Friday, August 17, 2018


A journalist poses in front of a bright red, eco-friendly urinal on the Ile Saint-Louis along the Seine River in Paris

Paris Residents Peeved at Very Public Eco-Friendly Urinals

By Jack Hunter PARIS (Reuters) A new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris are provoking uproar from locals One...
Healthcare not very green compared to other industries

Healthcare Not Very Green Compared to Other Industries

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  Compared to big corporations in other sectors of the economy, most healthcare organizations - even large ones - appear to be...
Why smog should not be your excuse to skip workouts

Why Smog Should Not Be Your Excuse to Skip Workouts

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Even when traffic fumes permeate the air, it's still better for your heart if you get outside and exercise than if...
Air conditioners, about to be recycled, are seen in a warehouse in Guiyu

Over A Billion People Struggle to Stay Cool as Earth Warms

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration to keep them cool...
Air pollution may account for 1 in 7 new diabetes cases

Air Pollution May Account for 1 in 7 New Diabetes Cases

By Anne Harding (Reuters Health) Air pollution could be responsible for 3.2 million new cases of type 2 diabetes every year globally, suggests a new...
File photo of workers cleaning photovoltaic panels inside a solar power plant in Gujarat

Green Climate Fund Meeting ‘Disappointing’, Chief Quits

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) A Green Climate Fund (GCF) meant to channel billions of dollars to poor nations said it had had a "very...