Showing posts with label cities. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cities. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Canadian wildfire city : Wildfire spared 90 percent of Fort McMurray

Fort McMurray is largely intact despite a week of damage from the wildfires devastating Canada's oil sands region, Alberta's premier said after touring the ghost town.

Friday, May 06, 2016

Alberta wildfire could cause record insurance losses in Canada

The wildfire that destroyed the Fort McMurray region in Canada's Alberta province is expected to incur the largest insured property losses from a single disaster in Canadian history.

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Canada steps up efforts to battle Alberta wildfire

Canada is responding at a nationwide level to fight the "catastrophic" wildfire in northern Alberta which caused the largest evacuation in the province's history, officials said Wednesday.

Sunday, May 01, 2016

Thousands battle deadly forest fires in India

Thousands of labourers backed by water-carrying helicopters were battling to control fires that have killed two people in India’s northern Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, officials said Sunday.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Canada's Vancouver city considers capturing rainwater as resource

The City of Vancouver in western Canada is looking into a plan to collect and treat rainwater and turn it to a resource, according to a report to the city council on Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

More cars banned in Mexico City after pollution alert

More cars were ordered off Mexico City's streets on Wednesday after a surge in pollution prompted authorities to issue the first air quality alert in 14 years.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

UAE summit urges wider use of green energy sources

Former Mexican President Felipe de Jesus Calderon said Wednesday that most of the world's cities, agriculture and businesses have to be revamped drastically in order to save the planet from global warming.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Chinese Lunar New Year : Cities' air polluted in new year celebration

Heavy air pollution has been reported in 139 cities in China while people celebrated the lunar new year with firecrackers and fireworks, the environment watchdog said Monday.

Monday, February 08, 2016

Beijing expects to ease traffic jams

Beijing plans regulate roadside parking, and improve public transport.

The ratio of green commuting is expected to reach 71 percent, said Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport in an action plan issued over the weekend.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Beijing to shut 2,500 small, polluting firms this year

Beijing will shut down 2,500 small and polluting firms in 2016 in its latest environmental protection efforts, said the municipal government.

Saturday, January 09, 2016

Tibet sees record number of air passengers in 2015

Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China saw a record 3.63 million air passengers in 2015, up 15.2 percent from the previous year, regional civil aviation statistics show.

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Belgian city of Antwerp plans daily charge for most-polluting cars

Belgium's second biggest city, Antwerp, has announced it will introduce a daily charge from 2017 for the most polluting cars, local media reported on Wednesday.

Friday, January 01, 2016

India to Try Car Rationing in Bid to Tackle Air Pollution

India's capital is starting the new year with an experiment designed to reduce the city's record-breaking air pollution.

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Flights cancelled as heavy smog blankets Beijing

More than 200 flights were cancelled at the Beijing International Airport Friday morning as a thick cloud of smog shrouded the capital.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Tehran to close schools, kindergartens due to air pollution

Tehran's educational office announced Saturday that schools and kindergartens in the Iranian capital will be closed Sunday and Monday due to the alarming high air pollution in the city, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Heavy polluting vehicles face charges to enter major city centers in Britain

Polluting vehicles will have to pay to enter special zones in the city centers of five major British cities under an air quality drive announced Thursday by the government.

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Heavy rain floods India's Chennai

Another bout of torrential rain has brought disruption to the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, including India’s fourth largest city, Chennai.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Snowstorms cause chaos in N. China

Snowstorms swept across a vast area of north China yesterday, disrupting traffic, grounding flights and slowing down bullet trains in Beijing, Tianjin and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Madrid prohíbe aparcar en el centro por la contaminación

El Ayuntamiento de Madrid ha prohibido hoy aparcar en el centro de la ciudad por la alta contaminación de dióxido de nitrógeno (NO2) que emiten los coches, una medida que hará excepción con los residentes, vehículos comerciales o de cero emisiones y taxis.

Friday, November 06, 2015

Beijing cuts coal use by 1.5 mln tonnes in heating season

Beijing will reduce its coal consumption by 1.47 million tonnes over the heating season this winter, as coal boilers are phased out and replaced by gas ones, the municipal environment watchdog said Thursday.

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