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September 30, 2015 Greening cities reduces air pollutionSource: Phys.org
A UTS research collaboration has provided the first experimental evidence that higher levels of urban forestry are associated with lower levels of air pollution, specifically the dangerous fine airborne particles, or particulate...
September 30, 2015 Is China Burning Less Coal'
Breaking Energy - Bloomberg New Energy Finance has predicted peak coal by 2020. New figures obtained by Reuters muddy those predictions, however. Reuters found that China's National Bureau of Statistics reported a 0.06 percent...
September 30, 2015 Chinese Products Harm Environment More Than Anyone Else's: Study Co-Authored by UCISource: OC Weekly
Products made in China are associated with significantly higher carbon dioxide emissions than the same products made elsewhere, according to a study by scientists at three universities, including UC Irvine.
September 30, 2015 Euro zone inflation turns negative, putting pressure on ECBSource: Reuters
Euro zone inflation turned negative again in September as oil prices tumbled, raising pressure on the European Central Bank to beef up its asset purchases to kick start anaemic price growth.
September 30, 2015 A Lack of Consensus on Corporate GovernanceSource: NY Times
A civil war has erupted among shareholders as pension funds and mutual funds fight over what constitutes good governance
September 29, 2015 Bush: US Should Open Overseas Markets to US Oil, GasSource: ABC News
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says ending the ban on U.S. oil exports and easing restrictions on natural gas exports will unleash the nation's economy.
September 29, 2015 China's 2017 Carbon Timetable May Be Hit by Slowing EconomySource: Bloomberg
A slowing Chinese economy threatens to undermine the deadline outlined last week by President Xi Jinping to introduce a nationwide carbon market by 2017.
September 29, 2015 Volkswagen to refit cars affected by emissions scandalSource: Reuters
Volkswagen signaled on Tuesday it would recall up to 11 million vehicles as it tries to address the scandal over its admission that it cheated U.S. diesel emissions tests.
September 29, 2015 Six Major US Banks Urge Global Leaders To Adopt Climate Change Agreement
International Business Times - Six major U.S. banks are urging world leaders to adopt a strong agreement to slash carbon emissions and tackle climate change. The coalition warned in a letter Monday that warming global...
September 29, 2015 Congress moves on spending bill as shutdown deadline loomsSource: Reuters
The U.S. Congress moved on Monday to rush legislation to President Barack Obama that avoids a government shutdown on Thursday as the new fiscal year starts while setting aside a bitter Republican feud over money for Planned...
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