This Is What Paris Looks Like Without Cars

Pedestrians and bicyclists took over the streets of Paris today for the Journée Sans Voiture (Day Without Cars) event. Paris banned cars from large parts of the city center, including the famous Avenue des Champs-Élysées, as part of an effort to draw attention to the city’s dire pollution problem, especially in… »9/29/15 10:22am9/29/15 10:22am


Watch The Documentary On Air Pollution That China Just Banned

It's no secret that the air quality in China is pretty awful — anyone in China can see and feel the highly polluted air pretty much anytime. But the Chinese government would rather you didn't notice, which is why they've blocked access to the popular documentary Under the Dome. But you can still watch it, right here. »3/10/15 1:42pm3/10/15 1:42pm

Minnesota Bridge Structures Actually Remove Air Pollution

Driving across the recently rebuilt I-35W bridge »10/09/08 10:00am10/09/08 10:00am in Minneapolis, one may notice what appear to be fluid-looking sculptures rising up from the concrete center median. In fact, the structures — shaped like the international symbol for "river" — are pollution-control devices, cast from concrete that actually catalyzes…

New EPA Ruling Means Lawnmowers, Boat Engines Likely To Get Catalytic Converters

The Detroit News »9/05/08 10:40am9/05/08 10:40am reports on a major emissions-limiting ruling by the EPA Thursday that will affect recreational boats and outdoor power equipment with engines smaller than 25 HP. Small engines, such as those found on boats and lawnmowers, are essentially unregulated, making up as much as 25% of current yearly US CO…

Beijing Olympic Restrictions Stomp On Local Auto Industry

Chinese restrictions on truck traffic and chemical transport during the 2008 Olympics and Paralympics are forcing plant cutbacks among local automakers, reports Automotive News China. The restrictions have forced Beijing Hyundai and supplier Visteon, among other automotive factories, to reduce shifts and temporarily… »8/13/08 9:40am8/13/08 9:40am