Posts Tagged by Air Pollution
|January 22, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
Regular readers may sense deja-vu. A new article covers an old story: smog from Asia, breathed by residents of the West Coast.
|January 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
If you want to see the sun, the sky, the stars, don’t bother looking up in China but turn to huge public screens for a show.
|December 28, 2013||Posted by Staff under Health|
Though the Chinese news media are replete with stories about pollution, connecting the dots between dirty air and the rising cancer rate is risky.
|December 26, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
Passengers might already pay a lot to fly but they’re not paying enough to pollute, so shouldn’t ticket prices go up? And perhaps taxes on income go down?
|November 12, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Health|
Chinese chose warmth now over living longer. But why must any society make such a choice? There are other heat sources, including simply insulating better. Developing nations follow the errors of the developed when they should raise the bar and follow what works right for everyone forever: geonomics.
|November 4, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
How bad can it get before government quits favoring old ways — no more subsidies for developers and manufacturers — and levels the playing field for new ways? Recover land value and pay citizens a dividend so everyone has enough security to work on their new ideas and contribute new solutions; let progress charge ahead!
|October 29, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
Our normal lives are killing us sooner. We must take the politics out of techno-progress. And let’s use metro land compactly, so we can lose our addiction to cars. Ready?
|January 25, 2011||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Two cities add two exemplary buildings while Kabul smog prompts advisory to use masks The bad news is nearly nightmarish — people must breathe dangerous air — but at least a couple of signs are encouraging. We trim, blend, […]
|March 30, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Simple solutions that can change the world Dirty water kills more people than violence Humans dont have to foul their nest. And with geonomics we probably wouldnt. The policy would enable the presently poor to prosper and afford apt-tech. And […]
|September 7, 2009||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Clean the air or pick your pocket? The ‘Cap and Bribe’ Folly by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, September 7, 2009 There is a movement in government circles to bribe less developed countries into accepting limits on their pollution. A […]
|January 28, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Air quality equals longevity and climate stability means healthy trees Will the US expand the market for credits that foul the atmosphere? In cities, people are living longer. In the wilds, trees are dying sooner. And a bureaucratic solution touted […]
|May 3, 2007||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Political Boundaries Hurt The Pollution Calendar If someone puts poisons into your atmosphere, do you deserve compensation? Here are excerpts from an article released by Reuters. by Gillian Murdoch Take one last look at the government pollution website to check […]
|January 9, 2007||Posted by Staff under Banneker, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Environmental tax reform. Ecotax. Make
|January 9, 2007||Posted by Staff under Archive, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Sprawl Growing Worse Sprawl Now a Major Threat “Since World War II, the American dream has been a house in the suburbs,” said Carl Pope, executive director of the Sierra Club. “But that dream is turning into a nightmare of […]
|December 31, 2006||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Republicans Wanted More Air Pollution Court Shuts Down Bush Attempt to Circumvent Clean Air Act This is possibly the first anti-pollution success in the U.S. in six years. Republicans and lobbyists were caught trying to increase pollution and were told […]