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Global air pollution is worse than you ever thought it was


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The World Health Organization — which has previously found that indoor and outdoor air pollution killed a shocking 7 million people globally in 2012 — released a new analysis Tuesday underscoring the extent of the risk, which seems to grow worse and worse the more we learn about how damaging tiny airborne particles can be to our health.

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Health

Low Coal Prices Fuel Demand as Trading Volumes Soar 46%

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Coal leads surge in European energy exchange trading in first half 2016 -study

Wholesale trading of coal on the exchanges soared 46 percent from a year earlier to 3.5 billion tonnes…

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Utilities

Notley fires back at power companies, says they want a 'free ride'

EDMONTON – Premier Rachel Notley has come out swinging in the high-stakes court battle over hundreds of millions of dollars in electricity contracts.

Notley, in a speech in Ottawa, says the province is going to court to stop power companies from trying to get, in her words, “a free ride.” 74 more words

Politics

Hickenlooper May Ask For One-Third Cut In CO2 Pollution

DENVER (AP) – Gov. John Hickenlooper may ask for a one-third cut in greenhouse gas pollution from power plants, even though the federal Clean Power Plan is stalled and Republicans in the state are resisting. 414 more words

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Beximco Group to construct power plants

Country’s largest company Beximco Group signed a treaty with China Energy Engineering Corporation on developing several energy projects. China Energy Engineering Corporation is a Fortune 500 Company and currently one of the biggest power solution supplier companies in China and in the world. 242 more words

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Thermoelectric Materials: Converting Heat to Electricity

When we think of using electricity one of the prevalent uses is to provide a heat source.  We see this in our everyday lives as ranges and ovens, microwaves, kettles, hot water tanks, baseboard heaters, as well as other applications.   542 more words

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