'Off the scale' smog envelops Beijing again
Residents across northern China battled through choking pollution on Tuesday, as air quality levels rose above index limits in Beijing amid warnings that the smog may not clear until Thursday.
Dozens seek help after bromine leak in Russia
Up to 50 litres of the toxic element bromine leaked Thursday at a rail station in the Russian Urals, releasing clouds of yellow smoke and forcing dozens to seek medical help.
Titanate cigarette filter could be safer
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Brazil's carbon dioxide emissions have risen for the first time in a decade, mainly due to increased deforestation, the Climate Observatory said Wednesday.
The research vessel Atlantis sailed due south for two days to reach the spot where lines drawn south from Denver and west from Costa Rica would cross. The 260-foot ship stopped at that point on a sunny Nov. ...
A foul odour enveloped the Russian capital throughout the day on Monday, with concerned Muscovites flooding authorities with complaints and officials scrambling to locate the source of the stench.
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An online retailer in California is making no apologies for marketing Ebola-themed outfits for grown-ups looking to add some shock value to their Halloween party get-ups.
The soaring, grimy chimneys of the coal-fired power station have belched the last of their choking fumes into Beijing's air, authorities say—but experts doubt the plan will ease the capital's smog.
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