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Five startups to kickstart your zero waste habit

Making an impact by lowering our environmental impact

Cutting your commute could save the planet 214M tons of CO2:...

A new argument for flexible work arrangements: saving the environment.

Coalition tackles eliminating plastic pollution

A coalition which includes corporate users of plastic packaging is working on addressing the problems caused by plastic waste.

Green and resilient structures

Those tall, roofed structures called buildings are ravenous consumers of energy. According to one study, they expend up to 40% of world energy. It...

DENR to use drones to monitor emissions

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources is set to use drones to monitor emission levels in industrial areas to curb air pollution from...

Nestlé tackles ‘ocean-polluter’ tag

GLOBAL FOOD and beverage giant Nestlé vowed Tuesday to address allegations by Greenpeace that it was polluting the world’s oceans with cheap plastic packaging...

Curbing pollution can prevent 3M Chinese deaths a year: study

PARIS — China can avoid three million premature deaths each year if it slashes a type of fine particle air pollution to UN recommended...

Curbing pollution can prevent 3M Chinese deaths a year: study

PARIS -- China can avoid three million premature deaths each year if it slashes a type of fine particle air pollution to UN recommended...

Tiny plastic particles from clothing, tires clogging oceans: report

GENEVA -- Invisible particles washed off products like synthetic clothing and car tires account for up to a third of the plastic polluting oceans,...

China, India account for half world’s pollution deaths in 2015

China and India accounted for more than half of the total number of global deaths attributable to air pollution in 2015, a study published...

Pollution even in Earth’s farthest reaches: ocean study

PARIS — Banned chemicals are tainting tiny crustaceans that inhabit the deepest ocean, a study said Monday — the first evidence that humans are polluting...

Polluted water in hand, Nigerian king takes Shell to court in...

LONDON -- King Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi holds up a plastic bottle containing contaminated water from his community in Nigeria, proof of oil pollution...

E. Asian shipping emissions kill tens of thousands

PARIS -- A sharp rise in shipping emissions in east Asia is killing tens of thousands of people in the region every year and...

India court orders old cars deregistered in smog-hit Delhi

NEW DELHI -- India’s environment court Monday ordered all diesel vehicles older than 10 years to be deregistered in New Delhi, strengthening a ban...

Coal dust kills 23,000 per year in EU: report

PARIS — Lung-penetrating dust from coal-fired power plants in the European Union (EU) claims some 23,000 lives a year and racks up tens of...

Polluted rivers inspire: TBWA wins Cannes’ bronzes

Ads & Ends Nanette Franco-Diyco HOW CAN POLLUTED rivers be inspiring? They are all too far removed from the shimmering blue waters where our stunning sunsets...

Early exposure to traffic pollution may affect lungs later

INFANTS exposed to higher levels of vehicular air pollution more often have problems later on in the small airways near the edges of their...

Students design ‘plant backpack’ to combat air pollution

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS — Five Dutch students have hit on a unique idea to replace face masks used against air pollution, and are developing...