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California to consider unprecedented plan to reduce plastic pollution

Proposed legislation would commit to 75% reduction in waste within 10 years, and phase out most single-use plastic packagingThe most ambitious US legislation to tackle the scourge of plastic pollution choking up oceans and piling up in land...

California to consider unprecedented plan to reduce plastic pollution

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Japan wraps everything in plastic. Now it wants to fight against plastic pollution. Japan wants collective action to tackle the ocean plastic crisis at next week’s G-20 summit, although the country still has an obsession with plastic...
18:32 2019-06-18

What can music tell us about plastic pollution?  Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield. Plastic Anni...
07:32 2019-09-02

City of London plans to cut speed limit to reduce pollution The City of London Corporation, which runs London's historic finance district, has proposed a new, lower speed limit of 15 miles per hour and the clo...
13:48 2019-05-24

Water Pollution Can Reduce Economic Growth By A Third, Says World Bank Heavily polluted water is reducing economic growth by up to a third in some countries, a World Bank report said Tuesday, calling for action to addres...
20:32 2019-08-20

Is Plastic Pollution Depriving Us of Oxygen? The plastic debris floating in the world’s oceans entangles wildlife, kills birds that swallow it mistaking it for food, and seeps into the foo...
22:48 2019-06-20

Plastic pollution: ‘I’m giving up. You probably should too’ – video After four years of leading volunteer beach cleans in the west of Wales, Alan Cookson is quitting because of the insurmountable plastic problem aroun...
05:00 2019-08-30

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I al...
20:16 2019-07-14

London, England pushing cargo bikes in effort to reduce congestion, pollution The push follows London's establishment of its Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) to help reduce the high levels of vehicle pollution recorded on its st...
07:16 2019-08-09

World Oceans Day: UK joins fight against plastic pollution The UK is joining the global fight against plastic pollution by marking World Oceans Day in a bid to raise awareness about protecting and conserving ...
23:32 2019-06-07

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is final...
13:48 2019-06-19

Plastic pollution found at every depth of the ocean by deep-sea survey A deep-sea survey has found more tiny particles of plastic far below the surface of the Pacific than floating on its surface, with the highest levels...
10:00 2019-06-06

Ocean pollution: Your small business can right the ship, one plastic bag at a time Organizing a cleanup day with your small-business staff is a way to build camaraderie while tackling one of our biggest environmental problems. ...
15:48 2019-09-04

Deposit scheme could dramatically reduce plastic waste - report Analysis says DRS would stop thousands of tonnes of waste entering English rivers and seaA comprehensive deposit return scheme in England could preve...
06:16 2019-06-14

Plastic alternatives could make marine pollution even worse, report finds Compostable alternatives to plastic could worsen marine pollution and have other serious environmental impacts, a report from a committee of UK MPs h...
17:48 2019-09-12

Meet the Woman Sailing Around the World to Raise Awareness About Plastic Pollution The first time self-described “ocean advocate” Emily Penn was confronted by the magnitude of the plastic pollution problem was during an ...
00:16 2019-06-07

World Migratory Bird Day highlights deadly risks of plastic pollution Saturday marks World Migratory Bird Day which, this year, is raising awareness about the serious threats that plastic pollution poses to bird life, w...
08:48 2019-05-21

Bali officially bans all single-use plastic to curb ocean pollution Bali has banned the use of single-use plastic items in a bid to cut down on ocean pollution. The law prohibiting plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam h...
16:48 2019-07-02

Everest Region Bans Single-Use Plastic To Reduce Waste On Mountains Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities ...
09:00 2019-08-21

Seven tonnes of marine plastic pollution collected on remote Arnhem Land beach Water bottles, cigarette lighters and fishing nets were among garbage found on Djulpan beach, Sea Shepherd saysFurther evidence that plastic does not...
00:48 2019-09-06

Eco kitchens: 5 ways to make your home more sustainable and reduce single-use plastic on a budget Looking to cut down your use of single-use plastic and help the environment? These small, budget-friendly changes will help you overhaul your kitchen...
16:16 2019-06-21

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific...
02:32 2019-06-07

Unprecedented security plan set for Champions League final Spain says it will deploy unprecedented security measures for Saturday's 'high risk' Champions League final in Madrid   ...
10:48 2019-05-28

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo break ties with plastic lobbying group amid mounting scrutiny over pollution The beverage giants join other companies like Clorox, Becton Dickinson and Ecolab, which ended memberships with the Plastics Industry Association las...
18:32 2019-07-23

Why Trump Attacks California’s Anti-Pollution Powers When U.S. President Richard Nixon signed the Clean Air Act in 1970, he recognized a simple truth about his home state of California: Tens of millions...
20:32 2019-09-18

Segregation Has Left a Legacy of Asthma and Pollution in California Cities Lots of elements factor into whether a community suffers higher rates of asthma. There’s air pollution, access to healthcare, and even a genetic comp...
17:16 2019-05-22

Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at th...
14:48 2019-05-22

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires,...
01:00 2019-06-09

Elizabeth Warren Unveils New Plan to Reduce U.S. Gun Deaths by 80% Democratic presidential candidate and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren published a new plan on Saturday that pledges to reduce American firearm de...
09:32 2019-08-12

White House Prepares to Revoke California’s Right to Set Tougher Pollution Rules The move is a direct challenge to California but also the latest sign the president’s broader effort to roll back fuel economy standards has fallen i...
20:32 2019-09-05

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrati...
01:32 2019-06-09

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to te...
15:32 2019-06-08

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires,...
00:48 2019-06-09

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine releases plan to reduce gun violence after Dayton shooting Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine introduced a series of proposals to reduce gun violence on Tuesday, in the wake of the shooting in Dayton that left nine people...
11:32 2019-08-07

Sobeys announces plan to remove all plastic bags in 2020 The grocery store chain announced the plan in a press release on Wednesday, calling it the first step in "removing unnecessary plastic from all retai...
16:16 2019-07-31

West African countries plan to hike cocoa prices, citing “injustice” in chocolate industry. Can they reduce child labor? The world’s leading cocoa producers, Ghana and Ivory Coast, are joining together in an attempt to raise the commodity’s price, a move government offi...
07:48 2019-07-02

California plan embraced by four automakers had been rejected by EPA The previously unreported detail sheds new light on the months-long battle between Washington and Sacramento over the mileage rules that automakers u...
08:32 2019-08-06

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic g...
02:16 2019-06-20

Chemicals, plastic makers to focus on curbing SE Asia plastic waste A global alliance of plastic makers and consumer goods companies said on Tuesday it would prioritize much of its $1 billion funds to curb plastic was...
12:16 2019-08-27

Oregon set to join California with market-based plan to cut emissions Clean energy job bill would allow cap and trade of emissionsGovernor Brown: ‘Oregon can be the log that breaks the jam’Oregon is poised to becomethe ...
08:16 2019-06-20

EPA to unveil plan to strip California’s authority on car emissions, report says The EPA intends to announce Wednesday that it will revoke the so-called waiver underpinning California’s power to set vehicle greenhouse gas standard...
05:32 2019-09-18

Justice Department Backs Opposition to New California Retirement Plan The U.S. Department of Justice is backing a lawsuit that seeks to invalidate California’s state retirement plan, taking aim at states sponsoring reti...
08:16 2019-09-19

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a procedure ...
11:16 2019-07-11

Canary Wharf goes plastic-free: 3,600 new homes set to take advantage of new community scheme which sees plastic use cut dramatically The eco-drive includes recycling coffee grounds to use as fuel, a special bin to catch debris and plans for driverless cars to be introduced alongsid...
02:00 2019-07-08

Inside the California GOP plan to retake House seats after a midterm shellacking For decades, Orange County was seen as a reliable Republican stronghold in a state that has otherwise drifted more and more toward to the Democratic ...
18:16 2019-06-01

California wildfire victims lawyer calls PG&E plan 'totally unacceptable' PG&E Corp's plan to cap payments to victims of California wildfires blamed on the power producer is "totally unacceptable," a lawyer representing vic...
16:16 2019-09-10

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liablilty Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pac...
14:32 2019-06-21

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Auto-Emissions Authority The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy ...
15:00 2019-09-18

California wildfire plan shows how we can adapt to threat of natural disasters Last month, the California legislature passed a proposal to reduce the risk that utility power lines will spark wildfires and to socialize the cost o...
17:00 2019-08-23

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Authority to Set Its Own Auto-Emissions Rules The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy ...
13:32 2019-09-18

‘I Feel More Independent.’ California City Tests Out Universal Basic Income Plan (STOCKTON, Calif.) — Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang wants to give cash to every American each month. Susie Garza has never heard...
22:48 2019-09-03

Plan for Straight Pride rally rejected – but California city offers alternative idea Organizers of a planned Straight Pride rally received some bad news from city officials in Modesto, Calif., on Friday. They will not be permitted to ...
05:48 2019-08-10

California sues over Trump administration's plan to pull nearly $1B for high-speed rail project California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration for pulling nearly $1 billion in federal funding from the state’s high-speed rail project – a mul...
18:32 2019-05-21

Plastic, plastic everywhere but not for African recyclers A sea of crumpled bottles spills across the courtyard of Lucy Luo Minghui's new $44 million plastic recycling factory in Nairobi, where plastic waste...
08:16 2019-08-10

Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way tie History was made Thursday night at the Scripps National Spelling Bee as a record eight spellers were crowned co-champions after each correctly spelle...
14:48 2019-05-31

Pakistan Grapples With Unprecedented HIV Infections in Children When a doctor sounded alarm bells about children mysteriously testing positive for HIV, health officials decided to offer screening to his entire tow...
10:48 2019-06-09

Unprecedented scale: D-Day’s fighters, helpers, victims FILE – In this file photo from June 6, 1944, members of an American landing unit help their comrades ashore during the Normandy invasion. The m...
10:00 2019-06-06

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turn...
00:48 2019-07-20

BJP Set For "Unprecedented" Win In Maharashtra Polls: Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said looking at the huge support that his 'Mahajanadesh Yatra' is receiving, the BJP will have...
06:16 2019-09-15

