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Canada promises action to implement the Kigali agreement on HFC's

The agreement reached  in Kigali, Rwanda  on October 15 2016, to regulate the use of the hydrochlorofluorocarbons ( HFC’s)  in air conditioners and refrigerators,  is expected to lead to the reduction of the equivalent of 70 billion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and “is the single largest contribution the world has made towards keeping  the global temperature rise ‘well below’ 2 degrees Celsius”, according to the… 288 kata lagi

Environmental Policy

Petrol cars allowed to exceed pollution limits by 50% under draft EU laws 

Car industry successfully lobbied for loopholes to dilute EU laws limiting toxic particulates emissions for new cars, the Guardian has learned

New European cars with petrol engines will be allowed to overshoot a limit on toxic particulates emissions by 50% under a draft EU regulation backed by the UK and most other EU states. 634 kata lagi

Air Quality

Double blessed! Rain in LA

Wow! Today is a day full of blessings. I have been praying for rain in LA for sometime. Today we finally something that looks like rain. 144 kata lagi

My Life

Need one of this in LA as well

Smog Free Tower has finally become a reality in Beijing. The tower collects CO2 and turns it into a diamond. It’s a neat idea although I am not sure how cost effective it is. 61 kata lagi


Four in 10 UK councils exceed air pollution limits, figures show 

Ministers reveal 169 local authorities breached annual legal limits on nitrogen oxide, linked to lung disease, last year

Four in 10 of Britain’s local authorities breached legal air quality limits last year, largely due to heavy road traffic, government records reveal. 464 kata lagi

Air Quality

Protecting people and planet from ‘invisible killer’ is focus of UN health campaign to tackle air pollution

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with the Coalition for Climate and Clean Air (CCAC) and the Government of Norway has launched a global awareness campaign on the dangers of air pollution – especially ‘invisible killers’ such as black carbon, ground-level ozone and methane – for the health of individuals and the planet. 343 kata lagi

Air Pollution

WHO, Climate and Clean Air Coalition and the Government of Norway jointly launch the 'BreatheLife' campaign (19 October 2016)

The World Health Organization (WHO) has partnered with the Climate and Clean Air Coalition and the Government of Norway to launch a campaign to raise awareness about the health risks of short-lived climate pollutants, which contribute significantly to global warming and air pollution. 511 kata lagi