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Sunday, December 16, 2018
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Small-particle air pollution may raise glaucoma risk in some

Small-Particle Air Pollution May Raise Glaucoma Risk in Some

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  In people who already have a genetic vulnerability, small-particle air pollution known as black carbon may raise the risk of developing...
Motor Racing - Formula E - Zurich E-Prix

Racing Driver Di Grassi Sees Electric Cars as Key to Cutting...

By Belinda Goldsmith LISBON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) When Brazilian racing driver Lucas di Grassi decided to turn his back on Formula 1 for electric cars...
Masks are pictured on sculptures in a park during a hazy day in Puyang

China Regions Accused of Faking Pollution Compliance in New Probe

SHANGHAI (Reuters)  Four more Chinese regions have been accused of faking efforts to rectify environmental problems and paying only lip service to the country's war...
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...
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