Ukraine president on course for unprecedented majority after election win Ukraine's new president, former comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, appeared likely on Monday to become his country's first leader since the fall of commun...
05:32 2019-07-22

Spelling Bee champs react to unprecedented victory Eight kids who shared the title at the Scripps National Spelling Bee react to unprecedented victory. (May 31)        ...
18:32 2019-05-31

'Unprecedented' 3D magnetic interactions could change computing The field of spintronics, or spin electronics, uses an electron's spin and its magnetic movement to encode instructions and other data. It'...
00:32 2019-06-04

'Unprecedented': more than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season Huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska are producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from spaceThe Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire seas...
14:32 2019-07-31

Backstory: Covering an unprecedented uprising in Hong Kong On the afternoon of July 1, before protesters in Hong Kong trashed the city's legislature and riot police countered with tear gas, there was a moment...
02:48 2019-07-05

Attack on Saudi Arabia 'unprecedented': U.S. defense secretary U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was "unprecedented" and the United States, along w...
20:00 2019-09-16

Britain plans 'unprecedented' D-Day event for queen, leaders Queen Elizabeth II is set to join British Prime Minister Theresa May and other world leaders for a ceremony on the southern coast of England that wil...
01:16 2019-06-05

Mike Trout at 28: These facts put his unprecedented career arc into perspective It's Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout's birthday, and No. 27 is turning 28. Check out how his career stacks up to other greats at t...
16:00 2019-08-07

#MeToo: the ‘unprecedented’ movement that launched a wave of books After the published revelations against Harvey Weinstein, a flood of books has begun to reshape gender relationsThe #MeToo movement can reasonably be...
06:32 2019-09-14

Julian Assange Charged Under Espionage Act In Unprecedented Indictment The U.S. government announced charges on Thursday against Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange, making him the first publisher in modern American histo...
19:32 2019-05-23

Unprecedented Rs 71,500-Crore Bank Frauds Reported In 2018-19: RBI In the last 11 fiscal years, a total of 53,334 cases of fraud were reported by banks involving a massive amount of Rs 2.05 lakh crore, according to d...
08:48 2019-06-03

Italian GP qualifying "absurdity" unprecedented - Mercedes' Wolff Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff believes "none of us have ever seen such an absurdity" as the farce that ruined the end of qualifying for the Ital...
11:16 2019-09-08

Google unveils 'unprecedented' iPhone security flaw The vulnerability had given attackers access to "almost all of the personal information" on the device. Researchers told DW that only "a very resourc...
01:00 2019-08-31

Borden: An unprecedented convergence of national pastimes in London With MLB's London Series and the Cricket World Cup converging this weekend in London, Sam Borden took in two sports that have much more in common tha...
07:00 2019-06-30

#MeToo: after Weinstein and Epstein, an ‘unprecedented’ wave of books In the aftermath of headline-making claims against famous men, a number of authors have begun to reshape gender relationsThe #MeToo movement can reas...
16:48 2019-09-14

Trump's idea for U.S. Census delay would be unprecedented -experts President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed an extraordinary delay to the 2020 census after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked his effort to add a citize...
16:32 2019-06-27

Alaska: temperatures rival Miami amid 'unprecedented' heatwave Anchorage’s weather station recorded 90F on Thursday, breaking the previous record high of 85FAlaska’s temperatures soared to new highs on the Fourth...
12:32 2019-07-06

Greenland Was on Fire This Week Amid 'Unprecedented' Arctic Burn Two years ago, Greenland lit ablaze. It was weird, and a harbinger of things to come on our changing planet. It just didn’t seem like they would come...
19:48 2019-07-12

US national spelling bee ends in unprecedented eight-way tie after five consecutive perfect rounds The most prestigious US spelling bee has ended in an unprecedented eight-way tie after the co-champions worked through five consecutive perfect round...
06:16 2019-05-31

Top Leaders Under House Arrest Amid Unprecedented J&K Lockdown: 10 Points Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah and Sajad Lone, the three most prominent politicians from Jammu and Kashmir, were placed under house arrest after midni...
00:16 2019-08-05

Astronomers Spot Unprecedented Flashes From Our Galaxy's Black Hole An attempt to prove Einstein’s hallmark theory of gravity revealed something even freakier: an unprecedented flash from the black hole at the center ...
18:16 2019-08-12

'Octo-champs': National Spelling Bee ends with unprecedented eight-way tie – video The championship finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a dramatic draw, after eight contestants combined to spell the final 47 words c...
13:32 2019-05-31

‘Unprecedented’ wildfires in the Arctic emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organi...
22:32 2019-07-20

Israelis to determine Netanyahu’s fate in unprecedented repeat election Netanyahu, the longest serving leader in Israeli history, is seeking a fourth consecutive term in office, and fifth overall. But he faces a stiff cha...
08:00 2019-09-17

Unprecedented Close-Up View of Asteroid Shows Rocks That Look Surprisingly Familiar On October 3, 2018, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft dropped a lander toward the surface of the asteroid Ryugu from 135 feet up. The lander, MASCOT, hit a bo...
07:00 2019-08-23

British Airways pilots ground planes in unprecedented 48-hour strike The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) last month gave the airline notice of three days of industrial action in September, in the first ever ...
03:48 2019-09-09

Sahel crisis reaching unprecedented levels, warn top UN humanitarian officials Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedente...
09:32 2019-05-21

Bogong moth tracker launched in face of 'unprecedented' collapse in numbers New website asks Australians to record sightings of insect that is main food source of the mountain pygmy possumEvery spring, 4.4 billion bogong moth...
06:32 2019-09-17

Pompeo accuses Iran of 'unprecedented attack' after drones hit Saudi oil facilities Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on the international community to join him Saturday in condemning Iran for drone attacks on two Saudi oil facil...
09:16 2019-09-15

Media ‘unhinged’ over shootings, ‘unprecedented levels of left-wing bias’ Liberal media outlets have become “unhinged” over the mass slayings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, with the left-wing bias reaching “unpreceden...
21:00 2019-08-08

Trove of Neanderthal Footprints Provide an Unprecedented Glimpse Into Prehistoric Life Scientists in France have discovered hundreds of fossilized footprints belonging to a single group of Neanderthals. At 80,000 years old, the prints c...
17:48 2019-09-10

An ‘Unprecedented’ Early Summer Heatwave Grips Europe as Scientists Warn More Are on the Way An intense early summer heatwave has hit Europe, igniting a huge wildfire in northeast Spain and breaking temperature records in France and Germany &...
13:48 2019-06-27

As Dorian looms, Florida's Space Coast braces for possible unprecedented impact As Hurricane Dorian advances on a course likely to slam the Florida peninsula within days, U.S. space agencies and aerospace companies are sheltering...
20:16 2019-08-29

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong's airport reopens on Tuesday after unprecedented closure Hong Kong's airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected, after China said widespread anti-...
20:32 2019-08-12

UN oceans treaty ‘essential’ to combat ‘unprecedented pressure’ on the world’s seas – UN chief The oceans are not only under “unprecedented pressure” due to climate change, but “half of all living coral has been lost in the past 150 years”, Uni...
15:32 2019-06-17

Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words. The p...
02:01 2019-05-31

Sanders: Democrats have done 'absolutely nothing' while Mexico is taking 'unprecedented' actions on border crisis White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders slammed Democrats on Tuesday over inaction at the border, and claimed that Mexico is doing more for the Ame...
12:01 2019-06-11

'Dangerous to an unprecedented degree': Psychiatrists warn Congress that Trump incites violence Mental health experts warned in an online event meant to convince Congress and the public Tuesday that President Trump incited his followers to viole...
23:32 2019-07-23

Now is the time to seize ‘unprecedented opportunity’ of the Sustainable Development Forum, says ECOSOC President Nations across the world now have an “unprecedented opportunity to talk to each other and learn from each other”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the ...
14:48 2019-07-09

Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an “unprecedented combination” of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting  the Government of ...
11:16 2019-05-27

Last year, 40% of honey-bee colonies in the US died. But bees aren't the only insects disappearing in unprecedented numbers. Hillary Kladke/Getty During the winter, about 40% of honey bee colonies in the US perished. Honey bees pollinate $15 billion worth of US crops ever...
03:48 2019-06-22

‘Absolutely unprecedented’: Trump upends long-held views with openness to foreign assistance American opposition to foreign involvement in elections dates back to the nation’s founding, reflected in both legal prohibitions and widely embraced...
05:16 2019-06-14

US blames Iran for strikes on Saudi oil sites: 'Unprecedented attack on world's energy supply' Yemen's Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for the attacks, which created a huge fire at a processor essential to global energy supplies....
04:48 2019-09-15

Israelis Are Voting in an Unprecedented Repeat Election Centered on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis began voting Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Ne...
11:32 2019-09-17

Trump administration moving to rescind California's waiver without legal authority: California DA Xavier Becerra, California Attorney General, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss President Trump to curb California's auto emissions waive...
18:48 2019-09-19

Federal raids on auto union set stage for unprecedented contract talks with Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler Federal raids on the homes of United Auto Workers leaders and properties owned by the union have thrust the union's collective bargaining with D...
14:00 2019-08-30

World food security increasingly at risk due to 'unprecedented' climate change impact, new UN report warns More than 500 million people today live in areas affected by erosion linked to climate change, the UN warned on Thursday, before urging all countries...
14:16 2019-08-08

Pentagon chief blames Iran for 'unprecedented attack' on Saudi oil facilities as military considers options Secretary of Defense Mark Esper blamed Iran for a series of coordinated attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities following a meeting at the White Hous...
22:32 2019-09-16

UNICEF must triple budget to combat Ebola outbreak in DR Congo; complex crisis impacting unprecedented number of children With an unprecedented number of children affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the United Nations C...
14:16 2019-07-31

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, ...
14:16 2019-05-21

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden...
09:48 2019-06-09

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weeke...
12:48 2019-06-27

Here's What Noise Pollution is Doing to Your Brain One GQ staffer took out the headphones and went on a month-long sound fast to avoid sensory overload and figure out what too much noise is doing to o...
09:16 2019-08-08

