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Drugs in wastewater contaminate drinking water

Both prescription and illegal drugs that are abused have been found in Canadian surface waters. New research shows that wastewater discharges flowing downstream have the potential to contaminate sources of drinking water ...

dateJul 20, 2015 in Environment
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Main hurdles in UN climate talks

The following are the main obstacles in the UN climate talks, according to a background paper issued for a 45-nation meeting that began in Paris on Monday.

dateJul 20, 2015 in Environment
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Japan pledges 26% emissions cut by 2030

Japan, the world's sixth biggest greenhouse gas polluter, has pledged to cut emissions 26 percent from 2013 levels by 2030, a target observers judged inadequate to avert calamitous global warming.

dateJul 18, 2015 in Environment
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