Eight European Union countries exceeded the bloc's air pollution limits in 2011, down from 12 the previous year, the European Environment Agency said in a report published on Monday.
Reducing pollution at national parks: Scientists demonstrate significant improvements in air quality, visibility
(Phys.org) —Air quality and visibility have improved dramatically at national parks and other areas of national scenic value in association with reduced air pollution emissions, according to new data analysis by the Cooperative ...
(Phys.org)—A new NASA-led study involving the University of Colorado Boulder finds that when it comes to combating global warming caused by emissions of ozone-forming chemicals, location matters.
Under new European Union rules to combat pollution, trucks and buses rolling off assembly lines this year will produce significantly less harmful exhaust fumes.
Higher congestion charges in the morning and in the spring would even out the negative health effects caused by air pollution from cars in large cities.
Researchers from Radboud University Nijmegen and B-WARE Research Centre have discovered new methane-consuming bacteria in the soil beneath the Brunssummerheide peatland reserve in Limburg, the Netherlands. Although the bacteria ...
Benefits of wind energy confirmed: Half a million cars worth of pollution and a billion gallons of water saved each year
(Phys.org)—Wind energy in Colorado each year saves a billion gallons of water while avoiding emissions of air pollutants equivalent to that produced by half a million cars, according to a report released today by Environment ...
Hong Kong on Friday announced new targets in its bid to cut emissions from power plants, part of an ongoing effort to tackle air pollution in the Chinese city that is regularly covered in smog.
A major alpine transit route through western Austria was partially shut to traffic on Friday, as part of a protest against excessive heavy transport and resulting pollution.