China's Air Pollution, Out of Hand

China Tackling Air Pollution, But Faces Big Challenges

China's fast economic growth has been backed up by fast and dirty coal power plants to meet new energy requirements of the rapidly expanding...
Nasa Photo of Hong Kong, China at Night

Hong Kong Light Pollution, Worst in the World?

According to a study completed by Hong Kong University, this city of some seven million inhabitants could have the worst light pollution in the...

Mercedes chairman asks European Commission to draft emissions regulations for Europe

In light of the recent developments in EV technology, as well as the dangerous levels of pollution, Chairman of the Management Board at Mercedes-Benz,...
Beijing on Both Low- and High-Air-Pollution Days

Beijing Fights Air Pollution by Shutting Down Airports and Car Traffic

China's economic growth “at any cost” has indeed some with a cost, air pollution on a grand scale and, in her biggest cities, the...
Mini-Carb

Mini-Carb – NASA’s Greenhouse Gas Measuring Instrument

NASA has developed a novel instrument that will attempt to measure atmospheric greenhouse gases from an occultation-viewing, low-Earth-orbiting CubeSat mission, called Mini-Carb. The instrument...

Genetically Modified E.Coli Generate Renewable Propane

Bio-engineering techniques are rapidly becoming a very powerful tool for scientists to make bacteria produce virtually anything. The latest invention comes from a Finnish...

Two New Cycling Superhighways to Be Built in London

Great news for all cycling Londoners. It has been officially confirmed that the city will soon have Europe's longest urban cycleways, which are segregated...

San Francisco Bans Use of Small Plastic Water Bottles

As of 1st of October this year, citizens of San Francisco will no longer be allowed to buy water in small plastic bottles. In an...

Only 100 companies produce 71% of global emissions

Just a few fossil fuel producers and their investors can stop climate change. A study named “The Carbon Report” shows how a very small...

Scientists Find High Rate of Ocean Acidification Threatens Marine Ecosystems

Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany established that the rate of ocean acidification due to increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere...