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Acid rain aftermath: damaged ecology, damaged politics
Why reducing acid in rain is just the first step in recovery.
Live from under the sea, it's Fabien Cousteau
Fabien Cousteau will spend 31 days living in an underwater laboratory
We're already halfway toward the EPA's new CO2 limits
That's the good news. Less good: The next half is the hard part.
In China, a city's water, poisoned
Lanzhou’s water supply was contaminated with Benzene, a cancer-causing chemical
The history of coal as a brand
Coal may be synonymous with pollution but as coal historian Barbara Freese found, that wasn’t always the case.
EPA rules on coal plants' emissions will require new technology
The Environmental Protection Agency's is issuing new limits on emissions by coal-burning plants that new plants will need advanced carbon-capture technology to comply.
Crowdsourced 'Danger Maps' reveal contamination in China
With the financial help of Internet company Alibaba, Liu Chunlei has been crowdsourcing so-called 'Danger Maps' to make pollution information publicly available.
Coal pollution cuts life expectancy in China
China's government policy to promote coal use may have cut life expectancy for millions of people by more than five years on average.
Will adding subway lines save Beijing from traffic and smog?
Beijing has announced it will add 50 miles of subway track by the end of next year, making the city's subway system bigger than New York's. But will the new additions alleviate the city's notorious traffic and pollution?
China's toxic harvest: A "cancer village" rises in protest
Farmers in Liuchong village in the Central Chinese province of Hubei are standing up to a local phosphate mining operation and fertilizer factory they blame for polluting the village's water and air, killing their crops and livestock, and leading to a sharp increase in cancer rates in the region.