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the ...
10:16 2019-05-21

Air Pollution Gets Into Your Brain, and Scientists Want to Know What It's Doing to You Outdoor air pollution causes millions of deaths each year—4.2 million premature deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization. Over tim...
16:48 2019-08-06

The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets...
18:32 2019-05-23

Non-smokers can get emphysema from air pollution TUCSON – New research from the University of Washington finds ozone air pollution can accelerate emphysema just as much as smoking. The 18-year...
14:48 2019-08-20

‘Way ahead of the field’: inside the Trump campaign's unprecedented social media campaign Donald Trump spent more than $11.1m on Facebook and Google ads alone more than 500 days before the electionIt was the end of a tumultuous month for t...
02:48 2019-07-03

Air pollution can kill you, even when it’s considered ‘safe’ The air quality in many major cities around the world falls well below acceptable limits, and the death toll is rising. However, a new study shows th...
18:00 2019-08-22

How one company turns pollution into fuel CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from Lanzatech Lab, mission-driven disrupter companies on CNBC's Disrupter 50 list. The company listed at num...
12:48 2019-05-21

Would it be possible to enact a law against vehicles idling to cut air pollution? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific con...
10:16 2019-05-28

UK has halved air pollution deaths since 1970 but must still do more The share of premature deaths in the UK linked to air pollution has dropped significantly because of action on emissions – but there is still a long ...
12:48 2019-06-27

US to reduce troops in Afghanistan by 5,000 President Trump has revealed plans to cut the number of US troops deployed to Afghanistan but he did not provide a timetable for the drawdown. The an...
00:32 2019-08-30

How to Reduce Waste While Flying Airlines produce a lot of garbage. Think about the plastic wraps covering your meal, your pair of headphones and blanket, as well as the straws, napk...
18:48 2019-06-05

Trump Says Fed Should Reduce Rates to 'Zero, or Less' Trump renewed his call for lower interest rates and his criticism of the Federal Reserve Wednesday, saying on Twitter that the Fed should reduce rate...
13:48 2019-09-11

How to stop or reduce a stutter There is no cure for a stutter, but there are several steps that can help a person reduce stuttering. These steps include quick tips and long term t...
09:48 2019-09-11

MI5 probe into London Bridge attacker was 'suspended amid unprecedented threat level', inquest hears A counter-terrorism probe into London Bridge attacker Khuram Butt was suspended during the most alarming period MI5 has faced in nearly 30 years, an ...
13:32 2019-06-12

Indonesian president sued over worsening air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, o...
17:16 2019-07-04

West Africa struggles with rise in pollution Every year around the world, almost 8 million people die prematurely as a result of air pollution. The air quality in Europe is well monitored, but t...
15:16 2019-08-09

How antibiotic resistance is driven by pharmaceutical pollution Factories in India making cheap antibiotics for the world are dumping their waste, with grim consequences for people living nearby – and global healt...
07:48 2019-05-24

Air Pollution From Cars Linked to Degenerative Eye Disease The effects of pollution on human health are often subtle yet wide-reaching. Case in point, a new study out Tuesday seems to show that heavy exposure...
19:32 2019-08-20

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the...
20:32 2019-07-04

Mother, Daughter Sue France Over Ill Health From Air Pollution A Paris court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by a mother and daughter who, in a legal first in France, are suing the state for damages over ...
11:48 2019-05-28

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease It’s no secret that air pollution isn’t good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers m...
21:00 2019-08-22

Curbing air pollution won't speed up global warming Some studies suggest cleaning up the air could unintentionally accelerate global warming. New research revealed little evidence of a strong inverse r...
14:16 2019-08-02

Air pollution app now doubles as a wildfire warning system Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent than ever, and can have lingering effects on the air quality. Breezometer, a free app that offers rea...
17:32 2019-09-19

AI could monitor farms from space to look for illegal pollution AI can find farms from space. The technique is being used to monitor some farms in Europe and may eventually be able to flag those that break the law...
10:16 2019-05-21

Jakarta residents to sue government over severe air pollution The Indonesian capital topped the charts for the world’s most polluted city a dozen times in June Tired of breathing in some of the world’s filthiest...
22:16 2019-07-01

UN: Balkans faces alarming levels of air pollution SARAVEJO, Bosnia (AP) — The U.N. says people in all major cities across the Western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing t...
08:00 2019-06-03

Does air pollution really kill nearly 9 million people each year? A study claims that air pollution causes 9 million "extra" deaths worldwide each year, including 800,000 in Europe – which is double previous estimat...
23:32 2019-05-21

How to Avoid Vehicle Pollution When You’re Stuck in Traffic Most non-electric motor vehicles emit multiple airborne pollutants, including nitrogen dioxide, hydrocarbons, and ultrafine chemical particles. Breat...
16:32 2019-08-19

Carnival In US Court Over Pollution From Its Cruise Ships MIAMI (AP) — Carnival Corp. is in Miami federal court for a hearing on what to do about allegations that it has continued polluting the oceans from s...
12:16 2019-06-03

Continental to reduce lead in some components The German auto parts supplier, aiming to reduce lead in some electronic components that exceed certain EU limits, is identifying how many vehicles a...
16:48 2019-08-10

4 Fruits That May Help Reduce Dark Circles However, to get long-term benefits, it is best to give the body the required nutrition in order to keep dark circles at bay. You can do so by consumi...
13:16 2019-07-31

France wants to reduce water use as rivers dry up The French government wants to reduce water use by encouraging wastewater recycling and encouraging consumers to less water as the flow of rivers gra...
21:48 2019-07-01

How to Reduce Your Amazon Packaging Waste In 2013, analysts at one firm estimated that Amazon shipped 608 million packages in the U.S. alone, meaning the retailer sent over 1.5 million packag...
12:48 2019-08-08

China says U.S. can do more to reduce fentanyl demand The U.S. government can do more to reduce demand for fentanyl and should stop shifting the blame onto others, China said on Monday, in another ripost...
04:16 2019-08-27

How to reduce robocalls at small businesses Small businesses need to answer telephone calls to generate revenue. Robocalls not only interrupt business, they can be costly to small firms.  ...
12:48 2019-07-31

The best ways to reduce body heat Hot weather, illness, and certain medications can all cause a higher-than-normal body temperature. Learn about eight tips to reduce body heat, as wel...
21:48 2019-09-03

How to Help Reduce School Lunch Debt Earlier this month, one Rhode Island school district made headlines after giving some of its students—those with unpaid balances for school meals—co...
14:48 2019-06-12

We could use bees' honey to track environmental lead pollution Honey is a surprisingly effective tool for monitoring the levels of lead in the environment. It could be used in places where sampling is hard to org...
11:32 2019-08-22

Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression? Evidence is growing that air pollution is linked to mental health conditions. But it's not clear yet how - and if - pollution may be affecting our br...
14:16 2019-08-20

Cities are using walls of moss to tackle air pollution from traffic Expensive moss walls are the latest trend to combat air pollution in major cities, but can a few square metres of plant matter really solve the probl...
13:16 2019-08-20

Noise Pollution Could Be Setting Students of Color Up to Fail When kids are in school, they need a fair amount of peace and quiet to succeed. Literally. Noise is a health hazard, according to the World Health Or...
00:00 2019-06-18

Ukraine ArcelorMittal promises investments after pollution charges ArcelorMittal's Ukrainian steel mill, charged with violating environmental standards, will invest $1.8 billion over the next five years to reduce ai...
13:48 2019-08-08

Air pollution 'may affect number of eggs ovaries can produce' Results suggest environmental factors could play a role in female reproductive healthAir pollution has been linked to a drop in activity of a woman’s...
12:32 2019-06-27

Minorities in the US breathe in more air pollution caused by white people Black and Hispanic people are disproportionately exposed to air pollution produced by white people, a study analyzing personal consumption has foundB...
03:48 2019-06-09

Action on air pollution works but far more is needed, study shows UK’s dirty air still ‘a public health emergency’ despite dramatic fall in death ratesGovernment action can cut air pollution, a long-term study has s...
18:16 2019-06-27

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic rest...
20:32 2019-06-27

Berlin's Kreuzberg asks residents to sit out pollution — literally How do you make a city more sustainable? One street in the Berlin neighborhood of Kreuzberg is trying to figure that out with local democracy, yellow...
15:16 2019-07-31

ArcelorMittal hopeful Italy plant will not shut over pollution ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, is confident that the Ilva operations it bought last year in Italy will not have to shut after the fir...
14:16 2019-08-01

The Amazon Has Seen More Than 100,000 Fires This Year, Causing Spike in Air Pollution The fires burning throughout the Amazon rainforest and the rest of Brazil are billowing all types of air pollutants into the atmosphere, new satellit...
17:48 2019-09-10

Carnival Cruises to Pay $20 Million in Pollution and Cover-Up Case In 2016, Princess Cruise Lines agreed to pay $40 million for illegal dumping. But that didn’t stop Carnival, its parent company, from polluting again...
20:32 2019-06-04

Amazon sees more than 100,000 fires, causing spike in air pollution The destructive blazes in the Amazon rainforest are spewing a toxic brew into the air and causing a spike in air pollution, new satellite images from...
05:32 2019-09-12

Diesel cars emit more air pollution on hot days, study says Emissions rose 20-30% in Paris when temperatures topped 30C, raising urgent questions as the climate gets hotterEmissions from diesel cars – even new...
09:48 2019-09-10

Microplastic pollution is everywhere, but not necessarily a risk to human health Tiny plastic particles known as microplastics are “everywhere – including in our drinking-water”, but they are not necessarily a risk to human health...
01:16 2019-08-22

Air pollution may have killed 30K Americans in a single year: study Air pollution has been linked to more than 30,000 deaths in the United States in a single year — with low income areas the hardest hit, a new study s...
21:01 2019-07-24

People of color live with 66% more air pollution, US study finds African Americans in the north-east and mid-Atlantic are exposed to 61% more pollution particles from burning gasolinePeople of color in the American...
16:32 2019-06-27

