India launches clean air index to help tackle pollution
April 13, 2015, 3:51 p.m. by Sami Grover
Prime Minister Modi's efforts aimed at tackling local air pollution, but the whole world stands to benefit.
Can a building standard help you live a healthier life?
April 12, 2015, 5:10 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
Do we really need another building standard? Perhaps we do, if we really care about our health and well-being.
'Under the Dome' air pollution documentary turns viral sensation
March 2, 2015, 10:17 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Since its release last Saturday, the film on China's crippling pollution has been viewed over 100 million times.
China reins in New Year fireworks to curb air pollution
February 18, 2015, 1:31 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Dozens of cities throughout the country have either banned or limited fireworks displays due to the threat of heavy pollution.
City life doesn't affect asthma rates as formerly thought
January 22, 2015, 8:40 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
Research found no major difference in asthma rates of inner-city kids and those in other communities.
You can't plug in the electric Gogoro Smartscooter
January 8, 2015, 3:18 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
You swap the batteries instead of charging them. It's a model that has failed before but makes sense here.
Laundry detergent eats smog (but is it a good idea?)
September 23, 2014, 10:48 a.m. by Sami Grover
By adding tiny nanoparticles of titanium dioxide, our clothes could become air purifiers — or so they say.