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Tim Hortons Field paint job splatters neighbourhood

Residents of the Pan Am Precinct are incensed about their cars being inadvertently sprayed with paint by harried contractors trying to finish Tim Hortons Field in time for the Labour Day Classic game: 192 more words

Sustainability

China has more shale gas than any other country. But getting it out of the ground could be disastrous

The Middle Kingdom is thought to have the world’s largest technically recoverable shale gas resources, as well as the third-biggest supply of recoverable shale oil—more than 30 trillion cubic meters (1,115 trillion cubic feet) of shale gas—nearly twice what the US claims. 412 more words

China Issues Tax Breaks for Green Cars to Tackle Air Pollution

China has introduced tax breaks on sales of electric cars, in an attempt to reduce pollution in the world’s most populous country.

The measure is targeted at sales of energy efficient cars made by Chinese manufacturers. 266 more words

Air Quality

Vehicular pollution in Singapore Part I

Air pollution in Singapore

The National Environmental Agency (NEA) recently included the use of PM2.5 (particulate matter 2.5 micros or larger) in determining Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) readings (NEA, 2014). 362 more words

We need cleaner air in Hammersmith and Fulham

Public Health England estimates that 72 people a year in Hammersmith and Fulham die as a result of air pollution. They put the “associated life-years lost” at 1,070. 441 more words

Air Pollution

Front Range air pollution surprises researchers

Researchers who examined air pollution along northern Colorado’s Front Range said they were surprised by how much harmful ozone and ozone-causing chemicals are drifting into the mountains from urban and rural areas below. 531 more words

Air Quality

Trash burning worldwide significantly worsens air pollution

Unregulated trash burning around the globe is pumping far more pollution into the atmosphere than shown by official records. A new study led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research estimates that more than 40 percent of the world’s garbage is burned in such fires, emitting gases and particles that can substantially affect human health and climate change. 779 more words

Air Quality