air pollution


Indonesia: Jakarta Court Rules in Favor of Residents’ Clean Air Bid

Deutsche Welle

A court has ordered President Joko Widodo and other top officials to take measures to tackle air pollution. It's a landmark ruling for the residents who filed the case, but not everyone is celebrating.


Persistent Extreme Heat and Air Pollution Threaten Global Health

The Conversation

The frequency of days with both extreme heat and pollution – and the number of people that will be affected by those days – could massively increase by 2050.


Indonesian Citizens Sue Government Over Severe Air Pollution


A group of citizens is suing the Indonesian government over the world's filthiest air quality.


Mind Pollution: How Dirty Air Harms Human Cognition

AsiaGlobal Online

A study shows that air pollution has a massive detrimental impact on human cognition.


'Transboundary Haze': The Seasonal Pollution Plaguing Southeast Asia

AsiaGlobal Online

A researcher says ASEAN states are not doing enough about the region's seasonal pollution problem.


OPINION: Taipei Should Have a Car Free Day

Madeleine Work

Taipei and Taiwan's other cities would benefit enormously from a few days break from the tyranny of the gas-guzzling automobile.


4 Questions About Air Pollution and Your Health

The Conversation

Air pollution knows no boundaries and is a leading cause of early death worldwide.


Taiwan's Anti-Noise Pollution Movement Struggles to Be Heard

Jennifer Hsieh

Efforts to counter noise pollution suffer from subjectivity problems and have not attracted the same level of public support as efforts to counter PM2.5.


What Will It Take to Improve Taiwan's Air?

Taiwan's air pollution has already launched protests, but tackling its sources will involve some very tough choices.

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