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Five Air Pollution Facts and Myths

Ever wonder why air pollution is worse on hot summer days? Extreme heat across much of the U.S. this week is triggering potentially unhealthy levels of air pollution, at least for those especially sensitive to dirty air, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. When air pollution levels rise, people are wise to stay indoors, or […]

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The Perils of Carbon Offsets: ‘Perverse’ CO2 Payments

Writing in Yale Environment 360, Mark Schapiro reports on European companies that have been overpaying China to offset their own carbon emissions by incinerating a powerful greenhouse gas known as hfc 23.

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