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Air pollution kills nearly 2,000 children daily worldwide: Study
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Air pollution kills nearly 2,000 children daily worldwide: Study

A recent study reveals that air pollution is now the second leading cause of death among children under five globally, overtaking poor sanitation and lack of clean water.

Fiona Harvey reports for The Guardian.

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Manure digesters may worsen pollution in large farms

New research suggests that manure digesters, hailed as a solution to livestock farm pollution, may actually exacerbate environmental harm by encouraging larger farms.

Laura Schulte reports for Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Colorado shifts focus from highways to transit

Colorado is prioritizing transit over highway expansion to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a move that also has environmental justice implications.

Megan Kimble reports for The New York Times.

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New Interior Department policy to increase costs for oil drilling on public land

A long-awaited Interior Department policy will raise financial assurance and royalty rates, aiming to ensure cleaner operations and better returns for the public.

Nick Bowlin reports for High Country News.

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UN climate leader calls for urgent emission cuts and financial reforms
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UN climate leader calls for urgent emission cuts and financial reforms

U.N. climate chief Simon Stiell emphasizes the urgent need for global cooperation to reduce emissions and adjust financial strategies to combat climate change.

Seth Borenstein and Jamey Keaten report for The Associated Press.

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UN weather agency flags major climate change concerns after a year of records

In a recent report the World Meteorological Organization highlights an alarming acceleration of climate change indicators, issuing a "red alert" due to unprecedented increases in greenhouse gases, temperatures, and ice melts.

Jamey Keaten and Seth Borenstein report for the Associated Press.

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EPA revises its approach to regulating natural gas plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency delays implementing emissions regulations for existing natural gas plants, opting for a more comprehensive review to include more pollutants.

Matthew Daly reports for the Associated Press.

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