Posts Tagged ‘air pollution’

  • Air Pollution India

    One City With More Air Pollution than Beijing

    Jan 29, 14 • 271 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Developing Economies, Environment, Government, Health Care, Households, Regulation, TechNo Comments

    By Madeleine Vance, guest blogger and student at Kent Place School. On January 17th, the smog in Beijing was so thick that the sunrise was virtually played on television screens around the city. Around the same time, air pollution levels were so dangerous

  • Trees Reflect Urban Wealth

    Trees and Money

    Oct 2, 12 • 154 Views • Economic Thinkers, Environment, Government, Households, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    In one NPR report on trees and income inequality, a senior online NOVA editor showed his sky shots (below) of Piedmont CA and nearby West Oakland. Piedmont, which he described as a “wealthy enclave” was quite green while West Oakland “known