How dirty, soot-covered birds can track down pollution over a whole century

Back in the day when Chicago and Pittsburg were the world’s Beijing and New Delhi.

Dusty solar panels slash power output by over 35%, study reveales

It’s called “clean” energy for a reason.

Scientists find blocks of polystyrene at the North Pole

The Arctic is screwed.

The devastating state of ocean pollution in one depressing photo

The author wishes this photo ‘didn’t exist’.

More problems in Texas — Chemical plants start leaking after Harvey

Everything is bigger in Texas — floods and pollution included.

Air pollution wrecks our DNA, makes us more susceptible to heart failure

If you’re expecting, taking some time to visit some more pristine areas of the world might do wonders to your baby’s health in the long run.

Rush hour pollution might be much worse than we thought, new study concludes

Stuck in traffic? I’ve got some bad news…

Exposure to BPA might reprogram the brains of turtles — affecting them genetically

It changes their genes.

Why Banning Styrofoam Will Improve the Environment

Styrofoam needs to go!

Wild dolphins’ immune systems are failing because of ocean pollution

Things are not looking good.

Deep groundwaters are not safe from modern pollution, study finds

Not good.

Beijing shuts down its last coal power plant, replaces with natural gas

A step in the right direction.

China will force 67,000 fossil fuel-powered Taxis to switch to electric in order to cut back on pollution

In Beijing and other municipalities, all taxi drivers will be forced to gradually switch to electric.

London to introduce £10 ($12) vehicle tax for polluting cars

The announcement comes after a disastrous couple of months for London in terms of air quality.

Johnson&Johnson to remove plastic from swabs, switch to paper

You can flush as many of these babies as you like.

Nowhere is safe from mankind — high levels of pollution found even in the deepest oceans

Nowhere on Earth is safe from humanity’s impact.

London toxic air alert goes to ‘very high’

Londoners are warned not to engage in any strenuous physical activity as Britain’s capital battles rough pollution.

China’s smog was so bad you could barely see its skyscrapers from air

As we previously reported, China is experiencing a dramatic smog crisis – again.

The fish that evolved to survive toxic pollution 8,000 times the lethal dose

A mutant success story.

Paris, Madrid, Athens, Mexico City to ban all diesels by 2025, mayors announce

Maybe VW shouldn’t have cheated on their emissions tests.