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Air pollution linked to higher coronavirus death rates 8.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

Health and environmental groups say the study is stark evidence of the danger of weakening pollution safeguards during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Break for Asia's clogged capitals as coronavirus curbs traffic 8.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Strict lockdowns, school closures and curbs on commerce are giving Asia's congested capitals rare respite from transport mayhem, as the global fight to contain the coronavirus creates a free-flow of traffic not seen in years.
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Opinion: Renewable energy must be the future, if we are to have one at all 7.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The world relies too much on fossil fuels, but nearly 75% of new electricity generation capacity last year used renewable energy. Great. Let's do better.

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World Athletics aims to be carbon neutral by 2030 7.4.2020 Reuters: Sports News
The governing body of athletics aims to become carbon neutral by 2030, it said on Tuesday, recognising that the sport has a significant environmental footprint.
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Major Air Pollutants Down By 50% In Delhi Due To COVID-19 Lockdown 7.4.2020 NDTV News - Cities
With vehicles off the road and industries shut due to the ongoing lockdown imposed to combat the coronavirus outbreak, the presence of major pollutants in the air -- PM2.5, PM10 and NOx -- has reduced...
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Delhi Records Over 35 Degrees Temperature, Air Quality Deteriorates 6.4.2020 NDTV News - Cities
The mercury in Delhi shot up to 35.8 degrees Celsius, the highest so far this season, today.
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March 2020 Among Hottest On Record: European Union 6.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Temperatures last month were among the hottest on record for March, the European Union's satellite monitoring service said Monday, with particularly extreme warm weather over Russia, home to much of...
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Air quality in Delhi declines after people burst crackers on PM’s ‘light candles’ appeal 6.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Air pollution levels had significantly dropped with the imposition of the 21-day lockdown to slow down transmission of the coronavirus.
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No impact of lockdown on Guwahati’s air quality 6.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
No impact of lockdown on Guwahati’s air quality
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There’s a Link Between Exposure to Environmental Hazards and the Most Severe Outcomes of Coronavirus 5.4.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The predominantly black and low-income communities living near the back-to-back petrochemical refineries of Louisiana’s “cancer alley” have long suffered compromised immune systems and high rates of disease. Now, the state’s fast-growing COVID-19 outbreak is poised to hit them especially hard. Yet behind […]
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of March 30-April 5 5.4.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Colorado sees “significant declines” in air pollution as coronavirus ramps down driving, industrial activity 5.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
At least temporarily, air pollution that hurts human lungs has decreased sharply along Colorado's Front Range as the novel coronavirus spreads.
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Cleaner River Water, Better Air Quality - Positive Effects Of Lockdown 5.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The nationwide lockdown that brought 1.3 billion people to a stop has apparently caused positive changes in the environment, atleast temporarily. Skies are clearer and river water seems cleaner.
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In the UK, a group is using environmentalism to push far-right arguments 4.4.2020 Scroll.in
The rogue group is posing as the global activist network Extinction Rebellion.
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Jalandhar Sees Dhauladhar Range For First Time In Decades Amid Lockdown 4.4.2020 NDTV News - Cities
The residents of Jalandhar seem to have rediscovered the scenic beauty around the city thanks to the 21-day lockdown that was enforced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi nationwide to contain the spread...
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Birdsong and clear views: coronavirus lockdown clears Paris pollution 3.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Parisians confined to their flats by a lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus can at least now open their windows and breathe in fresh air, listen to the birds and enjoy a peaceful night's sleep.
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Coronavirus could trigger biggest fall in carbon emissions since World War Two 3.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
Carbon dioxide emissions could fall by the largest amount since World War Two this year as the coronavirus outbreak brings economies to a virtual standstill, according to the chair of a network of scientists providing benchmark emissions data.
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What will a post-coronavirus world look like? Here are four possible scenarios 3.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A descent into barbarism, robust capitalism, radical socialism or a society built on mutual aid?
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India's Air Quality Has Improved Due To Lockdown: Pollution Control Body 2.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The nationwide ''Janata Curfew'' followed by the 21-day lockdown to combat the coronavirus outbreak have led to a significant reduction in pollution in the country with 91 cities recording air quality...
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Coronavirus lockdown has significantly improved air quality, says pollution control board 2.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Air Quality Index in Delhi at 4 pm was 69, in the ‘satisfactory’ category, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.
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