Water Vapor Worsens Haze In China

By analyzing the 2012-2013 winter haze events in Beijing, scientists in China have discovered that water vapor molecules combine with fine particles in the atmosphere to amplify haze pollution in China.

China’s Severe Winter Haze Linked To Melting Of Arctic Sea Ice

Climate change—not pollution—may have been behind China's severe winter haze in 2013.

Indonesia Study Disputes UN Data On Peat Fire Emissions

A study shows that the 2015 Indonesian peat fires released less carbon dioxide than projected by UN climate experts—but discharged more potentially hazardous gases.

Carbon Emissions From Indonesia Forest Fires Hit New High

Indonesia’s carbon emissions from the 2015 forest fires were bigger than the daily emissions rate of the whole European Union, a study reveals.

UK And Chinese Scientists Join Forces To Combat Air Pollution

£5.5 million has been set aside for five four-year projects to study air pollution in Chinese megacities.

Malaysia Baulks On Oil Palm Maps

Malaysia is the only country not to have supplied maps of its palm oil plantations, information which could help pin point sources of forest fires.

7 Must-Read Stories In October 2015

From driverless cars to liquid microfluidics sensors, research from Singapore is heavily featured in our top articles published in October 2015.

The Philippines Hit By Worst Haze In 20 Years

Long term solutions to solve the haze problem in Southeast Asia require a stricter law enforcement and clearer land policies in Indonesia.

Eight Scientific Facts About The Haze

What do we know about the causes and effects of the haze? Here are eight scientific facts about it.

Reduced Indoor Air Pollution With NUS-Developed Filters

Designed to work with existing fans, the AiRazor filtration system effectively removes small particles and volatile organic compounds from indoor air.