China's capital and other northern cities have banned half of all vehicles from city streets and ordered factories, schools and construction sites closed in response to a five-day smog red alert.
A new study of lead pollution in the North Atlantic provides strong evidence that leaded petrol emissions have declined over the past few decades.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are pollutants which come from burning fossil fuels, fires, oil spillages, and other anthropogenic and natural sources. They are transported from continental land masses to the open ocean ...
President Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy.
Industrial sites and highways could become cleaner in the future thanks to shark-shaped samplers that hunt 'fugitive' air pollutants.
A major initiative to cut the pollution emitted from the nation's power plants set off a scramble Monday in Washington - where Republicans instantly pounced on the proposed rules - and in states, where much of the work in ...
With warmer weather, it's time to get outdoors. And now you can breathe easy about it: A new study from the University of Iowa reports Iowa's air quality falls within government guidelines for cleanliness.
Coal took center stage in the global warming debate on Monday as a high-profile coal industry event kicked off on the sidelines of a U.N. climate conference in Warsaw.
Findings from a major Europe-wide study into cormorant-fishery conflicts were published this week, providing one of the most detailed ecological and socio-economic investigations of these fish-eating birds, their impacts ...
University of Adelaide researchers have developed a process for turning waste plastic bags into a high-tech nanomaterial.