Sign in with Facebook
  • Facebook Page: 128172154133
  • Twitter: EarthProtect1

Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in smog

Posted by on in Air Quality
The rhetoric is there, but issues of oversight appear to be blocking real progress. By Lotus Yang Ruan March 16, 2015 In early March, a debate over China’s action (or inaction) on the environment gripped both Chinese and international media. While air pollution and other environmental degradation...
Continue reading
Hits: 2232 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Beijing is set to ban coal sales and use across its six main regions by the end of 2020 in a bid to cut air pollution, Chinese state media has reported. The Beijing Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau announced Tuesday the districts of Dongcheng, Xicheng, Chaoyang, Haidian, Fengtai and Shijin...
Continue reading
Hits: 1250 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Air Quality
Images of Rodeo Drive or the Hollywood Sign are getting hazier by the day, and the long-term drought across the Southwest is a culprit. As a dry pattern prevails across all of California, rain refuses to fall and snow cover in the higher elevations has been so thin that residents are worried their ...
Continue reading
Hits: 976 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Air Quality
Smog is an irritation for anyone living in Los Angeles, but exactly where in the city you live can make a huge difference in your in your exposure to the tiniest air pollutants, a new study has found. The study by UCLA researchers compared four Los Angeles neighborhoods and found striking disp...
Continue reading
Hits: 951 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Air Quality
China's efforts to assess the problem of smog hanging over Beijing and other cities has meant business for Western providers of specialized air-monitoring equipment, and this could pick up with efforts to clear the skies. "It's only recently that equipment able to monitor PM2.5 has been manufacture...
b2ap3_thumbnail_Screen-Shot-2013-02-11-at-10.39.21-PM.png
Continue reading
Hits: 2484 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Air Quality
  About 17 million Americans live in areas afflicted by all three air pollution hazards. This worries scientists since research suggests air pollution threatens human health — and not just the lungs. On days in which smog levels spike, there's an increase in hospital admissions for respira...
Continue reading
Hits: 2733 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Forestry
'If this is happening in a national park that isn't even close to an urban area, what do you think is happening in your backyard?' By TRACIE CONE On a clear day, the view from Beetle Rock in Sequoia National Park extends west for 105 miles across the patchwork of crops in California's agricultural...
seq_smog
Continue reading
Hits: 1094 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Air Quality
May ushered in smog season and metro Atlanta had its first code orange alert Monday. We’ve made tremendous progress improving our air quality, but serious challenges remain, particularly with respect to elevated ozone levels.   Since the passage of the Clean Air Act amendments in 1970, emissi...
Continue reading
Hits: 1847 0 Comments
0

81595f2dd9db45846609c618f993af1c

© Earth Protect