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This Scientist Is Taking the Next Step in Geoengineering
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Forbes • Contributor, Michael Lynch
Government's air quality plan is cynical headline-grabbing, say critics
The Guardian • Damian Carrington, Rowena Mason
Danish fund to track CO2, may exclude some firms from portfolio
Reuters • Teis Jensen
Climate change threatens ‘Himalayan Viagra’ fungus, and a way of life
The Guardian • Climate Home, Sameer Pokhrel, Part
Map: Asia’s infrastructure boom is coming to the cities most threatened by climate change
Quartz • Leslie Josephs
Your Web Use Leaves A Carbon Footprint, Here's How You Can Reduce It
Forbes • Neil Yeoh, Under 30
UK plans to stop sale of all diesel, petrol cars from 2040
Smart Planet • Charlie Osborne
UK bans all new diesel and gasoline cars starting in 2040
Mic.com • Anna Swartz
 
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This Scientist Is Taking the Next Step in Geoengineering
MIT Technology ReviewJames Temple
Harvard’s David Keith explains why it’s time to move forward with outdoor experiments and broader research programs.
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Air Quality, Auto Industry
Misconceptions about impact of EVs could spell trouble for UK air pollution strategy
Renewable Energy MagRobin Whitlock
More than a fifth of people in the UK are unconvinced that electric cars will reduce air pollution, according to new research from business and technology consultancy Baringa Partners. The UK Government’s final Air Quality Plan is due out today, in which...
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Climate Change, NPR
Sorry Vice President Gore, It's Not Unemployment That Makes People Reject Expertise
ForbesContributor, Michael Lynch
DES MOINES, IA - AUGUST 07: Corn dogs sit under a heat lamp at the Iowa State Fair on August 7, 2014 in Des Moines, Iowa. The fair opened today and will run through August 17,2014. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) On...
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Air Quality, Auto Industry
Government's air quality plan is cynical headline-grabbing, say critics
The GuardianDamian Carrington, Rowena Mason
Michael Gove’s new air quality plan has been criticised for failing to take enough immediate action to stop people dying from pollution, while promising to ban petrol and diesel cars in 23 years’ time. The long-awaited document contains a pledge to stop...
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Climate Change, Coal Industry
Danish fund to track CO2, may exclude some firms from portfolio
ReutersTeis Jensen
COPENHAGEN () - Denmark's biggest commercial pension fund will soon track carbon emissions by companies it invests in, and exclude those it finds breach the Paris climate accord, its CFO told . PFA, which provides pensions for 1.2 million Danes and has...
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Climate Change, Environment
Climate change threatens ‘Himalayan Viagra’ fungus, and a way of life
The GuardianClimate Home, Sameer Pokhrel, Part
A Himalayan fungus used in Chinese medicine, which underpins the livelihoods of communities of harvesters in Nepal, is under the threat due to climate change. Harvesting the Cordyceps sinensis fungus, called ‘yarsha gumba’ in Nepal, provides a livelihood for Himalayan dwellers. The...
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Climate Change, Sea Level Rise
Map: Asia’s infrastructure boom is coming to the cities most threatened by climate change
QuartzLeslie Josephs
As a region, Asia pours an estimated $881 billion each year into infrastructure. Some recent notable works include the roughly 6,000-kilometer (3,700-mile) four-lane highway that connects New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai, which was completed in 2012; and the approved plan for...
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Climate Change, Energy Efficiency
Your Web Use Leaves A Carbon Footprint, Here's How You Can Reduce It
ForbesNeil Yeoh, Under 30
When considering what makes the internet controversial these days, themes like trolling, fake news and net neutrality come to mind. But the fundamental challenges of the internet are perhaps lesser known. Earlier this month, when the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced...
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Air Quality, Auto Industry
UK plans to stop sale of all diesel, petrol cars from 2040
Smart PlanetCharlie Osborne
The UK government has outlined plans to prevent the sale of all new petrol and diesel cars by 2040. The draft proposal, as reported by The Guardian, stems from fears that pollution is rising and air quality continues to get worse, which...
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Auto Industry, BBC America
UK bans all new diesel and gasoline cars starting in 2040
Mic.comAnna Swartz
Britain will ban the sale of any new gasoline and diesel cars starting in the year 2040, the BBC reported Wednesday, as part of an effort to reduce pollution and help ensure cleaner air — and to push the auto industry toward...
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