Latest News about Air Pollution and Its Effects

A male infertility crisis is coming. The Middle East can help.
Sunday October 22nd 2017, 2:00 pm

Western men’s sperm counts are falling, and we ought to be concerned. The end result may be a new social crisis of male infertility.

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Appalachian “innovators” offer new ideas for the region.
Saturday October 21st 2017, 2:00 pm

The region looks for ways to boost entrepreneurs, outdoor recreation, tourism, and marketing locally made products.

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We asked 4 agency bosses about Trump. They’re worried.
Friday October 20th 2017, 2:00 pm

Take it from four former U.S. EPA chiefs – this is all going to get much worse before it gets better.

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Toxic firecracker haze darkens Indian capital after festival of lights.
Friday October 20th 2017, 2:00 pm

Air pollution in New Delhi hit 18 times the healthy limit on Friday under a thick, toxic haze after a night of fireworks to celebrate the Hindu festival of Diwali – despite a court-ordered ban on their sales.

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Report: Pollution kills 3 times more than AIDS, TB and malaria combined.
Friday October 20th 2017, 2:00 pm

Exposure to polluted air, water and soil caused nine million premature deaths in 2015, according to a report published Thursday in The Lancet.

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Puerto Ricans ask: When will the lights come back on?
Friday October 20th 2017, 2:00 pm

A month after Hurricane Maria knocked out power, 80 percent of Puerto Rico remains without electricity. And progress is slow.

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Pollution: Air and water pollution are Killing millions of Americans.
Friday October 20th 2017, 2:00 pm

In one of the most extensive reports of its kind, environmental health experts have estimated that nine million premature deaths worldwide – 16% of all deaths – were linked to pollution in 2015, with the majority of deaths coming from air pollution.

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Insectageddon: farming is more catastrophic than climate breakdown.
Friday October 20th 2017, 2:00 pm

The shocking collapse of insect populations hints at a global ecological meltdown.

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China’s Chongqing Changan to stop selling combustion-engine cars from 2025.
Friday October 20th 2017, 2:00 pm

China’s Chongqing Changan Automobile on Thursday said it would stop selling combustion-engine cars, starting 2025, and invest more than 100 billion yuan ($15.10 billion) by that time to advance its “new energy strategy”.

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Can cities master their garbage with better design?
Friday October 20th 2017, 2:00 pm

A band of architects and city planners insist that trash shouldn’t be a permanent feature of urban topography.

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Trump’s NOAA nominee signed weather deal with Chinese government.
Thursday October 19th 2017, 2:00 pm

Trump’s nominee to lead NOAA inked a deal with the government suspected of hacking that very agency.

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