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China export hub can cut emissions 12-24 percent: WWFYahoo! News | 19 May 2009
Carbon dioxide emissions in the Pearl River Delta, China's export engine, could be cut by up to 24 percent through low-cost, green technologies, according to a study released on Tuesday by WWF.
Petrol stations asked to recover harmful emissionsEurActiv | 06 May 2009
In a drive to protect human health and the environment from cancerogenic oil fumes which escape while cars are being refuelled, all new and renovated service stations will be obliged to equip their pumps with petrol vapour recovery technologies by 2012, according to EU legislation adopted yesterday (5 May).
City pollutionBBC | 12 Apr 2009
US study looks at air quality's impact on life expectancy
U.S. to move against greenhouse gasesInternational Herald Tribune | 24 Mar 2009
The Environmental Protection Agency, about to declare heat-trapping gases to be dangerous pollutants, has embarked on one of the most ambitious regulatory challenges in U.S. history.
White House seen reviewing greenhouse gas dangersYahoo! News | 24 Mar 2009
The White House is reviewing a report outlining the dangers to health and the environment posed by global warming, which could pave the way to the United States regulating greenhouse gas emissions, officials said.
Setback for climate technical fixBBC | 23 Mar 2009
The idea of curbing climate change by seeding the seas with iron gets a knock-back from the biggest investigation so far.
EPA finds greenhouse gases endanger human health Yahoo! News | 23 Mar 2009
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found that climate-warming greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide, pose a danger to human health and welfare, a White House website showed on Monday.
World's cheapest car set to roll out in IndiaYahoo! News | 23 Mar 2009
India's Tata Motors was set Monday to launch the world's cheapest car amid predictions the vehicle could transform how millions travel and fears it would bring more traffic jams on Indian roads.
World's cheapest car is launchedBBC | 22 Mar 2009
India's Tata Motors launches the 100,000-rupee ($1,980) Nano, the world's cheapest car, as it seeks to boost its own fortunes.
China group urges government to stick to green goalsYahoo! News | 09 Mar 2009
A Chinese environmental group on Monday urged the government not to backtrack on cleaning air and water despite the economic slowdown, asking parliament to ensure stimulus spending does not prop up pollution.