air quality

EPA

Why California Went Around the EPA and Made a Deal with Carmakers

The EPA rejected California’s compromise deal, Bloomberg reported.
Alex Lubben
8.6.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

You Can See Smoke from the California Wildfires All the Way Over in NYC

It traveled 3,000 miles and formed a visible haze in parts of New Jersey and New York.
River Donaghey
11.20.18
dirty air

Air Pollution Can Make Us Dumber, Study Finds

Seniors and men are especially vulnerable to cognitive decline due to dirty air.
Becky Ferreira
8.28.18
air quality

Scott Pruitt's EPA will wreck air quality, American Lung Association finds

Science is being sidelined.
Alex Lubben
4.18.18
INDIA

Breathing New Delhi’s air is as toxic as smoking 50 cigarettes

Kathleen Caulderwood
11.9.17
You're Smarter Than That

We Don’t Need to Freak Out About ‘Toxic Mold' After a Hurricane

The final word on the mythical monster.
Farah Naz Khan
9.13.17
Whoa

China Tries 'Vertical Forests' for its Air Pollution Problem

They might not fix it, but they'll look good trying.
Nick Keppler
2.7.17
THE ENVIRONMENT

London's Air Pollution Is Still So Bad It's Illegal

How did it get to the point where walking down a city street literally comes with a health warning?
Lucy Jones
2.6.17
Toronto

I Put an Air Quality Monitor on My Bike And Went Looking For Smog

A new project in Toronto is keeping tabs on the city’s air quality.
Amanda Roth
5.6.16
middle east

Air Pollution Is Causing Iran to Cancel Soccer Games and Keep Kids Home From School

Tehran's air quality index hovered around 159 on Wednesday — more than three times the World Health Organization's advised maximum. As politicians bicker about the crisis, everyday Iranians are struggling to breath.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
12.30.15
environment

Oakland Residents Say Proposed Coal Exports Could Worsen Public Health and Climate Change

US coal producers are desperate to access energy markets in Asia, amidst plummeting domestic coal prices, cheap natural gas, and tighter air quality restrictions.
Rob Verger
9.25.15
environment

Only Eight of China's 74 Major Cities Passed Government Air Quality Tests

The number of premature deaths due to poor air quality has reached a level comparable to deaths caused by smoking.
Matt Smith
2.4.15
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