Environment

New threat to Taj Mahal

Hindu: Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad, the city of glass and bangles, will now be surveyed for air pollution caused by its glass units operating within the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) covering the Taj Mahal and 40 other protected monuments. The world famous glass industries which have been in news since 1990s […]

Having a Smaller Carbon Footprint in Ramadan

Source: The Huffington Post By Zaher Sahloul; President of The Syrian American Medical Society We are blessed to welcome Ramadan again this year. It is a time for fasting, spiritual fulfillment, emotional rebalancing, mental reflection and physical purification. Ramadan is the ideal time for balancing the spirit, the mind and the […]

Leading climate scientists call on religious leaders to help save the environment

Two of the world’s leading scientists have made an unprecedented call on religious leaders to spark a “massive mobilisation of public opinion”, insisting that only through God can we save the environment. Writing in the journal Science, Cambridge University’s Partha Dasgupta and Veerabhadran Ramanathan, of the University of California, have […]

Guess which city says it has the dirtiest air

Global Post: by Thompson Reuters — An effort by the World Health Organization to measure pollution in cities around the world has found New Delhi admits to having the dirtiest air, while Beijing’s measurements, like its skies, are far from clear. The study of 1,600 cities found air pollution had worsened since […]