Up in smoke December 2008
Derek Wall looks at the many dangers of burning our wasteChina’s pollution solution October 2007
With China now leading the list of global polluters, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) play an increasingly important role in tackling the country's environmental challenges. Lucia Green-Weiskel
reports from Beijing on the dilemmas facing civil society groups in working with China's authoritarian stateThe high cost of calling May 2007
From its sourcing of materials to its disposal of toxic waste, with the whole production process in between, the mobile phone business is repeating the same discredited practices as longer established industries. Dave Sambrook reportsMexico City to pilot radical Climate Action Programme December 2002
The capital of Mexico, whose air is one of the smoggiest in the world, is set to become the first city with its own climate action programme. The ambitious 2002-2010 Valley of Mexico Metropolitan Area Air Quality Improvement Programme, nicknamed Poraire III, will set a global precedent if it succeeds in its aim to reduce health expenditures through air quality management.