Revealed: air pollution may be damaging 'every organ in the body' | Environment

Revealed: Air Pollution May Be Damaging 'every Organ In The Body'

Exclusive: Comprehensive analysis finds harm from head to toe, including dementia, heart and lung disease, fertility problems and reduced intelligence

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Mexico City pollution: Residents urged to stay indoors

Mexico City Declares Pollution Alert

Pollution in the Mexican capital reaches levels potentially dangerous to human health.

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Mismanaged waste 'kills up to a million people a year globally'

Mismanaged Waste 'kills Up To A Million People A Year Globally'

Report says plastics adding to death tolls in the developing world from easily prevented diseases

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American cities confront a

American Cities Confront A "slow-moving Recycling Crisis"

A year after China's ban, U.S. cities are sending recyclables to landfills or stockpiling them, waiting for a buyer

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Amsterdam to ban petrol and diesel cars and motorbikes by 2030

Amsterdam To Ban Petrol And Diesel Cars And Motorbikes By 2030

Diesel cars older than 15 years will be barred next year as first part of anti-pollution drive

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'Decades of denial': major report finds New Zealand's environment is in serious trouble

'Decades Of Denial': Major Report Finds New Zealand's Environment Is In Serious Trouble

Nation known for its natural beauty is under pressure with extinctions, polluted rivers and blighted lakes

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Air pollution deaths are double previous estimates, finds research

Air Pollution Deaths Are Double Previous Estimates, Finds Research

Researchers say dirty air is killing 800,000 people a year in Europe, and urge the phasing out of fossil fuel burning

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Ohio city votes to give Lake Erie personhood status over algae blooms

Ohio City Votes To Give Lake Erie Personhood Status Over Algae Blooms

New law will allow people of Toledo to act as legal guardians for Lake Erie, and polluters could be sued to pay for cleanup costs

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Trump's repeal of light bulb standards will increase pollution, cost billions

Trump's Repeal Of Light Bulb Standards Will Increase Pollution, Cost Billions

Trump's efficiency rollback will cost Americans billions and pollute widely

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Air pollution 'as bad as smoking in increasing risk of miscarriage'

Air Pollution 'as Bad As Smoking In Increasing Risk Of Miscarriage'

Scientists called study's findings upsetting and said toxic air must be cut

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Plastic pollution discovered at deepest point of ocean

Plastic Pollution Discovered At Deepest Point Of Ocean

High levels of contamination in Mariana Trench show how pervasively planet has been contaminated

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Carmakers criticise 'unrealistic' EU plan to slash vehicle emissions

Carmakers Criticise 'unrealistic' EU Plan To Slash Vehicle Emissions

Anger over intended 37.5% cut for new cars but environmental groups say it is not enough

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Banned in Boston: Plastic bags at grocery stores

Banned In Boston: Plastic Bags At Grocery Stores

Just in time for holiday food shopping season: City ordinance forbids big stores from offering plastic checkout bags

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Luxembourg to become first country to make all public transport free | World news

Luxembourg To Become First Country To Make All Public Transport Free

Government seeks to prioritise environment and end some of world's worst traffic congestion

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No G20 countries are meeting climate targets, says report

No G20 Countries Are Meeting Climate Targets, Says Report

None of the countries that make up the G20 group of major world economies is on course to adequately reduce climate change, with 82% of the bloc's energy supply still coming from fossil fuels, a new report has warned.

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Other state AGs are suing 3M over pollution; Alabama’s AG is threatening reporters and feigning ignorance

Other State AGs Are Suing 3M Over Pollution; Alabama's AG Is Threatening Reporters And Feigning Ignorance

When the attorney general of Minnesota learned of the years of pollution dumped from a 3M plant into his state's waterways, he filed a lawsuit demanding the company clean up its mess. A few years later, on the eve of the trial, 3M settled, agreeing to pay $850 million to make Minnesota's water clean again. ...

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Life-sized plastic whale to raise ocean pollution awareness

Life-sized Plastic Whale To Raise Ocean Pollution Awareness

Artists are putting the finishing touches on an 82-foot-long (24-meter-long) blue whale made from discarded plastic that will be on display near San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge to raise awareness about ocean pollution. The Monterey Bay Aquarium said Friday a blue whale can weigh 300,000...

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Air pollution linked to much greater risk of dementia

Air Pollution Linked To Much Greater Risk Of Dementia

Risk in over-50s increases by 40% where highest nitrogen oxide levels exist, study shows

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Air pollution particles found in mothers' placentas

Air Pollution Particles Found In Mothers' Placentas

New research shows direct evidence that toxic air - already strongly linked to harm in unborn babies - travels through mothers' bodies

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Kansans drank contaminated water for years. The state didn’t tell them.

Kansans Drank Contaminated Water For Years. The State Didn't Tell Them.

Twice the Kansas Department of Health and Environment has discovered contaminated groundwater in and near Wichita, then sat on the information for years.

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