Newsy (July 3, 2016) A new study shows the hole in the ozone layer is shrinking, thanks in large part to the Montreal Protocol, which sought to curb harmful chemicals.
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AFP (July 22, 2016) US Secretary of State John Kerry urges leaders to boost the fight against hydro fluorocarbons (HFCs), a powerful greenhouse gas, and push through an amendment to the Montreal Protocol of 1987.
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AP (Jan. 21, 2015) The developer of the long-debated Keystone XL pipeline to Canada's oil sands took its first steps in Nebraska on Tuesday since the state's high court removed a major legal barrier for the planned ... watch video
Sep. 28, 2016 Solar panels are proliferating across the globe to help reduce the world's dependency on fossil fuels. But conventional panels are not without environmental costs, too. Now scientists report a new ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 A new study of lead pollution in the North Atlantic provides strong evidence that leaded petrol emissions have declined over the past few decades. For the first time in around 40 years, scientists ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 A shift in westerly winds, which has led to climate impacts in Australia and the Southern Ocean, is human-induced, new research suggests. To date, limited data on Antarctic ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 For the first time, researchers point to areas in Africa where foreign agricultural companies’ choice of crops and management of fresh water are partly responsible for the increased water shortages ... read more
Sep. 27, 2016 A new WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world's population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits. Some 3 million deaths a year are linked to ... read more
May 16, 2016 The Canadian government's plan to legalize marijuana contravenes its current legal obligations to the United Nation's international drug-control conventions, states a new expert ... read more
Nov. 18, 2013 Canadians do not share the federal government’s opinion when it comes to the fight against climate change. Canada should work more closely with other countries to address this issue, according to ... read more
June 29, 2012 The European Union implemented a cap and trade scheme in 2005 to help it fulfil its obligations under the first phase of the Kyoto Protocol for reducing carbon emissions. The Scandinavian nations had ... read more