Air quality regulations in Europe may not be sufficient to protect people from harmful sooty particles in traffic and factory fumes, research suggests.
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Wednesday 01 July 2009
"I am not against development", said the filmmaker I met with today. "Of course not. "But the question we must ask ourselves is, development for whom, and at whose cost?"
Friday 17 April 2009
The US Environmental Protection Agency concluded today that greenhouse gases linked to climate change "endanger public health and welfare," setting the stage for regulating them under federal clean air laws.
Wednesday 11 March 2009
Friday 16 January 2009
Ah, it's Hoon again, we're in safe hands. He'll get us a new runway at Heathrow if anyone can. When it comes to tough, serious, long-term decisions, he's the man. He got us into Iraq all right didn't he?
Friday 17 October 2008
The truth about pollution and Heathrow is coming out. In yesterday’s Evening Standard, Paul Waugh and I revealed that there is a direct connection between government plans to delay the EU air quality directive and the expectation that even a pre-expansion Heathrow will breach it.
Monday 06 October 2008
Ground-level ozone pollution is contributing to hundreds of deaths a year in the UK - and climate change could help make the situation worse, a report from the Royal Society warned today.
Sunday 24 August 2008
Thursday 07 August 2008
Friday 01 August 2008
Plans to mine bauxite from sacred hills in the Indian state of Orissa have been angrily denounced at the annual general meeting of the UK company behind the scheme.
Thursday 24 July 2008
Sunday 25 May 2008
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Ethan Couch: Texas quadruple murderer – or a victim of ‘affluenza’?
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- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber announces he's 'retiring from music'
- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile