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Archive: Pollution & Health

28 Apr 2016

Can Uber-Style Buses Help Relieve India's Air Pollution?

by JASON OVERDORF
India’s megacities have some the deadliest air and worst traffic congestion in the world. But Indian startups are now launching initiatives that link smart-phone apps and private shuttle buses and could help keep cars and other motorized vehicles off the roads. READ MORE

04 Apr 2016

With New Tools, A Focus On Urban Methane Leaks

by JUDITH LEWIS MERNIT
Until recently, little was known about the extent of methane leaking from urban gas distribution pipes and its impact on global warming. But recent advances in detecting this potent greenhouse gas are pushing U.S. states to begin addressing this long-neglected problem. READ MORE

31 Mar 2016

How Ocean Noise Pollution Wreaks Havoc on Marine Life

by RICHARD SCHIFFMAN
Marine scientist Christopher Clark has spent his career listening in on what he calls “the song of life” in the world’s oceans. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he explains how these marine habitats are under assault from extreme—but preventable—noise pollution. READ MORE

15 Mar 2016

On Burning Ground: The Human Cost Of India’s Push to Produce More Coal

by FRED PEARCE
As part of India's modernization program, Prime Minister Narenda Modi has called for doubling the nation’s coal production by 2020. For the villages in the Jharia coalfield, which is frequently shrouded in smoke from underground fires, the government’s plans have only increased the pressures and dangers of living alongside huge, burning open-pit mines. READ MORE

10 Mar 2016

In Flint Crisis, A New Model For Environmental Journalism

by CYNTHIA BARNETT
Curt Guyette is an investigative reporter who dug deeper into the Flint water crisis. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he explains his work as a journalist employed by a Michigan nonprofit and how it could be a model for in-depth, local reporting on the environment. READ MORE

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e360 digest

21 Apr 2016: A Town Made Almost Entirely Out Of Plastic Bottles is Being Built in Panama

20 Apr 2016: Entries Invited for Third Annual Yale Environment 360 Video Contest

19 Apr 2016: Thirty Years After Chernobyl, Wildlife Thrives in the Contaminated Zone

15 Apr 2016: As Smog Continues to Worsen, New Delhi Bans a Million Cars From the Road

07 Apr 2016: How Ancient Algae Could Help Cure Brain and Breast Cancer

06 Apr 2016: Half of World Heritage Sites Are Threatened By Industrial Development

31 Mar 2016: Interview: How Ocean Noise Wreaks Havoc on Marine Life

30 Mar 2016: Air Pollution Linked To Thousands of U.S. Premature Births

29 Mar 2016: As U.S. Oil Production Increases, More Americans At Risk of Man-Made Quakes

16 Mar 2016: Storks Stop Migrating South In Favor of Food Waste From Landfills


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