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Feb 12, 2016 at 08:56 | Source: Reuters
The Supreme Court of India imposed the ban in December to combat toxic smog in Delhi, one of the world's most polluted cities, and said it would consider extending the ban to diesel cars with engine capacity of less than 2,000 cc.
Feb 01, 2016 at 08:20 | Source: Reuters
As the industry descends on smog-bound New Delhi for India's biggest car show, starting Wednesday, foreign firms like Toyota Motor Corp will join domestic players like Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra in displaying green cars designed to reel in potential buyers.
Jan 28, 2016 at 09:11 | Source: Reuters
Volkswagen AG plans 15 new-energy models over 3-5 years, its China chief told a green car conference in Beijing on Saturday, predicting - like the government - that Chinese production of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles would grow almost six times to 2 million annually by 2020.
Jan 12, 2016 at 13:09 | Source: PTI
An official of the Beijing's Environmental Protection Bureau said boosting efforts to cut air pollution in northern China, especially winter smog from the burning of coal, is a mission for this year.
Dec 30, 2015 at 12:34 | Source: Reuters
Bouts of acrid smog enveloping Beijing prompted authorities in the Chinese capital to declare two unprecedented "red alerts" this month - a warning to the city's 22 million inhabitants that heavy pollution is expected for more than three days.
Dec 18, 2015 at 09:00 | Source: Reuters
China is the world's top coal consumer but its uptake of the dirty fossil fuel has waned with the country moving more towards less energy-intensive sectors. State efforts to cap consumption in a bid to clear up the choking smog that smothers the country's major cities have also hit demand.
Dec 18, 2015 at 08:16 | Source: Reuters
A Supreme Court decision on Wednesday to alleviate the smog-choked capital has unsettled India's car industry, which says an uneven, haphazard policy makes it hard to plan investments and allows damaging regulatory arbitrage across states.
Dec 09, 2015 at 22:06 | Source: PTI
While heavy air pollution remained around 360 in PM2.5 particles in the US Embassy Air Quality Monitor in Beijing, meteorologists have issued warnings for the next bout of smog expected to cover the city from Saturday. The red alert is due to end on Thursday.
Sep 22, 2015 at 19:47 | Source: PTI
The trigger to the company's market woes was last Friday's revelation from the US's Environmental Protection Agency that VW rigged nearly half a million cars to defeat US smog tests.
Oct 31, 2014 at 08:48 | Source: Reuters
The move shows how steel mills in the world's top producer and consumer are adapting to the periodic shutdowns enforced by Beijing.
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UK-CHINA-POLLUTION-DATA:IBM signs up to help fight China's war on smog

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to either nation or continent where hazardous gases released is no problems. this is also due to smog problems which it faced recently. another big issue is population for china and by shipping its population offshore it can easily solve sanitation issue . so even if china starts degrowing in its own geo

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will take effect from March 2014. The policy document, which was approved by local legislature in mid-January 2014, also commits China`s capital city to cut total emissions of particulate matter (PM) 2.5 by 5% in 2014. Beijing was hit by weeks of hazardous smog in January 2013, prompting the central

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Source:BBC - Residents of China`s capital, Beijing, have been warned to take precautions after air pollution readings soared. Readings on Thursday registered more than 20 times the recommended exposure levels by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Thick smog reduced visibility to a few hundred

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Source:BBC - Officials in China say they are confident green technology will help overcome the country`s notoriously polluted air. Apocalyptic scenes of dense smog have recently forced major cities including Shanghai and Harbin to virtually shut down. The capital Beijing is among urban areas where

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Source:The Hindu BusinessLine - Sydney’s iconic opera house and harbour bridge will sparkle with tonnes of exploding fireworks, while smog concerns have dampened such pyrotechnic displays in at least one polluted Chinese city and Japanese temples will ring 108 times as Asia-Pacific countries

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Source:Economic Times - BEIJING: A bout of choking smog that brought life to a standstill in a far northeast Chinese city for three days has dissipated, with flights resuming and students returning to school Wednesday. The heavy pollution, which drew national and international headlines

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Source:Market Watch - HONG KONG — China just received a reminder it has a serious pollution problem. There was nothing golden about last week’s national holidays. Flights were cancelled and highways closed across northern cities, as hazardous grey smog returned. Unfortunately for China’s leaders

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Source:Bloomberg - Premier Li Keqiang said smog blanketing eastern China in recent days gave him a “heavy heart” and vowed more effort to combat polluted air and water. 'This is a problem that has built up over a long period of time,'' Li told a briefing after the

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