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Ohio officials know how to stop Lake Erie from turning toxic, but no one will do it

10 hours ago   |   Grist

This story was published in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity and The World. It was sunny and 82 degrees, a perfect August day for a trip to the public beach...
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Dubai Has Just Been Ranked As The 7th Safest City In The World

14 hours ago   |   Lovin Dubai

Shout out Dubai, shout out Abu Dhabi! You're some of the world's safest cities to live in. *Phew! Wipes sweat. Numbeo is the world's largest database of current and accurate...
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Trump weakened environmental laws after BP lobbying

21 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Letter suggests oil firm pushed for changes whereby fewer projects would need impact assessments BP has successfully lobbied US policymakers to weaken a landmark environmental...
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US drinking water contamination with ‘forever chemicals' far worse than scientists thought

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Highest levels of PFAS in Miami, Philadelphia and New Orleans, report by environmental watchdog finds The contamination of US drinking water with man-made “forever chemicals”...
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Fertilizer is a major pollutant. Why doesn't the government regulate it as one?

Fertilizer is a major pollutant. Why doesn't the government regulate it as one?

1 day ago   |   Grist

This story was published in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity and The World. Everywhere Randy Souder looked, he saw mud. On his soggy fields. In the mechanized...
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Small farmers feel left out amid a boom in African fertilizer production

1 day ago   |   Grist

This story was published in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity and The World. For decades, fertilizer was too expensive for African farmers. It had to be...
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Coca-Cola says it won't ban plastic bottles because its customers still want to use them

Coca-Cola says it won't ban plastic bottles because its customers still want to use them

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

A Coca-Cola exec confirmed to the BBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos that it will continue to use single-use plastic bottles because there is a demand for them from...
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Fury as Coca-Cola refuses to ditch single-use plastic

Fury as Coca-Cola refuses to ditch single-use plastic

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The US drinks giant - the world's biggest plastic polluter - claimed consumers still want the bottles. It said scrapping them outright now would alienate customers and hit sales.
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Coca-Cola won't stop using plastic bottles because ‘customers want them'

Coca-Cola won't stop using plastic bottles because ‘customers want them'

2 days ago   |   Metro

Customers like the plastic bottles because they reseal and are lightweight, according to Coca-Cola's head of sustainability Bea Perez (Pictures: NurPhoto/The Coca-Cola Company...
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Trump hails 1tn trees plan but ignores roots of problem

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

If US president really wants to protect trees he should rethink his climate-wrecking policies Trees are great. They give us oxygen, take away CO 2 , provide nests for birds and...
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Harry Dunn news: Family heartbreak as US extradition request rejected

Harry Dunn news: Family heartbreak as US extradition request rejected

ANNE SACOOLAS will officially not be extradited back to the UK after the request was denied. Read more ...

Doomsday Clock ticks forward 20 seconds taking the world closer to apocalypse

Doomsday Clock ticks forward 20 seconds taking the world closer to apocalypse

Scientists behind the clock, which serves as a metaphor for global apocalypse, say that the 2020 clock is the closest it has ever been to striking 12. Read more ...

Day 4 Morning Report - Hempel World Cup Series Miami

Day 4 Morning Report - Hempel World Cup Series Miami

Sailors should expect tricky conditions on Thursday, especially in the afternoon on Day 4 of 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami. Read more ...

US refuses to extradite spy's wife charged over crash death of Brit teen...

US refuses to extradite spy's wife charged over crash death of Brit teen Harry Dunn

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George Soros says President Trump is conspiring with Facebook to get reelected

George Soros says President Trump is conspiring with Facebook to get reelected

Well-known liberal billionaire George Soros said he believes Facebook will work with Trump to get the president re-elected, as first reported by Bloomberg . Speaking at Davos... Read more ...

Ardal O'Hanlon on why he quit Death in Paradise: “It was high time to move on”

Ardal O'Hanlon on why he quit Death in Paradise: “It was high time to move on”

As DI Jack Mooney becomes the latest detective to say adieu to Saint Marie, Death in Paradise star Ardal O'Hanlon is firmly convinced it's the right moment for him to go. “I... Read more ...

Prince Charles denies snubbing US Vice President Mike Pence by avoiding...

Prince Charles denies snubbing US Vice President Mike Pence by avoiding handshake

Prince Charles has denied claims he snubbed US Vice President Mike Pence by avoiding... Read more ...

The 'Doomsday Clock' has jumped closer to midnight than ever as nuclear...

The 'Doomsday Clock' has jumped closer to midnight than ever as nuclear weapons and climate disasters turn the world into a 'pressure cooker'

The Doomsday Clock is now 100 seconds to midnight, closer than ever in its 73-year history. The researchers behind the clock cited increasing tensions between nuclear-armed... Read more ...

Halsey apologizes after she unknowingly called for 'collapse' of One World Trade

Halsey apologizes after she unknowingly called for 'collapse' of One World Trade

Halsey apologized after she stuck her foot in her mouth when she inadvertently called for the collapse of One World Trade in a now-deleted tweet chastising Pitchfork for a bad... Read more ...

Finn Russell omission from Scotland squad for Ireland game came after...

Finn Russell omission from Scotland squad for Ireland game came after drinking incident

Finn Russell's refusal to cease drinking at team hotel & failure to turn up to training led to omission from Scotland squad, Sky Sports News has learned Read more ...