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presstv-china warns of ‘stalemate’ in war on pollution




china’s war on pollution is at risk of reaching a “stalemate,” with poor weather conditions undermining the country’s efforts to reduce smog, an environment ministry spokesman said on thursday.air pollution rose by more than a quarter in parts of northern china in march, and the region has b...



presstv-china initiates environmental protection tax law




the implementation of china's new environmental protection tax law, which aims at curbing emissions across the country, came into effect on monday, with many regions choosing their own individual tax rates related to the local geography and economic status.this is china's first tax clearly designed ...



presstv-'us using n korea nuclear crisis to target china, russia'




a commentator says the united states has always rejected north korea’s repeated efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the nuclear crisis because washington does not want to “resolve” the ongoing tensions with pyongyang.“the us has exactly what it wants in north korea – a justification f...



more natural dust in the air improves air quality in eastern china




image: researcher yang yang is exploring the interactions between natural dust and man-made pollution. view more credit: photo courtesy of pnnlman-made pollution in eastern china's cities worsens when less dust blows in from the gobi desert, according to a new study published may 11 in nature comm...



more natural dust in the air improves air quality in eastern china




researcher yang yang is exploring the interactions between natural dust and man-made pollution. credit: pnnlman-made pollution in eastern china's cities worsens when less dust blows in from the gobi desert, according to a new study published may 11 in nature communications. yes, you read that correc...



presstv-italian parliament convenes for first session amid political stalemate




max civilipress tv, romeitalian lawmakers convene for their first parliamentary session after an inconclusive general election which was held earlier this month. with italian politics still in a stalemate, the winners of the vote have been reportedly negotiating a coalition government deal to break ...



presstv-air pollution in ahvaz gets worse beyond measure




air pollution in iran's southwestern city of ahvazair pollution has dramatically disrupted life in iran’s southwestern city of ahvaz. dust concentration in ahvaz’ air is around 50 times higher than standard level. air pollution has led to closure of schools and governmental organizations. it has...



new guidelines to tackle china's severe air pollution problem




credit: cc0 public domainmore must be done to tackle air pollution in china, according to a leading climate change expert in a new study published today in the journal atmospheric and oceanic science letters. professor wang hui-jun, from the nanjing university of information science and technology, ...



study: western u.s. smog originates across the ocean in asia




pollution is a global problem, and that reality is highlighted by a new study indicating smog in western u.s. states originates from asian countries across the ocean. the movement of this pollution from asia to the u.s. is curbing the latter country’s emission-reduction efforts. in some cases, pol...



presstv-lung cancer sharply up in china amid air pollution




china has seen a sharp rise in the incidence of lung cancer in the past 10-15 years, with long-term exposure to air pollution a possible culprit, the official china daily reported on friday, citing health officials.experts with the china academy of medical sciences said lung cancer was rising rapidl...



pollution linked to nine million deaths worldwide, new report says




pollution was linked to nine million deaths worldwide with air pollution the biggest contributor, according to a new report. india, pakistan, china, bangladesh, madagascar and kenya are among the countries which accounted for 92 per cent of all pollution-related deaths.the report highlights the prom...



pollution linked to nine million deaths worldwide, new report says




pollution was linked to nine million deaths worldwide with air pollution the biggest contributor, according to a new report. india, pakistan, china, bangladesh, madagascar and kenya are among the countries which accounted for 92 per cent of all pollution-related deaths.the report highlights the prom...



improving chinese air pollution leads to business opportunities




china's trouble with smog and air pollution is well known, but air quality is beginning to improve as chinese authorities start to tackle the problem. according to a story in chemical & engineering news (c&en), the weekly newsmagazine of the american chemical society, their efforts have made china a...



presstv-'us, not china, militarizing south china sea'




china is very concerned about the us military buildup in the south china sea as every invasion attempt against chinese territory has come through that region, says an author and political analyst.the white house accused china of militarizing the south china sea on thursday, following reports that be...



presstv-30-car pileup kills 18 in eastern china




eighteen people have been killed in a pileup of at least 30 cars on a highway in eastern china, local authorities say.police said the accident, which occurred in the city of fuyang in anhui province on wednesday, also wounded 21 people, 11 of whom severely.officers said the crash was caused by low v...



china cracking down on pollution with revolutionary green policies




china is cracking down on pollution like never before, with new green policies so hard-hitting and extensive they can be felt across the world, transforming everything from electric vehicle demand to commodities markets. four decades of breakneck economic growth turned china into the world’s bigge...



presstv-uganda joins call to end plastic pollution on earth day




daniel arapmoipress tv, kampalauganda has marked earth day by joining calls to end plastic pollution in sub-saharan africa. according to officials, plastic pollution is now among the main environmental concerns there. our correspondent daniel arapmoi has filed this report from uganda’s capital kam...



air pollution battle is crucial to china's public health, study says




credit: cc0 public domainchina's measures to improve air quality are working, but more stringent policies should be put in place to safeguard public health, a new study has shown. air pollution in china, especially in mega-metropolitan areas, is a matter of concern due to its impact on public health...



presstv-india tops list of pollution-linked deaths




sanjay sethipress tv, new delhia new study shows that some 9,000,000 premature deaths were caused by diseases from pollution and toxic exposure world-wide in 2015. the study has also found that india has the highest number of pollution-related deaths.sanjay setti reports.



pollution: air and water pollution are killing millions of americans




in one of the most extensive reports of its kind, environmental health experts have estimated that nine million premature deaths worldwide—16% of all deaths—were linked to pollution in 2015, with the majority of deaths coming from air pollution.the new study, published in the journal the lanceta...



presstv-indian struggles to cope with air pollution




munawar zamanpress tv, new delhiindia continues to battle the rising air pollution with fourteen of the world’s 15 most polluted cities in the country. munawar zaman has more in this report from new delhi.



presstv-‘pollution causes one in six of all deaths worldwide’




pollution caused nine million deaths in 2015 — three times more than aids, tuberculosis, and malaria combined — scientists said on thursday, calling for governments in poor countries to act.india fared worst, with 2.5 million people dying early because of pollution, followed by china with 1.8 ...



presstv-us won't stop patrols near china's islands: navy




a us navy officer has warned that china’s military presence in the south china sea would not stop american forces from patrolling the strategic, disputed waters."international law allows us to operate here, allows us to fly here, allows us to train here, allows us to sail here, and that's what we...



trump says giuliani misspoke, needs to 'get facts straight' on stormy




washington: president donald trump insisted on friday that "we're not changing any stories" about the 2016 hush payment to porn actress stormy daniels, even as he further muddied the explanation for the settlement by suggesting rudy giuliani, the new face of his legal team, needs to "get his facts s...



presstv-india tests ‘anti-smog gun’ to fight pollution




authorities in new delhi have conducted a trial run of an "anti-smog gun" in one of its most polluted areas as the indian capital looks at ways to combat its annual pollution crisis."anti-smog gun" is a machine that sprays atomized water into the air and is expected to bring down pollution levels. t...