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Lower oil prices lead to higher CO2 emissions

If the price of oil decreases, carbon dioxide emissions increase. This is what two Spanish scientists claim after comparing the relationship between air pollution and economic development by using the real oil prices in Spain ...

dateMar 11, 2016 in Environment
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Austin's urban forest

The U.S. Forest Service recently published its first urban forest assessment—providing details on the composition and health of the Austin, Texas urban forest, and documenting the contributions trees make to the environment, ...

dateMar 09, 2016 in Environment
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Big data project aims to make breathing easier

Heavy city traffic contributes significantly to air pollution and health problems such as asthma, but UT Dallas researchers think another kind of traffic—data traffic—might help citizens better cope with pollution.

dateMar 07, 2016 in Environment
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China-based startup aims to monitor pollution

A China-based startup firm launched a campaign Monday to fund a project which would allow people to monitor air pollution locally, and to crowd-source data on the problem in many countries around the world.

dateFeb 01, 2016 in Environment
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