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A Bamboo Carbon Filter for Diesels Could Reduce Emissions

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Looking to make replacement filters more environmentally friendly and affordable, a team of engineering students from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology , in Dhaka, designed a carbon-based version with bamboo. Shakhawat recently graduated from the university with a degree in electrical engineering.

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2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

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Now in its twentieth year, the biennial report is produced by researchers at Yale and Columbia Universities in collaboration with the World Economic Forum. Switzerland’s top ranking reflects strong performance across most issues, especially air quality and climate protection. 2018 EPI Trends.

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Hadley Centre: Average 4 C Warming Could Happen Within a Human Lifetime, With Even Greater Warming in Many Regions

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One of the UK’s leading climate scientists has presented new research findings on the increasing potential for a 4 degrees Celsius (7.2 °F) Dr Richard Betts, Head of Climate Impacts at the UK Met Office Hadley Centre, presented the findings at a special conference called “ 4 degrees and beyond ” at Oxford University.

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Low-lying and other vulnerable countries calling for fast action on non-CO2 global warming pollutants

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The next round of UN climate negotiations begins in Cancun today. The scientific case for such a strategy was laid out in an Op Ed in The New York Times by Professor Veerabhadran Ramanathan, from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, and his colleague, Professor David Victor.

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Study of emissions from CNG- and gasoline-fueled autorickshaws suggests measurements and data, not assumptions, should drive policy

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and its major components organic carbon (OC) and elemental carbon (EC), CO, THC, NO x ) and climate change (CO 2 , CH 4 , OC, EC, CO, and NMHC) from a sample of in-use auto-rickshaws representing the on-road fleet in Delhi. and THC, less CO than PET-4S) and climate benefits (lower fuel consumption, less GWC than CNG-2S). g kg -1 (6.2-26.7))

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