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Posted by on in Transportation
With only days to go before the deadline, Volkswagen AG (VW) and the U.S. government reached a partial settlement over how to deal with the automaker’s “dieselgate” emissions scandal. Volkswagen agreed to fix or buy back some 500,000 vehicles caught up in the crisis. What wasn’t ...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
Smog is an irritation for anyone living in Los Angeles, but exactly where in the city you live can make a huge difference in your in your exposure to the tiniest air pollutants, a new study has found. The study by UCLA researchers compared four Los Angeles neighborhoods and found striking disp...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Take away the haze of air pollution and Waterfront Corso Mansions near Tianjin might seem like an urban idyll for China's growing population of city dwellers. Inside a gated compound, residential towers and houses overlook a lake and manicured gardens. What's missing from the neighborhood are shops...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
  Man-made carbon emissions since the industrial revolution have acidified the oceans far beyond natural levels, research suggests. Ocean acidity makes it harder for organisms such as molluscs and coral to construct the shells they need to survive. In some regions, acidity rose faster in t...
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