As the years go by I feel that next December it will be difficult to find sustainability wins we were able to incorporate into our daily life. And then next 12 months pass and the list is here: 1) installed 12 photovoltaic panels on our roof. So far produced 449kWh of electricity and avoided 365kg of CO2 production. With a full year cycle we should be able to cover close to 90% of our electricity needs 2) moved from 2 cars to one. Got rid of both Diesel engine cars key air polluters 3) we…
The Great Smog was a severe air-pollution event that affected London during December A period of cold weather and windless conditions collected airborne pollutants mostly from the use of coal to form a thick layer of smog over the city.
In December 2012, the U.S. EPA finalized rules to protect people from exposure to toxic air pollution from industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers. Photo credit: Flickr/Leo Fung. http://insights.wri.org/news/2012/12/holiday-gift-epa-new-rules-will-cut-toxic-air-pollution-american-boilers?utm_campaign=socialmedia_medium=worldresources_source=pinterest.com
People film with their cameras during a flag-raising ceremony amid heavy smog at the Tiananmen Square after the city issued its first ever "red alert" for air pollution in Beijing December 9 Sagolj by parismatch_magazine
Lion sculptures have their mouths covered by masks in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China on December 12th 2016. Several art students from Xi'an Fine Art College spent an hour and a half overnight adding masks to more than 800 stone hitching posts, in order to raise awareness about air pollution. Credit: EPA #China #pollution #art #protest #Shaanxi #students