Blog posts tagged to "smog"

  • Smog clouds sky on a typical Beijing day.

    It’s air-pocalypse now in Beijing – but the future is brighter

    Published on Tuesday, 03 January 2017

    Although the city’s air pollution problems won’t disappear overnight, authorities are finally pursuing long-term solutions.

  • Children on a bus in India.

    Clean the air for our children

    Published on Tuesday, 15 November 2016

    Pollution is a silent killer that can lead to cancer, many other chronic diseases, and even impact infant brain development.

  • A view of smog, haze in the city’s skyline in People’s Republic of China.

    Pollute first, clean up later: Could we avoid this development model?

    Published on Thursday, 21 February 2013

    Resource depletion and environmental pollution are serious issues in developing Asia. This was well illustrated in January of this year when northern People’s Republic of China (PRC) suffered its worst air pollution on record. The level of pollution moved many to question the old development model of “pollute first, improve later”.