News tagged with air pollution

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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What leaves the citizens of Beijing breathless

This week's smog alarm at Beijing underlines the relevance of air pollution in the Chinese capital. Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have been studying factors influencing air quality in the megacity ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Environment
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Beijing lifts smog red alert

Beijing's first ever red alert for smog expired Thursday, as blue skies and sunshine replaced the thick haze that covered the city for days.

dateDec 10, 2015 in Environment
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