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China smog war moves to courts

China smog war moves to courts

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 26 2016

Eight cities in Hebei launched “red alerts” last week in response to the smog, which reached record levels...

China to levy new taxes in bid to strengthen...

China to levy new taxes in bid to strengthen...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Dec 25 2016

China's largely rubber-stamp parliament passed a law on Sunday that will levy specific environmental...

Save our rivers before it is too...

Save our rivers before it is too...

Editorial

Thu, Dec 22 2016

We have made mistakes in the way we have treated our rivers so far. Let us not continue to make those...

Protect our rivers

Protect our rivers

Editorial

Wed, Dec 7 2016

It is high time that polluters paid the price for the damage they have caused

'Winter dust pollution costs family...

'Winter dust pollution costs family...

Bangladesh

Wed, Nov 30 2016

The three polluted cities - Paris, New Delhi and Beijing - have taken immediate steps that include: reducing...

Unesco briefed over measures to protect...

Unesco briefed over measures to protect...

Environment

Sun, Oct 30 2016

A member of the delegation claims they did not have any discussion with Unesco officials on the Rampal...

Karnaphuli in dire straits

Karnaphuli in dire straits

Bangladesh

Fri, Oct 14 2016

Untreated toxic effluent is discharged from 300-400 mills and factories as well as many households on...

Save Halda River before it’s too...

Save Halda River before it’s too...

Editorial

Mon, Oct 10 2016

For a river that is instrumental to the country’s economy, this kind of treatment is deplorable

Ctg tannery fined Tk10 lakh for...

Ctg tannery fined Tk10 lakh for...

Bangladesh

Thu, Aug 4 2016

The Department of Environment (DoE) fined a leather processing industry for polluting environment without...

Delhi pollutes, everyone else pays

Delhi pollutes, everyone else pays

Garga Chatterjee

Sun, Apr 10 2016

The elites pollute, the rest of India suffers