air pollution

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.

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

Dusty streets in city pose health risks

Dry weather, compounded by waning greenery and heavy construction work, has turned Dhaka's air seriously polluted.

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

What steps taken against air pollution?

The High Court yesterday demanded an explanation from the authorities concerned as to what steps had been taken to prevent air pollution in four city corporation areas, including Dhaka north and...

January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016

Delhi anti-pollution car trial ends

India's capital Delhi ends a two-week trial that imposed major restrictions on private cars to curb alarming levels of pollution.

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

Brick kilns king among air pollutants

Very few of the brick kilns in Bangladesh - approximately 7,000, according to government estimates -- have been constructed following proper design and environmental rules, according to experts.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

Cities choke on air pollution

The quality of air in the capital is extremely unhealthy. ...

December 24, 2015
December 24, 2015

China smog sparks red alerts in 10 cities

Hazardous smog blanketing China's north-east sparks more red alerts, with authorities advising residents in 10 cities to stay indoors.

December 19, 2015
December 19, 2015

Beijing blanketed by dangerous smog

Cars have been forced off the road and factories are closed in Beijing on Saturday after the city was once again blanketed by hazardous smog.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

Smog 'red alert' in effect in Beijing

Schools in Beijing are closed and outdoor construction halted as the Chinese capital's first ever pollution "red alert"red alert" came into effect.