Smog

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Smog
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 3 reports

Unhealthy air quality as smoke blankets KL, Sarawak

Air quality around Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur and on Borneo island was "unhealthy" today, with one town reaching "very unhealthy" levels as smoke, mostly from forest fires in Indonesia, obscured skies. Kuala Lumpur residents wore face masks as protection ... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Malaysia - 9 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Beyond the Border: Governor Brown Focusing on Climate Change

MEXICO CITY, Mexico—Governor Jerry Brown began his trip around Mexico to discuss the country’s pollution and climate change.FOX40’s Stefanie Cruz is in Mexico City reporting on the governor’s trip as he meets with various Mexican officials throughout ... [Published Fox40 KTXL - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Slower economic growth results in less air pollution

Slower economic expansion in the first half of 2014 has helped some regions in China perform better in fulfilling goals for energy saving and cutting emissions, according to a report released by the National Development and Reform Commission on Monda ... [Published Ecns.cn - 6 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

National Hurricane Center eyeing development of tropical distrubance

04:50 pmThough a tropical disturbance doesn’t look too menacing now, but future weather models say East Coast interests may have to monitor its progress later during the weekend of July 31-Aug. 2./National Hurricane Center Though a tropical disturbance ... [Published Shore News Today - 13 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

『 Chinese coal industry says times are hard and outlook worse 』

Mr Wang Xianzheng chairman of the China Coal Industry Association said that more than 70% of China's coal firms are making losses, with prices eroded by falling demand growth, a worsening supply glut and a war on smog.Mr Wang said that the problems facing ... [Published ECF - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Coal, China Coal Corp, Smog
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Removing toxic chemicals from the environment requires new emission limits

The costs for small businesses to comply could be ‘enormous’By Isaac PetersonContributing WriterMany people are talking lately about the numerous disparities in Minnesota between the White population and communities of color. People of color lose in every ... [Published Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Ethanol choice good for city

An ordinance going before City Council this week would make a new, less expensive fuel option available to Chicago that would reduce our cancer risk, clean up smog, create Illinois jobs and lower our dependence on foreign oil. But a recent editorial chose ... [Published HighBeam Research - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Farah Qureshi challenges international PR campaign

Jewellery designer Farah Qureshi has secured an out of court settlement with Dutch firm the Smog Project after it used an image of one of her ring designs in an international PR campaign without permission.Qureshi’s ring was described as a prototype by ... [Published Professional Jeweller - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Frank Bures: Particulate matter matters to our health

The subject of particulate matter in our air and its effects on health has been and is an ongoing discussion, often creating contention. I have written at least three other columns in the past two years about aspects of particulate matter, its effects ... [Published Winona Daily News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Big Data Analytics Can Help Beijing Cut Through The Smog

China faces a growing air pollution problem — one of the consequences of its significant economic growth over the past two decades. Surrounded by a large number of coal-burning factories in Hebei province, Beijing faces ever-worsening smog. To tackle ... [Published Forrester - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

To Measure Summer Smog, Plant an Ozone Garden

Community Radio of Northern California asks: “What if you could look at the plants in your garden in order to learn if the air around you is clean or dirty?” Turns out the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, enables us to do ... [Published Architect Africa Online - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Ozone, Smog
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Smog season hits half-way

SOUTHLAND – (INT) – The summer smog season is at the half-way point and some people aren’t breathing too deeply.There have been 53 days of unhealthy air so far this year. That compares to 57 last year to date.Weather has everything to do with air quality ... [Published Inland News Today - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Smog, El Niño, Drought

Quotes

"Local officials will face greater accountability for their performance in saving energy and cutting emissions. That's a very positive move and we can see all the measures are tightening up to cut the carbon emission level" said Li
...as an objection to cracking down on how much pollution plants could spew from their tall smokestacks, arguing that the CleanClean Air Act set an "unrealistic requirement that emissions be measured at the top of the stack, instead of at the ground level where people live and breathe."
"E15 is a higher blend of ethanol fuel and would offer Chicago drivers the choice of using fuel 5 cents to 15 cents cheaper than conventional gasoline" said Ald. Burke
"I think there's a silent majority out there who are bragging about this summer—no smog days, very little spent on AC. It's absolutely what I call lukewarm but comfortable" Philips says

