Obama to Introduce Sweeping New Controls on Ozone Emissions

New York Times: The Obama administration is expected to release on Wednesday a contentious and long-delayed environmental regulation to curb emissions of ozone, a smog-causing [...]

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U.S. EPA expected to tighten long-awaited ozone standards: sources

Reuters: The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose on Wednesday more stringent air quality standards for ground-level ozone, the main culprit in smog, sources [...]

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Obama to unveil new limits on ozone pollution in victory for health groups

Guardian: The Obama administration will unveil new limits on smog pollution bringing the US up to par with public health standards in other industrialised countries.
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Geo-engineering: Climate fixes ‘could harm billions’

BBC: Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.
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Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Rules on Mercury From Power Plants

New York Times: The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear a major challenge to the limits set by the Obama administration on emissions of mercury [...]

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Premier Li says China to speed up water conservation projects: Xinhua

Reuters: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said China would accelerate water conservation projects to tackle its water shortage and bolster wider economic growth, the official Xinhua [...]

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Presidential Hopeful Senator Graham: Climate Deniers ‘Political Problem’ for Republicans in 2016

EcoWatch: South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican once perceived as a moderate who favored bipartisan lawmaking back when that was still a thing in [...]

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China’s Lake Ebinur Is Shrinking Dramatically, NASA Image Shows

Yale Environment 360: As this NASA satellite image shows, Lake Ebinur, located in northwestern China near the border of Kazakhstan, has shrunk by 50 percent [...]

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Amazon deforestation moratorium extended 18 months

Mongabay: The Brazilian soy industry has extended its deforestation moratorium for another 18 months.
The moratorium, which was established in 2006 after a high-profile Greenpeace campaign, [...]

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Can China Cut Coal?

Scientific American: On a visit to China a few years back, I asked a local official about pollution controls after enjoying my first sour, gritty [...]

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