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UK to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040

Britain said Wednesday it will outlaw the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 in a bid to cut air pollution but environmental groups said the proposals did not go far enough.

Improving Chinese air pollution leads to business opportunities

China's trouble with smog and air pollution is well known, but air quality is beginning to improve as Chinese authorities start to tackle the problem. According to a story in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly ...

The conversation between plants and soil

To a child, soil is just dirt – a home for worms. To a gardener, soil is a collection of organic matter and nutrients. But to plants, soil is a hotbed of chemical activity. And plants don't just observe, they actively participate ...

Universities release results on nitrogen footprints

Researchers have developed a large-scale method for calculating the nitrogen footprint of a university in the pursuit of reducing nitrogen pollution, which is linked to a cascade of negative impacts on the environment and ...

Polluted London sets its sights on cars

Gone are the days of London's "pea souper" smogs, but like many European cities, the British capital is once again being choked by pollution—and has road traffic firmly in its sights.

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