Mysterious ozone-destroying pollution has been traced to China Last year, a report surfaced that suggested someone, somewhere was producing a huge amount of an ozone-destroying chemical which had already been ban...
19:32 2019-05-22

Indonesian president sued over congested capital's air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, o...
00:48 2019-07-05

China's war on pollution could boost solar power - study China's efforts to reduce chronic air pollution could increase its ability to generate solar power by up to 13% by allowing more sunlight to reach th...
21:16 2019-07-08

Air pollution inside my house could kill me. What are you breathing in at your home? According to the EPA, most of us spend 90% of our time indoors, exposed to air that is up to five times more polluted than outdoors. Tech can help. ...
09:16 2019-09-16

Turkey: Censorship fogging up pollution researchers' work In Turkey, rapid urbanization and poor pollution control are impacting public health, according to researchers. They say the government is fully awar...
10:32 2019-09-17

Iran hints at swap with UK in bid to reduce tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said his country might be willing to release a U.K.-flagged ship if Britain releases an Iranian oil tan...
15:48 2019-07-24

New methods reduce antibiotic use by 30 percent, study says Half of the 10 million antibiotic prescriptions written by doctors in ERs go to people with viral infections, which are unresponsive to antibiotics. ...
22:16 2019-06-19

YouTube will reduce conspiracy theory recommendations in the UK YouTube plans to tweak its recommendation algorithm to cut back on conspiracy theory videos in the UK, eight months after it conducted a similar expe...
22:32 2019-08-28

'Simply seeing green spaces' may help reduce cravings Access to a view of greenery from the comfort of your home reduces the frequency and intensity of cravings for alcohol, unhealthful food, and tobacco...
15:48 2019-07-16

Groundbreaking trial aims to reduce miscarriages by 50% Women who have suffered recurrent miscarriages will take part in a groundbreaking trial to find out if antibiotics could reduce inflammation of the w...
23:32 2019-09-13

San Francisco employs AI to reduce racial bias San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts. They are adopting a system that strips certain ...
23:32 2019-06-12

Uttarakhand To Reduce Traffic Violation Fines The Uttarkhand cabinet has cleared a proposal to reduce some of the penalties revised by the Centre for traffic rule violations under the amended Mot...
06:00 2019-09-12

Iran to further reduce compliance with nuclear deal Foreign minister says Iran has been withdrawing in stages since US pulled out last yearIran will take another step to reduce its compliance with a la...
11:48 2019-08-03

Low vitamin K may reduce mobility in older adults Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using s...
14:48 2019-06-14

How a diabetes drug may reduce anxiety symptoms New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety...
13:16 2019-06-04

Sainz: Simulators will reduce impact of F1 testing cut McLaren driver Carlos Sainz Jr believes simulators are now advanced enough to mitigate the impact of any testing cuts as Formula 1 moves towards a re...
13:00 2019-08-21

Revamped OxyContin was supposed to reduce abuse, but has it? WASHINGTON — Dr. Raeford Brown was uniquely positioned to help the U.S. government answer a critical question: Is a new version of the painkiller Oxy...
17:32 2019-07-22

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, a...
18:48 2019-07-12

The fall of coal and its pollution-linked deaths is boosting the economy Enlarge / Livestock production has become one of the United States' largest sources of particulate pollution. (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jessica Reed...
04:48 2019-09-11

Raise car fuel prices to fight air pollution, says rightwing thinktank Bright Blue calls for zero VAT on electric cars and rewards for reporting idling vehiclesVehicle fuel taxes should rise to combat the air pollution c...
04:00 2019-08-12

Chinese air pollution dimmed sunlight enough to impact solar panels Enlarge (credit: Han Jun Zeng / Flickr) Coal is seen by many as an enemy of renewable energy and the first fossil fuel in line for elimination as t...
18:00 2019-07-10

E.P.A. Plans to Curtail the Ability of Communities to Oppose Pollution Permits The agency is preparing to weaken rules that, for a quarter-century, have given communities a voice in deciding how much industrial pollution may leg...
19:00 2019-07-12

BS6 Will Not Bring Pollution Down, A Proper Scrappage Policy Will: Daimler India CEO Daimler India MD and CEO, Satyakam Arya says the by shifting to BS6 from BS4 we will not bring down pollution, but only add less to the environment. ...
06:00 2019-09-12

Commercial Space Ride Secured for NASA’s New Air Pollution Sensor NASA has secured a host satellite provider and ride into space for an instrument that will dramatically advance our understanding of air quality over...
21:16 2019-07-22

China's top steel city Tangshan summons 48 firms over air pollution China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan has summoned executives from 48 regional companies with high pollution emissions to a meeting and ordered th...
06:32 2019-06-17

4 seek victim status to review Carnival pollution settlement MIAMI (AP) — Four people who say they were harmed by pollution from Carnival Corp. cruise ships are seeking status as victims with rights to review a...
15:16 2019-06-17

China seeks people's feedback on blanket cuts in pollution war China's environment watchdog has asked people to call out local officials carrying out blanket curbs in a "one size fits all" way to support the nati...
06:48 2019-09-03

Sadiq Khan announces car-free day in London to tackle air pollution Event will take place on 22 September across 18 boroughs, with road closures and eventsSadiq Khan has announced plans to implement London’s biggest c...
02:16 2019-06-20

Billions of air pollution particles found in hearts of city dwellers Exclusive: Study shows associated damage to critical pumping muscles, even in childrenThe hearts of young city dwellers contain billions of toxic air...
14:16 2019-07-12

Air pollution in Birmingham 'shortens lives of children by half a year' City one of five required by government to set up a clean air zone to tackle nitrogen dioxide and PM2.5sPrimary school children who grow up in Birmin...
02:00 2019-07-08

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a laws...
08:16 2019-06-11

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening ...
16:16 2019-06-04

Trump administration to roll back Obama-era pollution regulations EPA will reverse standards to install controls to curb leaks of methane, a potent pollutant contributing to the climate crisisThe Trump administratio...
18:16 2019-08-29

Australian power stations among world's worst for toxic air pollution Coal-fired stations in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley and NSW’s Lake Macquarie region among biggest hotspots for deadly sulphur dioxide, report findsPower...
11:32 2019-08-19

India, China, Russia Have No Sense Of Pollution: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has yet again attacked other big economies over climate change, claiming countries like India, China and Russia don't have ...
22:32 2019-06-05

The fall of coal, and its pollution-linked deaths, is boosting the economy Enlarge / Livestock production has become one of the United States' largest sources of particulate pollution. (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jessica Reed...
11:48 2019-09-11

China's Solar Industry Could Get a Nearly $7 Billion Boost From Cleaning Up Air Pollution Reducing air pollution is objectively good. In addition to providing huge public health benefits, new findings show it would also give China solar ge...
21:16 2019-07-08

Plastics pollution? Course urged golfers to hit balls into Lake Michigan A diver and photographer commissioned by the Free Press found hundreds of balls in Lake Michigan off Arcadia Bluffs' 12th hole.   ...
00:32 2019-07-24

Trump drilling leases could create more climate pollution than EU does in a year US has offered close to 378m acres of public lands and waters for oil and gas leasing since Trump took office through April 2019Donald Trump’s leases...
02:48 2019-07-17

As Cities Limit Traffic Pollution, Madrid Reverses a Driving Ban Drivers will no longer face fines for entering a designated downtown area, a reversal that many attribute to an increasingly polarized political envi...
09:32 2019-07-01

Ethnic minority children are exposed to more noise pollution at school Schoolchildren in the US who are from poorer or ethnic minority backgrounds are much more likely to be exposed to noise pollution from cars and plane...
12:48 2019-06-13

Protests meet lifting of Madrid’s anti-pollution measures MADRID (AP) — Protesters have disrupted traffic in downtown Madrid where the new conservative city council is scrapping bans and fines for polluting ...
08:48 2019-07-01

| Lead pollution in Zambia town a public health 'emergency': HRW Children living in a central Zambian mining town are still exposed to high levels of toxic lead 25 years after the mine closed, Human Rights Watch sa...
08:00 2019-08-24

E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Pollution Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math The E.P.A. plans to change the way air pollution health risks are calculated in a way that would sharply lower estimated deaths from new, looser rule...
12:16 2019-05-21

Air pollution particles found on foetal side of placentas – study Research finds black carbon breathed by mothers can cross into unborn childrenAir pollution particles have been found on the foetal side of placentas...
20:00 2019-09-17

China slams 'repeat offender' Minmetals for more pollution violations Central government inspectors slammed the state-owned China Minmetals Corp Ltd for the second time in a week on Thursday, describing one of its steel...
10:16 2019-08-22

Indonesia's capital curbs private cars in bid to cut choking pollution Indonesia's capital announced new curbs on private cars on Wednesday as it moves to rein in Jakarta's choking air pollution, but experts warned the m...
13:48 2019-08-08

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories chur...
02:16 2019-05-24

Avoid Water Pollution During Immersion Of Ganesh Idols: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged people to work for preventing water pollution during immersion of Ganesh idols by ensuring that plasti...
05:48 2019-09-07

Exxon faces lawsuit over air pollution from petrochemical fire: official Exxon Mobil Corp was hit with a lawsuit on Thursday over pollution from a fire at the company's Baytown Olefins Plant, according to an attorney for H...
14:16 2019-08-01

New Delhi to slash use of cars in November to cut pollution: chief minister India's capital New Delhi will enforce strict restrictions on use of private cars from Nov. 4-15 to curb pollution, its chief minister said on Friday...
05:00 2019-09-13

'Dangerous' air pollution in Indonesia's Borneo leads to school closures Schools in two cities in the Indonesian part of Borneo island will be closed for a week after smoke from forest fires caused air quality to hit "dang...
09:48 2019-09-15

Barcelona port is worst in Europe for cruise ship air pollution City tops list of 50 European ports for both sulphur oxide and nitrous oxide emissionsThe port of Barcelona, a city already overwhelmed by mass touri...
07:48 2019-06-07

Chickenpox vaccine may reduce risk of shingles for kids Children who have been vaccinated for chickenpox have a 78 percent lower risk of developing shingles than unvaccinated children, according to researc...
15:01 2019-06-10

