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Checking China's pollution by satellite

Air pollution has smothered China's cities in recent decades. In response, the Chinese government has implemented measures to clean up its skies. But are those policies effective? Now an innovative study co-authored by an ...

date17 hours ago in Environment
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Ukraine puts out forest fire around Chernobyl

A forest fire that had raged for three days in the restricted zone around Chernobyl, scene of the world's worst nuclear accident in 1986, was put out Thursday and no increase in radiation in the air was detected, authorities ...

dateJun 07, 2018 in Environment
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Coal plants get new life in the sun

Cheaper renewable energy is reshaping how electricity is generated and consumed. In many U.S. electricity markets, including Texas, coal-fired power plants are being retired because they can no longer compete on price compared ...

dateMay 09, 2018 in Energy & Green Tech
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