Pollution

01.13.16
Human climate influence means we're skipping an ice age
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Human climate influence means we're skipping an ice age

NO GLACIERS FOR YOU! COME BACK, 100,000 YEARS!

By A. Tarantola,   01.13.16
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01.10.16
VW wants to fix emissions cheating with catalytic converters
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VW wants to fix emissions cheating with catalytic converters

Volkswagen is reportedly proposing a hardware fix for most affected US cars.

By J. Fingas,   01.10.16
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12.29.15
Automatic garbage bin promises to clean the oceans
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Automatic garbage bin promises to clean the oceans

Your marina (and the planet) could be cleaner thanks to a crowdfunding project.

By J. Fingas,   12.29.15
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12.12.15
Final climate change deal keeps emissions in check, if it sticks
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Final climate change deal keeps emissions in check, if it sticks

The final UN draft would lower greenhouse gases, but soft legal requirements could steal its thunder.

By J. Fingas,   12.12.15
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12.05.15
Draft climate change deal lowers greenhouse gases by 2050
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Draft climate change deal lowers greenhouse gases by 2050

195 countries have tentatively reached a climate agreement, but the finer points have yet to be hashed out.

By J. Fingas,   12.05.15
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11.29.15
VW reportedly knew its fuel economy figures were wrong a year ago
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VW reportedly knew its fuel economy figures were wrong a year ago

Volkswagen may have known its fuel efficiency claims were bunk, not just its emissions.

By J. Fingas,   11.29.15
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11.09.15
EPA plans more real-world emissions tests in light of VW's cheating
11.09.15

EPA plans more real-world emissions tests in light of VW's cheating

US regulators will use more on-the-road emissions tests to prevent Volkswagen-like cheating with diesel cars.

By J. Fingas,   11.09.15
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10.18.15
Car makers are worried tougher emission tests will kill diesel sales
10.18.15

Car makers are worried tougher emission tests will kill diesel sales

Automotive giants are anxious that the VW scandal will lead to emissions tests so costly that they'll have to stop selling diesel cars.

By J. Fingas,   10.18.15
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