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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 satellite images from the European Space Agency (ESA) show. The agency released the images Monday, reminding the … Continue reading

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INFOGRAPHIC: Pollution profile

China expects its carbon dioxide emissions to peak around 2030. At the same time, China will work to increase the non-fossil-fuel share of its energy use to 20 per cent by 2030 On November 12 last year, China and the … 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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