Ozone and fine-particle pollution worsened China's air quality in August compared with July, the Environmental Protection Ministry reported on its website on Tuesday.

The first air-quality forecast in Shanghai was released to the public on Sunday.

Air pollution from coal combustion likely cut life expectancy in parts of China by more than five years during the 1990s, a study has found, adding weight to increasing public demands for Beijing t

High levels of air pollution will cause 500 million people to lose an aggregate 2.5 billion years from their lives

The System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), which provides information about air quality, weather and the current UV index was launched by Dr Shailesh Nayak, secretary, Ministry of

Pune: City-based Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology officially launched its second ‘System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) - Pune’ for Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad on Wednesday. Other facilities such as ‘air quality and weather assessment and data on hitech-digital India’ (AWADHI) — a one stop-shop for metro air quality information was also launched.

In addition to it, an ‘interactive voice response (IVR) service’ was also introduced, where citizens of Pune can get the current and 24-hour advance forecast information on air quality and weather of Pune and Delhi just by dialing a toll free number.

During the week leading up to the Olympic Games, London experienced its worst ozone episode for six years.

Contrary to popular belief that trees fight pollution, several species of plants including cashew, tamarind, guava, mango, custard apple, gulmohar, banyan, sapota and jackfruit, are falling prey to

Air pollution in Beijing reached 'hazardous' levels on Monday, the US embassy said, as thick smog blanketed the city for the third day running, forcing the closure of highways and cancellation of f

This paper mainly deals with the measurement of air quality by observing the concentration of pollutants in the atmosphere namely suspended particulate matter, NOx and SO2 at five different selected locations in Lucknow city. The locations for the study have been chosen on the basis of land use pattern. Each pollutant has been observed by 12 hours from 8:00 to 20:00 hours. According to air quality scale, the air quality status has been measured at each location and zone. From the study it is found that the residential zone has highest air quality index in comparison to other zones.