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19 min ago | Science Daily
Human activity in Africa significantly contributes to air pollution. However, no detailed data regarding country-by-country pollutant emissions in the continent was available until now.
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19 min ago | Examiner.com
Last week, the House voted overwhelmingly to pass an energy efficiency bill similar to a proposal currently floating around the Senate since last year, except the Senate bill does more.
19 min ago | BusinessWeek
At its worst, the "airpocalypse" that settled over Beijing and northern China in late February had a fine particulate matter reading 16 times the recommended upper limit, turning Beijing into a veritable smoking lounge.
4 hrs ago | HON
A large U.S. study suggests environmental pollution might be contributing to autism risk, although the specific culprit toxins remain unknown.
7 hrs ago | National Public Radio
As oil production goes, Florida isn't much of a player. The state produced less than 2 million barrels last year, which is how much oil Texas pumps from its wells each day.
7 hrs ago | Live Science
Although most Americans believe global warming's effects will take hold during their lifetime, they don't expect these changes to pose a serious threat to their way of life, according to a new poll.
10 hrs ago | Enfield Independent
Mrs Coleman believes the pollution is from the Cat Hill housing development on the former Middlesex University Campus in Cockfosters, where L&Q plans to build 231 homes.
12 hrs ago | Donegal Today
Thinking globally and acting locally has been made a little easier for Donegal residents by the development of a new Environmental Protection Agency mapping application called My Local Environment or Timpeall an Ti.
16 hrs ago | MarketWatch
On the heels of lackluster exports growth last week, China released another set of soft data on Thursday.
Area residents who appealed to Oakland County Water Commissioner Jim Nash to bring environmental agency officials together in a town hall meeting on issues related to horizontal drill and enhanced oil recovery methods, called "fracking ," sent a clear message in Rochester Hills Tuesday night: "Don't Drill the Hills."
Federal scientists have concluded that a plan to expand Port Everglades would not jeopardize endangered species or their habitat because it would replace and enhance thousands of corals and mangroves disrupted by dredging.
Joseph Sax served as counsel to Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt during the Clinton administration and later taught at the law school of the University of California, Berkeley.
The European Parliament on Wednesday backed a law to curb the use of "super" greenhouse gases used in fridges and air conditioners, which have a global warming potential thousands of times greater than carbon dioxide.
Frogs and invertebrates have been found dead after debris from a nearby construction site was discovered in a waterway, campaigners have claimed.
Secondary school students from Chapel-en-le-Frith and New Mills will be conducting climate change research on the Peak District National Park moors next week.
Change is Simple, Inc. , an environmental nonprofit, is implementing its education programs in all Woburn elementary schools this year.
The Union of Concerned Scientists reports that, thanks to global warming, insects previously stopped by cold winters are already moving to higher latitudes, a phenomenon that could expose an extra two billion people, mostly in developing countries, to the dengue virus over the next half century.