Having Plenty Of Curd Daily May Help Reduce Anxiety: Study According to a recent study, consuming probiotics could not only help regulate bacteria in the gut, but may also help reduce anxiety by improving bra...
08:48 2019-05-22

Blood test may reduce antibiotic use for COPD patients The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-rea...
14:16 2019-07-11

Set Up Your Driver's Seat Like Your Work Desk to Reduce Pain If you’re someone who works at a desk most of the day, you may have taken steps to improve your posture and comfort at your workspace. Perhaps you in...
13:32 2019-07-08

He, she, or ... ? Gender-neutral pronouns reduce biases – study Researchers find usage boosts positive feelings towards women and LGBT peopleMore than 100 failures litter the battleground that is the hunt for an E...
22:32 2019-08-05

U.S. EPA chief to reduce agency-funded animal testing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler said Tuesday he was signing a memo to reduce agency-funded animal testing, vowing t...
11:16 2019-09-10

Eating Yogurt May Reduce Risk Of Bowel Cancer In Men The findings revealed that eating two or more weekly servings of yogurt may help to lower the risk of developing the abnormal growths of tissues (ade...
03:00 2019-06-20

The Trump administration says 'humane policing' could be used to reduce homelessness The Trump administration said this week it could address homelessness through heavier law enforcement activity. That has drawn backlash from advocacy...
02:32 2019-09-18

Government May Reduce Oil Cess To Boost Production: Report The Finance Ministry had revised the oil cess in the Union Budget 2016-17, shifting it from the specific charge of Rs 4,500 per tonne of crude to an ...
14:32 2019-06-11

Bundesbank's Weidmann: U.S.-China row may reduce world trade by 1% A trade dispute between the United States and China could reduce global trade by 1% in the medium term, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Su...
07:00 2019-06-09

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings LOS ANGELES — Efforts to combat school shootings are starting to shift from preventing the violence to reducing the number of victims through technol...
10:32 2019-05-21

Pollutionwatch: how skilful driving can reduce toxic fumes Gentler acceleration and electric vehicles can reduce air pollution but walking or cycling are bestLocal authorities are encouraging people not to le...
11:16 2019-09-13

Renault CEO Bollore has no plans to reduce Nissan stake Cutting its stake in alliance partner Nissan is not on Renault's agenda, the French carmaker's chief executive Thierry Bollore said on Wednesday afte...
12:00 2019-06-19

Italy could get up to six months to reduce its massive debt pile, EU says The Italian anti-establishment government may have anywhere between three to six months to show it is committed to reducing its massive debt pile, ac...
13:32 2019-06-27

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks coul...
21:16 2019-07-08

Macron calls for Iran to reduce its nuclear stockpile ​French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday called on Iran to reduce its stockpile of enriched uranium and abide by ​the ​terms of the 2015 nuclear ...
11:32 2019-07-02

Apple Inc. says tariffs will reduce economic contribution to U.S. economy Apple Inc said proposed U.S. tariffs on goods from China, including iPhones, iPads, and Macs, will reduce the company's contributions to the U.S. eco...
13:32 2019-06-20

New prostate cancer blood test could reduce biopsies Testing for circulating tumor cells in the blood alongside PSA can increase accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis to more than 90%, new study reveals...
18:32 2019-09-17

Healthy habits drastically reduce dementia risk Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent dementia. That’s according to a new study lead by several researchers and presented ...
16:48 2019-07-15

No-deal Brexit could reduce UK to 'junior partner' of US, says Macron Trying to convince Angela Merkel to reopen the Brexit agreement was always going to be a tough one for Boris Johnson. Wooing Emmanuel Macron will be ...
07:16 2019-08-22

Soccer headgear may not reduce sport-related concussion (Reuters Health) - In season-long tests, soccer headgear didn't reduce the overall number or severity of concussions experienced by high school playe...
06:32 2019-07-05

Eating Dark Chocolate May Help Reduce Depression: Study Eating dark chocolate may help alleviate depression and relieve symptoms. The study looked at whether different types of chocolate are associated wit...
10:48 2019-08-05

Can blood pressure drugs help reduce dementia risk? A large study analyzing the medical data of thousands of people suggests that dementia incidence is lower among those who take blood pressure medicat...
13:48 2019-06-05

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
10:32 2019-05-22

Texas county sues Exxon over air pollution from petrochemical fire -official Harris County, Texas sued Exxon Mobil Corp on Thursday over pollution from a fire a day earlier at the company's Baytown Olefins Plant, according to ...
17:32 2019-08-01

£1bn Silvertown tunnel will slash Blackwall traffic and air pollution, say transport chiefs The new Silvertown tunnel under the Thames will "effectively" eliminate congestion and slash air pollution around London's worst road bottleneck, tra...
06:32 2019-05-30

Trump’s Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules Shows Signs of Disarray The White House, blindsided by a pact between California and four automakers, appears to be losing ground in its effort to prevent any more for joini...
09:48 2019-08-20

Asian Cities Turn To Electric Vehicles In Anti-Pollution Drive Asian cities are switching to electric vehicles in a bid to tackle worsening air quality, cut climate changing emissions, and expand their public tra...
01:48 2019-09-07

4 Your Health: Air pollution possibly linked to bipolar disorder and poor vision Many diabetics are cutting back on their medication because of cost. According to a new report from the CDC, 10 percent of adults were considered to ...
11:32 2019-08-22

Coca-Cola, Pepsi highlight the 20 corporations producing the most ocean pollution About 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by oceans, and some corporations treat them better than others.       ...
15:48 2019-06-17

Suspected 'pollution incident' turns River Frome tributary blue Environment Agency analysing Somerset stream but says there are no reports of dead wildlifeA mysterious substance that has turned a tributary of a ri...
22:16 2019-08-10

U.S. Beaches Are So Full of Sewage Pollution, They're Often Unsafe for Swimming, New Report Finds I don’t go to the beach for the sand or the sun. I go for the waves. There’s nothing like splashing in the water after lugging your cooler, chair, an...
15:00 2019-07-23

China's Minmetals says to close rare earth unit after pollution violations The rare earths arm of state-owned China Minmetals Corporation said one of its units would halt production with immediate effect from Thursday after ...
17:00 2019-08-16

Satellite images reveal extent of air pollution caused by Amazon fires Destructive blazes in the Amazon rainforest are spewing a toxic brew into the air and causing a spike in air pollution, new satellite images from the...
13:48 2019-09-12

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights ...
13:16 2019-06-03

A Professor's Tweets Bring Back Focus On Ganga Pollution In Varanasi A professor at the Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi is trying to highlight the issue of water pollution in the Ganges using the medium of Twitter...
12:48 2019-07-09

Assam Pollution Control Board Imposes Over Rs 2 Crore Fine On ONGC The Pollution Control Board in Assam has slapped a fine of Rs 2.05 crore on PSU firm Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for allegedly violating a...
08:32 2019-09-17

Lake Titicaca, once considered Andean deity, faces pollution threat Isaac Callizaya, 39, grew up with the sound of waves lapping on the shores of Lake Titicaca, a giant body of water on the border between Bolivia and ...
10:32 2019-09-05

Harris County plans lawsuit against Valero for Houston refinery pollution Harris County in Texas plans to sue Valero Energy Corp for pollution from its Houston refinery, the head of the county's environmental law department...
02:32 2019-06-29

China's steel heartland Hebei warns cities for pollution failures China's biggest steel producing province of Hebei has summoned the leaders of three cities after they failed to control air pollution in the first ha...
02:16 2019-08-12

Clothes that grow, plant-based microbeads: 10 solutions to ocean pollution Microbeads made from plants not plastic and clothes that stretch as a baby grows are some of the ideas to be awarded a slice of £6m to prevent f...
03:00 2019-08-09

Texas county sues Exxon over air pollution from petrochemical fire: official Harris County, Texas sued Exxon Mobil Corp on Thursday over pollution from a fire a day earlier at the company's Baytown Olefins Plant, according to ...
06:48 2019-08-03

UK's pollution death toll higher than Ireland, France and Spain The UK has a higher death rate from toxic air than many European neighbours including Ireland, France and Spain, the World Health Organisation reveal...
00:48 2019-06-28

Emails show Trump EPA overruled career staff on Wisconsin air pollution Politically appointed U.S. environmental officials last year overruled concerns of career scientists about air pollution in a Wisconsin county where ...
20:16 2019-05-28

Light pollution's effects on birds may help to spread West Nile virus Birds are the main host of West Nile virus, and outbreaks among infected sparrows are 41 per cent more likely if the birds are exposed to light pollu...
23:00 2019-07-23

Indian city Pune hits brake on car traffic to curb pollution Extreme traffic jams and air pollution are commonplace in Indian cities. Pune, in the country's west, wants to transform its transportation system an...
08:32 2019-08-07

China coal hub Shanxi slams seven cities for pollution spike in 2019 China's top coal-producing province of Shanxi has reprimanded seven of its cities after a spike in air pollution in the first five months of 2019, th...
02:32 2019-06-21

Renault had to reduce power for early 2019 F1 races due to conrod Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul has revealed that a conrod reliability issue handicapped the firm's engines in the first part of the 2019 seas...
08:32 2019-05-24

A temporary low-calorie diet may reduce inflammatory bowel disease An intermittent low-calorie diet eased inflammatory bowel disease in mice and it may do the same for people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative coliti...
23:32 2019-05-21

Office Yoga: Simple Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk to Reduce Stress International Yoga Day: Office Yoga is a great way to shake off the tightness, de-stress and stay active while you're at work. It also leaves you fee...
09:48 2019-06-21

Apps help restaurants sell unused food to reduce waste BERLIN — After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to c...
11:32 2019-06-19

Vagus nerve stimulation may reduce the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis A new study suggests that electrostimulation of the vagus nerve may reduce the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic inflammatory condit...
04:48 2019-06-24

How supermarkets can reduce packaging to save the planet from drowning in garbage It was inspiring to read about the launch of Waitrose’s trial in Oxford offering consumers a range of products free of packaging. Their system isn’t ...
18:48 2019-06-30

