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A personal approach to addressing climate issues

Beijing issued its first red alert for hazardous air pollution recently, closing schools and factories citywide. Duke engineering professor Michael Bergin, who has studied the Beijing smog since long before it became front-page ...

dateDec 21, 2015 in Environment
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Climate-smart agriculture still lags after Paris

Environmental problems are usually multifaceted and complex. This is especially true for climate change. As a result, over time researchers and policymakers have learned the importance of a comprehensive and multi-pollutant ...

dateDec 21, 2015 in Environment
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How noise pollution is changing animal behaviour

Noise pollution, generally an unintended byproduct of urbanisation, transport and industry, is a key characteristic of human development and population growth. In some cases, it is produced intentionally, for example when ...

dateDec 18, 2015 in Ecology
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What leaves the citizens of Beijing breathless

This week's smog alarm at Beijing underlines the relevance of air pollution in the Chinese capital. Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have been studying factors influencing air quality in the megacity ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Environment
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