Study attributes significant amount of kidney disease globally to PM2.5 pollution

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Standardized ABD (attributable burden of disease) in the 10 most populated countries showed Nigeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and India having high ABDs, exceeding 200 incident cases of CKD per 100,000 population. For example, DALYs per 100,000 were 366.71 (251.05, 498.01) in Nicaragua and 353.93 (260.05-449.24) in Mexico, compared to 44.59 (24.07-65.74) in the United States. The global toll of chronic kidney disease (CKD) attributable to PM 2.5

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Global geothermal industry passes 12,000 MW operational

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New geothermal power came on line in Kenya, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Turkey, and Mexico, as well as Oregon, Nevada and Utah in the United States. The global geothermal industry surpassed 12,000 MW of geothermal power operational, with about 600 MW of new geothermal power coming online globally, according to a year-end update by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA).

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Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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Are new CAFE standards the answer? In a recent Wall Street Journal article Bob Lutz (General Motors Vice Chairman) stated that GM will continue to build hybrids due to more stringent federal fuel economy standards even though the company most likely will always lose money on hybrids. Nicaragua. sales of hybrid SUVs and other fuel efficient vehicles will prove interesting to watch this year, especially if fuel prices remain relatively low.

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