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NHTSA study forecasts dangerous rise in world temperatures by 2100

But it's being used to justify relaxing environmental standards

But it's being used to justify relaxing environmental standards.

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Air pollution may account for 1 in 7 new diabetes cases

'We need to do better'

"We need to do better."

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Fighting pollution with vertical gardens on highway pillars

Saving the world and adding some beauty to the landscape all in one

Saving the world and adding some beauty to the landscape all in one.

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Porsche exec throws cold water on ditching diesel

Diesel versions of the Cayenne and possibly Macan will come to Europe

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China bans 553 car models in fight against smog

But Beijing has made gains this year; now, pollution in India is worse.

But Beijing has made gains this year; now, pollution in India is worse.

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Oxford to become first UK city to ban gasoline and diesel cars from center

"Everyone needs to do their bit ... to end this public health emergency."

"Everyone needs to do their bit ... to end this public health emergency."

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Paris plans to banish all but electric cars by 2030

The City of Light — and smog.

The City of Light — and smog.

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Higher risk of dementia for those living closer to busy roadways

Something to keep in mind when house hunting

If you live close to a traffic-heavy highway, you have a greater risk of being diagnosed with dementia.

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Emissions from ethanol production may be way worse than we thought

NOx levels, which were part of the VW scandal, may also be key in ethanol production pollution.

Math is hard.

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Banhammer coming for older diesel vehicles in New Delhi, India

Mandate dovetails with India effort to boost electric-vehicle adoption.

New Delhi to drivers of old diesel cars: "Get 'em gone."

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South Korea, like so many others, is taking on diesels

South Korea will also work with energy producers and barbecue restaurants.

South Korea government wants to broaden EV adoption and eliminate older diesels as a way to cut pollution.

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French authorities raid Peugeot's offices during emissions probe

PSA Group says it is cooperating with authorities and that its pollution after-treatment system is effective.

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Teslas pollute more in Hong Kong than gas cars

Company says Teslas are only half as polluting as conventional vehicles.

Tesla electric vehicles are tested to be dirtier in Hong Kong because of coal-based power sources.

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We can ditch fossil fuels in 10 years, if we want to

Patterns show that the move to cleaner energy would be quick if there was a concerted effort.

The common wisdom that moving away from dirty fossil fuels will take ages is flat-out wrong, says professor Benjamin Sovacool.

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Advocates: Mexico suffers 20,000 early deaths due to dirty air

Mexico had moved towards a cleaner-air mandate, but progress has stalled.

Mexico needs to update heavy-duty vehicle emissions standards to protect citizens, cut pollution, advocates say.

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Mexico City imposes driving ban as pollution soars

It's an unfortunate backslide after years of improvement.

It's Mexico City's first pollution alert in 11 years.

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Milan considers paying people to bike to work

The Italian city wonders if cash incentives can curb pollution.

Will cash incentives be enough to convince Milan commuters to bike to work?

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Pigeon Air Patrol measures London air pollution

The birds wear backpacks with sensors to tweet local air quality reports.

These pigeons don backpacks and respond to Twitter requests to measure air quality over London.

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Seattle wants to cut emissions in half by 2025

An electric fleet and biofuels are the key.

Drive Clean Seattle relies on carbon neutral electricity to power a growing fleet of EVs.

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