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June 25, 2019: The same part of Malaysia was hit by toxic air pollution in March, making more than 4,000 people ill.
June 25, 2019: A court rules the state failed to act to curb air pollution in Paris, in a landmark decision.
June 25, 2019: Results suggest environmental factors could play a role in female reproductive healthAir pollution has been linked to a drop in activity of a woman’s ovaries, researchers have revealed.Experts say the findings suggest the female reproductive system is affected by environmental factors, although the study does not ...
June 24, 2019: Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) on Monday unveiled his presidential platform for tackling fossil fuel pollution.The “Freedom from Fossil Fuels” plan includes a five-pronged approach to the climate crisis.“To build a clean energy economy, we must...
June 23, 2019: The E.P.A. found that a small town in Louisiana was overloaded with carcinogens. Why didn’t that mean the government had to act?
June 23, 2019: Democratic state attorney generals and environmental groups are gearing up for what is expected to be a precedent-setting legal battle with the Trump administration over its rollback of an Obama-era power plant pollution rule.They argue the new...
June 20, 2019: Event will take place on 22 September across 18 boroughs, with road closures and eventsSadiq Khan has announced plans to implement London’s biggest car-free day to date, closing 12.3 miles (20km) of roads in the centre of the capital in September.Roads will be closed for the event around London Bridge, Tower Bridg...
June 20, 2019: London will hold the city’s largest-ever car-free day this year in a bid to combat air pollution, Mayor Sadiq Khan announced. According to The Guardian, Khan said the city will be shutting down roughly 12.3 miles of roads to traffic...
June 20, 2019: Plastic debris is killing the ocean’s 'invisible forests' that produce oxygen
June 19, 2019: Campaigners say relocation of primary school will damage pupils’ health and learningA primary school is to be demolished and rebuilt in an area where pollution levels regularly breach legal limits in order to build the third runway at Heathrow, the airport’s master plan reveals.Three other primary schools will b...
June 19, 2019: Human activities could be affecting reproduction and even normal social behaviourBirds are even more disrupted by their noisy neighbours than had been thought previously, researchers have found. And human activities could be preventing birds from reproducing and even developing normal social behaviour and keeping th...
June 18, 2019: Study finds most sensitive plant and wildlife habitats are worst affected, yet government has no clear plans to monitor impactAmmonia and nitrogen pollution, mostly from farms, is harming more than 60% of the UK’s land area and hitting the most sensitive habitats for plants and wildlife hardest, a government repor...
June 17, 2019: The United States only recycles 9% of plastics, despite efforts by activists to reduce consumption and recycle. Axios energy and climate reporter Amy Harder speaks with CBSN about the concern over plastics and what efforts are being made to address the problem.
June 17, 2019: Is recycling an adequate solution for plastic waste? Some experts now think a far more drastic response is needed
June 13, 2019: A new open source AI trash mapping system from the Let’s Do It Foundation and SIFR in partnership with Microsoft demonstrates the powerful possibilities when deep learning and open source meet the social good space.
June 13, 2019: Perhaps someday in the not too distant future we might see autonomous trash collection drones powered by open source AI cleaning our urban and natural landscapes, picking up after us to restore our planet to its natural beauty.
June 8, 2019: But their appeal is rebuffed by the White House.
June 8, 2019: South Korea's dogs have to go for walkies in some of the worst air in the developed world.
June 7, 2019: Some of the world’s largest car manufacturers have delivered a unified message to President Trump: go back to the negotiating table on vehicle emission standards or risk crippling their industry. Seventeen major automakers, including General Motors, Ford, BMW and Toyota, wrote in a letter released...
June 7, 2019: City tops list of 50 European ports for both sulphur oxide and nitrous oxide emissionsThe port of Barcelona, a city already overwhelmed by mass tourism, has topped a list of 50 European ports for the amount of air pollution produced there by cruise ships, according to a report.In 2017 cruise ships emitted 32.8 tonne...
June 7, 2019: A new report names nine coastlines, including top tourist spots, where contamination is at its worst.
June 6, 2019: South Koreans angry about hazardous 'fine dust' are pointing the finger at China - is that fair?
June 6, 2019: In a letter signed by 17 industry giants including Ford, General Motors and Toyota, the firms asked Mr. Trump to go back to the negotiating table.
June 5, 2019: In 2016, Princess Cruise Lines agreed to pay 0 million for illegal dumping. But that didn’t stop Carnival, its parent company, from polluting again.
June 5, 2019: Report by New Delhi-based NGO blasts government inaction on pollution and renewable energy, blames air pollution for 12.5 percent of all deaths