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The recently launched national air quality index, which is supposed to function like US Environment Protection Agency's Air Now system, seems to have to failed to meet expectations.

NEW DELHI: A Greenpeace East Asia analysis of air pollution levels in 360 Chinese cities has revealed that air quality in the coastal cities and Beijing has considerably improved in the last one ye

International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), which analyses environmental performance and energy efficiency of all modes of transportation to better public health, has recommended a colour

BEIJING: Beijing has introduced measures to limit the number of motorists on heavily polluted days, the latest move by authorities in the Chinese capital to battle the choking smog that has blanket

AT LAST year’s ten-day annual session of the National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s rubber-stamp parliament, the prime minister, Li Keqiang, declared “war” on pollution.

Extreme haze episodes repeatedly shrouded Beijing during the winter of 2012–2013, causing major environmental and health problems. To better understand these extreme events, we performed a model-assisted analysis of the hourly observation data of PM2.5 and its major chemical compositions. The synthetic analysis shows that (1) the severe winter haze was driven by stable synoptic meteorological conditions over northeastern China, and not by an abrupt increase in anthropogenic emissions.

Can't lessen air pollution? You could, at least, keep your system immune to its harmful reactions...

The bad news is that diesel usage in vehicles will continue to grow across the world — including India.

Presentation by Li Kunsheng of Beijing Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau at the Anil Agarwal Dialogue 2015: Poor in climate change, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, March 11 – 12, 2015.

Delhi may draw favourable comparisons with Beijing with every smog attack, but the Chinese capital has beaten Delhi in addressing air pollution, a Greenpeace analysis released on Saturday said.

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