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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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Australia agrees dumping near Barrier Reef

Australia has approved a plan to dump millions of tonnes of sediment near the Great Barrier Reef as part of a major coal port expansion – a decision that environmentalists say will endanger one of the world’s most fragile eco-systems. … Continue reading

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US plans to limit carbon emissions

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 argue the plan … Continue reading

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