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New study: Trees are the best "technology" against air pollution

A recent study finds that restoring plants and trees near industrial sites could reduce air pollution by an average of 27 percent. “Despite the proliferation of control technologies, air pollution remains a major concern throughout the world. world, suggesting the need for a paradigm shift in methods to mitigate emissions, ”begins a new study from Ohio State University.
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Flame-throwing tractors for organic weed control

Organic farming uses flame throwers to reduce the use of pesticides and herbicides The use of fire to control weeds in organic farming systems is a promising method of reducing weed populations without the use of herbicides A carefully directed flame fed by Natural gas or liquid propane (LP) increases the temperature inside the weed, causing the cells to break down and effectively kill the weeds while causing little damage to the crop.
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Lead, a toxic metal that we should be careful of

Lead is a naturally occurring metal found throughout the environment. High levels of lead have entered the environment through human activities such as mining, industrial processes and the burning of fuels. Lead is used in hundreds of products, for example, as an additive in gasoline, in the production of batteries, such as additive in some paints, in welding, in the manufacture of stained glass and glass, in ammunition, in ceramic enamels and in some cosmetics and traditional medicines.
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How much plastic does the world produce every year?

This is our main data entry on plastics, with a particular focus on its pollution of the environment. The first synthetic plastic, Bakelite, was produced in 1907 and is said to usher in the global plastics industry. However, the rapid growth in global plastic production was not achieved until the 1950s.
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The Arctic Methane Pump

Vast deposits of methane, a greenhouse gas 30 times more potent than carbon dioxide, lie beneath permafrost and as global temperatures rise and permafrost melts, it could spread and accelerate the rate of climate change. Uncertainty highlights the biggest problem in trying to understand what impact climate change will have on Arctic permafrost and what effect melting permafrost will have on climate change, scientists still don't have enough data to make valid predictions.
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Who pays the environmental costs that nobody pays?

Who pays the cost of the resources used in the production of a good, plus the loss of well-being that the project causes by modifying the environment? "The polluter pays" is a phrase that is often used to morally assign responsibility for damage the environment to the culprit, the laws of several countries adopt this position, even the so-called green parties that exist in various countries.
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What is and what is the control of atmospheric pollutants?

The need to control air pollution was already recognized in the first cities. In the Mediterranean at the time of Christ, laws were developed to place objectionable sources of odor and smoke upwind or outside the city walls. The adoption of fossil fuels in the 13th century in England focused especially on the effect of coal smoke on health, with several attempts at regulation regarding the type of fuel, the height of the chimneys and the time of use.
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Why is toilet paper less and less sustainable?

Leading brands use less recycled paper, which means more trees are cut down unnecessarily. According to one study, toilet paper, the one product most of us use only once and discard, is becoming less sustainable. Ethical Consumer magazine found that the major brands used less recycled paper than in 2011, while only five of the top nine supermarkets (Co-op, Morrisons, Sainsbury, Tesco and Waitrose) offered recycled private label toilet paper.
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Artificial intelligence increases climate chaos

Every day we hear the chant of the supposed benefits and promises of what artificial intelligence systems can do, but with little or no critical vision about their social, economic and political impacts. However, there is much concern about the commercial and political use of personal data, the increase in discrimination and racism, the substitution of jobs, and the development of weapons and killer robots, among other aspects of the application of artificial intelligence.
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