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Air pollution ‘may affect the health of your baby’

Air pollution can affect the development of unborn babies in the womb. Air pollution affects the thyroid, according to scientists from the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, as small particles like nitrogen dioxide and carbon can impact the levels of … Continue reading

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Worldwide Air Pollution Rate Climbs Steeply

The amount of heat-trapping pollution emitted in 2011 rose by three per cent compared with 2010. So scientists say it’s now unlikely that global warming can be limited to a couple of degrees, which is an international goal. The overwhelming … Continue reading

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Carbon emissions target urged by business leaders

Ministers must set a specific target for restricting carbon emissions from power generation, businesses have said. The plea is made in an open letter to Chancellor George Osborne signed by 50 businesses and organisations. They want a target for how … Continue reading

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