News tagged with air pollution

Italy approves new anti-pollution measures

Italy's centre-left government on Wednesday authorised local authorities to cut traffic speed limits by 20kph (12 mph) and office heating by two degrees in response to spikes in deadly air pollution.

dateDec 30, 2015 in Environment
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Smog shuts schools in Bosnia's Sarajevo

Air pollution forced Bosnian authorities to shut schools in the capital Sarajevo on Thursday, while smog levels also spiked in other parts of the Balkan country due to a lack of rainfall, local officials said.

dateDec 25, 2015 in Environment
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A personal approach to addressing climate issues

Beijing issued its first red alert for hazardous air pollution recently, closing schools and factories citywide. Duke engineering professor Michael Bergin, who has studied the Beijing smog since long before it became front-page ...

dateDec 21, 2015 in Environment
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Climate-smart agriculture still lags after Paris

Environmental problems are usually multifaceted and complex. This is especially true for climate change. As a result, over time researchers and policymakers have learned the importance of a comprehensive and multi-pollutant ...

dateDec 21, 2015 in Environment
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