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️Imagine if people knew that climate change was & will only kill more people in …

️Imagine if people knew that climate change was & will only kill more people in ...

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Renewables spark fall in carbon emissions

Renewables spark fall in carbon emissions

The UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell 3.6 percent last year as renewables climbed to new record highs, official figures show. Provisional figures for 2019 reveal emissions of the pollutants that drive climate change were 3.6 percent lower than in 2018 and are down 45.2 percent on what they were in 1990. A key …

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Ozone Treaty Stopped Jet-Stream Drift in Southern Hemisphere

Ozone Treaty Stopped Jet-Stream Drift in Southern Hemisphere

Ozone Treaty Stopped Jet-Stream Drift in Southern Hemisphere More than ten years ago, climate scientist Lorenzo Polvani and his then postdoctoral fellow Seok-woo Son led a study that found the closing of the ozone hole—then underway as a consequence of the 1987 Montreal Protocol—was going to halt the poleward drift …

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EUTR News from March 2019 to March 2020

Green moss on tree bark

This issue of the EUTR News provides an update on the operation of the EU’s law to address illegal logging, the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), from March 2019 to March 2020. As with all of our previous editions, this issue will include information on what both the European Commission and …

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EWG News Roundup (3/27): 2020 Dirty Dozen™, Keeping a Healthy Home During Coronavirus and More

EWG News Roundup (3/27): 2020 Dirty Dozen™, Keeping a Healthy Home During Coronavirus and More

In the News This week, EWG released the 2020 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™, and this year the food with the highest number of pesticides residues wasn’t a fresh fruit or vegetable – it was raisins. “If we included raisins in our calculations, they would be number one on …

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Dakota Access Pipeline placed under environmental review

Dakota Access Pipeline placed under environmental review

Members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe have, for many years, been voicing concerns about the likelihood of environmental hazards from the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). And, once more, the DAPL has made headlines, thanks to a federal judge’s recent decision to strike down permits issued by the U.S. Army Corps of …

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UK adviser urges use coronavirus rescue packages to fight climate

UK adviser urges use coronavirus rescue packages to fight climate

Gigantic stimulus packages to prop up the world economy during the coronavirus crisis should be designed to tackle climate change, according to a senior adviser from Britain which is hosting the next United Nations summit on global warming. With governments pouring money into the economy at levels unseen since World …

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Protect your lungs this World Tuberculosis Day

Protect your lungs this World Tuberculosis Day

Today is World Tuberculosis Day, and the National Council against Smoking (NCAS) is placing the spotlight on the impact of smoking on tuberculosis (TB). TB is the country’s leading cause of death at 8.8% of all deaths, according to Stats SA. TB is passed on from one person to another …

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New inquiry into environmental diplomacy

New inquiry into environmental diplomacy

The Foreign Affairs Committee (FCO) has announced today (March 27) the launch of a new inquiry into environmental diplomacy. The inquiry will examine how the FCO conducts environmental diplomacy, the UK’s current strategy to bring government departments together, and the management between environmental goals and other diplomatic tensions. The committee …

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