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Letters to the Editor 7/29/2014 [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - 54 mins ago]
Delaying Climate Policies Could Cost U.S. Econo... [Published Think Progress - 1 hour ago]
Green technology used in cement cleans the air [Published Hydrogen Fuel News - 2 hours ago]
Beyond the Border: Governor Brown Focusing on C... [Published Fox40 KTXL - 5 hours ago]
Cheap gas spurs Chinese chemical firm to locate... [Published Louisiana Weekly - 6 hours ago]
Slower economic growth results in less air poll... [Published Ecns.cn - 6 hours ago]
Malaysian air at 'unhealthy' levels as haze ret... [Published Channel NewsAsia - 7 hours ago]
Environment Minister Ticks Off On One Of World'... [Published New Matilda - 7 hours ago]
Forbidden City: Beijing urban planners announce... [Published Want China Times - 7 hours ago]
Unhealthy air quality as smoke blankets KL, Sar... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Malaysia - 9 hours ago]
Unhealthy air quality as smoke blankets KL, Sar... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 9 hours ago]
Unhealthy air quality as smoke blankets KL, Sar... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Malaysia - 9 hours ago]
『 Chinese coal industry says times are hard and... [Published ECF - 10 hours ago]
Moscow region tightening control over peat-bogs... [Published Itar Tass - 10 hours ago]
Jerry Brown’s business ties trouble California ... [Published Fresno Bee - 10 hours ago]
The Coal Industry Has Been Fear-Mongering for 4... [Published The New Republic Online - 11 hours ago]
A souring taste for multinationals in China [Published Business Spectator - 12 hours ago]
Alderman pushes to add E15 to Chicago gas stati... [Published WLS Chicago - 13 hours ago]
National Hurricane Center eyeing development of... [Published Shore News Today - 13 hours ago]
Children of Syria, review: "bleak yet vital" [Published Telegraph - 14 hours ago]
Plug Power: Headed To $6+, Social Responsibilit... [Published Seeking Alpha - 14 hours ago]
Removing toxic chemicals from the environment r... [Published Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder - 14 hours ago]
Polluting, smelly buses unacceptable [Published Bucks Free Press - 16 hours ago]
Chloe Lew: Traveling involves finding familiar ... [Published Daily Bruin - 16 hours ago]
A warmer-than-normal August to follow cool, wet... [Published Waterloo Region Record - 16 hours ago]
Brown Heads to Mexico to Explain Why 50% More U... [Published Breitbart.com - 17 hours ago]
South Jersey gets refreshing temperature relief... [Published Shore News Today - 18 hours ago]
Ethanol choice good for city [Published HighBeam Research - 18 hours ago]
Yellowknife Looks Like Beijing Right Now (PHOTOS) [Published Huffington Post Canada - 19 hours ago]
As The Planet Warms, Scientists Say More People... [Published Think Progress - 19 hours ago]
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Delaying Climate Policies Could Cost U.S. Econo... [Published Think Progress - 1 hour ago]
This March 13, 2014 file photo shows cracks in the dry bed of the Stevens Creek Reservoir in Cupertino, Calif. CREDIT: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez The White House’s Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) released a sweeping report Tuesday on the monetary ...
Unhealthy air quality as smoke blankets KL, Sar... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 9 hours ago]
Air quality around Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur and on Borneo island was "unhealthy" today, with one town reaching "very unhealthy" levels as smoke, mostly from forest fires in Indonesia, obscured skies.Kuala Lumpur residents wore face masks as protection ...
As The Planet Warms, Scientists Say More People... [Published Think Progress - 19 hours ago]
A farmer walks past his dried-up wheat cropland at Liuhe village in Tongzhou district in Beijing, China on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009. CREDIT: AP Photo/Color China Photo Right now, in China’s Henan and Inner Mongolia regions, more than 300,000 people ...
Brown Heads to Mexico to Explain Why 50% More U... [Published Breitbart Feed - 22 hours ago]
Governor Jerry Brown, now the latest potential presidential candidate for 2016, is touting his trip to Mexico this week as an opportunity to demonstrate foreign policy expertise as a cheerleader in the quest to combat climate change. Mexico President ...
Wonkbook: With four days until recesss, a break... [Published Ezra Klein - 23 hours ago]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ...
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Proudly Hailed [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 03 2014]
Smog, subsidies set to energize China's electri... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 03 2014]
Turning smog into jewels - a Dutch designer's s... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 18 2014]
Turning smog into jewels - a Dutch designer's s... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Apr 18 2014]
For executives, smog can't obscure China's oppo... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 11 2014]
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