Exports Help Reduce Impact Of July Sales Drop At Bajaj Bajaj Auto has come out with the sales numbers for the month of July 2019, announcing a decline of 5 per cent in total sales. Last month the Pune-bas...
06:32 2019-08-01

Clothes that grow: 10 bold ideas to reduce ocean plastics Microbeads made from plants not plastic and clothes that stretch as a baby grows are some of the ideas to be awarded a slice of £6m to prevent f...
09:48 2019-08-09

WeWork loan modified to reduce lender risk ahead of IPO NEW YORK, Sept 13 (LPC) - The US$6bn of senior secured credit facilities for WeWork that are contingent on the office sharing startup pushing through...
23:32 2019-09-13

Solar-powered railway could reduce fossil fuel reliance The world's first solar farm to directly power a railway line has been plugged in -- a development that could lay the foundations for the world's fir...
17:00 2019-08-24

Food Waste Is a Huge Environmental Problem. Here Are 5 Ways to Reduce Yours Tossing uneaten leftovers or slimy lettuce may feel like no big deal. But a new report from the sustainability-focused World Resources Institute (WRI...
16:16 2019-09-09

Using rigorous evaluation to reduce and prevent homelessness in North America For millions of people in the United States, the struggle for stable housing both shapes and is shaped by numerous factors, such as employment opport...
14:16 2019-09-09

Cambodia to reduce public holidays to attract foreign investment Cambodia is reducing the number of public holidays on its calendar to meet national competitiveness goals and the demands of foreign investors, accor...
06:32 2019-08-08

Swapping red meat for chicken may reduce breast cancer risk A new study in the International Journal of Cancer found that women who switched to poultry from beef, lamb or pork were 28 percent less likely to ge...
16:00 2019-08-07

Seals consciously reduce blood flow to their blubber before diving The dive reflex, in which blood flow to the skin is reduced, was once thought to be an entirely automatic response – but seals have worked out how to...
20:32 2019-06-18

Simple dietary changes may reduce cancer risk, increase lifespan The health benefits of fruit and vegetables are partly due to flavonoids. A new study concludes that consuming more flavonoids each day may extend li...
03:32 2019-08-17

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summ...
15:00 2019-06-14

Using Wall Street secrets to reduce the cost of cloud infrastructure Stock market investors often rely on financial risk theories that help them maximize returns while minimizing financial loss due to market fluctuatio...
00:48 2019-08-19

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders s...
09:48 2019-08-13

Nissan To Reduce Global Product Lineup By Atleast 10% By 2022 Nissan's global total industry volume remained weak during the quarter, and Nissan's unit sales decreased as the company continued its efforts to nor...
06:32 2019-08-01

Iran to further reduce commitments to nuclear deal: foreign minister Iran will take another step to reduce its compliance with a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturda...
04:16 2019-08-03

MDMA treatment for alcoholism could reduce relapse, study suggests Researchers say drug is safe and appears more effective than conventional treatmentsThe first study looking into the use of MDMA to treat alcohol add...
11:00 2019-08-19

Food Waste Is a Huge Environmental Problem. Here’s 5 Ways to Reduce Yours Tossing uneaten leftovers or slimy lettuce may feel like no big deal. But a new report from the sustainability-focused World Resources Institute (WRI...
12:48 2019-09-03

Iran says its measures to reduce commitment to nuclear deal 'reversible' All measures taken by Iran to scale back its commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal were "reversible" if the European signatories of the pact fulfilled t...
08:16 2019-07-07

Pumping begins to reduce flood waters in Lincolnshire town Environment Agency brings in high-volume pumps in a bid to lower water levels in WainfleetHigh-volume pumps are being used to reduce flood waters in ...
16:48 2019-06-16

Replacing 'beef with chicken' could reduce breast cancer risk The role of nutrition in cancer is a hot topic. A new study concludes that red meat increases the risk of breast cancer, but poultry may reduce risk....
04:32 2019-08-12

No-deal Brexit likely to reduce Britain's power trading liquidity by 10-20% The liquidity of Britain's short-term power markets is likely to fall by 10-20% if the country leaves the European Union without a deal at the end of...
11:32 2019-08-21

Wimbledon Reworks AI Tech to Reduce Bias in Game Highlights The All England Club, which hosts the famed British tennis event, is adding technology enhancements at this year's tournament aimed at eliminating bi...
02:48 2019-07-05

Want To Make Your Kids Snack Less? Reduce Portion And Variety Of Snacks A new study has now addressed the issue of unhealthy snacking habits in kids, saying that giving kids a larger portion and variety of snacks may make...
07:32 2019-07-22

Trump administration overhauls Endangered Species Act in bid to reduce red tape The Trump administration is finalizing major changes to the Endangered Species Act in a bid to reduce the system's regulatory impact, though critics ...
13:32 2019-08-12

European Union Warns Italy to Reduce Spending and Borrowing The warning by the European Commission was expected in the face of a populist government that intends to cut taxes and increase spending and despises...
12:32 2019-06-05

Obscure pink seaweed may help reduce global carbon emissions Marine scientists around the world are seeking a way to mass produce an obscure tropical pink seaweed that can stop cows from burping so much methane...
23:48 2019-08-21

China steel mill boss detained for pollution offences: state media The boss of a steel mill in the city of Tangshan in Hebei province has been detained after his plant was found to have violated anti-smog restriction...
22:32 2019-07-21

Twitter storm: noise pollution creates havoc for birds, study shows Human activities could be affecting reproduction and even normal social behaviourBirds are even more disrupted by their noisy neighbours than had bee...
20:48 2019-06-19

City leaders call for £1.5bn ‘clean air fund’ to tackle illegal pollution levels News 2 Sep, 2019 Cities and regions with pollution beyond legal limits want funds to pay residents and businesses to scrap their old di...
08:48 2019-09-02

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the cen...
12:32 2019-06-20

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan implements anti-pollution curbs: media China's biggest steelmaking city of Tangshan will carry out output restrictions on industrial firms for September and early October, to further stren...
02:16 2019-09-03

Italy: Taranto residents rise up to stop air pollution claiming local lives Parents in the southern Italian city of Taranto are taking on the Arcelor Mittal Italia steelworks they say is polluting the air and killing their ch...
14:16 2019-06-04

Carnival pleads guilty to pollution, probation violations; cruise line fined $20M “The company pleads guilty,” Carnival's CEO told a federal judge yesterday, admitting cruise line continued to pollute oceans after...
10:32 2019-06-04

Carbon pollution import tax proposed by Biden and Inslee would be unworkable, economists warn Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Jay Inslee both took a shot at China and other heavy-polluting countries this week by releasing climate change ...
02:32 2019-06-07

Ganga River Water Unfit For Drinking, Bathing: Pollution Control Board The Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Cen...
03:32 2019-05-30

Potentially harmful carbon pollution reaches fetal side of placenta: study (Reuters Health) - Airborne carbon particles that can cause health problems in adults and children are getting into the placenta as it nourishes a de...
16:32 2019-09-17

China raises pollution violations at Minmetals rare earth unit: Xinhua State-owned China Minmetals has failed to rectify a series of pollution offences at its rare earth production unit despite being ordered to do so, th...
00:32 2019-08-15

School at centre of Guardian's Cancer Town series may move students due to air pollution Emissions of a likely carcinogen emitted by a nearby plant have been recorded at levels hundreds of times above the safe limitLocal officials in Rese...
06:32 2019-08-24

Drinking Juice Of This Common Vegetable May Reduce The Risk Of Heart Diseases The findings of the study suggest that unsalted tomato juice plays an important role in suppressing high blood pressure and cholesterol levels in adu...
09:00 2019-06-05

Auto Industry Reacts To Finance Minister's Proposal To Reduce Corporate Tax The Finance Minister has announced reduction in the corporate tax rate to 22 per cent from 30 per cent, while new manufacturing companies or companie...
08:32 2019-09-20

Trump urges India and Pakistan to reduce tensions in call with leaders U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with the leaders of India and Pakistan on Monday, discussing prospects for improved trade ties with Washington and ...
21:00 2019-08-19

Post-workout protein shakes: Do they reduce muscle pain, aid recovery? A study assessed whether whey or milk protein could boost muscle recovery after a workout. It concluded that neither were better than a sugary drink....
16:48 2019-09-02

ACT plans far-reaching electrification of vehicles and homes in drive to reduce emissions Territory government says it will phase out natural gas and pursue electrification of buses and private carsThe Australian Capital Territory plans to...
03:16 2019-09-16

Pinal County inmates receive tablets in initiative to reduce recidivism PINAL COUNTY – Inmates in Pinal County will be receiving tablets in an attempt to help prepare them for life after incarceration. Pinal County ...
13:32 2019-07-31

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western ...
14:16 2019-07-12

Consumption Of Nuts Twice A Week May Reduce Risk Of Heart Attack: Study A new study has emphasised on the importance of including nuts in diet and examined their consumption with association between risk of cardiovascular...
02:48 2019-09-02

Computed tomography scans reduce lung cancer death risk Screening and treatment of lung cancer patients using low-dose computed tomography lowered death risk from the disease by 26 percent for men and 39 p...
08:48 2019-07-02

MIT experts find a way to reduce video stream buffering on busy WiFi Is there anything more annoying that trying to watch a video on a slow internet connection shared with a bunch of other users? Skips, endless bufferi...
03:16 2019-08-19

New bandage reacts to body heat to accelerate healing, reduce scarring The bandage contracts when it heats up to body temperature, allowing it to speed up the healing process of open wounds while reducing scarring as wel...
12:32 2019-07-31

Fluoride in drinking water may reduce liver, kidney function in teens Fluoride is commonly found in nearly 75 percent of public water systems in the United States, and may be damaging the kidneys and livers of teens aro...
13:16 2019-08-08

Pompeo: Iran behind attack on Saudi oil facilities that will reduce kingdom's output US secretary of state says Tehran behind drone attackTrump speaks to Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin SalmanThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, ha...
22:48 2019-09-14

Central banks cannot perform miracles and lawmakers need to reduce uncertainty, ECB member says France's central bank governor told CNBC Saturday that monetary policy cannot compensate for trade tensions, and political leaders need to act i...
22:32 2019-07-07

