Category: Asia

Lack of will is the main reason of air pollution in China

What is the level of government’s committment to control air pollution in China. This can be judged by a recent disclosure by an environment official. In a recent development an official of the Chinese environmental protection department disclosed that during first quarter of 2013 nearly 16 cases of sheer environmental violation and degradation were tackled by …

China’s move to ban barbecue for air pollution control raises eyebrows worldwide

The city administration of Beijing has decided to ban unlicensed and unsafe barbecue roadside skewers across the city for air pollution control. Roadside eateries are quite common in big cities of China because traditional Chinese foods need not so lengthy cooking that is why it is easy to cook it standing on roadside and sell it …

Less Smoky Wood-Fired Cooking Stoves To Reduce Indoor Pollution

A group of students from Michigan Technological University (MTU) has introduced an easy-to-adopt solution for indoor pollution. This solution is especially for those regions of the world where wood-fired cooking stoves are used. It will help save the respiratory health of a large number of women folk in backward regions where home cooking is considered the …

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