Tag Archives: corruption

VW’s dark cloud of fraud may have a silver lining

photo courtesy of Daniel Uebrick via Facebook
photo courtesy of Daniel Uebrick via Facebook

Noted by Dr. Noh Mann-Greenbaum

GN4N relies on me to carve out the humor in environmental events. Usually all the task requires is a blunt knife. We all grin and bear the U.S. presidential campaign. Same with world celebration of celebrity over substance. But I can’t find anything funny about Volkswagen’s fraud in intentionally hiding the emissions produced by its “clean diesel” engines. However, maybe there can be a silver lining to the cloud of dark smoke that their cars are producing. Continue reading VW’s dark cloud of fraud may have a silver lining

Advertisements

China air pollution down 16% for first half of 2015

china air pollutionAccording to a July 22 post by Greenpeace East Asia, China’s average PM2.5 air pollution for the first half of 2015 is 16% better than it was for the same period in 2014. That doesn’t mean that China’s air quality is good now, it’s still terrible – five times the World Health Organization’s recommended safe levels. However it seems to be a step in the right direction. Continue reading China air pollution down 16% for first half of 2015