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2018/10/26 | Madeleine Work
OPINION: Taipei Should Have a Car Free Day
Taipei and Taiwan's other cities would benefit enormously from a few days break from the tyranny of the gas-guzzling automobile.
2018/05/14 | The Conversation
4 Questions About Air Pollution and Your Health
Air pollution knows no boundaries and is a leading cause of early death worldwide.
2018/03/15 | Jennifer Hsieh
Taiwan's Anti-Noise Pollution Movement Struggles to Be Heard
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.
2017/07/27 | Yuan-Ming Chiao
Why China’s Attempts to Curb Air Pollution are Facing Resistance
According to a report by Caixin earlier this month, 33 incidents of industry obstructions occurred in more than half the localities under inspection since April.
2017/04/15 | Rosemary Chen
US$6 Billion Not Enough to Tackle Air Pollution in Taiwan
Taiwan has announced new emission reduction targets and policies to combat air pollution but environmental groups say they still do not go far enough.
2017/03/14 | Fan Yiying
Caring for China’s Smog Dogs
Pollution in major cities has long been a scourge to humans, but the health impact on pets shouldn’t be overlooked.
2017/02/21 | Rosemary Chen
Thousands Show Up for Air Pollution Protest in Taiwan
In 2015, more than 6,000 people in Taiwan died from diseases directly related to poor air quality, making up 19 percent of the death toll that year.
An Asthma Patient in Every House
Often overlooked, the massive amount of air pollution created by stone crushing machines is a major health hazard for mountain communities from where the stone is mined.
2016/11/16 | Mo Tz-pin
10 Questions: WeMo Scooter
Eco-friendly scooters are planning to take on the crowded and polluted streets of Taipei.
2016/10/14 | Alison Saldanha
Delhi Still the World’s Most Polluted Megacity
Inefficient modes of transport, household fuel and waste burning, coal-fired power plants, and industrial activities are the major sources of air pollution.
‘Don’t Blame China’ — Education Needed on Air Pollution in Taiwan
The Taiwan Electric Vehicles Association is leading the charge in educating Taiwanese about the benefits of switching to electric vehicles, and the harsh reality of air pollution.