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Solving the Asian air pollution crisis

A new report by UN Environment identifies and proposes 25 clean air measures that can positively impact human health, crop yields, climate change and socio-economic development ...
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Renewable energy now cheapest energy source

“Solar and/or wind are now the cheapest new source of generation in all major economies except Japan, ” according to a new Bloomberg study reported by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis ...
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Evolution of ship emissions in China

Ship emissions contribute significantly to air pollution and pose health risks to residents of coastal areas in China. A new study has ...
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World’s biggest electric cargo ship

China has launched its first all-electric cargo ship. The 230-foot-long ship can carry over 2,000 tons of goods.
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Air pollution in China

A new study provides an overview and analysis of key scientific data regarding air pollution in China and helps understand ...
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Ban on high-sulphur diesel

China has announced that from 1 November 2017 it would stop domestic sales of diesel with sulphur content higher than 10 parts per millions (ppm), typically used by tractors and ships ...
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Ammonia increasing over agricultural areas

The first global, long-term satellite study of airborne ammonia gas has revealed increasing levels of the pollutant over four of the world’s most productive agricultural regions.
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Global free-fall in coal plant development

Work has frozen at over 100 projects in China and India, in addition there is a 62 per cent decline in global construction starts and a 48 per cent drop in pre-construction activity.
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Air pollution health impacts shifted by global trade

International trade has moved more than 750,000 air pollution-related deaths from regions that import goods to those that produce them.
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China forecasts stable or declining CO2 emissions

China is forecasting a significant drop in CO2 emissions of approximately one per cent, according to Greenpeace East Asia’s analysis of China’s National Energy Administration forecasts for 2017.
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