To Reduce Hospital Noise, Researchers Create Alarms That Whistle and Sing Why do medical devices sound so terrible? A group of clinicians, psychologists, musicians and designers are developing signals that are less startlin...
05:32 2019-07-09

This airline will stop selling duty-free items to reduce emissions How is duty-free shopping tied to global warming? This airline is taking care of the environment by not selling you those tax-free items.  ...
12:16 2019-06-13

Royal Enfield Revises Service Interval To Reduce Ownership Cost Having launched the new variants of the Bullet 350 recently at Rs. 1.12 lakh (ex-showroom), Royal Enfield has gone a step further and revised the ser...
09:48 2019-08-10

Trump’s jumble of ideas to reduce gun violence elicit mixed response Two senators — a Republican and a Democrat — said they are writing legislation on a “red-flag” proposal while the president faced a backlash for his ...
12:16 2019-08-06

Two Experimental Ebola Drugs Reduce Mortality Rate, According to Preliminary Data Two experimental Ebola drugs significantly improve a patient’s chance of surviving the virus, according to preliminary data from a medical trial, off...
20:32 2019-08-12

UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers Britain's governing Conservatives on Tuesday agreed rules for the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as party chief, including measures to...
15:32 2019-06-04

San Francisco to harness AI to reduce racial bias when charging people with crimes San Francisco prosecutors will use artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, becoming the first city to conduct this type of exper...
12:32 2019-06-13

Alex Albon hopes forceful Red Bull F1 debut will reduce "questions" Alex Albon hopes making forceful overtakes in his first Formula 1 race for Red Bull will prevent people asking "too many questions" going into this w...
05:32 2019-09-06

Aerobic, resistance exercise may reduce coronary risk for people with belly fat Having too much fat around the heart may increase cardiovascular risk, but a new study shows that aerobic and resistance exercise can lower risk by r...
16:48 2019-07-03

Donald Trump Promises To Reduce US Drug Prices To World's Lowest US President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration is working on an executive order to reduce US drug prices to match the lowest in the worl...
05:32 2019-07-06

Countries must up their game to reduce low birth weights, warns UN-backed report Many countries need to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights which put their health at risk,...
10:48 2019-05-21

Polygamy debate returns to Utah capital, as lawmaker looks to reduce penalties Utah has enacted tough penalties for polygamy in recent years, in a bid to move past the state's complicated history with the practice. But a state s...
13:48 2019-09-08

Exposure To Greenery Can Reduce Cravings For Junk Food, Alcohol And Cigarettes If the study is to be believed, doing just one simple thing may help you tide over cravings for harmful foods, alcohol and cigarettes- exposing yours...
04:32 2019-07-16

India needs to reduce ecommerce restrictions to revive economy: Amazon executive India needs to encourage ecommerce and reduce red tape to help small businesses sell online and export goods to help revive sagging domestic economic...
23:48 2019-08-21

U.S. National Parks boost online messages to reduce risky behavior To counteract risky behavior possibly inspired by social media videos, photos and just plain bragging, the U.S. National Park System has created apps...
06:16 2019-08-20

Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste BERLIN (AP) — Growing numbers of people are using technology such as phone apps to reduce food waste and the carbon emissions it creates. Some build ...
07:32 2019-06-19

U.S. credits Mexico, Central America for helping to reduce border arrests A senior Trump administration official on Monday credited Mexico and Central American countries with helping to cut U.S. border arrests by nearly 60%...
18:16 2019-09-09

India Needs to Reduce E-Commerce Restrictions to Revive Economy: Amazon Executive "There is so much opportunity to just let e-commerce thrive versus trying to define every single guard rail under which it should operate," Amazon's ...
01:48 2019-08-22

No-deal Brexit could reduce UK to 'junior partner of the United States,' says Macron Trying to convince Angela Merkel to reopen the Brexit agreement was always going to be a tough one for Boris Johnson. Wooing Emmanuel Macron will be ...
06:48 2019-08-22

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution LanzaTech has proved it can transform greenhouse gas emissions into fuels and chemicals. Now the company is trying to bring its clean tech to the mas...
12:48 2019-05-21

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into ne...
20:48 2019-06-04

Pollution and Climate Change Are Making Mount Everest More Dangerous for Climbers, U.S. Scientist Warns (KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarmi...
13:32 2019-06-04

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring s...
08:48 2019-05-21

Notre Dame Cleanup to Resume with Protection Rules After Toxic Lead Pollution Concerns (PARIS) — Cleanup work at fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral will resume later this month but under stricter lead-protection rules, amid growing...
15:48 2019-08-02

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bik...
20:16 2019-06-03

Light pollution may increase risk of West Nile virus jumping from birds to humans The risk of West Nile virus spreading among animal populations and making the jump from birds to humans may be greater in areas with light pollution....
16:48 2019-07-24

Automakers make last-gasp push to stop Trump from rolling back car pollution rules Leading U.S. automakers are making an 11th-hour push to stop the Trump administration from dramatically weakening Obama-era fuel efficiency standards...
13:16 2019-06-07

Trump rolls back key Obama climate rule that targeted coal pollution – live Experts warn new rule could help some of America’s dirtiest coal plants to keep running, while Hope Hicks testifies on Mueller and RussiaSign up for ...
12:16 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-U.S. report urges steps to reduce reliance on foreign critical minerals The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday recommended urgent steps to boost domestic production of rare earths and other critical minerals, warning tha...
21:16 2019-06-04

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability ...
23:16 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-GrainCorp signs contract to reduce volatility related to harvest volumes GrainCorp, Australia's biggest listed bulk grain handler, said on Friday it has signed a 10-year deal with a unit of Aon PLC to reduce cash flow vola...
22:48 2019-06-06

Trade tension: Apple warns Chinese tariffs would reduce its contribution to U.S. economy In a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative, Apple said proposed Chinese tariffs would impact all the major products it sells, from iPhones to Macs....
15:00 2019-06-20

$15 Minimum Wage Would Reduce Poverty but Cost Jobs, Congress Told in Report A bill that could reach a House vote next week would lift 1.3 million people out of poverty but put a similar number out of work, the Congressional B...
20:48 2019-07-08

Amazon Orders 100,000 Electric Delivery Vans as Part of Efforts To Reduce Emissions (NEW YORK) — Amazon, which delivers more than 10 billion items a year on fuel-guzzling planes, vans and trucks, vowed Thursday to cut the amoun...
22:16 2019-09-19

Eating yoghurt twice a week may reduce bowel cancer risk in men, research suggests RESEARCH from the University of Washington found that men who ate two portions of yoghurt or more a week were less likely to develop dangerous bowel ...
12:48 2019-06-19

Centre Thinking Of Nitrogen Tyre Usage To Reduce Accidents: Nitin Gadkari The government is considering making it mandatory for manufacturers to mix silicon with rubber to improve quality of tyres and use of nitrogen in the...
06:00 2019-07-08

Starbucks to boost workers' mental health benefits, reduce 'remedial tasks' Starbucks' Leadership Experience was the first conference for its employees since 2014 and CEO Kevin Johnson's first since taking the reins...
20:16 2019-09-06

Amazon made video games for its workers to reduce tedium of warehouse jobs Enlarge / Workers and packages inside an Amazon warehouse. (credit: Getty Images | Macduff Everton) Amazon has created video games that its warehou...
18:00 2019-05-22

Stop Calling Luxury Cars As Sin Goods; Reduce GST: Jaguar Land Rover Luxury cars are often under scrutiny for being extravagant purchases, which has resulted in the cars attracting the highest taxation. However, Jaguar...
06:16 2019-07-01

France, Germany to increase efforts to reduce Iran tensions, avert war: ministers France and Germany will increase their efforts to reduce tensions over Iran, but time was running out and the risk of war could not be ruled out, the...
17:32 2019-06-19

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Doing this one thing on holiday could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms could be reduced on holiday by watching what you eat and drink. Here’s why doing this one thing can lower blood sugar levels...
06:32 2019-06-02

Warm water, lotion may reduce eczema, food allergy risk in babies Babies with eczema have a high risk of developing asthma, food allergies and hay fever later in life, but that a "soak and seal" method of moistening...
15:48 2019-07-19

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public...
20:00 2019-06-19

We're Eating a Whole Lot of Plastic... Uh, Is That Bad? If you’re the type to get squeamish about the things you accidentally eat, you’re not going to like the new report released by the WWF (formerly know...
20:48 2019-06-12

Killer smog: Even small amounts of air pollution linked to risk of early death, study finds Smog isn't just annoying, it's deadly: Exposure to toxic air pollutants is linked to increased cardiovascular and respiratory death rates, ...
16:00 2019-08-22

Satellite imagery of Amazon rainforest fire shows massive carbon monoxide pollution plume As the Amazon rainforest burns at unprecedented levels, new satellite imagery from NASA shows an enormous cloud of poisonous carbon monoxide rising f...
02:16 2019-08-28

Meeting Iran counterpart, Japan Foreign Minister says he hopes to reduce Mid-East tension Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono hopes to make diplomatic efforts to reduce tension in the Middle East, he said on Tuesday, as he began a meeting ...
06:16 2019-08-27

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Reduce blood sugar levels by building muscle strength TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. To reduce blood sugar levels it’s important to follow a healthy diet and exerc...
00:16 2019-08-01

‘Historic’ Halifax seawall being redeveloped as municipality seeks to reduce impact of climate change Construction crews could be seen hard at work at the Horshoe Island Park seawall this week as they continued their efforts to prepare the municipalit...
17:32 2019-07-10

Home Depot CEO says company hopes to cut costs to reduce impact of tariffs on consumer prices Home Depot CEO Craig Menear said the company aims to minimize any impact that potential tariffs will have on customers by cutting costs elsewhere in ...
22:32 2019-06-27

GrainCorp signs contract to reduce cash flow volatility related to harvest volumes GrainCorp, Australia's biggest listed bulk grain handler, said on Friday it has signed a 10-year deal with a unit of Aon PLC to reduce cash flow vola...
22:48 2019-06-06

