng Lin, 75, said. "I had to stop too soon but it was really great until then."
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 27, 2014
On Thursday, Chinese regulators ordered the country's two largest insurers to stop selling smog coverage.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 26, 2014
Only 3 out of 74 Chinese cities fully complied with pollution standards in 2013, and the country's capital saw pollution 10 times the safety level yesterday.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on March 15, 2014
Unseasonably warm weather and too much dangerous pollution have led to some drastic response measures in Europe this weekend.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 7, 2014
Researchers looked at the effect nitrogen dioxide has on the heart, and found the changes encourage cardiovascular disease.