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Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

TRUMP ROLLS BACK POLLUTION RULES FOR DRILLING ON US LANDS

BILLINGS, Mont. - The Trump administration has rolled back an Obama-era rule meant to curb climate-changing pollution caused by huge...

Down with the plastic soup: fashion brands using recycled plastics

DOWN WITH THE PLASTIC SOUP: FASHION BRANDS USING RECYCLED PLASTICS

Last week, on the opening day of London Fashion Week, the network of nonprofit organizations Friends of the Earth urged fashion companies...

 
 
 
Plastic Bay

PLASTIC BAY

October 25, 2015 Middle Harbor Shoreline Park at the Port of Oakland, four years after cops raid Occupy Oakland. It's overcast and...

Clothing firms urged to act on plastic pollution

CLOTHING FIRMS URGED TO ACT ON PLASTIC POLLUTION

London - On the opening day of London Fashion Week, Friends of the Earth are calling on the fashion industry to do more to tackle plastic...

 
 
 
6 Powerful Products That Protect Skin Against Pollution and Sun Damage

6 POWERFUL PRODUCTS THAT PROTECT SKIN AGAINST POLLUTION AND SUN DAMAGE

Blue Light Pollution

BLUE LIGHT POLLUTION

Did you know that exposure to blue light at night can disrupt your natural rhythm of sleep and skin repair? ESTÉE LAUDER talked with...

 
 
 
Air pollution in northern China reducing life expectancy

AIR POLLUTION IN NORTHERN CHINA REDUCING LIFE EXPECTANCY

Though well-intentioned, a home heating policy in Northern China is actually taking several years off the lives of China's residents,...

Granite State Debate: Republicans in 1st CD on cutting red tape while protecting NH from pollution

GRANITE STATE DEBATE: REPUBLICANS IN 1ST CD ON CUTTING RED TAPE WHILE PROTECTING NH FROM POLLUTION

The Republican candidates for the U.S. House seat representing New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District discuss what they would do...

 
 
 
Warnings over pollution met with a shrug in coal country

WARNINGS OVER POLLUTION MET WITH A SHRUG IN COAL COUNTRY

GRANT TOWN, W.Va. - It's coal people like miner Steve Knotts, 62, who make West Virginia Trump Country.

Study proves that automotive pollution is an environmental risk factor for Alzheimer's disease

STUDY PROVES THAT AUTOMOTIVE POLLUTION IS AN ENVIRONMENTAL RISK FACTOR FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

If you want to avoid Alzheimer's disease, you should avoid areas with lots of automobiles and industries. The air pollution from cars...

 
 
 
Polluted air causes a ‘huge' reduction in intelligence, shocking study reveals

POLLUTED AIR CAUSES A ‘HUGE' REDUCTION IN INTELLIGENCE, SHOCKING STUDY REVEALS

An international team of researchers led by Beijing Normal University analysed language and arithmetic tests conducted on 20,000 people...

The UK's most spectacular places to stand-up paddleboard

THE UK'S MOST SPECTACULAR PLACES TO STAND-UP PADDLEBOARD

Adventurer Lizzie Carr paddled 400 miles around Britain's waterways against plastic pollution. Here's her insights into the the most...

 
 
 
Exposure to air pollution has harmful effects on the brain that get worse over time, according to a new study

EXPOSURE TO AIR POLLUTION HAS HARMFUL EFFECTS ON THE BRAIN THAT GET WORSE OVER TIME, ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY

VCG/VCG via Getty Images Air pollution isn't just bad for health, it also harms the brain and is linked to worse math and verbal test...

Air pollution is cutting the global life expectancy by up to TWO YEARS, worldwide study reveals

AIR POLLUTION IS CUTTING THE GLOBAL LIFE EXPECTANCY BY UP TO TWO YEARS, WORLDWIDE STUDY REVEALS

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin say their new study has found that reducing air pollution could increase life expectancy...

 
 
 
1,400 a Year At Risk From Trump's Coal Plant Plan

1,400 A YEAR AT RISK FROM TRUMP'S COAL PLANT PLAN

The Trump administration proposes minor efficiency improvements at coal-burning plants and will permit states to ease pollution rules...

Trump's new pollution rules could cause up to 1,400 more premature deaths every year by 2030, according to the EPA

TRUMP'S NEW POLLUTION RULES COULD CAUSE UP TO 1,400 MORE PREMATURE DEATHS EVERY YEAR BY 2030, ACCORDING TO THE EPA

President Donald Trump 's administration has released its new plan to regulate carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. The Affordable...

 
 
 
Nitrogen pollution is a problem as big as climate change. Science might have a fix

NITROGEN POLLUTION IS A PROBLEM AS BIG AS CLIMATE CHANGE. SCIENCE MIGHT HAVE A FIX

Some think nitrogen pollution may be the greatest danger we face. The Stockholm Resilience Center, an organization that examines the...

Exposure to air pollution found to increase risk of chronic kidney disease

EXPOSURE TO AIR POLLUTION FOUND TO INCREASE RISK OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Outdoor air pollution is detrimental to a person's health - this much is certain. Various studies link it to major health conditions...

 
 
 
Prams expose babies to up to 60% more air pollution than adults

PRAMS EXPOSE BABIES TO UP TO 60% MORE AIR POLLUTION THAN ADULTS

Researchers from the University of Surrey found that the air in the first metre above the ground is usually the most polluted due to...

25 cheap and easy replacements for plastic in your home and kitchen

25 CHEAP AND EASY REPLACEMENTS FOR PLASTIC IN YOUR HOME AND KITCHEN

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