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A ‘new era of air pollution' in the tropics could have a huge toll

A ‘new era of air pollution' in the tropics could have a huge toll

Increasingly bad air in big cities is expected to kill hundreds of thousands in coming years if stronger controls are not put in place.
Two dozen large cities produce 52 percent of urban carbon emissions
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Two dozen large cities produce 52 percent of urban carbon emissions

Just 25 cities globally are responsible for 52 percent of urban greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study that highlights the role that cities must play in reaching the goals of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement.

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Driving cars out of our cities

Great cities set the tone for modern living and a new campaign for Car Free Megacities is aiming to improve the music of our urban streets as well as clear their air.

South Asia’s humid megacities face climate change health risks
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South Asia’s twin threat: Extreme heat and foul air

Climate change means many health risks. Any one of them raises the danger. What happens when extreme heat meets bad air? South Asia's humid megacities face special jeopardy.

The next pandemic is already coming, unless humans change how we interact with wildlife, scientists say
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The next pandemic is already coming, unless humans change how we interact with wildlife, scientists say

The global wildlife trade, agricultural intensification, deforestation and urbanization are bringing people closer to animals, giving their viruses more of what they need to infect us: opportunity.
Joseph Chamie: World Population: 2020 Overview
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Joseph Chamie: World Population: 2020 Overview

Governments and businesses can better manage resources by planning around population trends, including urbanization and aging.

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