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Tag: air pollution

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.

World’s first commercial carbon sucking machine turns greenhouse gas into fertilizer

“It is clear today that we won't be able to achieve zero gigatonnes by the end of the century without the use of carbon removal technologies.”

Wisconsin Senate passes Koch-backed REINS bill that would benefit Koch, other...

There are concerns about the bill's ability to potentially “grind the regulatory process to a halt.”

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Bernie Sanders is now backing Randy Bryce – which could be very bad news...

Sanders’ endorsement of Bryce comes at a time when the former union organizer and steelworker is rising in the polls in his bid to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Costa Rica runs 300 days on renewable energy

Costa Rica has achieved something incredible and shown the rest of the world what’s possible with renewable energy.

CBS and PBS fire Charlie Rose amid sexual harassment allegations

“Women cannot achieve equality in the workplace or in society until there is a reckoning and a taking of responsibility.”

On the rehabilitation of George W. Bush

Say it again: The enemy of our enemy is still a war criminal.

7 not-so-subtle messages Congress is sending with its tax plans

The two tax bills define what’s important to a society. Or more to the point, who’s not important.

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