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Stubble Burning Will Increase Covid Cases: Plea Before Delhi High Court 28.9.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to all the respondents on a plea seeking directions to authorities to take immediate steps to prevent stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh...
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High Wind Speed Improves Delhi's Air Quality Marginally 28.9.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Delhi's air quality improved marginally on Sunday due to high wind speed, while favourable ventilation conditions are likely to keep it in the "moderate" category for the next three days, a government...
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Two decades after Kolar Gold Fields lost their glitter, residents continue to live in despair 27.9.2020 Scroll.in
Once called mini England, the town was the first in India to be electrified in 1902.
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Both Parties Used to Love the Carbon Tax. So Why Are They Giving up on It? 26.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. It was a cold February day in Salem, Oregon, and Republican state senators were fleeing the capitol. It was weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the country and kept Americans huddled inside. So members of Oregon’s legislature were […]
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Denver weather: Very dry conditions bring fire danger 26.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Saturday brings another day of highs approaching 90 degrees and partly sunny skies, but that will bring an increased risk for more fire activity.
Delhi Asks Centre To Use Stubble Decomposing Chemical As Farm Fires Start 26.9.2020 NDTV News - India-news
In view of Delhi's annual health emergency caused by stubble burning and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to Union Environment Minister Prakash...
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How clean is the air inside LAX's terminals? 25.9.2020 L.A. Times - Technology News

Los Angeles International Airport officials outline how frequently filters freshen the air inside terminals.

Delhi's Air Quality Predicted To Turn "Poor" By Wednesday: Forecaster 25.9.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Delhi's air quality is likely to slip into the "poor" category by Wednesday, SAFAR said.
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First Look Of High-Speed Train For Delhi-Meerut Rail Corridor Unveiled 25.9.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The first look of energy-efficient trains with a design speed of 180 kmph for the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) was unveiled on Friday by Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing...
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Goa’s mining shutdown is great for the environment, but not for all Goans 25.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Those who depended on mining for their livelihoods want it resumed, albeit in a responsible way.
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Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Death toll passes 8,500 in state, more than 1,700 people currently hospitalized 25.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.
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World Lung Day 2020: Keep Your Respiratory Health In Check With These Tips From Expert 25.9.2020 NDTV News - Latest
World Lung Day 2020: Several methods can help improve lung health and prevent the risk of respiratory diseases. Here are some of these you can follow .
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These 5 Stats Show Just How Devastating California’s Wildfires Have Been—So Far 25.9.2020 Mother Jones
In mid-August, the most destructive wildfire season in California history seemed to peak over a deadly 48-hour period. Between the evenings of August 16 and August 18, five of the 20 largest ever fires began to spread across the state. With the addition of the Creek Fire two weeks later, six record-breaking infernos were spreading simultaneously. […]
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Buzzkill: The air pollution in Indian cities is causing behavioural and genetic changes in wild bees 24.9.2020 Scroll.in
The findings of the study by Bengaluru researchers underscore the need to raise India’s ambient air quality standards.
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Editorial: Goodbye and good riddance to gas-powered cars 24.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Time is running out to prevent climate change disaster. Gavin Newsom's mandate to phase out gas-powered cars by 2035 may even be too late.

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Here is Newsom's plan to allow only zero-emissions car sales in California by 2035 24.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Here are the key points of Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to allow only zero-emissions car sales in California by 2035.

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Antarctica To Lift Seas By Metres Per Degree Of Warming, Study Finds 24.9.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Raising Earth's average surface temperature another degree Celsius will lock in 2.5 metres of sea level rise from Antarctica alone and an extra three degrees see the frozen continent lift oceans 6.5...
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Sales of new gas-powered cars banned in California by 2035: What you need to know 24.9.2020 LA Times: Business

California Gov. Gavin Newsom's executive order to ban new combustion cars by 2035 will reshape the California car market.

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Newsom orders 2035 phaseout of gas-powered vehicles, calls for fracking ban 23.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Under Newsom's order, new gas-powered cars and light trucks and medium and heavy-duty trucks must be zero-emission by 2045 where possible.

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California governor orders ban on sales of new gas-powered cars and trucks by 2035 23.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
California will halt sales of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks by 2035, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, a move he says will cut greenhouse gas emissions by 35% in the nation’s most populous state.
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