Air Pollution

Climate of guilt: Flying no longer the high road for some

Jun 20, 2019

A small but growing number of travelers in Europe and North America are shunning planes because of the high levels of greenhouse gas emissions they produce

EPA defies climate warnings, gives coal plants a reprieve

Jun 19, 2019

The Trump administration has carried out a sweeping about-face on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change, easing restrictions on coal-fired power plants.

Oregon tackles climate change with cap-and-trade proposal

Jun 17, 2019

Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow

Jun 17, 2019

Experts are meeting in Germany for ten days of U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing pressure for governments to take faster action to curb global warming

Emails: Trump official consulting climate change rejecters

Jun 14, 2019

Emails show a Trump administration national security official seeking help crafting challenges to climate change science from advisers with a controversial think tank

AP FACT CHECK: Trump didn't set records on clean air in US

Jun 5, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Trump asserts the US has the cleanest air in the world and set environmental records, but air quality under Trump has actually worsened

UN: Balkans faces alarming levels of air pollution

Jun 3, 2019

A new U.N. report says people in all major cities across the Western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their life expectancies, as the region is still heavily reliant on burning coal to generate power

Macron vs. Salvini: Two leaders face off over EU's future

May 27, 2019

France's pro-EU president and the leader of Italy's euroskeptic, far-right movement are jockeying for the role of chief powerbroker on the continent after elections to the European Parliament hollowed out the traditional political middle

Climate change a top issue for European Parliament voters

May 24, 2019

Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year, turning the issue into a key topic ahead of the European Parliament elections taking place through Sunday across the 28-nation bloc

Research on children's health risks in doubt over EPA funds

May 22, 2019

Children's health researchers say long-running studies credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm posed by pesticides and other pollution are in jeopardy or shutting because the Environmental Protection Agency will not commit to continued funding

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