Air Pollution: Here For All Seasons?

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:31:38 +0000

An email in my inbox today proclaimed, “it’s September and we’re heading into pollution season in many regions.” I was taken aback. Does pollution have a season? Of course, there is seasonal variability to certain pollutants but, unfortunately, pollution lives with us in and outside our homes in every season

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China Promotes Climate Goal, and Builds New Coal Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:07:15 +0000

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Chinese President Xi Jinping said he wants his country to “achieve carbon neutrality before 2060.” It will not be an easy task for the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG). China, though it has canceled some planned thermal power plants over the past several years, has as much as 200 GW of coal-fired facilities […]

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Recovery Money Spent On Fossils Is Twice As Much As Has Been Spent On Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Anand Upadhyay| Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 01:35:52 +0000

UN Secretary General Antonio GuterresTwice as much recovery money has been spent on fossil fuels as clean energy

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Remember the disabled during virus crisis, UN chief says

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 06 May 2020 06:19:55 +0000

UNITED NATIONS, United States: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called on governments around the world to specifically take into account the billions of people with disabilities in their response to the Covid-19 pandemic. “Even under normal circumstances, persons with disabilities are less likely to access education, healthcare and income opportunities or participate in the […]

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