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|Obama to Introduce Sweeping New Controls on Ozone Emissions|
The Obama administration is expected to release on Wednesday a contentious and long-delayed environmental regulation to curb emissions of ozone, a smog-causing pollutant linked to asthma, heart disease and premature death.
|China fears US Republican opposition in climate change talks|
Chinese climate change negotiators fear US Republican Party opposition could hamper a deal to limit greenhouse gas emissions, they warned ahead of talks beginning next week in Lima, Peru.
|Extreme El Nino weather stunted growth of Peruvian children|
Children in Peru on the front line of a severe cyclical warming of the Pacific Ocean in 1997-98 suffered stunted growth, showing how extreme weather can cause lasting damage to health, a study said on Tuesday.
|U.S. EPA expected to tighten long-awaited ozone standards: sources|
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose on Wednesday more stringent air quality standards for ground-level ozone, the main culprit in smog, sources said.
|China participating in global effort against climate change|
At a press conference in Beijing, a senior official in China's top economic planning body described what the country is doing to battle climate change.
|New Carbon Market Is Key Part of Climate Agreement, U.K. Says|
A new carbon market that will spur emerging nations to cut emissions is the key element of next year’s planned global climate accord, a U.K. official said.
|Naciones Unidas premia iniciativas a soluciones climáticas |
Varios proyectos de América Latina, África y Asia, fueron premiados con los Galardones Actividades Faro 2014, iniciativa de la secretaría de cambio climático de Naciones Unidas, que busca destacar algunos de los mejores ejemplos de soluciones ambientales.
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