UN: Balkans faces alarming levels of air pollution

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — People in all major cities across the western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their life expectancies because the underdeveloped, po...

Taichung spends NT$20 million on 5 street sweepers that aren't street legal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After being mocked for giving out 10,000 free bottles "Air of Guguan" (谷關空氣), the government of Taichung Kuomintang (KMT) Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) is being criticized...

Taiwan's EPA sends out first air pollution alert text message

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Saturday (Jan. 26) issued its first air pollution alert text message for an Air Quality Index (AQI) level in excess of 200 i...

Macedonia extends school break because of air pollution

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's government has ordered the winter break for students to be extended to Jan. 23 because of extremely high levels of toxic particles in the air in many cities throug...

Germany's New Years Eve fireworks ruining air quality

Germany's environment agency on Saturday called on people not to use fireworks to ring in 2019. It said Germans bought about €137 million ($157 million) worth of fireworks last year, creating...

China opens a number of weather observatories on contested Spratly Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The China Meteorological Association (CMA) announced today (Nov. 1) the official opening of several weather stations scattered throughout the Spratly Islands. Observato...

eLichens bietet offenen Zugang zu Prognosedaten über Luftqualität in Echtzeit, um die Entwicklung neuer Dienstleistungen für Bürger zu erleichtern

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mai 24, 2018--eLichens, Konstrukteur von patentierten Gassensoren und der ersten umfassenden Analyse- und Prognoseplattform für Luftqualität, gab heute die Einrichtung eines of...

eLichens Provides Open Access to Its Real-Time and Air Quality Forecast Data to Facilitate the Emergence of Services to Citizens

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2018--Designer of patented gas sensors and the first comprehensive air quality analysis and prediction platform, eLichens today announced it is providing open data acce...

eLichens ouvre l’accès en open data à ses données temps réel et de prévision de la qualité de l’air pour favoriser l’émergence de services aux citoyens

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--mai 24, 2018--Concepteur de capteurs de gaz brevetés et de la première plateforme complète d’analyse et de prédiction de la qualité de l’air, eLichens annonce aujourd’hui offri...

Taichung takes steps to reduce air pollution in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The air quality in Kinmen, Taichung and some parts of western Taiwan was rated "unhealthy" on Sunday, prompting the Taichung City government to order some measures to reduce ...

Poor air quality recorded in most of western Taiwan

Taipei, April 22 (CNA) The air quality in most parts of western Taiwan on Sunday was generally rated "unhealthy," because of a lack of wind amid sunny skies and stable weather to disperse at...

Air quality remains poor in southern Taiwan after sandstorm

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The largest sandstorm to sweep across Taiwan in five years gradually dissipated on Sunday, but the air quality in Kaohsiung and Pingtung in the south remained poor as the condition was...

Largest dust storm in 5 years descends on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's air quality suffered greatly today as the largest dust storm in five hears has descended from China onto the island nation, with western Taiwan's Yunlin being ...

Poor air quality recorded in most parts of western Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) warned of poor air quality in western Taiwan on Sunday as 33 air quality monitoring stations flashed either an orange or red warning a...

EU court: Poland has violated EU air quality laws

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union's top court says that Poland has violated EU law on air quality by continuously exceeding the bloc's pollution limit from 2007-2015. Issuing ...