Posts Tagged ‘pollution’

Refuelling under scrutiny as S. African penguins hit by oil spill

There are only 50,000 mature African penguins alive
by MAX MATAVIRE / pic by AFP RANGERS in wet suits have been searching for oil-tarred penguins in ...

UK urged to adopt world’s toughest climate targets

LONDON • British people need to fly less, drive electric cars, eat little meat and turn their home thermostats down to 19°C in order to rein in greenhouse ...

New satellite wave could pinpoint greenhouse gas offenders

Pressure on companies to disclose emissions is intensifying
by AARON CLARK A WAVE of satellites set to orbit the Earth will be able to pinpoint ...

Another suspect charged for Kim Kim River pollution

A NON-ED of a used tyre processing factory was charged in the Sessions Court yesterday with abetting three others to dispose scheduled wastes into Kim Kim ...

Cars, planes and ships buck EU’s trend for lower pollution

By BLOOMBERG
BRUSSELS • Pollution from transport in Europe is rising, data released yesterday show, putting the industry in the spotlight for tighter ...

Wildfires thicken air over Thailand into planet’s most toxic

By BLOOMBERG
BANGKOK • Top Asian finance ministers and central bankers are due to have a summit in northern Thailand this week, and they’ll need ...

Asia’s pollution exodus: Companies struggle to woo top talent

Health concerns are putting off those attracted by Asia’s growing economic opportunities
By AFP HONG KONG • From smog breaks to pollution bonuses, ...

Arcane pollution rule may cost Saudis and neighbours billions

Mideast suppliers of heavy, high-sulfur crude could take a hit as refiners favour lighter, low-sulfur grades when UN’s IMO’s new rule kicks in on Jan 1, ...

A tale of 2 Delhis — deadly air exposes rich-poor divide

NEW DELHI • Walls draped in lush vertical gardens and air filtered through purifiers insulate diners at a swanky New Delhi food court from the choking haze ...

Lotte Chemical Titan gives assistance over Pasir Gudang pollution

South Korean chemical company  Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Sdn Bhd is providing its assistance and expertise to help ease the chemical pollution ...

Chemical Pollution: 13 schools around Pasir Gudang closed indefinitely

JOHOR BAHRU – As many as 13 schools around Pasir Gudang affected by toxic fumes, from chemical waste dumped into Sungai Kim Kim last Thursday, will ...

Bhutan is all alone in carbon-neutral nation club

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees — and so little pollution — that it actually gobbles ...