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Air Pollution

AP FACT CHECK: Clean air, dirty ballot claims not so clear

Hope Yen and Seth Borenstein, Associated Press Updated 7:09 pm CDT, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 President Donald Trump holds a signed memorandum to expand the offshore drilling moratorium to Florida's Atlantic coast, Georgia and South Carolina after speaking at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Jupiter,…
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September 9, 2020
Air Pollution

Clean air could be a strong economic boost for India

Clean air should be a basic human right and yet air pollution is the single greatest environmental risk to human health. In 2017, 3.4 million people died prematurely as a result of outdoor air pollution which makes 6% of global deaths. The share for India was 8.26%. The World Health…
bubmag
September 7, 2020
Air Pollution

You Might Not Know If Your Kid Has Covid-19

Yes, kids can get Covid-19. They can also spread it. They might even be better at spreading it than adults are. You wouldn’t know that from listening to the White House, though. “It’s not just that children are not at risk at all from this disease. They also do not…
bubmag
September 3, 2020
Air Pollution

Hurricanes have gotten more destructive. Here’s why

A destructive storm is rising from warm waters. Again.America and the world are getting more frequent and bigger multibillion dollar tropical catastrophes like Hurricane Laura, which is menacing the U.S. Gulf Coast, because of a combination of increased coastal development, natural climate cycles, reductions in air pollution and man-made climate…
bubmag
August 27, 2020
Air Pollution

Damage from whopper hurricanes rising for many reasons

A destructive storm is rising from warm waters. Again.America and the world are getting more frequent and bigger multibillion dollar tropical catastrophes like Hurricane Laura, which is menacing the U.S. Gulf Coast, because of a combination of increased coastal development, natural climate cycles, reductions in air pollution and man-made climate…
bubmag
August 27, 2020
Air Pollution

Escalator, walkway system approved for Braemar Hill

The government has given the green light to an escalator and walkway system to link the Fortress Hill MTR station with the top of Braemar Hill – after considering the plan for over a decade. However, no concrete details were given for the design of the system, its cost, or…
bubmag
August 21, 2020
Air Pollution

How Rising Education for Women Is Shaping the Global Population

We need a global debate on the best way to respond to these demographic changes.Photo illustration by Arthimedes / ShutterstockIn their 1968 book The Population Bomb, biologists Paul Ehrlich and his wife Anne foretold a Malthusian future of famine and disease if humanity failed to control its growth. The Ehrlichs’…
bubmag
August 19, 2020