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German cities BAN Diesel cars, entire Europe to follow suit

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As everybody knows Germany is the unofficial ruler of Europe and whatever that communist/childless/Godless/evil/tyrannical/harlot riding the 7 headed beast Merkel dictates, will follow suit throughout the entire European continent. So Merkel Satan has spoken! Diesel cars will now be outlawed! If they really give a shit about nature and polution an d whatever, (THEY DON’T) why won’t they... 

Plastic Found In Mussels From Arctic to China, Enters Human Food

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Tiny bits of plastic are contaminating mussels from the European Arctic to China in a sign of the global spread of ocean pollution that can end up on people’s dinner plates. Mussels in apparently pristine Arctic waters had most plastic of any tested along the Norwegian coast, according to a study this month by the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA). Plastics may be getting swept north... 

Radioactive Cloud Floating Over Europe Is Nothing to Worry About, Experts Say

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Don’t mind the cloud of radioactive pollution floating over Europe – it’s harmless, the French nuclear safety institute IRSN said Thursday. Officials in Europe said they began detecting unusually high levels of ruthenium 106, a radioactive atom that does not occur naturally, near France in the last week of September. The IRSN immediately “mobilized all its means of radiological monitoring... 

9 Million People Killed Worldwide by Pollution in 2015, 2.5mn in India and 1.8mn in China

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Deaths caused by pollution topped 9 million in 2015, or three times the figure from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined, and almost 15 times as many as war and other forms of violence, scientists say. The alarm was sounded in Thursday’s report by The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, an international group of over 40 authors writing on health and environment. One in six premature... 

US judge denies bail for detained Volkswagen executive

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Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt, a defendant in the emissions criminal case involving the carmaker, will remain in jail after bail was denied. US Judge William Turnoff rejected his bail application as Schmidt could flee home to Germany. “I am concerned that he is a citizen of a country that does not have an extradition treaty with the US,” the judge said at a hearing. Schmidt’s lawyers said... 

EU Bullies 7 countries on car pollution, wants more taxes and regulations

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If the EU cares so much about the environment, they why aren’t they banning oil-based fuel and forcefully adopt water-based engines?? Because they don’t care! They couldn’t give a small tiny piece of sh*t about the environment or about YOU, the citizen! Basically its all about 2 things: making billions in taxes and destroying our industry while helping the third world, so they can... 

Volkswagen Finds New Fuel Consumption Fault

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Volkswagen has uncovered yet another software problem affecting its vehicles’ fuel consumption. Volkswagen has uncovered yet another software problem affecting its vehicles’ fuel consumption, German media reported Thursday, adding to a massive pollution cheating scandal that has engulfed the auto giant. “Volkswagen has new software problems, including one that has a direct impact... 

Energy Department Smashes Pumpkins for Causing Climate Change

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How scary are your jack-o’-lanterns? Scarier than you think, according to the Energy Department, which claims the holiday squash is responsible for unleashing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Most of the 1.3 billion pounds of pumpkins produced in the U.S. end up in the trash, says the Energy Department’s website, becoming part of the “more than 254 million tons of municipal solid waste... 

Four More Carmakers Join Diesel Emissions Row

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Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Mazda and Mitsubishi’s cars are shown to emit significantly more NOx pollution on the road than in regulatory tests. Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Mazda and Mitsubishi have joined the growing list of manufacturers whose diesel cars are known to emit significantly more pollution on the road than in regulatory tests, according to data obtained by the Guardian. In more realistic on-road... 

EPA May Have Intentionally Polluted Animas River

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Before the EPA polluted the Animas River, a retired geologist revealed the agency was likely looking for an excuse to build a multi-million dollar water treatment plant in nearby Silverton, Colorado. The geologist, Dave Taylor, wrote a July 30 editorial that predicted the EPA’s plugging plan, which ultimately led to the Aug. 6 spill, would fail and the agency would likely use the failure to seek... 

Monsanto sued over Spokane River contamination in Washington

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Struggling with the pollution of the Spokane River, a town in the state of Washington is taking agrochemical giant Monsanto to court for selling chemicals that endanger human health and the environment, despite it allegedly having known of the hazard for decades. The lawsuit, filed in a US District Court in Spokane, Washington, holds Monsanto accountable for pollutants flowing into the 111 miles (179... 

Delhi polluted air claims 80 lives a day

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The Indian government has released a report on the state of ecology in the country. The highest level of air pollution in India is in its capital city of Delhi. According to the official data, 80 people die daily because of high concentration of smog and other toxic particles. “An international study released recently has claimed that foul air is killing up to 80 people a day in Delhi. The numbers... 

Degradation of Earth risks humans’ health

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The unprecedented degradation of the Earth’s resources threatens humans’ health gains. The overexploiting of the Earth’s natural resources coupled with climate change can put at stake much of what humans have gained in their health enhancement efforts over the last 150 years, new study says. The results of a study conducted by 15 leading scientists, published in the peer-reviewed medical journal... 

World must cut pollution to save marine life

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Global warming will cause irreversible damage to marine life in the world’s oceans if left unchecked, a new study says. The results of the study, released on Thursday, confirm that global warming is both forcing fish to search for cooler waters and destroying valuable undersea habitats, including coral reefs. According to the research, human beings as the biggest contributors to climate change... 

Some corals adapt better to climate change than others

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Some coral species are better at adapting to climate change than others, a new study has revealed. The research, which was published in the journal Science on Thursday, was conducted by a group of international researchers in Australia. In many parts of the world, coral reefs are declining fast due to pollution, warming seas, disease and storms. Researchers tested several samples of coral reefs from... 
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