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Toxic Pool Creeping Across India Kills Thousands of Kids Day by Day

Toxic Pool Creeping Across India Kills Thousands of Kids Day by Day | Environment | Scoop.it
Death crept without warning to the mud huts of Jogaeal in central India.
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Cutting carbon pollution is the key to curbing global warming - The Guardian

Cutting carbon pollution is the key to curbing global warming - The Guardian | Environment | Scoop.it
John Abraham: A new study finds that cutting emissions of long-lived greenhouse gases is the key to tackling global warming
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New Study Adds Up the Benefits of Climate-Smart Development in Lives, Jobs, and GDP

New Study Adds Up the Benefits of Climate-Smart Development in Lives, Jobs, and GDP | Environment | Scoop.it
With careful design, the same development projects that improve communities, save lives, and increase GDP can also fight climate change. A new study looks at some of the possibilities.
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The Global Toll of Fine Particulate Matter : Image of the Day

The Global Toll of Fine Particulate Matter : Image of the Day | Environment | Scoop.it
Fine particles of pollution lodge deep in the lungs, where they cause serious health problems. Scientists are working to tally the global consequences.
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15 Indoor plants that can filter the toxins out of your home and improve the air quality.

15 Indoor plants that can filter the toxins out of your home and improve the air quality. | Environment | Scoop.it
Most people have indoor plants around them in day-to-day life, whether it’s in the home or in the workplace. We know that plants provide us a valuable service by converting carbon dioxide to oxygen through...
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In smoggy China, masks become stylish accessory

In smoggy China, masks become stylish accessory | Environment | Scoop.it
For millions of Chinese, China's air pollution crisis has made donning a mask as reflexive as reaching for an umbrella when it rains. The country sees heavy pollution so frequently that weather forecasts have a special symbol for "haze." But nothing can ruin a meticulously assembled outfit like a face covering that was designed for an operating room or, worse yet, a construction site.

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Scary... but is the reality. People don't care and don't think in the consequences of their acts. Please think before polluting!

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Air pollution: Clean up our skies

Air pollution: Clean up our skies | Environment | Scoop.it
Improve air quality and mitigate climate-change simultaneously, urge Julia Schmale and colleagues.
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The IKEA Group Makes Largest Wind Farm Investment to Date - IKEA

The IKEA Group Makes Largest Wind Farm Investment to Date - IKEA | Environment | Scoop.it
165 MW Cameron Wind Farm in Texas is Single Largest IKEA Renewable Energy Investment Globally
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Cleaning Indoor Air: Alternatives To Precious-Metal Catalysts - The Biological SCENE

Cleaning Indoor Air: Alternatives To Precious-Metal Catalysts - The Biological SCENE | Environment | Scoop.it
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Cleaning Indoor Air: Alternatives To Precious-Metal Catalysts
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Sometimes, as in the case of the incubators, VOC levels in indoor air can be reduced simply by opening a window or turning on a fan.
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WHO tells us why good air indoors matters - ScienceBlog.com (blog)

WHO tells us why good air indoors matters - ScienceBlog.com (blog) | Environment | Scoop.it
ScienceBlog.com (blog) WHO tells us why good air indoors matters ScienceBlog.com (blog) In going into greater detail, the WHO wrote: “The new 'WHO guidelines for indoor air quality: household fuel combustion' stress the need to improve access to...
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These photos of China's toxic smog are terrifying

These photos of China's toxic smog are terrifying | Environment | Scoop.it
A Beijing man uploaded one photo every day. The results are terrifying.
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Main reason for air pollution in Tehran revealed

Main reason for air pollution in Tehran revealed | Environment | Scoop.it
Iran has imported gasoline which contains Pollutant MMT (Methylcyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl) - a gasoline additive that enhances octane to reduce knock.
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House Republicans Pass Bill Forbidding Scientists from Advising EPA on Their OWN Research

House Republicans Pass Bill Forbidding Scientists from Advising EPA on Their OWN Research | Environment | Scoop.it
"We get it, you don't like science. Especially when it interferes with your corporate clients."
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EU court rules UK government must clean up dangerous air pollution - The Guardian

EU court rules UK government must clean up dangerous air pollution - The Guardian | Environment | Scoop.it
UK government must urgently improve air quality in British cities following a landmark case that could see more vehicles restricted from city centres
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Toxic Pool Creeping Across India Kills Thousands of Kids Day by Day

Toxic Pool Creeping Across India Kills Thousands of Kids Day by Day | Environment | Scoop.it
Death crept without warning to the mud huts of Jogaeal in central India.
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China Starts $2 Trillion Leap Forward to Slash Pollution - Bloomberg

China Starts $2 Trillion Leap Forward to Slash Pollution - Bloomberg | Environment | Scoop.it
China, which does nothing in small doses, will need about 1,000 nuclear reactors, 500,000 wind turbines or 50,000 solar farms as it takes up the fight against climate change.
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This Is The Dystopian World We Are Leaving For Today’s Teenagers

This Is The Dystopian World We Are Leaving For Today’s Teenagers | Environment | Scoop.it
A new report from the World Bank has determined that warming of around around 2.7° Fahrenheit by mid-century is already locked into the Earth's atmospheric system through past and predicted greenhouse gas emissions.
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Beijing Considers How to Harness the Wind to Blow Away Pollution - New York Times (blog)

Beijing Considers How to Harness the Wind to Blow Away Pollution - New York Times (blog) | Environment | Scoop.it
In a plan inspired by research on urban heat islands, city planners are looking at ways to create corridors that encourage wind flow through the Chinese capital.
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Did You Know? sur Twitter

Did You Know? sur Twitter | Environment | Scoop.it
These images show us what we would see at night without light pollution. pic.twitter.com/RXcRHRpHyo
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Inhaling air pollution during pregnancy increases risk of childhood ADHD-related behavior problems

Inhaling air pollution during pregnancy increases risk of childhood ADHD-related behavior problems | Environment | Scoop.it
Prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAH, a component of air pollution, raises the odds of behavior problems associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or...
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Air pollution

In 2012, seven million people died worldwide because of air pollution. It is one of the most serious threats to public health, according to the World Health ...
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New global WHO guidelines for indoor air quality: inefficiently burning solid ... - World Health Organization (press release)

New global WHO guidelines for indoor air quality: inefficiently burning solid ... - World Health Organization (press release) | Environment | Scoop.it
WHO’s new guidelines for indoor air quality on household-fuel combustion, published today, set for the first time emission targets to address the serious health risks from burning fuels.
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Particulate Matter (Air Pollutants) Work Plan | Canada's Economic Action Plan

Particulate Matter (Air Pollutants) Work Plan | Canada's Economic Action Plan | Environment | Scoop.it
Expansion of the CAN-US Air Quality Agreement to further battle air pollution is a key initiative under the #RCC! http://t.co/M2rcO9Ajfg
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Europe's cities still suffering from harmful air pollution — European Environment Agency (EEA)

Europe's cities still suffering from harmful air pollution — European Environment Agency (EEA) | Environment | Scoop.it
Air pollution in Europe comes with a high price tag, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
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/energy/great-energy-challenge/big-energy-question/how-to-make-our-cities-more-livable-and-sustainable/ | Environment | Scoop.it
In the drive to build smarter cities around the world, what is the most important thing we should do to tackle air pollution?
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