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Air pollution is significantly weakening our hearts, major new study finds

The hearts of people who live in polluted areas are weaker than those who regularly breathe cleaner air, according to a new study which adds to the …

Pollution

The Worst Air Quality in the World, Mapped

Air pollution kills more people in the U.S. than cars or guns. Imagine how China feels.<p>Go to China to talk about climate change, and you’ll end up in …

Pollution

Tories' plans will see more than 50,000 lives cut short by air pollution by 2030 in London alone, Greens claim

The lives of more than 50,000 people in London alone will be cut short by air pollution by 2030 because the Government’s latest plan to address the …

Pollution

What does air pollution cost Canadians?

A new report suggests air pollution cost Canadian families an estimated $36 billion in 2015 due to premature death and illness<p>OTTAWA – Air pollution …

Pollution

Air pollution doesn’t just harm humans – it is destroying nature too

You may never have heard of cow parsley syndrome, yet it’s been visible over much of Britain for the past month – the spectacle of country roads fringed with a dense throng of tall white feathery flowers, three- to four-feet high, which many people now think of as an attractive addition to the …

Wildflowers

The smog smothering India is so thick you can actually see it from space

The smog smothering millions in the Indian capital of New Delhi is so thick, it's plainly visible from space, showing up as a milky blanked covering …

Pollution
Pollution

A water deal that’s bad for California’s environment

There is much for Southern Californians to like in departing U.S. Sen.<p>Barbara Boxer’s final bill — to authorize federal water projects — including funding to restore the Los Angeles River and to pay for various water storage and groundwater efforts.<p>And then there are the provisions Boxer’s …

China cementing global dominance of renewable energy and technology

It now owns five of the world’s six largest solar-module manufacturing firms and the largest wind-turbine manufacturer<p>China is cementing its global dominance of renewable energy and supporting technologies, aggressively investing in them both at home and around the globe, leaving countries …

Renewable Energy

It's time to wake up to the devastating impact flying has on the environment

Ready to get over your post-festive comedown by booking an escape to the sun? For many of you, that will involve flying. And while I’m sorry to put a …

Airasia

Rogue Nasa account fights Trump on climate change

<b>Twitter accounts - some set up by people claiming to work for US government agencies - have sprung up to "resist" President Trump on climate science.</b><p>Borrowing the names of organisations like Nasa and the Environmental Protection Agency they are directly attacking the president.<p>Mr Trump has called …

National Parks

Scientists Have a Plan to Replace Fossil Fuels With Nuclear Fusion by 2030

Bring it on.<p>Nuclear fusion is premised on building technology that would replicate the reaction that naturally powers our Sun - two light atoms, in …

Nuclear Energy

City of burning lakes: experts fear Bangalore will be uninhabitable by 2025

On the evening of Thursday 16 February, residents in the south-east part of Bangalore noticed huge plumes of smoke rising into the sky. The smoke was coming from the middle of Bellandur Lake – the biggest lake in the city at a little over 890 acres. They realised the seemingly impossible had …

Pollution

Trillions of Plastic Bits, Swept Up by Current, Are Littering Arctic Waters

The world’s oceans are littered with trillions of pieces of plastic — bottles, bags, toys, fishing nets and more, mostly in tiny particles — and now this seaborne junk is making its way into the Arctic.<p>In a study published Wednesday in Science Advances, a group of researchers from the University of …

Pollution

UK government sued for third time over illegal air pollution from diesels

Environmental lawyers who have defeated ministers twice return to court in a bid to remove ‘major flaws’ from air quality plans<p>Environmental lawyers are taking the government to the high court for a third time in a bid to remove “major flaws” from minister’s plans to tackle the UK’s illegal levels …

Environmentalism

Air pollution exposure may increase risk of dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disease that eventually strips sufferers of their ability to remember, communicate and live independently. …

Trump Administration