Posts Tagged ‘pollution’

Bangkok’s battle against toxic air is a bonanza for some firms

BANGKOK • Every time Bangkok fruit seller Veerachai Roopsuwanakul tries to buy an air purifier, he gets the same response — “out of stock”.
“We never ...

Big plastic-trash plan is just a drop in the ocean

HOUSTON • With all those plastic-trash haters filling the Internet with images of garbage-choked oceans and demanding bans on everything from drinking ...

Green movement set for clash with populists over pollution cuts

Diplomats, pressure groups and the UN sec-gen aim to spur govts to back deeper cuts in fossil fuel emissions
LONDON • The global environmental movement ...

IEA: Electrification no panacea for global warming

LONDON • Driving electric cars and scrapping your natural gas-fired boiler won’t make a dent in global carbon emissions, and may even increase pollution ...

Oil majors’ big legal fear is averted — for now

LONDON • Oil companies have for now managed to avoid the legal liability of paying potentially billions of dollars for protection against the impact of ...

China’s solar boom boosts clean energy funding near record

About RM1.32t poured into RE and cutting-edge power technologies, up 3% from 2016 and 7% short of the record set in 2015
by BLOOMBERG LONDON • China’s ...

China factory momentum intact amid smog and debt curbs

The China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing, which jointly releases PMI with the NBS, projects 2018 economic growth of 6.5%
by BLOOMBERG SHANGHAI ...