2019-2

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1.5-degree lifestyles

A new report “1.5-Degree Lifestyles” evaluates the implications of the Paris Agreement from a lifestyle perspective. It analyses scientific emission ...
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Air pollution death toll much higher than previously thought

Air pollution causes nearly 800,000 early deaths a year in Europe and 8.8 million worldwide, according to a study published in the European Heart Journal.
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Large potential for offshore wind energy in the Baltic and North Sea

Low-cost renewable electricity shows that climate-protecting measures may improve industrial competitiveness and prosperity.
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A 4°C temperature rise

An average heating of the entire globe by 4°C would render the planet unrecognisable from anything humans have ever experienced.
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Doha Amandment must be ratified

The United Nations is encouraging governments to ratify as soon as they can the amendments relating to the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol ...
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Science confirms that students are right – we can act now

State-of-the-art Climate Model “One Earth” backed by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation maps out a feasible pathway to keeping global warming below 1.5°C – joining the dots between energy strategies and nature conservation measures for the first time.
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Toxic air will shorten children’s lives by 20 months

The life expectancy of children born today will be shortened by 20 months on average by breathing the toxic air that is widespread across the globe ...
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Air pollution may cause erectile dysfuntion

Air pollution may be damaging men’s ability to perform in the bedroom, scientists warn. New research published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine ...
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World air quality status – city ranking

New air pollution data compiled in the IQAir AirVisual 2018 World Air Quality Report and interactive World’s most polluted cities ranking, prepared in collaboration with Greenpeace Southeast Asia ...
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Global coal power emissions mapped

Closing down the 10 per cent most polluting coal-fired plants would reduce air pollution health impacts from coal power generation by nearly two-thirds.
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