The Chinese government restricted traffic, closed factories and instituted public holidays to ensure foreign leaders in Beijing for this year's Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit would enjoy a clear, blue sky.
By Xander Landen
Indonesia has the highest deforestation rate in the world, according to a study published in the journal "Nature Climate Change" in June.
There are currently more than 5.33 million “yellow label” vehicles in the country that fail to meet China’s national fuel standards. The government plans to remove at least 330,000 cars from Beijing alone. Car emissions are responsible for 31 percent…
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Despite efforts to curb China's air pollution, a thick haze swept over Beijing Monday, just days before the Olympic Games begin. Betty Ann Bowser examines the country's pollution woes and the impact on athletes.
By PBS NewsHour
From July 20 to Sept. 20, Beijing will alternate the days that vehicles with even and odd registration numbers will be allowed on the road in order to reduce traffic and air pollution during the Olympic Games.
By PBS NewsHour
The Arctic is a receptacle of the planet's air pollutants -- from forest fires to human-produced carbon dioxide emissions -- and a coordinated international effort is geared toward learning more about pollutants' effects at the top of the globe.
A front of cool air moved over the East Coast Friday, bringing an end to a record-breaking heat wave that started last week in California and is blamed for nearly 200 deaths. Climatologists discuss the debate over the Earth's changing…
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