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Pollution Facts & Types of Pollution

Pollution is the process of making land, water, air or other parts of the environment dirty and not safe or suitable to use. This can be done through …

Pollution

Who is affected by air pollution

<b>Unborn babies (pregnant women):</b> exposure to high levels of air pollution over longer time periods (ie weeks to months) may be linked to adverse …

Indoor air pollution causes majority of deaths

Sir, Nicholas Stern (Letters, November 12 and 19) is simply wrong to persist in claiming that the majority of 7m deaths from indoor and outdoor air …

November 2015

Diversity

Climate Change

1.The world is getting warmer.<p>Global temperature, difference from 20th century average, in degrees Fahrenheit<p>-0.9° F<p>1.7° F<p>Earth’s temperature goes up and down from year to year—but over the past half century it has gone up a lot.<p>The heat in 2016 broke the historic record set in 2015, which broke …

5 Ways to Curb Climate Change: You

How to fix it<p>You<p>Can one person in seven billion make a difference? Despite the furor over government reports and international conferences, climate change is a problem of personal consumption. Swiss scientists say humanity could limit the effects if each person used just 2,000 watts of power a …

5 Ways to Curb Climate Change: Businesses

How to fix it<p>Businesses<p>In 2009, when MIT’s Sloan Management Review first surveyed businesses about sustainability efforts, it found most “doing only what is necessary to meet regulatory requirements.” Five years later the survey told a different story: Nearly two-thirds of companies said …

5 Ways to Curb Climate Change: Cities

Capturing water for reuse<p>Rain barrels collect rainwater from the roof and save it for irrigation.<p>Rain gardens replace lawns—and soak up excess water if the rain barrels overflow.<p>Driveways and sidewalks made out of permeable materials allow water to seep through them.<p>By the time storm water filters …

5 Ways to Curb Climate Change: Nations

How to fix it<p>Nations<p>In 2014 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned of “severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts” unless greenhouse gases are curtailed. More than 830 scientists, bringing the concerns of the 80-plus nations they call home, contributed to the report. Within their …

5 Ways to Curb Climate Change: World

How to fix it<p>World<p>Geoengineering is a catchall term for deliberate large-scale interventions in the planetary environment that are designed to counteract climate change. As global carbon emissions rise, advocates say more research into geoengineering is needed. But hacking the planet carries …

Air Pollution

Pollutants in the air aren't always visible and come from many different sources.<p>Smog hanging over cities is the most familiar and obvious form of air pollution. But there are different kinds of pollution—some visible, some invisible—that contribute to global warming. Generally any substance that …

Climate Change

Cutting specific pollutants would slow sea level rise | UCAR - University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

BOULDER – With coastal areas bracing for rising sea levels, new research indicates that cutting emissions of certain pollutants can greatly slow down …

Climate Change

Global warming shaped the Middle East 5,000 years ago claims study

Did climate change rock the cradle of civilisation? Global warming shaped the Middle East 5,000 years ago, claims study<p><b>Finding based on analysis of</b> …