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Archive: Pollution & Health

01 Jul 2015

Why a Leading Indian Politician Is Now an Environmental Hawk

by CHRISTIAN SCHWAGERL
Former Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh believes the “cult” of unfettered economic growth has been ruinous for India’s environment. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he talks about his vision of “green growth,” which he says is essential for his nation’s future. READ MORE

08 Jun 2015

Oil Drilling in Arctic Ocean: A Push into Uncharted Waters

by ED STRUZIK
As the U.S. and Russia take the first steps to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean, experts say the harsh climate, icy seas, and lack of infrastructure means a sizeable oil spill would be very difficult to clean up and could cause extensive environmental damage. READ MORE

04 Jun 2015

Genetically Modified Mosquito Sparks a Controversy in Florida

by LISA PALMER
Officials in the Florida Keys are seeking to use a GM mosquito that could help prevent a recurrence of dengue fever there. But fears among some residents — which scientists say are unfounded — are slowing the release of mosquitoes whose offspring are genetically programmed to die. READ MORE

03 Jun 2015

A New Face at the Helm of The Oldest U.S. Green Group

by DIANE TOOMEY
The Sierra Club has chosen Aaron Mair as its president, the first African-American to lead the largest U.S. environmental organization. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he talks about the lack of diversity in the environmental movement and what can be done to change that. READ MORE

18 May 2015

The Big Waste: Why Do We Throw Away So Much Food?

by KARIM CHROBOG
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e360 digest

01 Jul 2015: Interview: How an Indian Politician Became an Environmental Hawk

24 Jun 2015: Global Fine Particle Pollution On the Rise Despite Regional Improvements

15 Jun 2015: Biodiversity Limits Parasites In Humans, Wildlife, and Plants, Study Says

03 Jun 2015: Interview: At Sierra Club, New Face At Helm of Oldest U.S. Green Group

02 Jun 2015: Pollution From Carbon Monoxide Has Fallen Steadily Since 2000, Data Show

29 May 2015: Ozone Benefits of Montreal Protocol Already Widespread, Study Says

14 May 2015: A Remarkable Recovery for The Oysters of Chesapeake Bay

13 May 2015: Car Travel Is Six Times More Expensive Than Bicycling, Study Finds

11 May 2015: Research Charts Increase In Algal Blooms in the Chesapeake Bay

07 May 2015: Ethanol Refineries May Emit More Smog-Forming Compounds Than Expected


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