"BUSINESSES PROTESTS AGAINST the cost and delay associated with environmental impact assessments (EIAs). Green groups say they are not rigorous enough and that few projects are ever knocked back..."
Wildland fire emissions, carbon, and climate: Wildfire–climate interactions (published 30 March 2013 by Forest Ecology and Management)
"Increasing wildfire activity in recent decades, partially related to extended droughts, along with concern over potential impacts of future climate change on fire activity has resulted in increased attention on fire–climate interactions..."
Early Exposure to Air Pollution Tied to Higher Risk of Hyperactivity in Children (published 21 May 2013 by Time)
"Breathing in pollutants released into the air isn’t healthy for developing lungs, but a new study says it’s harmful for developing brains too..."
Chch has dirtiest air in region (published 30 May 2013 by The Press NZ)
"Christchurch has the dirtiest air in the region. Yesterday, Christchurch recorded its fourth day of polluted air this year by Environment Canterbury (ECan)... "
Exercise and Air Pollution (published 30 May 2013 by Huffington Post)
"Just recently, the American Lung Association published its report on the latest measurements of soot particles and ozone in the air for almost 1,000 countries and cities in the United States..."
What do Canada’s new air quality standards really mean? (published 27 May 2013 by Yahoo News)
"Last Friday, Environment Minister Peter Kent and Heath Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced new Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards (CAAQS) designed to "improve outdoor air quality for all Canadians."..."
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