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Jan 08, 2017
China announces new 'environmental police' to tackle smog issueOfficials in Beijing have announced a new environmental police squad to root out illegal burning, the latest government response to the widespread public anger over China's persistent problems with smog.
Jan 06, 2017
Schools in China begin installing greenhouse-like anti-smog domes to protect children from polluted airSeveral schools in northern China are installing huge domes where children can play and exercise during recess to protect them from the smog outside, officials reported on Friday.
Dec 30, 2016
Book review: Pallavi Aiyar's 'Choked' exposes how India inhales polluted air at homeAiyar remembers the sense of anxiety, bordering on hysteria, about environmental pollution during her time as a reporter in Beijing, and is understandably peeved and mystified by what she sees as "typical, blinkered, elite" apathy among Delhi's middle classes.
Dec 30, 2016
China issues highest possible pollution alert as smog engulfs BeijingChina on Friday issued red — the highest level response — and orange alerts as heavy smog engulfed Beijing and other parts of the country ahead of the New Year.
Dec 26, 2016
China to levy new tax to curtail environmental pollutionattling recurring pollution enveloping its cities, China has passed a new law to levy environment tax on polluters, specially on heavy industries.
Dec 17, 2016
This winter, severe anti-cyclone situation might escalate Delhi pollution, says CSE executive directorTo decode the plan and understand its efficacy, Debobrat Ghose of Firstpost speaks to Anumita Roychowdhury, executive director (Research and Advocacy) and head, air pollution and clean transportation programme at Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), one of the stakeholders in the planning process.
Dec 15, 2016
China: Beijing issues pollution alert; smog expected to cover city for next five daysBeijing issued its first air pollution red alert for 2016 on Thursday, as choking smog is expected to cover the city and surrounding areas in north China during the next five days.
Dec 14, 2016
Hey India, know what’s in your water?Array
Dec 14, 2016
Delhi: Nine flights cancelled, 19 delayed due to fog leading to zero visibility conditionsShallow to dense fog was witnessed in some parts of the city on Wednesday with Delhi Airport witnessing zero visibility conditions leading to cancellation of nine domestic flights and delaying 19 others.
Dec 12, 2016
Delhi: 82 trains delayed, 16 cancelled because of drop in visibility caused by fogThousands of people were stranded as 82 trains were delayed and 16 cancelled due to dense fog in parts of north India on Monday, railway officials said.