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Stopping Climate Change "Almost Impossible" If China Can't Quit Coal, Report Says
Environment  (tags: China, Coal, Climate Change, Air Pollution )

Brian
- 220 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"If China doesn't begin to limit its coal consumption by 2030, it will be "almost impossible" for the world avoid a situation where global warming stays below 2°C, a new study released Monday found."
Air Pollution Killing Up to 500,000 Chinese a Year, Admits Former Health Minister
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, pollution, world, China, air pollution, premature deaths, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, government )

Cal
- 344 days ago - montrealgazette.com
The equivalent of the population of an urban metropolis dies each year in China because of air pollution, according to the country's former health minister.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Give Communities the Right to Ban Big Polluters - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: FRACKING, fracking, air pollution, legal rights, community development, protection, habitat, environment, ecosystems, pollution )

Cal
- 347 days ago - forcechange.com
Give communities in Colorado the right to restrict or ban polluting industries
How Big Corn Is Killing the Earth
Environment  (tags: ethanol, air pollution, overdevelopment, politics, pollution, energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 396 days ago - takepart.com
Production of corn-based ethanol, touted as a 'cleaner and greener' energy source, is destroying prairie lands and cutting into our food supply.
China at Crossroads: Balancing The Economy and Environment
Environment  (tags: China, air pollution, water, pollution, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, government, green, energy, world )

Cal
- 398 days ago - e360.yale.edu
After three decades of unbridled economic growth and mounting ecological problems, China and its new leadership face a key challenge: cleaning up the dirty air, polluted water, and tainted food supplies that are fueling widespread discontent
Cancer-Causing Chemical Levels Skyrocket in Alberta's Industrial Heartland
Environment  (tags: Alberta, Industrial Heartland, Cancer, air pollution )

Judy
- 414 days ago - desmog.ca
An independent study has found high levels of airborne carcinogens downwind of Alberta's industrial heartland, an area that has come to be known as "cancer alley" for its high rates of rare cancers.
Oops--Accidental Fertilization Is Ruining America's National Park
Environment  (tags: national parks, agricultural runoff, air pollution, research, pollution, Frenchcompany.escape, environment, ecosystems, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, protection )

Cal
- 423 days ago - takepart.com
New research from Harvard University shows that 38 out of 45 national parks receive "accidental fertilization" in the form of nitrogen-based pollution at or above levels known to cause harm to the flora in their ecosystems
Pressure Mounts to Cap Airline Emissions
Environment  (tags: air pollution, airline emissions, talks, framework, world, protection, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution )

Cal
- 448 days ago - ipsnews.net
A contentious global agreement on how to limit greenhouse gas emissions from the global airline industry will be at the top of the agenda over the next two weeks at an international summit, potentially solidifying details that have yet to emerge after mo
Milan's Vertical Forest
Environment  (tags: Milan, Italy, Vertical Forest, Bosco Verticale project, Stefano Boeri, smog, air pollution, residential towers, Europe )

Dandelion
- 620 days ago - earthtechling.com
The verticality of the project provides both housing and urban forest space in a very compact area. The amount of greenery on the two buildings will equal an area or more than 107,000 square feet of natural forest land.
Pennsylvania Fracking Law Opens Up Drilling on College Campuses
Environment  (tags: Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Corbett, The Indigenous Mineral Resources Dev Act, fracking, fracking on college campuses, explosions, water contamination, air pollution )

Judy
- 797 days ago - motherjones.com
The state's latest grab for Marcellus Shale money could turn some colleges into industrial zones.
Demand Chevron Protect Community From Hazardous Air Pollution ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, air pollution, habitat, nature, protection, destruction )

Cher
- 855 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect the surrounding community by installing a ground level air monitoring system to detect hazardous air pollution.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Your Voice Is Needed to Clear America's Western Skies!
Environment  (tags: protection, environment, destruction, pollution, air pollution, ecosystems, conservation, humans, trees, politics, government, green )

Cal
- 877 days ago - secure.npca.org
Ask EPA's Region 8 Administrator James Martin to protect and restore the air and resources of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks in Wyoming, along with many more protected public lands in and outside of the state that are affected by Wyoming's coa
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Us Cut Deadly Soot Pollution
Environment  (tags: pollution, habitat, environment, ecosystems, LAW, EPA, AIR POLLUTION, AIR POLLUTION STANDARDSprotection )

Cal
- 885 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
The Obama administration is currently making one of the most important clean air decisions in decades, and they need to hear from you--Take action now and tell Lisa Jackson to protect our right to breathe clean air.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect My Family From Dirty Coal Pollution!
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, pollution, native rights, corporate greed, air pollution, healthconditions, humans, protection, destruction, government, green )

Cal
- 927 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
My name is Surita Hernandez and I live on the Moapa Band of Paiutes Indian Reservation with my husband and five children and the Reid Gardner coal plant is destroying the health of my family and tribe. The plant is only 500 yards from my backyard and crea
 

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