Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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A general view shows the far northern city of Vorkuta

Above The Russian Arctic Circle, Prisoners of Putin’s Pension Reform

By Polina Ivanova VORKUTA, Russia (Reuters)  Russian railway worker Andrey Bugera had a singular goal: get to pension age so he can leave the polluted, frigid...
Traffic signs which ban diesel cars are installed by workers at the Max-Brauer Allee in downtown Hamburg

German Agency Pours Doubt on Incentives to Trade Old Diesels

BERLIN (Reuters)  The German Environment Agency (UBA) said on Saturday it was doubtful about the environmental benefits of introducing incentives for drivers of older diesel...
A cyclist wears a mask as he cycles near Buckingham Palace in London

Even Low Levels of Traffic Pollution Tied to Heart Damage

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  People exposed to even low levels of air pollution are more likely to develop structural changes in the heart that can...
People assemble home made air purifiers during a workshop organized by Smart Air Filters at a local coffee shop in Shanghai

Air Filters to Curb Indoor Pollution Tied to Blood Pressure Improvement

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Seniors living in housing with poor indoor air quality may have healthier blood pressure when they use portable air filters than...
Vehicles of United Parcel Service are seen at the new package sorting and delivery UPS hub in Corbeil-Essonnes and Evry

UPS Partners with LA-Based Startup to Develop Electric Delivery Truck

(Reuters) United Parcel Service Inc said it would partner with a Los Angeles-based company to develop an electric medium-duty delivery truck, as the package...
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...