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Introduction:- The major source of air pollution are flue gases, emissions from refineries and factories etc.on one hand and 60% of air pollution are due to automobile exhaust emission in other hand. 240 more words

Diesel Engine

Dirty Old City

London is a very dirty city. The quality of the air that Londoners breathe is just as dirty as it was when the great smogs on the 1950s killed so many people, but the London air does not now reveal itself in visible smogs. 382 more words

Climate Change

Science Lesson: what are vapor, aerosol, particles, liquids, and such?

by Carl V Phillips

There is much confusion about states of matter as they relate to e-cigarette “vapor”. This post is intended to explain what you need to know about them. 1,598 more words

Science Lesson

Censors Take On China's Silent Spring Moment

Chinese censors took down a hugely popular documentary on China’s air pollution crisis this past weekend, according to reports by the Wall Street Journal and the… 1,083 more words


Tax on Diesel and the Unintended Risks of Target Chasing

The Labour party have admitted they made a mistake when in government to reduce tax on diesel vehicles to try to help reduce CO2 emissions. Back in 2001 vehicle excise duty rates were changed to make diesel more attractive. 79 more words


Nearly 200 people attend hearing to oppose proposed ban on wood burning

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — A newly formed group called “Utahns for Responsible Burning” is challenging Salt Lake County’s wood burning ban, as well as a proposed ban for the entire state that would be in effect annually between November 1 and March 15. 195 more words



PROSPECT Journal is collaborating with China Focus, a blog focusing China’s role in the world and U.S.-China relations. As part of this collaboration, PROSPECT will be intermittently publishing articles by the China Focus bloggers. 2,827 more words