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7m die of air pollution per annum worldwide: WHO report

Dawn 28 Nov 2022
The public health experts have warned that nine out of 10 people breathe air that exceeds World Health Organization (WHO) guideline limits for pollutants, with low-and middle-income countries, including Pakistan suffering the most ... Quoting a report of the WHO, he said, 4.2m out of 7m people die of exposure to ambient air pollution including smog.
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Combating smog: Experts for managing gaseous emissions

The News International 28 Nov 2022
LAHORE.Around seven million people per year die from air pollution worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), out of which 4.2 million are due to exposure to ambient air pollution, including smog ... It is a kind of air pollution and poses serious environmental and health issues in many areas across the globe.
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Superbugs in the environment rarely transfer to humans – new study

The Conversation 28 Nov 2022
... the greatest infection risk ... This study is reassuring from a public health perspective because it means that immediate public risks should be largely mitigated by standard hygiene measures, or avoiding activities with high risks of exposure, such as swimming in polluted water .
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Superbugs in the environment rarely transfer to humans, according to new study

Phys Dot Org 28 Nov 2022
... the greatest infection risk ... This study is reassuring from a public health perspective because it means that immediate public risks should be largely mitigated by standard hygiene measures, or avoiding activities with high risks of exposure, such as swimming in polluted water.
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Finance chief welcomes tax imposed on single-use plastics

Manila Standard 28 Nov 2022
This is our contribution to the global movement to reduce pollution while raising revenues needed to manage economic risks and rehabilitate the country—like hitting two birds with one stone,” Diokno said in a statement ... In the ASEAN region, Brunei and Vietnam have already imposed taxes on SUP bags ... The bill was transmitted to the Senate on Nov ... ....
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House bill seeking to impose excise tax on single-use plastic passed on 3rd reading

Sun Star 28 Nov 2022
This is our contribution to the global movement to reduce pollution, while raising revenues needed to manage economic risks and rehabilitate the country—like hitting two birds with one stone,” Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno said in a statement Monday ... In the Asean region, Brunei and Vietnam have already imposed taxes on SUP bags ... 14.
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On the BRI route, green is the favored color

China Daily 28 Nov 2022
Low-carbon principles ... The initiative means reducing climate emissions, reducing pollution and protecting biodiversity while providing improved economic opportunities for the countries and regions involved ... If construction work risks increasing the turbidity of the water, a continuous and closed anti-pollution curtain is set up ... Efforts appreciated ... .
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They developed Puerto Rico’s first virtual power plant

The Cleveland American 28 Nov 2022
San Francisco, California-based Sonron said in a statement that VPP will contribute “to a cleaner energy future,” while It would provide “important benefits”, such as stability of the local network, and mitigation of the “risk of blackouts”. and reduce air pollution from units that burn fossil fuels ... .
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Campus and tarmac

Dawn 28 Nov 2022
AT the outset, I should clarify that I did not attend Quaid-e-Azam University as a student ... It was my first interaction with students of the university and my first experience of the university campus itself ... And then there’s the campus ... Such development is accompanied by air and noise pollution, and poses a perennial risk for pedestrians ... Twitter ... .
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The Global Multiparameter Patient Monitoring Systems Market size is expected to reach $15.5 billion by ...

Victoria Advocate 28 Nov 2022
Some of the risk factors that can contribute to cancer include not getting enough exercise, breathing polluted air, using cigarette products, drinking too much alcohol, and eating poorly ... contributing to assisting in monitoring at-risk patients from the hospital into the home.
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New study aims to put people at heart of Ganga revival plans

The Times of India 27 Nov 2022
These two cities account for 60% of the Ganga’s pollution ...Understanding people’s perception of Ganga pollution, their risk assessment and the way it influences their decision-making forms the crux of our study,” said Anjali Yadav, a joint doctoral student leading the study.
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Filtering for safety

Capital Ethiopia 27 Nov 2022
We achieve environmental protection through building systems that are able to extract and filter pollution that comes from the industry ... So we are covering all the pollution from A-Z ... This in turn saves lives of thousands of workers who might be at risk due to hazardous and polluted work environments.
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Your queries: Mutual Funds – Invest in target maturity funds of 3-5 years duration now

Financial Express 27 Nov 2022
Accordingly, focused and sectoral funds should be considered by investors with a high risk appetite and a long term investment horizon (5-7 years, particularly for focused funds).Also Read ... Know the risks associated with quant funds. Air pollution ... As the duration is low, there’s minimal interest rate risk in such funds.
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It’s a colorless, toxic gas. A US woman won $363m after years of exposure

The Observer 27 Nov 2022
EtO has been associated with an increased risk for cancer since the 1970s ... Regulators determined those living in census tracts surrounding the facility face some of the nation’s highest cancer risks from toxic air pollution; the risk of cancer in one census tract was more than nine times the national average.
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Letter to the Editor: Consider a Future Where We Run Out of Wind, Water and Sunlight

The Centralia Chronicle 26 Nov 2022
Recently, I happened upon the point being made that green energy is just too complicated ... Imagine the risks involved if a pipeline containing wind, water or light should fail and pollute our land and oceans ... ....

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