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Health Issues Highlight the Demand for High Indoor Air Quality

When leaks are sealed to improve a building's energy efficiency, air quality inside can diminish. But health-focused green building solutions can solve the…
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Teamsters Get Into Environmental Justice

The Brotherhood of Teamsters, the century-old union with a membership of over 1.4 million, is lending its voice to help a Missouri community…
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EPA Renews Focus on Public Health

EPA head Gina McCarthy is now calling for the agency to take another step that is sure to drive many Republicans insane: She…
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World Air Quality Index Brings Data to Life

The World Air Quality Index is helping us visualize air pollution across the globe. With its real-time air quality information, we can practically…
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Half of U.S. Schools Suffer From Poor Indoor Air Quality

Roughly half of the schools in the United States report issues related to indoor air quality. Addressing this important classroom issue can boost…
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California District to Cut Pollution By Regulating … BBQ Restaurants?

Most of the air pollution in this California region is caused by transportation emissions. So, why is its air district considering regulations for…
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Your 21st-Century Car Will Be Zero-Emissions and Smart

Silicon Valley and Detroit are in a race to reinvent the automobile. 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth makes his predictions about the result.
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California Declares State of Emergency Over LA Methane Leak

California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency over the methane gas leak in Porter Ranch, about 30 miles northwest of downtown…
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A Long-Term Vision and Systems Thinking Can Fight Air Pollution in Delhi

Delhi needs Blue Zones Projects -- a community well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier through permanent changes to environment, policy,…
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Is Charging for Clean Air the Next Thing on the Menu?

One restaurant in China has started a social media debate over clean air. When is it a human right? Hmmm ... Haven't we…
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Environmental Laws and Compliance in India Should Follow Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Humanist psychologist Abraham Maslow believed that people have an inborn desire to be self-actualized, to be all they can be. In order to…
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Coal’s Double Jeopardy: The Overlooked Impact on Forests

The Dutch NGO Fern has issued a report that advocates turning away from coal because of the impact the loss of land, as…
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TerraPass, Moms Clean Air Force Talk Climate Change and Our Kids’ Futures

Moms Clean Air Force is a national organization of more than 500,000 parents, committed to fighting air pollution. Nancy Bsales of TerraPass had…
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VW Emissions Scandal Reveals Dirty Side of ‘Clean Diesel’ Brand

As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency clamps down on "clean diesel" claims, new tests reveal problems ahead for diesel cars in the European…
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Why Volkswagen’s Cheating On Emissions Tests Matters

A few years ago, I wrote an article about the Volkswagen Group committing to strict carbon emissions limits. Recently, someone on Twitter asked…
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