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2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

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Recent research cited by the EPI suggests that around five million people die prematurely every year due to air pollution, accounting for approximately one in every ten deaths annually. Switzerland’s top ranking reflects strong performance across most issues, especially air quality and climate protection. Source: EPI.

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German OEMs to upgrade emissions control on 5.3M Euro 5 and 6 diesels, contribute to €500M Sustainable Mobility fund

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With respect to the emissions updates, the OEMs must also provide proof that the changes do not negatively impact any other parameters relevant for type approval—such as pollutant and CO 2 emissions, fuel consumption, noise and engine power. Excessively high pollution affects air quality in many German cities.

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Green Star to Demonstrate Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The advantages of a PHEV with a larger battery pack with ranges up to 40 miles or more is that it gives you the ability to recharge this battery pack from the electric utility company at night, utilizing inexpensive clean electrical energy which is abundantly available during night time hours.

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Perspective: Regional Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Programs May be the Solution

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Cap-and-trade was first tried on a significant scale twenty years ago under the first Bush administration as a way to address the problem of airborne sulfur dioxide pollution–widely known as acid rain–from coal-burning power plants in the eastern United States. Western Climate Initiative (WCI). INTRODUCTION. Overview of RGGI.

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