Residents of the Pan Am Precinct are incensed about their cars being inadvertently sprayed with paint by harried contractors trying to finish Tim Hortons Field in time for the Labour Day Classic game: 192 more words
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China has more shale gas than any other country. But getting it out of the ground could be disastrous
The Middle Kingdom is thought to have the world’s largest technically recoverable shale gas resources, as well as the third-biggest supply of recoverable shale oil—more than 30 trillion cubic meters (1,115 trillion cubic feet) of shale gas—nearly twice what the US claims. 412 more words
China has introduced tax breaks on sales of electric cars, in an attempt to reduce pollution in the world’s most populous country.
The measure is targeted at sales of energy efficient cars made by Chinese manufacturers. 266 more words
Unregulated trash burning around the globe is pumping far more pollution into the atmosphere than shown by official records. A new study led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research estimates that more than 40 percent of the world’s garbage is burned in such fires, emitting gases and particles that can substantially affect human health and climate change. 779 more words