Saturday, December 4, 2021

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Thick, toxic smog over Indian capital as temperatures, wind speed drop

Current severe conditions may ease by Saturday, but air quality is expected to remain 'very poor' until Nov 17.

Beijing shuts roads, playgrounds amid heavy smog after coal spike

World leaders have gathered in Scotland this week for COP26 negotiations billed as one of the last chances to avert catastrophic climate change, though Chinese President Xi Jinping made a written address instead of attending in person.

Court finds Indonesia president negligent over pollution in landmark case

Experts have warned for years about the threat posed by Jakarta's smog to the health of residents, especially children.

Smog tower to help Delhi breathe but experts sceptical

They say while smog towers may work they are just a pinprick against the vehicle fumes, construction dirt, industrial emissions and agricultural stubble burning that engulf the city.

Biggest sandstorm in decade turns Beijing skies yellow

The city government ordered all schools to cancel outside sport and events and advised those with respiratory diseases to stay inside, while some highways were partially closed.

Unhealthy air quality in 3 Selangor areas

Johan Setia, Klang and Petaling recorded API readings of between 141 and 183 this morning.

West coast wildfire smoke reaches New York, east coast

The smoke reaching the city is one of two separate swaths blowing across the US from the out-of-control wildfires raging across vast areas of the West Coast.

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