air pollution

October 20, 2017
October 20, 2017

Delhi chokes on toxic haze despite Diwali fireworks ban

New Delhi is shrouded in a thick toxic haze after a night of frenzied Diwali fireworks send the air quality plummeting despite a ban on sale of fireworks aimed at thwarting a repeat of an '...

October 20, 2017
October 20, 2017

9m people killed in pollution: Report

Pollution claims the lives of nine million people in 2015, one in every six deaths that year, according to a report.

June 23, 2017
June 23, 2017

What happens to our e-waste?

What do you do with the damaged battery or chargers of your cell phone? Where do you keep your fused bulbs and abandoned switches? What about obsolete computer accessories?

September 29, 2016
September 29, 2016

Thousands die unnecessarily!

According to the study 'Ambient Air Pollution: A Global Assessment of Exposure and Burden of Disease' by the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Harley-Davidson to pay $12 million fine over motorcycle emissions

Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG.N) agreed to pay a $12 million civil fine and stop selling illegal after-market devices that cause its motorcycles to emit too much pollution, the US Justice Department...

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

80% of world’s city dwellers breathing bad air: UN

Over 80 percent of the world’s city dwellers breathe poor quality air, with Dhaka being the third most polluted, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other life-threatening diseases, a new...

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

Using smarter stoves to combat household air pollution

When it comes to cooking indoors over open fires, the harmful health effects can be equal to smoking two packs of cigarettes a day.

March 1, 2016
March 1, 2016

New legal threat for UK air pollution

The UK government has been warned to drastically reduce air pollution or face renewed legal action.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

UK air pollution 'linked to 40,000 early deaths a year'

Air pollution is contributing to about 40,000 early deaths a year in the UK, the Royal Colleges of Physicians and Paediatrics and Child Health have said.

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

Polluted air causes 5.5m deaths a year: Study

More than 5.5 million people worldwide are dying prematurely every year as a result of air pollution, according to new research.