Christiana Coolentianos

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China Is Growing A Vertical Forest To Gobble Up CO2

This two-tower complex will remove 26 tons of CO2 from the atmosphere every year.<p>Italian architect Stefano Boeri has announced a plan to build a …

Air pollution in Delhi kills eight people every day, Supreme Court tells Centre

A bench of the apex court ordered the Centre to stop the use of furnace oil and petroleum coke by industries around the National Capital Region in …

Madrid Will Ban Cars From Its Main Street

Gran Vía should be car-free within three years.<p>Visit Madrid’s Gran Vía in five years’ time and you won’t find a car in sight.<p>That’s the promise coming from the Mayor Manuela Carmena this week, following a lengthy debate over the future of the city’s main street. Talking on radio network Cadena Ser …

What price can you put on clean air? Beijing to spend £2bn fighting pollution in 2017

Beijing will invest 18.2 billion yuan (£1.8 billion) in 2017 to fight deadly air pollution, Chinese officials were quoted as saying by the Xinhua …

Pollution

Air pollution in London passes levels in Beijing... and wood burners are making problem worse

Air pollution in London passed levels in Beijing this week, figures have shown, with popular wood burning stoves blamed for exacerbating the problem.<p>On Monday London mayor Sadiq Khan issued the highest air pollution alert in London for the first time, and said on Tuesday that the capital’s ‘filthy …