Clean Air

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Buildings are seen surrounded in smog in Jinan, Shandong province in China in 2015. Photograph: Reuters

A new Greenpeace study shows that last year was the first year on record that the average Indian was exposed to more air pollution than the average Ch(...)

  The US justice department filed a civil suit against Volkswagen AG for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act by installing illegal devices to impair emission control systems in 600,000 vehicles. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The US justice department on Monday filed a civil suit against Volkswagen AG for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act by installing illegal devices t(...)

A file image from 2011 shows fire-fighters from Kildare Fire Station trying to control an underground fire at the landfill site at Kerdiffstown, Naas. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Locals have described the “stomach churning” smells emanating from a landfill near Naas, which a Dublin company was fined €20 million for “nuisance od(...)

US president Barack Obama on Monday unveiled the final version of his Clean Power Plan, a set of Environmental Protection Agency regulations that, if implemented, would represent the strongest action ever taken by the United States to combat climate change. Photograph: Zach Gibson/The New York Times.

US president Barack Obama on Monday unveiled the final version of his Clean Power Plan, a set of Environmental Protection Agency regulations that, if (...)

US president Barack Obama. “In terms of policy substance Obama is having a seriously good year. In fact, there’s a very good chance that 2014 will go down in the record books as one of those years when America took a major turn in the right direction.” Photograph: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque

Several times in recent weeks I have found myself in conversations with liberals who shake their heads sadly and express their disappointment with Pre(...)

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