Showing posts with label air pollution. Show all posts
Showing posts with label air pollution. Show all posts

Friday, January 14, 2022

Londoners warned against outdoor activity — RT World News

London’s air pollution

Londoners have been told to reduce any strenuous physical activity on Friday as pollution levels in the capital soar. The government’s air pollution website had forecast the worst possible rating.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

India Temporarily Shuts Five Coal-Fired Power Plants around New Delhi - Tasnim News Agency

India Temporarily Shuts Five Coal-Fired Power Plants around New Delhi

(Tasnim) – India has temporarily shut down five coal-fired power plants around the capital New Delhi as part of its drive to combat air pollution, according to an order from the federal environment ministry panel on air pollution.

Saturday, November 13, 2021

India's Top Court Says New Delhi Air Pollution Situation Is 'Very Serious' - Tasnim News Agency

New Delhi Air Pollution

(Tasnim) – The Chief Justice of India on Saturday asked the central government to come up with an emergency plan to tackle New Delhi's toxic air quality and dangerous smog conditions, calling the situation "very serious".

Monday, March 29, 2021

La pollution contraint pour la première fois le Népal à fermer ses écoles - RTL Info

Kathmandu Air Pollution

Le Népal a ordonné la fermeture des écoles en raison de la pollution atmosphérique, une première pour ce motif dans l'histoire du pays himalayen.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

UK, Chinese scientists confirm Beijing's air quality has improved significantly -

Beijing's air quality has improved significantly

Beijing's air quality has improved dramatically in the last few years owing to the emission reductions following the implementation of clean air actions, according to a latest report released by a group of leading British and Chinese scientists.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

EU sues more countries over air pollution, nature and water | THE DAILY STAR

The European Commission said on Thursday it was suing Slovakia for years-long breaches of legal limits on air pollution and started legal action against Germany and Slovenia for falling short on nature conservation and water treatment.

Monday, November 09, 2020

India court bans firecrackers in pollution-hit cities citing virus surge - France 24

India court bans firecrackers in pollution-hit cities

India's environmental court on Monday ordered a ban on firecrackers during the country's biggest annual festival in cities battling hazardously poor air quality, citing a link between pollution and a coronavirus surge.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

New Shipping Regulations to Push Oil Prices to $90 by 2020 : Morgan Stanley

New Shipping Regulations to Push Oil Prices to $90 by 2020
International efforts to reduce air pollution has lifted the hopes of oil traders, as new shipping regulations are expected to boost demand for lower sulfur fuels, raising demand for crude, as the bank’s analysts report. The current growth in oil prices already exceeds earlier predictions amid OPEC supply cuts and US sanctions against Iran.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

China confirms reception of data from Gaofen-5 satellite

Gaofen-5 satellite
The Chinese Academy of Sciences confirmed that one of its institutes has successfully tracked and received the data from the recently launched Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Some 500 Enterprises Set to Close Down in Beijing

overpopulation and environmental pollution issues
The authorities of the Chinese capital of Beijing intend to close around 500 enterprises situated within the city to tackle the overpopulation and environmental pollution issues, Xinhua reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Delhi Rolls Out ‘Anti-Smog’ Mist Cannon in Trial Run

‘Anti-Smog’ Mist Cannon in Trial Run
 India on Wednesday unveiled a new weapon against air pollution — an “anti-smog gun” which authorities hope will clear the skies above New Delhi but which environmentalists say amounts to a band-aid solution.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

German govt to invest €1bn in lowering air pollution

electric buses germany
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the federal government will provide €1 billion to cities and towns across the country in 2018.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Air quality again deteriorates in Indian capital city

incursion of pollutants from external sources like stubble burning has stopped.
Air quality in Indian capital city of Delhi has once again deteriorated and slipped from poor to very poor category, state-run broadcaster - All India Radio (AIR) said Tuesday.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Beijing and nearby areas report more "good air" days

Beijing and nearby areas are still not free from concern
Beijing and surrounding areas reported good air quality on more days in October thanks to strengthened efforts to reduce emissions.

Thursday, November 09, 2017

New Delhi Declares Pollution Emergency

The Indian capital declared a pollution emergency
The Indian capital declared a pollution emergency and banned the entry of trucks and construction activity as a toxic smog hung over the city for a third day on Thursday and air quality worsened by the hour.

Sunday, November 05, 2017

Air pollution causes millions of cases of kidney disease each year: new study

chronic kidney disease
The global toll of chronic kidney disease (CKD) attributable to air pollution has reached more than 10 million each year, a new study revealed.

Monday, October 30, 2017

UN says atmospheric CO2 levels have hit record high

CO2 levels have hit record high
The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has hit a new high, the UN has said, warning that drastic action is needed to achieve targets set by the Paris climate agreement.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Beijing to cut emission in winter heating season

Beijing winter
Beijing plans to cut over 1,800 tonnes of nitric oxide emissions during this year's winter heating season, said Beijing Thermal Group Sunday.

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