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London pollution shame laid bare: the UK's 50 worst spots for air filth are ALL in the capital

London’s pollution shame was laid bare by shocking new figures today.

Londoners are breathing the filthiest air in the country – with toxicity levels up to three-and-a-half times the EU legal limit. 503 more words

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Tai'an Temple

The biggest environmental issue in China is smog, there’s no two ways about it. Worldwide, air pollution, it is estimated, contributed to 1.2 million premature deaths in 2010 alone. 167 more words


Industry lobbyists weakened Europe's air pollution rules, say Greenpeace

New limits on air pollution in Europe have been watered down because governments are allowing some of the worst polluters to help draw up the rules, according to a Greenpeace investigation. 946 more words

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NY air pollution increases risk of stroke: study

It’s enough to take your breath away.

A new study reveals that inhaling New York air can block arteries to the brain — raising the risk of such constriction by nearly 25% in the dirtiest areas. 395 more words

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Managing our own dome before smoke enveloped us

My neighbour had a fantastic one year teaching in Shanghai, China. She spoke fondly of meeting and working with people from all over the world given she taught at an international school. 332 more words


Why talk about health when it comes to energy use?

(This is part 1 of 5 of a new series called “The Vivergy Difference”, which will go into detail on how we decided to build Vivergy) 529 more words

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