Picture the causes of air pollution in a major city and you are likely to visualise pollutants spewing out of cars, trucks and buses.
Chemical products that contain compounds refined from petroleum, like household cleaners, pesticides, paints and perfumes, now rival motor vehicle emissions as the top source of urban air pollution, according to a surprising ...
How best to get cleaner air? Some officials in Germany want residents to leave their polluting cars at home.
Smog kills tens of thousands of Poles each year, yet environmental activists say the right-wing government of the coal-loving nation has been dragging its feet on combatting air pollution.
Marine shipping fuels will get a whole lot cleaner in 2020 when a regulation by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) requires fuels to contain 80-86 percent less sulphur.
All schools in Tehran will remain closed on Tuesday because of dangerously high levels of air pollution blanketing the Iranian capital, authorities said.
"Power to the people," the activists chanted in the 1960s.
Tiny particles fuel powerful storms and influence weather much more than has been appreciated, according to a study in the Jan. 26 issue of the journal Science.
Hong Kong's famous skyline was engulfed in smog Monday, with residents urged to stay indoors.