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this refreshing fruit could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms can be reduced by following a well-balanced diet. Here’s how eating this fruit 'in moderation' could lower blood sugar level...
18:00 2019-07-18

Indian Army Adds Mahindra e-Verito EVs To Its Official Fleet To Reduce Carbon Footprint Keeping up with the central government's policies to switch to electric mobility, the Indian army has employed electric vehicles as part of its fleet...
20:16 2019-08-04

Jaguar Land Rover New Mood-Detection Tech Helps Reduce Stress While Driving Jaguar Land Rover has announced working on a new artificial intelligence (AI) technology that understands the driver's state of mind while driving - ...
12:00 2019-07-09

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other ...
03:48 2019-06-01

UPDATE 3-Pentagon seeks funds to reduce U.S. reliance on China's rare earth metals The U.S. Defense Department is seeking new federal funds to bolster domestic production of rare earth minerals and reduce dependence on China, the Pe...
21:48 2019-05-29

Exclusive: Boeing seeking to reduce scope, duration of some physical tests for new aircraft - sources Boeing Co engineers are reducing the scope and duration of certain costly physical tests used to certify the planemaker's new aircraft, according to ...
06:48 2019-06-16

'We just didn’t think about it': how did we let plastic bags get everywhere? They’re under our sinks, all over our streets, and filling the stomachs of dead whales. What can we do to stem the single-use scourge? Joan Shuttlewo...
09:48 2019-06-09

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. ...
06:48 2019-07-03

Men are lining up for plastic surgery like never before The face of plastic surgery has typically been female: pouty lips, a pert nose, taut skin. But as more and more Americans go under the knife, the gen...
10:16 2019-06-05

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plasti...
14:16 2019-06-13

Zoo 4 You: Plastic Free EcoChallenge As a conservation organization the Reid Park Zoo is aware of the impacts humans have on wildlife everyday, so they decided to take part in the Plasti...
23:48 2019-07-02

Russian Coal Plant Tells Instagrammers to Please Stop Taking Selfies in Its Pollution-Filled Waste Dump The turquoise water of a lake in Siberia looks like a tropical paradise, and it’s drawn in hundreds of Instagramers who have posed in and around the ...
17:16 2019-07-10

LaFarge Brookfield cement plant burns scrap tires to reduce emissions and give up coal The LaFarge Brookfield cement plant began burning 20 tonnes of scrap tires a day this summer to fuel its cement-making operations while moving away f...
17:32 2019-09-18

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Reduce blood sugar levels by making this easy breakfast swap TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include blurred vision and rapid weight loss. In order to reduce blood sugar levels, it’s important to watch what your diet....
13:16 2019-06-27

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that a...
11:32 2019-05-29

Whose fault is plastic waste in the ocean? Rich countries with good recycling infrastructure hold Southeast Asia responsible for plastic waste polluting the sea. A fact-check shows that's not ...
15:16 2019-07-31

'Plastic recycling is a myth': what really happens to your rubbish? You sort your recycling, leave it to be collected – and then what? From councils burning the lot to foreign landfill sites overflowing with British r...
14:16 2019-08-17

Plastic fantastic: the best fibreglass cars Matra Rancho We dive into the moulded world of resin bodywork to recall the memorably cool, quirky and in some cases oddly inspirational creations ...
07:32 2019-07-21

19 genius inventions that can stop us from using so much plastic Plastic can take anywhere between 400 and 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill. Now companies and individuals are coming up with sustainable products...
09:00 2019-06-17

After bronze and iron, welcome to the plastic age, say scientists Plastic pollution has entered the fossil record, research showsPlastic pollution is being deposited into the fossil record, research has found, with ...
20:16 2019-09-04

Whole Foods is ditching plastic straws This could be the last straw for Whole Foods customers. The supermarket chain announced on Monday that it’s eliminating plastic straws from all...
09:16 2019-05-21

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing...
11:32 2019-07-12

Kamala Harris wants to ban plastic straws California Sen. Kamala Harris endorsed banning plastic straws during CNN's climate change town hall forum on Wednesday but conceded that their paper ...
20:16 2019-09-04

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk ...
13:16 2019-06-18

Marriott phasing out plastic bottles Marriott International says it will eliminate small plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel from its hotels worldwide by December 2020. ...
10:00 2019-08-28

How to End the Cycle of Throwaway Plastic Toys It’s everywhere. The cheap kazoo. Stings of Mardi Gras beads. Spider rings. Crazy straws. Magnifying glasses that just make things look blurry. Off-b...
23:48 2019-06-19

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents;...
15:48 2019-05-28

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General An...
14:48 2019-06-12

All hail the plastic Pixel! (poll results) There are barely any metal or plastic phones left in today's see of glass sandwich designs, so Google's new Pixel 3a midranger is a refreshing change...
08:31 2019-05-21

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to c...
20:48 2019-06-04

Malaysia to Send Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it to there, said its environment minister on Tuesday. “Developed...
05:01 2019-05-22

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Minist...
02:48 2019-08-12

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where ...
07:48 2019-08-09

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on...
16:16 2019-06-16

Mom wrapped daughter in plastic bag and left her in bushes to die A 29-year-old who wrapped her baby in plastic bags and left her to die after forcing an object down her throat to stop her crying has been convicted ...
16:48 2019-06-06

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, En...
19:00 2019-08-11

How melting plastic waste could heat homes Breakthrough means less pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissionsIt is a problem bedevilling households across the UK: what can we do with the mou...
15:32 2019-07-20

U.S. has 'bigger problems' than plastic straws - Trump With plastic straw bans gaining popularity to protect the environment, President Donald Trump on Friday posed the question: What about other plastic ...
05:32 2019-07-20

Trump says 'we have bigger problems than plastic straws' MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump dismissed the notion that plastic straws are a threat, which environmentalists and liberal activ...
23:16 2019-07-19

Uttar Pradesh Plastic Bag Ban Comes Into Force From Today The ban on plastic having thickness less than 50 microns will come into force in Uttar Pradesh from Sunday with a fine up to Rs 1 lakh and six months...
16:48 2019-08-31

Are Mini Shampoo Bottles the New Plastic Straw? The IHG hotel group plans to replace “bathroom miniatures” with bulk supplies across all of its 17 brands, including Holiday Inn and InterContinental...
13:00 2019-07-31

David Attenborough thanks Glastonbury for plastic bottle ban The world renowned naturalist David Attenborough appeared on the stage at Glastonbury on Sunday to praise its ban on single-use plastic bottles, deli...
12:48 2019-06-30

Glastonbury's plastic bottle ban tested by hot weather Britain's Glastonbury Festival is greener and cleaner after banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles in the hope of inspiring long-term change ...
15:00 2019-06-29

Europe's plastic waste sent home in toxic row Europe’s sustainability practices are world-leading, but some believe that what has passed as recycling should actually be called liabilityshifting. ...
09:16 2019-06-13

Plastic straws will be banned in the UK from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cott...
09:16 2019-05-22

PM Picks Plastic From Waste Along With Garbage Workers In UP Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat with women who pick plastic from garbage and helped them out on Wednesday, in an event in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. ...
04:16 2019-09-11

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as ...
11:16 2019-06-13

Never gonna give you up: how plastic seduced America Once we lived without it, now we can’t escape it. A historian unpacks the origins of our plastic addictionIn 1957 Disneyland opened the Monsanto Hous...
06:16 2019-06-21

Ask the experts: do the plastic linings of tin food cans contain BPA? We asked you what you wanted to know about your own toxic exposure and put your questions to Dr Leonardo TrasandeHave a question about pesticides, pe...
16:32 2019-06-27

Malaysia cracks down on imported plastic – video The Malaysian government says the country has become a dumping ground for rich nations as it announces it will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plasti...
13:32 2019-05-29

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. ...
09:48 2019-07-05

Canada to start single-use plastic ban in 2021 Canada has announced that it will ban single-use plastic products such as straws and bags starting in 2021. The government said that plastic manufact...
15:16 2019-06-10

‘Answer the call of Afghans’ to reduce impact of conflict, UN urges all parties amid increase in civilian airstrike deaths The conflict in Afghanistan continues to be devastating for civilians, with the latest United Nations update released on Tuesday showing that the num...
12:16 2019-07-31

Prisoner who gouged his eye out with plastic spoon sues the jail A prisoner from Texas who gouged out his eyes with a plastic spoon is suing the jail - claiming the psychiatric ward he was in was "deliberately unde...
12:00 2019-07-17

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and d...
19:48 2019-05-31

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce non-recyclable waste and protect the world's ocean...
08:16 2019-06-11

India To Ban Six Single-Use Plastic Products From October 2: Report India is set to impose a nationwide ban on plastic bags, cups and straws on October 2, officials said, in its most sweeping measure yet to stamp out ...
09:00 2019-08-28

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also acceleratin...
15:32 2019-05-21

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitiv...
09:48 2019-05-21

New York men are embracing plastic surgery with ‘daddy do-overs’ Sorry, mom, but your muffin top is taking a back seat to dad’s backside. Post-pregnancy “mommy makeover” procedures — a plastic surgery combo of lipo...
22:16 2019-06-12

Plastic cups runneth over at Cambodia's Rubbish Cafe As Southeast Asia grapples with massive tides of rubbish hitting its beaches, a Cambodian coffee shop owner is looking to build a business out of som...
23:48 2019-07-17

Hot dog, hamburger buns used by Sunbeam, Wonder recalled over plastic pieces Flowers Foods is voluntarily recalling baked products due to the potential presence of small pieces of hard plastic.      &...
16:32 2019-07-10

Store’s bid to shame people out of using plastic bags backfires A grocery store in Canada is trying to shame its customers into not using plastic bags by handing out ones with embarrassing phrases like “wart...
02:32 2019-06-13

Plastic straws will be banned in England from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cott...
11:48 2019-05-22

Cleansing Plastic From Oceans: Big Ask for a Country That Loves Wrap Japan is showcasing its plastics recycling at the G20 meeting in Osaka. But the Japanese also wrap everything in plastic, and a lot winds up in the s...
20:00 2019-06-27