air pollution

EPA's Christmas Gift to You: Fewer Toxins in Your Air

Last week, the EPA unveiled rules that establish the first national limits on power plant emissions of a host of poisonous airborne pollutants. It's estimated that they'll save the country billions of dollars in health care costs.

The 10 Cities With the World's Worst Air

With the latest round of global climate change talks set to begin this week in Cancun, Mexico, the assembled delegates should be thankful they're not meeting in, say, Beijing or New Delhi. Those two cities are tied at the top of a list no city should want to be on: those with the world's worst air quality.

Think scooters are green? Think again

Suddenly, we all love scooters and motorcycles; better mileage, easier to park, and oh, so sexy. Unfortunately, if you think they're also better for...