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Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Beijing Looking to Become a Leader in Sustainable Transport Among Chinese Cities

Fueled by rapid motorization and urbanization, adverse impacts from the growing urban transport sector in Beijing are looming large. Looking ahead, preparing the city for five million additional residents by 2020 and simultaneously promoting economic growth, providing...

Monday, December 16th, 2013

China, Japan, South Korea to Jointly Combat Air Pollution

China, Japan and South Korea today agreed to jointly combat air pollution, a common challenge to East Asia, to boost sustainable development for greater ecological improvement. At the end of a two-day summit in Xianghe, a county...

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Indonesian Forest Fire and Haze Risk Remains High

Ministers from five Southeast Asian countries gather in Malaysia next week for urgent talks on combating haze. The meeting follows the recent fires in Sumatra that produced record-breaking air pollution across parts of Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia....

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Atmospheric Pollution Sensor First Ball Contract with South Korea

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been awarded a contract from the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) to build the Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer (GEMS) for the National Institute of Environmental Research in the Ministry of Environment...

Friday, April 26th, 2013

China Monitors Air Pollution with “Eyes” in the Sky

Scientists will be able to better monitor haze and air pollution that chokes cities like Beijing after the launch of a high-resolution earth observation satellite. China is stepping up its use of remote sensing technology and will...

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Scanner Set to Analyse Impact of Olympic Traffic on Air Quality

Leicester University researchers will test their CityScan devices — previously covered in The Engineer when they were under the design and construction phase — on three rooftops across London to generate a 3D pollution map of the...

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

How the Internet is Powering the Fight Against Beijing’s Dirty Air

Ma Jun — the former journalist, author, and founder of the leading Beijing-based nonprofit Institute for Public and Environmental Affairs — thinks the timing of the growing alarm is no coincidence. In an interview with Yale Environment...