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Mongolia tackles pollution problem

Mongolia’s government is attempting to cut down on pollution caused by the burning of coal and wood by subsidising clean stoves. Mongolia is known as the “Land of Eternal Blue Sky”, but its capital of Ulaanbaatar is one of the … Continue reading

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Greece tries to dodge CO2 emission rules

Greece is using its six-month presidencey of the European Union to propose an easing of carbon enissions rules for member states that are in recession.About a fifth of the country’s electricity comes from plants that burn cheap fuel. Right now, … Continue reading

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US plans to limit carbon emissions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e96aB4qlLyw The United States has said it wants to set new emission standards for coal-fired power stations to combat climate change. The plan hopes that captured carbon emissions can be funnelled back into the production of other fossil fuels. Opponents … Continue reading

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Sumatra’s hazy daze

For centuries, farmers on the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan have been lighting fires to clear land for crops. But since the expansion of the country’s palm oil plantations, the haze has become an international problem. Neighbouring Singapore and … Continue reading

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