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Vivergy Makes the Connection Between Climate, Emissions and Your Family’s Health

A newly formed company called Vivergy allows you to see what the air quality is in your town and relates it back to…
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Air Pollution in China is Killing More Than a Million People a Year

Air pollution levels in China have reached catastrophic proportions. According to research newly published by Berkeley Earth, air pollution kills more than 4,000…
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Google Drives Air Quality Research With Street View Cars

Do you ever sniff the urban air and think, “Gee, I wonder how much nitric oxide I just inhaled?” If so, you won’t…
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Hold Your Breath: The Fight Over Clean Air Continues

EPA opponents just scored a major victory at the U.S. Supreme Court, but it could undermine their larger efforts to undo EPA’s Clean…
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California Achieves Economic Growth Without Growing Emissions

California is proving to the rest of America that economic success does not require increased pollution. The state recently reached an economic development…
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This Wearable Device Helps You Ditch Air Pollution

This wearable “citizen scientist” tech device crowdsources real-time environmental data, providing critical information for both the general public and healthcare providers about air…
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NRDC Analysis Finds Data Gaps in Fracking Reports

The Natural Resources Defense Council and FracTracker Alliance launched an investigation of the publicly provided information on oil and gas company violations. What…
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Minneapolis — the Healthiest City in the U.S.

Livability, an organization that works with communities to develop content marketing programs, ranked the top 10 healthiest cities in the U.S. Minneapolis, Minnesota,…
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DOE Develops Wireless ‘Smart City’ Platform

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Argonne National Lab have developed a wireless sensor network platform that could revolutionize urban planning, development and…
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Report: Pollution is the Leading Cause of Death in the Developing World

Pollution is the leading cause of death in low- and middle-income countries, according to a report from the Global Alliance on Health and…
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National Organization of Woman Accused of Quid Pro Quo in Chevron Case

Coincidentally, just months after Chevron donated a million bucks to the National Organization of Women, the legal arm of NOW filed a legal…
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Rising CO2 Levels Will Lead To Dietary Deficiencies, Israeli University Warns

Scientists at the Ben-Gurion University in the Negev in southern Israel have made a disturbing finding on the effects of CO2 levels on…

Half of Americans Living With Unsafe Air Pollution

Next time you take a deep breath of fresh air, consider yourself lucky. Nearly half of Americans – more than 147 million people…
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Carbon Pollution Pricing: Risk and Reward?

Companies will use their carbon price as a planning tool to “help identify revenue opportunities, risks, and as an incentive to drive maximum…
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With Biomimicry: A Regenerative Economy Free From Environmental Debt

Building long-term costs into the price of goods, with less regard for short-term quarterly earnings would burn wide swaths in "business as usual."…