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“Air Pollution”

Aug 31, 2015 12:40 PM ET
Nobody walks in Los Angeles, and that means lots of cars, lots of exhaust, and a big smoggy sky. Where does L.A. rank among the globe's smog centers?
Aug 18, 2015 05:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The sun triggers the release of smog-forming nitrogen oxide compounds from urban grime. Continue reading →
Jul 2, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Fireworks are a beloved tradition of the Fourth of July, but the colorful displays also bring a spike in air pollution, a new study shows. Continue reading →
Mar 7, 2015 09:20 AM ET // AFP
The removal of the documentary underscores the ruling Communist Party's sensitivity to public debate over China's notorious smog problem.
Jan 5, 2015 04:30 PM ET // AFP
Air pollution in Beijing dropped about 4 percent last year, though levels of dangerous particulate matter remained more than three times the recommended limit.
Nov 21, 2014 01:12 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Acid rain and deforestation runoff are causing a drop in the calcium content of some lakes in North America and western Europe, with ominous potential effects.
Sep 24, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
New numbers from the Global Carbon Project show that the planet is headed for the worst-case scenario feared by climate scientists. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2014 01:46 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
California could be completely powered by renewable energy, according to a plan that uses available technology. Continue reading →
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