International efforts to tackle climate change suffered a major setback when Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris agreement aimed at curbing rising temperatures. Can the European Union, which has restated its commitment to the pact, play a global leadership role to effect change?
Lockdowns may have temporarily cleared up the skies above big cities but experts warn that air pollution remains a Covid-19 threat multiplier that will far outlast the pandemic
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Air quality has improved significantly across Europe over the past 10 years, but pollution still contributes to significant numbers of premature deaths, the European Environment Agency says
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More than four billion people could be overweight by 2050, with 1.5 billion of them obese, if the current global dietary trend towards processed foods continues, a new study predicts
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The EU will once again have a cooperative US partner when Joe Biden becomes president, but Europeans should have no illusions: Washington will be no globo-cop nor NATO's big protector, analysts say
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Long-term exposure to air pollution may be linked to 15 percent of Covid-19 deaths globally, according to research that highlights the health risks posed by greenhouse gas emissions
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The environment ministers of the European Union support the proposed new climate law to make Europe green by reducing the carbon level but they left it up to government leaders to strike a consensus.
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