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#Air Pollution

China Launches Major Emissions Program

| Mark Nicholls | Posted 06.18.2013 | Green

By Mark Nicholls: (click here for original article) On June 18 China’s pioneering city of Shenzhen is set to notch up another first. From that d...

Indian coal plant standards allow four to twenty times more deadly pollution than China

Justin Guay | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Justin Guay

Co-authored by Ashish Fernandes, US- India Advisor Greenpeace India does not yet have the economic might that China does, but the country prides itse...

U.S. Coal Exports Causing Death in Europe

Justin Guay | Posted 08.14.2013 | Green
Justin Guay

Co-authored by Lauri Myllyvirta Greenpeace International Increasing coal burning in Europe caused 2,000 additional premature deaths, with exports fro...

Maine Town Tells Coal Plant to Clean Up Its Act

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 08.14.2013 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

Every week it seems like yet another small town gets fed up with the coal industry and demands action. This week's fantastic example comes from Eliot,...

'Green News Report' - June 13, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.13.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - June 11, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Lynne Peeples

Heat Discriminates: Sweltering Summers More Deadly For Poor, Minorities

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 06.07.2013 | Green

Heat waves offer no dramatic images of flying debris or surging seawater. Yet each year torrid temperatures take more lives in the U.S. than tornadoes...

'Green News Report' - June 6, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.06.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Not Your Granddaddy's Garbage Burners: Why Burning Waste for Energy Fights Climate Change

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 08.06.2013 | Green
Shawn Lawrence Otto

American liberals and environmentalists who care about climate change need to reexamine the science and get behind expanded recycling and waste to energy programs.

Lynne Peeples

Toxic Wildfire Smoke Rises With Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 06.05.2013 | Green

Suffocating smoke blew into the streets and schools of Cashmere, Wash., in September -- the billowing byproduct of wildfires blazing in forests surrou...

'Green News Report' - June 4, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.04.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - May 30, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.30.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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A Big Win for Clean Air in Pennsylvania - and Nationwide!

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 07.30.2013 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

Coal pollution contains all sorts of nasty, dangerous things, but one of the worst pollutants is sulfur dioxide. Just five minutes of exposure to sulf...

Should Outdoor Exercisers Worry About Air Pollution?

Ben Greenfield | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Whether you're a serious athlete or a recreational cyclist or runner, it's but prudent to educate yourself about whether working out in polluted areas causes damage to your lungs and your health overall.

'Green News Report' - May 28, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - May 23, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.23.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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EPA Rules: Show Me the Money

Michael Green | Posted 07.22.2013 | Green
Michael Green

How successful are EPA rules? The report found that for every dollar we spend on environmental and health protections, we get back ten dollars in health, environmental, and economic benefits that add up to make all of our lives richer.

'Green News Report' - May 21, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.21.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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5 Fatal Flaws in President Obama's New Fracking Regulations

Kassie Siegel | Posted 07.21.2013 | Green
Kassie Siegel

If the Obama Administration wants to provide any real protection for our air, water and climate, Secretary Jewell should withdraw these regulations a second time and go back to the drawing board.

'Green News Report' - May 16, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.16.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - May 14, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.14.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Latinos Agree: Time for President Obama to Cut Carbon Pollution From Power Plants

Adrianna Quintero | Posted 07.14.2013 | Latino Voices
Adrianna Quintero

Climate change -- and the hotter temperatures that come with it -- only make smog worse. For children, the elderly, outdoor workers, and those without health insurance in the Hispanic community, these conditions can be deadly.

'Green News Report' - May 9, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.09.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - May 7, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.07.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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America Must Lead Global Fight Against Aviation Carbon Pollution

Bill Hemmings | Posted 07.07.2013 | Green
Bill Hemmings

International aviation is on course for a rough landing in our warming world. Air travel is growing rapidly -- and so are aviation emissions, which are already responsible for 5 percent of the warming effect of global greenhouse gas emissions.