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Beijing is set to ban coal sales and use across its six main regions by the end of 2020 in a bid to cut air pollution, Chinese state media has reported. The Beijing Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau announced Tuesday the districts of Dongcheng, Xicheng, Chaoyang, Haidian, Fengtai and Shijin...
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Posted by on in Human Health
As part of the President’s Climate Action Plan – Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing updates to its air standards for new municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills. These updates would require certain landfills to capture additional landfill ...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
In support of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to increase the options for refrigerants in the United States that offer better climate protection without harming the ozone layer. This is the agency’s first action that addresses refrig...
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Posted by on in General Environment
Oil company Soco International is suspending all operations in Virunga World Heritage Site - Africa's oldest national park. It has also committed to keep out of all other UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Virunga World Heritage Site is safe from oil drilling - for now. London based oil company SOCO Int...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh like many other mega cities of the world sees a good number of development works every year but environmental havoc created due to such development projects gives a broad grin to the much talked theme on 'green living'. If anyone visits the on-going large constructi...
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Posted by on in General Environment
  If you have any sense of wonder or faith in humanity, you would have to agree that Earth Day is an extraordinary event. It combines the functions of educator, movement builder and the largest public service project in the world. More than one billion people from almost ev...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
She was born in Nairobi, Kenya and brought up in the Ugandan capital, Kampala. She went to Texas A&M University in the USA and is a veritable byword for the global citizen. But Kusum Vyas is also a staunch follower of the Hindu way of life, and its culture and traditions. She takes great inter...
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Posted by on in Green Products/Services
Here’s a quick post about the handoffs that occur in this human race as one generation proffers advice to the next. In a recent and noteworthy post at Realclimate.org, Gavin Schmidt, a founder of the blog and NASA climate modeler, published and answered this question from a young stu...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
  Protestors once again presented themselves around the White House on November 6th hoping to convince President Obama to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline. Nebraska has been waging its own war against TransCanada and the proposed pipeline from Alberta to Texas in recent weeks as well. Nebraska...
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