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India cuts CO2 emissions for first time in decades

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Characterised by dust, smog and smoke, India’s bustling streets are known for its air pollution. But with a downturn in the demand for coal power in light of the pandemic,...

Plastic pollution found in new amphipod species

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Em Richardson on how plastic pollution is impacting yet another marine species...

Polyethylene Fish For Supper

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Rachel Makinson draws inspiration from ocean pollution in this week's Poembox submission...

Coca-Cola’s plastic perception

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Lily Holbrook reports how the global drinks manufacturer may not be as transparent with their recycling policies as we thought...

Council proposes new air pollution bade scheme

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Writer Emily Hawksley discusses the council's plans for air pollution badges...

An in-depth look at microplastics, the start of a macro problem

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Tiny plastics, far bigger problems - why microplastics are not as small a problem as you might think....

Tyneside Councils miss Clean Air Deadline again

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Libby Prescott reports as the councils of Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside miss another air pollution deadline. ...

North of Tyne to introduce UN-accredited climate change teachers: opinion

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If Driscoll has serious concerns about the impact of climate change on the North East, he ought to do more than tell primary school children off for asking Mum for a lift to...

Taking cleaning products to the cleaner’s

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Pollutants in household cleaning products are being released in quantities large enough to affect human health...

China collaboration tackles city pollution

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The project is a part of the Low Carbon Innovations research programme....