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Less pollution will help in reducing global warming: UN
Monday December 04th 2017, 11:29 PM

The message from the United Nations is clear: Reducing pollution will help with the efforts to slowing down the pace of global warming.

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Nairobi conference to ′beat pollution before it beats us′
Monday December 04th 2017, 11:28 PM

Kenya and Rwanda are seen by the UN as exemplary in the fight against a deadly menace: pollution. An international meeting in Nairobi is trying to come up with a global strategy to protect humankind.

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China’s infrastructure binge is set for a major slowdown
Monday December 04th 2017, 11:27 PM

The nation has even suspended subway projects in some cities.

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‘Shame and anger’ at plastic ocean pollution
Monday December 04th 2017, 11:25 PM

Scientists working on the BBC’s Blue Planet II series talk of their dismay at the spread of discarded plastic.

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Indigenous people, guardians of threatened forests in Brazil
Monday December 04th 2017, 11:24 PM

Indigenous peoples, recognised as the best guardians of the world’s forests, are losing some battles in Brazil in the face of intensified pressure from the expansion of agriculture, mining and electricity generation.

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Environmentalists say they’ll try to sue German, EU authorities over glyphosate
Monday December 04th 2017, 11:12 PM

Environmentalist groups said on Monday that Germany and the European Union had broken the rules when assessing the safety of the weed-killer glyphosate and that they would try to bring legal actions against the institutes involved.

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U.S. judge orders oil-spill response plan for Dakota Access Pipeline
Monday December 04th 2017, 11:10 PM

A federal judge ordered Energy Transfer Partners LP to coordinate with local tribes and the Army Corps of Engineers to create an oil-spill response plan for the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline by next April, a decision he said will allow oil to keep flowing and prevent spills.

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The moral and intellectual bankruptcy of the Republican Party
Monday December 04th 2017, 11:07 PM

The GOP strategy on taxes and climate: reject evidence and expert opinion, lie, and wage culture wars

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US military agency invests $100m in genetic extinction technologies
Monday December 04th 2017, 11:06 PM

Technology could be used to wipe out malaria carrying mosquitos or other pests but UN experts say fears over possible military uses and unintended consequences strengthen case for a ban.

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Death from air pollution would be cut if UK hits walking and cycling targets
Monday December 04th 2017, 11:05 PM

Meeting government walking and cycling targets would save 13,000 lives and almost £10bn, finds Sustrans study.

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No heating at -6C: Poor bear brunt of Beijing’s air cleanup
Monday December 04th 2017, 11:04 PM

Urban demands for cleaner air have left residents of surrounding towns without heating and cooking as coal systems are ripped out and gas supply falters.

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Why remote Antarctica is so important in a warming world
Monday December 04th 2017, 10:55 PM

The Antarctic Treaty was signed 58 years ago today, protecting the continent for peace and science.

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