“Pollute” in the news
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· Top German court grants buybacks for VW diesel car owners →
KARLSRUHE, May 25 — A top German court ruled today that Volkswagen must buy back a diesel car it modified to appear less polluting, a decision that could influence the outcome of tens of thousands of other “dieselgate” cases.
· UK lockdown: What are the new rules for drivers and how far can people travel? →
Of course, this will all mean dirtier, more polluted air and a sudden jump in NOx and CO2 emissions.
· First State Super 'less focused on gas' than renewables →
Environmentalists say gas can be as polluting as coal and energy expert Tony Wood said it will be more expensive than wind and solar for gas to replace coal as a base load power.
· It’s a grab bag of ideas that is masking a bias →
However, Labor's ambivalence still supports highly polluting thermal coal and gas mining.
· Renault must stop developing capacity abroad in exchange for state support, says minister →
Asked about French media reports about the possible announcement of a government support package for the automotive industry on Tuesday, Borne said the state will increase subsidies for electric cars and will provide incentives to help low-income people switch to newer, less polluting cars but she gave no details on the timing or budget.
· Will Covid-19 show us how to design better cities? →
Cars that are both driverless and electric could, for example, by using road space in a more efficient and less polluting way, allow urban density without centralised public transport systems.
· WA gas has been a disaster for the climate – don’t send it east at taxpayer expense →
The gas industry does not just pollute the climate, it pollutes our politics too.
· Commentary: The wonder of clear skies and returning wildlife is our new climate problem →
The “Nature-is-recovering” images circulating over the past month may have been a welcome change from pictures of devastating Australian wildfires or cities choking under polluted skies.
· Microplastic pollution in ocean could be double previous estimates, study finds →
And the plastic doesn't just pollute the ocean.
· The food we produce is killing us and decimating biodiversity – a change has to be made →
Synthetic fertilizers and agrochemicals pollute the air we breathe, water we drink and soils we farm, threatening both biodiversity and human health.