2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

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Low scores on the EPI are indicative of the need for national sustainability efforts on a number of fronts, especially cleaning up air quality, protecting biodiversity, and reducing GHG emissions, said the researchers. Substantial populations still suffer from poor air quality, most notably in India, China, and Pakistan. The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) finds that air quality is the leading environmental threat to public health.

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International study identifies 14 key measures to reduce methane and black carbon emissions; reduction in projected global mean warming of ~0.5 °C by 2050

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The model estimated potential worldwide emissions reductions of particulate and gaseous species on the basis of available real-world data on reduction efficiencies of these measures where they have been applied already and examined the impact of full implementation everywhere by 2030. Iran, Pakistan and Jordan would experience the most improvement in agricultural production. National benefits of the CH 4 plus BC measures versus the reference scenario.

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My Cycling trip from Agra to Bikaner

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Unfortunately no rice was available, but I enjoyed the dal-roti. Enterprising hunters in Afghanistan and Pakistan were the possible cause for a change in migration routes. The wind gods from Pakistan were doing their best to slow us down.

Report Finds Water Stress Rapidly Becoming Key Strategic Risk to Commerce; Impending Water/Energy Collision

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Among the increasing challenges is that while the sourcing, processing, and delivery of clean water is becoming more energy-intensive, the extraction and refining of fossil fuels and their substitutes is trending towards increasing water requirements per unit of fuel produced as energy companies work with progressively lower grade resources. by Jack Rosebro. Water consumption or withdrawals per unit of energy produced, by energy type, in the United States. Source: DHI Group.

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