South Korea's parliament on Wednesday passed a set of bills to fight air pollution that has blanketed parts of the country in recent years, with one bill designating the problem a ''social disaster''.
Though the city's air quality index is crossing alarming levels, comparable with cities like Delhi, and harming public health like never before, the issue remains buried under the usual war talk.
The world’s largest steel company, ArcelorMittal, operates a production line in Bosnia's Zenica town, where locals accuse the behemoth steelmaker of violating environmental rules and causing a serious health hazard.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has conducted a study to determine particulate pollution worldwide. Above all, cities in poorer countries have values far above those recommended. Which are these.
A new World Health Organization report said that around 90 percent of the world's children are breathing toxic air.
According to World Health Organization (WHO) data, 14 Indian cities are among the world's 20 most polluted, with Dehli making no progress in tackling its pollution problem.
Despite an investment on clean technology, China continues to battle poor air and water quality as one of the world's most polluted nations.
New report says almost 6,000 people died prematurely in 2014 from illnesses that are known to be caused or aggravated by nitrogen dioxide, a gas produced by diesel engines.
The estimated cost of measures to limit Earth-warming greenhouse gas emissions can be more than offset by reductions in deaths and disease from air pollution, a study published by The Lancet Planetary Health journal says.
The landmark case could have a huge impact for Germany's auto industry if the court rejects an appeal against implementing bans on diesel cars.
Residents worry about the impact on their health. Even as the government says it is taking steps to cut down on air pollution, campaigners say it is not enough.
The Ministry of Environmental Protection said officials in the cities of Xinyu in Jiangxi and Xinyang sought to reduce emissions readings by spraying water on their air quality sensors.
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