air pollution

air pollutionChina Barely Slowed Coal Power Construction

Various satellite images show that half of the coal plants with “suspended construction” have actually been completed. China has restarted construction on more than 50 gigawatts (GW) of suspended coal-fired power plants. A study by Global Energy Monitor, Greenpeace and …

air pollutionChina Cleaned Up Beijing Air First and Now Targets Big Truck Pollution

China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment is targeting having 90+ percent diesel trucks capable of meeting emission standards by 2020. China has more than half of the world’s big trucks and these trucks cause most of the particulate air pollution. …

air pollutionChina and Tesla Can Fix Each Others Most Important Problems

China and Tesla both have a lot to gain by working together and they can each fix the others problems and weaknesses. I have written about this in a recent article, but I wanted to simplify my case. It happens …

air pollutionChina Will Help Tesla Go to Foxconn Scale to Stop Air Pollution and Save the Planet

No one questions the ability for giant factories, cities, infrastructure and supply chains to be built in China. No one questions that Elon Musk is perhaps the greatest living industrial and technological innovator and he is in the running for …

air pollutionWhy is Geoengineered Cooling Bad and Untested if We Have Been Doing it With Sulfur Dioxide Air Pollution for Decades?

A report in Nature says that China’s sulfur dioxide air pollution has been geoengineering earth cooling by up to 0.7 degrees celsius for decades. China reduced sulfur dioxide emissions from its power plants by 7–14% between 2014 and 2016. Mainstream …

air pollutionDespite China’s Mainly Coal Power Electric Buses Halve CO2 Bus Emissions Overall

China has a massive push to electrify or eliminate air pollution from all of their buses, cars, trucks and cars as fast as possible. Vehicle exhaust emissions contributed to between 13.5 and 52.1 percent all of major pollutants in 15 …

air pollutionCleaner Burning Charcoal as a Transition Step to Save Lives and Climate

From 2005 to 2015, China cut indoor air pollution in half. This was mostly from the adoption of cleaner burning charcoal. This saved 400,000 lives per year from lower exposure to 2.5-micron air pollution. Fine-particle pollution causes premature death in …

air pollutionChina Air Pollution fight is the current biggest global environmental effort

China has a war on air pollution and they are spending tens of billions each year since 2013 to fight it. These air pollution problems are taking a relatively wealthy China 20 years to solve. China will reap ten to …