Pollution in New Delhi peaked this month, reaching levels not seen in three years. In some parts of the city, the Air Quality Index approached 1,000—more than three times what is considered hazardous.
During this time private cars with even number plates will only be permitted to drive on even dates and private cars with odd number plates will be restricted to odd dates.
"The result is the United States gets dirtier air and we get to pay more money for the dirty energy being provided," Robert Ukeiley of the Center for Biological Diversity told Newsweek.
"We brought in waste styrofoam and other coastal trash gathered from nearby areas so the 600 participants could carry out clean-up activities," said Lee Dong-jin, mayor of Jindo County, South Korea.
The now-20 strong panel will reconvene to consider the various known and unknown affects of particulate matter on human health and based on the current science, calculate how much air pollution (with an adequate margin of safety) is passable without being a significant threat to human health.
The director said deep sea research is "shamefully underfunded" and called for a "global fleet of swarm robotics" to study Earth's oceans.
After 76 days, Antonio de la Rosa arrived in Honolulu on Saturday in his motorless rig. "My arms and my legs are my motor," said the 50-year-old Spaniard.
The researchers' conclusions are based on an 18-year study which involved over 7,000 subjects across six metropolitan areas in the United States.
Environmental groups say the decision was purely political and could result in the contamination of water supplies.
Lake Baikal—located in a mountainous region of southern Siberia, north of the Mongolian border—was formed between 30 and 25 million years ago and has a maximum depth of 5,387 feet.
If the military were a country, its fuel usage alone would make it the 47th largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, lying between Peru and Portugal.
Entrepreneur Sukhmeet Singh is buying the straw Indian farmers used to burn and is turning it into fuel and other products— dramatically reducing pollution in the process.
Greenpeace says all chains profiled in report still need to do more to help address "pollution crisis they're causing."
Many "anti-vax" parents see themselves as experts on their own children.
"I think they'll give me a detention but it'll be worth it."
"Polystyrene is harmful to humans, it puts a strain on our fish stocks and it can't be recycled," said Representative Stanley Paige Zeigler, who sponsored the bill.
A former Republican aide who rejects the scientific community's consensus on climate change said carbon dioxide is not pollution, dredging up a decades-old defense of CO2 emissions in order to write off Beto O'Rourke's newly announced climate plan.
A new report shows strong regional differences in the amount of concern Americans have for global warming.
Studies have shown that racial minorities are more likely to be exposed to environmental hazards.
Oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth's surface and make up more than 99 percent of the planet's livable habitat.
These microplastics cause huge problems for marine life and can be colonized by microbes dangerous to humans.
Eerie images shared online show the shocking impact of coal mining.
Recent heavy rain in Australia has washed sediment and harmful chemicals into rivers that flow into the sea where the reef is located.
Richard Branson and Fabien Cousteau dove to the bottom of the Blue Hole in December.
The innovative Recycled Park Project aims to catch plastic waste before it enters the sea and convert it into floating island parks that are run by local communities.
Experts fear dangerous, invisible particles damage the brains of humans and animals.