AFP (Apr. 15, 2016) New Delhi imposes driving restrictions that will take around a million cars off its roads for the second time this year, seeking to improve air quality in the world's most polluted capital.
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AFP (Jan. 1, 2016) More than a million private cars are banned from New Delhi's roads, as authorities begin trialling drastic new measures to cut smog in the world's most polluted capital.
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AFP (Jan. 15, 2016) New Delhi wraps up a trial of draconian driving restrictions that has taken around a million cars off the roads and seen even judges and diplomats carpool in the world's most polluted capital.
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AFP (Dec. 20, 2015) Bulgaria's capital Sofia, a city of about 1.3 million people, is the European capital with the most polluted air, data by the European Environment Agency shows. The air pollution, blamed in part on ... watch video
AFP (June 10, 2012) It's the highest navigable lake in the world and the longest in South America. But it's also one of the most polluted. Lake Titicaca, on the border between Bolivia and Peru, is fighting for its ... watch video
Reuters (Mar. 4, 2013) Scientists in Denmark have built a device designed to clean polluted air by accelerating natural atmospheric processes, helping to get rid of chemicals and smells. ... watch video
July 25, 2016 Volcanic climate perturbations that delivered cold and stormy weather to much of the Northern Hemisphere generated a combination of conditions in the Sonoran Desert that were ... read more
July 25, 2016 Climate disasters like heat-waves or droughts enhance the risk of armed conflicts in countries with high ethnic diversity, scientists found. They used a novel statistical approach to analyze data ... read more
July 25, 2016 Researchers have shown a way to potentially halve the amount of fertilizer dairy farmers use while maintaining pasture yields, providing improved protection for the Great Barrier ... read more
May 5, 2016 The health benefits of walking and cycling outweigh the negative effects on health of air pollution, even in cities with high levels of air pollution, according to a new study. This new evidence ... read more
Oct. 29, 2015 A new study has described how Delhi suffers a toxic blend of geography, growth, poor energy sources and unfavorable weather that perpetuates and propagates its dangerously high levels of air ... read more
Mar. 30, 2015 The beneficial effects of exercise are more important for our health than the negative effects of air pollution, in relation to the risk of premature mortality, new research shows. In other words, ... read more
Aug. 19, 2013 Live in a large city like New York, London, Beijing or Mumbai, and you are likely exposed to more air pollution than people in smaller cities in surrounding areas. But exactly how a city's ... read more