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When The Air In Your Home Is More Polluted Than Outside

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Tue, 10/17/2017 (All day)

I never knew that indoor air quality could be an issue until I moved to New York City from Northern California in 2009.

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Coal country is finding little relief in Trump's climate actions

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Tue, 10/17/2017 (All day)

Every morning is filled with anxiety in this hardscrabble town so intertwined with the fortunes of its hulking coal power plant that a drawing of the facility is emblazoned on the community’s police force emblem.

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Porter Ranch residents exposed to Aliso Canyon gas leak have uranium, lithium and other chemicals in their bodies

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Tue, 10/17/2017 (All day)

High levels of uranium, lithium and a synthetic chemical used to make plastics were present in the urine and hair samples of residents who live near the site of the massive 2015 Aliso Canyon natural gas leak, according to results released Saturday by a local physician.

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Paris Plans To Eliminate Gas-Powered Vehicle Sales By 2030

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Mon, 10/16/2017 (All day)

Parisians are taking another step to stave off pollution and carbon emissions.

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How NASA tracks carbon emissions from space to better understand — and deal with — climate change

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Mon, 10/16/2017 (All day)

Fires, drought and warmer temperatures were to blame for excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere during the 2015-2016 El Niño, scientists with NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 say.