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May 12, 2016 02:12 PM ET // AFP
Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other life-threatening diseases, a new World Health Organization (WHO) report warned Thursday. Continue reading →
Mar 24, 2016 11:43 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Pollution, not radioactivity, is at the heart of a suit alleging a violation of the Clean Water act. Continue reading →
Mar 21, 2016 05:16 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
It generates energy--and C02--but its builders say it's better environmentally than burying the garbage. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
In Lebanon an ongoing garbage crisis has left streets overflowing with trash.
Mar 10, 2016 04:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Plastic-chomping bacteria could save landfill space, oil and energy consumed in manufacturing.
Mar 3, 2016 08:20 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Altering the tiny creatures' excrement turns out to have potentially serious environmental consequences.
Mar 1, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Limiting carbon emissions could save 175,000 lives in the United States by 2030, and would carry other benefits worth $250 billion annually. Continue reading →
Feb 23, 2016 04:01 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Beijing's foul air may cause weight problems, reports a new study. Continue reading →
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