Choking smog returned to the skies of Mexico City this week at levels not seen in more than a decade, prompting fears of more eye-watering days to come as efforts to curb pollution run afoul of the courts and the realities ...
A photo of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg jogging Friday morning in downtown Beijing's notorious smog has prompted a torrent of amusing comments and some mockery on Chinese social media.
Ten pigeons armed with air pollution detectors on their backs were released into the London sky on Wednesday to monitor pollution in the British capital, organisers of the initiative told AFP.
If the price of oil decreases, carbon dioxide emissions increase. This is what two Spanish scientists claim after comparing the relationship between air pollution and economic development by using the real oil prices in Spain ...
The U.S. Forest Service recently published its first urban forest assessment—providing details on the composition and health of the Austin, Texas urban forest, and documenting the contributions trees make to the environment, ...
Heavy city traffic contributes significantly to air pollution and health problems such as asthma, but UT Dallas researchers think another kind of traffic—data traffic—might help citizens better cope with pollution.
Thousands of dead fish washed up on the banks of a polluted lake on Monday in India's southern technology hub of Bangalore.
The Supreme Court has left intact a federal rule that targets mercury pollution—giving the Environmental Protection Agency time to fix legal problems and come out with a revision by April.
A study led by the University of Leeds has found that about 80,000 deaths are prevented each year due to the introduction of European Union (EU) policies and new technologies to reduce air pollution.
New research shows that more than 5.5 million people die prematurely every year due to household and outdoor air pollution. More than half of deaths occur in two of the world's fastest growing economies, China and India.