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February 20, 2019: Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Wednesday, Feb. 20, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES Research claiming that low-dose exposure to toxic chemicals is good for humans could help shape Environmental Protection Agency policy. This disputed...
February 20, 2019: Thanks to pollution, purifiers are a billion-dollar business.
February 20, 2019: South Korean and Chinese officials are to meet next week to address the pressing issue of air pollution.
February 19, 2019: The European Union has reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks, to get polluting CO2 levels down.
February 19, 2019: The controversial legal bill will allow citizens to sue a polluter on behalf of the lake and for penalties to be imposedIn early August 2014, Crystal Jankowski was late in her pregnancy and knew she was about due. In was hot and humid where she lived in Toledo, Ohio and she remembers just wanting to relax in a cool ...
February 19, 2019: In early 2018, a deputy assistant administrator in the EPA, Clint Woods, reached out to a Massachusetts toxicologist best known for pushing a public health standard suggesting that low levels of toxic chemicals and radiation are good for people. “I wanted to check to see if you might have some...
February 19, 2019: Chemists, engineers, and health workers have revealed some startling new information about the chemicals and particulates found inside homes and their potential to wreak havoc on human bodies, especially small ones.
February 19, 2019: Justice Ginsburg, 85, asked crisp and clear questions of both sides in a patent case in her return to the bench about two months after cancer surgery.
February 18, 2019: These microplastics cause huge problems for marine life and can be colonized by microbes dangerous to humans.
February 18, 2019: Scientists have developed a new technique for studying light pollution using the photographs snapped by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
February 17, 2019: Scientists say roast meal can make household air dirtier than in sixth most polluted cityCooking a Sunday roast can drive indoor air pollution far above the levels found in the most polluted cities on Earth, scientists have said.Researchers found that roasting meat and vegetables, and using a gas hob, released a sur...
February 16, 2019: Serbia holds an average air pollution index of 58.86 and the southern town of Nis is the country’s most polluted city. But, there is a Macedonian software engineer hoping to fight air pollution in Serbia with the expansion of his app.
February 15, 2019: This Friday marks six years since Ella Kissi-Debrah’s death, which her mother believes was partly caused by air pollution. Plus: 15-year-old George Bond explains why he is going on today’s school climate strikeElla Kissi-Debrah lived 25 metres (82ft) from the heavily polluted South Circular Road in Lewisham, Lon...
February 14, 2019: Whitechapel Gallery, London Inspired by a seminal 1956 show, artists and architects were paired off, given £10,000 and told to predict the future. The resulting ragbag is alarmingly bleak‘Is This Tomorrow?” asks a new exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery. One rather hopes not, if this car crash of forced colla...
February 14, 2019: The Kremlin is looking into reports of alarmingly high pollution levels in a town in the Urals emanating from a decommissioned copper mine.
February 13, 2019: When a Malaysian town was inundated with foreign plastic waste, a group of villagers decided to fight back.
February 13, 2019: One small town has become a dumping ground for the world's waste and it's causing a stink.
February 13, 2019: Putting a face on dirty air: The trauma of a 9-year-old London girl may bring the dangers home.
February 13, 2019: Tameside headteacher Steve Marsland came up with idea after noticing increase in children with asthmaPrimary school pupils in Greater Manchester have started patrolling the streets outside their schools as uniformed “junior” police officers, issuing fake parking tickets to parents parked on the pavement or sitti...
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February 11, 2019: Light pollution now affects much of the globe -- and most of the planet's most important wildlife areas, according to new research.
February 7, 2019: External sources accounted for 75 percent of South Korea's ultrafine dust air pollution in January, a state-run environment agency said Wednesday.
February 7, 2019: External sources accounted for 75 percent of South Korea's ultrafine dust air pollution in January, a state-run environment agency said Wednesday.
February 5, 2019: Measures to cut emissions could include free bus travel, says Friends of the EarthCampaigners have called for free bus travel and the reopening of hundreds of miles of railway lines to end reliance on cars, as transport is due to be confirmed as the UK’s largest contributor to greenhouse gases.Official data releas...
February 5, 2019: Child health experts say public needs to be better informed about scale of crisis‘It is so scary’: how the UK’s filthy air is taking children to A&EChild health experts have said families and parents are worryingly unaware of the severe damage air pollution is doing to young people in the UK.In a survey of...