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Tag: air pollution

India may ban petcoke, one of dirtiest fossil fuels exported by...

“NCR air pollution is at public health emergency levels and requires drastic action.”

Exposure to air pollution from traffic increases risk of low birth...

Term low birth weight, defined in the study as a weight less than 5 pounds 8 ounces, can have lifelong implications for health, with increased risk for diabetes, heart disease and hypertension in later life.

New study links osteoporosis to air pollution

“Air pollution continues to rise at an alarming rate, and affects economies and people’s quality of life; it is a public health emergency.”

The unexpected ways fracking affects air pollution

Fracking has led to a large increase of hydrocarbon emissions in rural areas, reversing some regional air trends.

UN environment chief: Make polluters, not taxpayers, pay for destroying nature

A "pollution-free planet" is achievable but the world must take immediate action to meet that goal.

Groundbreaking Harvard study confirms #ExxonKnew

"This peer-reviewed study from Harvard is just the latest piece of evidence indicating that the largest oil company in the world knew about the risks of climate change, but concealed them from the public and shareholders."

EPA reverses decision to delay Obama-era pollution regulation after 15 states...

The rule will go into effect as planned on October 1, rather than being delayed by a year.

Louisiana’s Cancer Alley residents sue chemical plant for nearly 50 years...

The magnitude of this injustice is driving people to make sure their community’s voice is heard.

California Gov. Jerry Brown is backing a climate bill full of...

Regulators say the measure would make it impossible to meet the state’s greenhouse gas reduction targets by 2030.

France to ban sale of cars powered by gasoline and diesel

France intends to end oil and gas exploration in French territory, eliminate coal-fired power plants by 2022 and encourage homeowners to produce their own energy.

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Former judge sentenced to prison for bribery scheme and witness tampering

The former judge was sentenced to five years in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a fine of $50,000.

The 9/11 hijackers were Iraqis, right?

The good news is that they want to learn. The bad news: nowadays, they tend to think that the men who flew those planes on 9/11 were from Iran.
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Why the common good disappeared (and how we get it back)

The challenge is to turn all this into a new public spiritedness extending to the highest reaches in the land.

Monsanto ‘commands’ civic group to turn in all communications over glyphosate

"There are millions of people around the world who have a deep and genuine concern that Monsanto's glyphosate is making us and our environment sick."

The ideology that unites Trump and the authoritarians he admires

It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.

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