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October 20, 2019: Data reveals acute impact on people’s health and the strain it puts on emergency servicesScores of children and adults are being rushed to hospital for emergency treatment on days of high pollution in cities across England, figures show.Each year emergency services see more than 120 additional cardiac arrests, mor...
October 18, 2019: About twenty Oahu-based protesters, inspired by the success of outcry against the Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory, continue to protest the construction of wind farms in their neighborhood. It's a fight they've kept up for ten years.
October 17, 2019: French food and drinks multinational Danone is the latest company shaking up the world's 9 billion bottled water industry by switching some of its plastic bottles, which pollute oceans, to aluminum cans.
October 17, 2019: Nottingham in England has had a workplace levy since 2012—it has so far raised £61 million, paying for multiple measures to get people out of cars.
October 17, 2019: Environmental organization Greenpeace will organize a “protest-festival” at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport around the 14th of December to demonstrate against the climate impact of aviation.
October 16, 2019: European Environment Agency found levels of fine particulate matter stalled after decades of reductionsLittle progress has been made on tackling air quality in Europe, new research shows, despite public outcry in many countries and increasing awareness of the health impacts of pollution.Levels of the dangerous fine ...
October 16, 2019: Grassroots campaign against industrial toxins hopes to win support in two-week trek during gubernatorial runoff electionFor two straight weeks residents of southern Louisiana, will march, walk and ride between New Orleans and Baton Rouge in an attempt to win political and popular support for a grassroots campaign ag...
October 16, 2019: The European Environment Agency said Wednesday small declines of particulate air pollution in recent years have leveled off, and those pollutants were responsible for more than 400,000 premature deaths three years ago.
October 16, 2019: Family of inventor says they were designed to be reused to stop trees from being destroyed.
October 14, 2019: A new study published on Monday adds to growing evidence of the negative health effects of air pollution on pregnant women and their fetuses.
October 12, 2019: Saddleridge fire sends smoke across L.A. as Santa Ana winds continue
October 10, 2019: The war on plastic pollution continues to gather pace. As Ocean Cleanup engineers battle to recover plastic from the oceans, consumer goods giant Unilever has pledged to halve its use of plastic by 2025 and investor BlackRock has launched a circular economy fund.
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October 10, 2019: US survey found particle pollution downwind of eateries was higher than from major roadsMany of us have a favourite cooking smell. Maybe yours is baking bread or frying bacon but new types of equipment are revealing how restaurants contribute to our air pollution.Problems were initially found with meat barbecuing, g...
October 9, 2019: Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren announced a plan Wednesday to send at least trillion – of her trillion climate plan – to communities hit hard by industrial pollution, particularly low-income areas and communities of color.
October 8, 2019: Going on foot, by bike or by car? Three Sheffield families took part in a test to find out.
October 6, 2019: A new installation in New York's East River provides real-time data on the water quality.
October 4, 2019: Aspirin may lessen the negative effects of air pollution, an intriguing new study concludes.
October 2, 2019: The city of San Francisco is pushing back against claims from the Trump administration that it isn’t doing enough to treat the stormwater it pumps back into its bay.Officials sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency head...
October 2, 2019: CALIFORNIA WASTE FIGHT CONTINUES: The city of San Francisco is pushing back against claims from the Trump administration that it isn’t doing enough to treat the stormwater it pumps back into its bay.The city’s actions come as the Environmental...
September 30, 2019: Studies have shown vehicles driving on propane autogas emit less pollution, yet they make up only 1% of vehicles worldwide. The industry says increased use would be low-hanging fruit for reducing emissions, but politicians remain focused on electric as the silver bullet for cleaning transport.
September 29, 2019: The administration is opening new fronts in its battle with the Golden State over clean car standards.
September 29, 2019: Dow has several projects on the go that are benefiting communities while working towards zero waste.
September 26, 2019: The heavy industrial city of Xuzhou in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu will shut local factories on Thursday as part of efforts to reduce smog ahead of the country's National Day celebrations next week, the local government said.
September 26, 2019: Decades of adding fertilisers and manure to drive Iowa’s crop production has loaded the land with nutrients it can’t hold on to – and they’re ending up in the water supplyBrent Bierbaum climbs into the ditch running alongside one of his corn fields and dips a nitrate testing strip into the water. He checks t...