Smog Shielding

Protection from poor air quality, and reducing smog pollution
Implications - The pressure may have rested heavily on Beijing to reduce air pollution for the Olympics in 2008, but awareness for smog has been felt worldwide as of late. Health-conscious consumers are seeking products that either purify their environment or protect them from adverse air conditions.
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Anti-Smog Architecture in Paris - Vincent Callebaut's Green Innovation Centre
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Anti-Smog Architecture in Paris
Vincent Callebaut's Green Innovation Centre
In a battle to claim title to world's cleanest cities, Paris has come up with a concept for anti-smog architecture. What looks like the top half of a drinking straw poking out of the water, and a giant… [More]
Air Car Coming to U.S. - Zero Pollution Air Car (Update)
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Air Car Coming to U.S.
Zero Pollution Air Car (Update)
The air car is coming to the U.S. Zero Pollution Motors said that it will make the first air-powered car for the U.S. by late next year! Air! As in FREE (or 25 cents at the petrol station.) APM has the… [More]
Smog Masks - 10 Global Photos
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Smog Masks
10 Global Photos
Olympic athletes are bracing themselves for the smog in Beijing, but the capital of China isn't the only place where air pollution is an issue. Photographers from around the world have documented, in… [More]
World Pressures China To Reduce Pollution
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World Pressures China To Reduce Pollution
China’s rapid economic rise has come at great environmental cost. Coal provides 70% of China’s energy needs, contributing to the fact that only 1% of the country’s 560 million city dwellers breathe… [More]
Olympic Masks - US Cycling Team Prepared for Beijing Smog
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Olympic Masks
US Cycling Team Prepared for Beijing Smog
The Beijing Olympics opening ceremony is only two days away, and by now most of the athletes have made their way to China. The American cycling team, however, made headlines upon their arrival. When… [More]
Air Cleansing Concrete - Solar Activated Eco Paving
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Air Cleansing Concrete
Solar Activated Eco Paving
Researchers at the University of Twente, a self-described entrepreneurial research university in The Netherlands, have developed a new paving material that could help clear the air in urban areas. The… [More]
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