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.
With new air care line, Method bids adieu to the aerosol can
August 21, 2014, 8 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The much-adored green cleaning powerhouse reintroduces its home fragrance line with a collection of spray air fresheners powered by pressurized air technology.
To fight unemployment, India to plant 2 billion trees
July 21, 2014, 12:01 p.m. by Sami Grover
A new initiative in India will employ up to 300,000 youths in an effort to improve air quality and provide opportunities to the unemployed.
World Cup barbecuing prompts Chilean officials to declare smog emergency
June 19, 2014, 9 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Chilean soccer fans are urged to do the unthinkable and kindly step away from their grills due to worsening air quality levels in Santiago.
Curbing coal is inevitable (forget the political rhetoric)
June 4, 2014, 11:45 a.m. by Jim Motavalli
President Obama's power plant plan has gotten plenty of blowback from coal-state politicians, but it's popular with Americans. Besides, market forces are killing coal, anyway.
Billboard sucks in pollution and turns it into purified air
May 14, 2014, 7:42 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
This high-tech billboard can do the work of 1,200 trees, scrubbing the air of pollutants.
The 10 cities with the worst air pollution in the world
May 9, 2014, 10:36 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
A new study by WHO finds that air pollution has worsened since 2011, signaling increased health risks for city dwellers.
Half of Americans are living with dangerous levels of air pollution
April 30, 2014, 12:58 p.m. by John Platt
A new report from the American Lung Association finds that nearly 148 million Americans breathe unhealthy air.
5 signs that China can't grow unless it tackles smog
April 21, 2014, 12:48 p.m. by Sami Grover
Skeptics question whether China can grow its economy and fight emissions. The truth is, the country has no choice.