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China's Coal Consumption Falls for 3rd Year in a Row

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

FEB. 28, 2017, 2:09 A.M. E.S.T.

BEIJING — China’s consumption of coal fell in 2016 for a third year in a row, official data showed Tuesday, as the world’s top carbon polluter has emerged as a global leader in addressing… 711 more words

Air pollution exposure may increase risk of dementia

New research shows that exposure to fine particulate air pollution may double the risk of dementia in older women by increasing growth of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain. 9 more words

Air Quality

STEM Careers That Would Help Solve Air Pollution

A job that would help prevent Air Pollution is a job in Environmental Planning and Design. The main goal of a program in Environmental Planning and Design is to merge environmental concerns with human desires and needs.  206 more words

Environment

China Tops the World for Air Pollution

China is recently battling worst pollution of the year. The poor air quality led the government to order factories, power plants, and schools to close. But some factories failed to respond and continued to produce; according to State-run agency Xinhua reported that an official in Henan province said “factory production was continuing and that up to 4,000 factories had not stopped production as ordered by the government.” In one city in northern Hebei province, people wrote on social media that schools were kept open although the area had the highest pollution threat. 544 more words

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Air pollution exposure may increase risk of dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disease that eventually strips sufferers of their ability to remember, communicate and live independently. By 2050, it is projected to affect nearly 14 million Americans and their families, with an economic cost of one trillion dollars – more than the estimated combined total for treating heart disease and cancer. 1,296 more words

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All Kent Councils Parking Surpluses & What Can Be Done With Them.

Shepway District Council(SDC) parking surplus for April 1st 2011 & 31st March 2016 is £1.547,000 according to the Department of Communities & Local Government (DCLG) data. 1,033 more words

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