Smog, definition of

Smog

Air pollution typically associated with oxidants.

News & Blog articles where 'Smog' used:
  • Students taking Lyft and Uber to class are taking LA's smog problem from bad to worse
    Environmentalists are concerned by the number of students using transportation services like Lyft and Uber to get to classes. Students at UCLA specifically use these alternative means of transportation around 11,000 times per week, and that is troublesome...
  • Toxic smog causes school closures in Bangkok
    Officials in Bangkok have closed schools for the rest of the week amid growing concerns of toxic smog. The Ministry of Education in Thailand announced the closing of around 450 schools in Bangkok and the surrounding area this week as the government tries...
  • Kenya: Solar motorcycles take on Nairobi smog
    From The Mail & Guardian Sophie Mbuguah , Deutsche Welle06 Jan 2019 11:45 No comment.  But they did win prize money ~ctm Nairobi’s reliance on motorcycles is hindering efforts to reduce carbon emissions, as manufacturers struggle to adapt to clean...
  • California plans to launch its own satellite to monitor air pollution
    California has promised to launch its own satellite to track air quality in the fight against air pollution. Governor Jerry Brown announced the major initiative amid President Donald Trump’s bid to decrease NASA’s part in monitoring climate change....
  • Shanxi combats air pollution in China with smog curbs to 2020
    Shanxi province is China's primary coal mining hub and a major industrial manufacturing region. The province is now planning to voluntarily curb production of its goods over the course of the next three winters in an effort to cut down on smog pollution...
  • The Philippines envisions a green smart city to combat pollution in Manila
    Traffic is an unpleasant facet of life in cities, but in Manila, the most densely populated city in the world, it’s a severe drain on the economy and the quality of life of residents...
  • Pollution Pods let visitors taste pollution from around the world
    Air pollution is a silent killer responsible for millions of death worldwide. In a bid to highlight the environmental problem, British artist Michael Pinsky set up five interconnected geodesic domes, dubbed the “pollution pods,” that let passersby...
  • This spiraling sculpture can absorb the emissions of 90,000 cars
    Kengo Kuma just unveiled a spiraling, air-purifying sculpture that can absorb the emissions produced by 90,000 cars in a year. Kuma’s “Breath/ng” is made from a cutting-edge fabric with a nano-molecule activated core that separates and absorbs toxic...
  • World's first smog vacuum cleaner heads to Poland
    After touring in China, Studio Roosegaarde's Smog Free Project will offer a vision of clean air in a new location: Poland. Daan Roosegaarde's studio will install a Smog Free Tower - described by the studio as "the world's first smog vacuum cleaner" -...
  • "World's first smog vacuum cleaner" heads to Poland
    After touring in China, Studio Roosegaarde's Smog Free Project will offer a vision of clean air in a new location: Poland. Daan Roosegaarde's studio will install a Smog Free Tower - described by the studio as "the world's first smog vacuum cleaner" -...
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