Tagged with air pollution

With air pollution so bad, China knows it has to turn to sustainable energy

With air pollution so bad, China knows it has to turn to sustainable energy

This winter, many of China’s cities have experienced historic levels of smog. This is definitely making policy makers focus on important remedies. The Christian Science Monitor provides a good account of China’s recently announced renewable energy plan.   Can China’s new $360B renewable energy plan stop ‘Airpocalypse’? Chinese officials rolled out a detailed plan this … Continue reading

Coming to grips with air pollution in Europe

Coming to grips with air pollution in Europe

Air pollution has significant impacts on the health of Europeans, particularly in urban areas, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). While air quality is slowly improving, air pollution remains the single largest environmental health hazard in Europe, resulting in a lower quality of life due to illnesses and an estimated … Continue reading

How sustainable energy is addressing air quality

How sustainable energy is addressing air quality

Increasingly we are reading about serious air pollution problems. Most recently, New Delhi has been in the news with its terrible air quality concerns. Stefan Jungcurt writes a good article on the International Institute for Sustainable Development SDG Knowledge Hub website on the role that sustainable energy can and should play to address air quality. … Continue reading