Pollution

A Town in Italy Banned Pizza Ovens Because of Pollution

San Vitaliano, a small town east of Naples, Italy has a big problem with some tiny particles. Newspaper Il Mattino referred to the hamlet as Italy’s Beijing because of its problems with air pollution.

A Town in Italy Banned Pizza Ovens Because of Pollution

San Vitaliano, a small town east of Naples, Italy has a big problem with some tiny particles. Newspaper Il Mattino referred to the hamlet as Italy’s Beijing because of its problems with air pollution.

Taste the Troubled Air You Breathe with Smog Cookies

Here’s an ingredient that hasn’t shown up in any avant-garde new restaurants yet: smog. A new project coming to New York City will feature an entire smog tasting menu. If you think that sounds like it will taste terrible, you might be missing the point of the exercise.

IDEAS CITY, a New York festival that explores the future of cities around the world, created meringues made with air pollution from London, Atlanta, California’s Central Valley and Los Angeles circa 1950—back when it had some of the dirtiest air in the world.

Chinese Cities Claim Bacon Is Causing Air Pollution

It turns out America isn’t the only country falling out of love with bacon. In parts of China, officials are blaming an increase in air pollution on the long-standing tradition of smoking bacon in the winter.