China’s northern cities will be required to cut emissions of dangerous PM2.5 particles by an average of four percent this winter, according to a document issued by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment on Wednesday outlining its annual anti-pollution plan for winter.
In South Africa, 225 people are killed by heart diseases every single day. A sobering number indeed but on the positive side, up to 80 percent of heart diseases and strokes can be prevented, said Bianca Tromp, dietitian at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa.
China’s first-quarter economy growth likely cooled to the weakest pace in at least 27 years, a Reuters poll showed, but a flurry of measures to boost domestic demand may have put a floor under slowing activity in March.
A new report has shown that British government authorities have been insisting on detaining asylum seekers who have been designated as “vulnerable and at risk” despite warnings that such policy could increase self-harm and suicide among the migrants.
Almost a third of the natural gas fueling UK homes and businesses could be replaced by hydrogen, a carbon free fuel, without requiring any changes to the nation's boilers and ovens, a pioneering study by Swansea University in the UK, researchers have shown.
China’s carbon intensity — the level of carbon emissions per unit of economic growth — fell about four percent in the first three quarters of 2017, putting the country on track to meet its five-year targets, a senior official said.